Cardiac Care Heroes at the Hazel McCallion Centre for Heart Health 


Dr. Gopal Bhatnagar and Dr. Tarang Sheth

Dr. Gopal Bhatnagar and Dr. Tarang Sheth are directing one of the world’s
largest studies to scientifically evaluate outcomes in beating heart surgery;
the first such study to use the non-invasive technique of cardiac CT to assess surgical results.



Dr. Gopal Bhatnagar, Chief of Staff
Dr. Charles Cutrara, Physician Chief-Cardiac Surgery
Dr. Tom Rebane, Physician Chief-Cardiology
Dr. Tarang Sheth, Cardiac Radiologist
Cardiovascular Surgery Team

Dr. Gopal Bhatnagar

A cardiac surgeon with expertise in ‘beating heart’ surgery and a successful career in cardiac research and education, Dr. Gopal Bhatnagar established Trillium’s cardiac surgery program in 2000. His philosophy – then and now – is that “every patient would get the operation they deserve using world-class benchmarks as the minimum acceptable standard.”  More...


Dr. Charles Cutrara

In July 2008, the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES), in collaboration with the Cardiac Care Network of Ontario, released a Report on Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery in Ontario, fiscal years 2005/06 and 2006/07. Of the 11 cardiac centres investigated, Trillium was the only hospital to perform at or better than the provincial average in every category in each of the two reporting years.  More...

Dr. Tom Rebane

Human physiology has always held a particular fascination for Dr. Tom Rebane, Trillium’s Chief of Cardiology. “I’ve always been intrigued by how the body works and how it copes with the stresses we impose on it,” he says.  A cardiologist for the past twenty years, Rebane specializes in treating diseases of the heart and blood vessels that make up the body’s cardiovascular system. Cardiovascular disease accounts for the death of more Canadians than any other disease.  More... 

Dr. Tarang Sheth

Dr. Tarang Sheth is a Cardiac Radiologist and a pioneer in the use of two of the most advanced imaging techniques available today.  Cardiac MR (Magnetic Resonance) and CT (Computed Tomography) are both powerful, non-invasive tools that allow physicians to identify cardiac diseases that other imaging methods can’t detect or assess adequately.  More..


Cardiovascular Surgery team
in new Operating Room at Trillium – Mississauga

Cardiovascular Surgery Team



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