Marc RuelMD, MPH, FRCSC, FCCS, FAHA
Dr. Marc Ruel is Division Head of Cardiac Surgery and the endowed chair of Cardiac Surgery Research at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute. He received his MD degree cum laude from the University of Ottawa in 1994 and his specialist certification in Cardiac Surgery in 2000. He subsequently pursued a combined fellowship in minimally invasive surgery and in laboratory research at Harvard University, where he also completed a Masters in Public Health with a focus on statistical methods.
Dr. Ruel’s faculty appointments at the University of Ottawa are with the Department of Surgery (primary affiliation) and with the Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine (cross-appointed affiliation). In 2010, he was promoted to Full Professor in these departments. He is the surgical transplant director and chair of the Heart Transplantation Committee at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute.