Tirone Esperidiao DavidMD
Doctor Tirone E. David is a Professor of Surgery at the University of Toronto and the holder of the Melanie Munk Chair of Cardiovascular Surgery at the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre. He was born in Brazil and educated in his native country, in the United States, and in Canada. His postgraduate training in surgery was at the State University of New York, Cleveland Clinic, and University of Toronto.
He joined the academic staff of the University of Toronto and Toronto General Hospital in 1978 and has become one of the leading cardiac surgeons in the world. Hundreds of heart surgeons from around the globe visit his operating theatre every year and he travels extensively to demonstrate operative techniques he developed and to give lectures.