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Dennis Ko

Senior Core Scientist (Full Status)

ICES Affiliation
  • ICES Central
  • Cardiovascular Research Program


Fatima Alas, Research Administrative Coordinator, 416-480-4055


Contact Dennis Ko

@denniskomd ‏


  • Post-doctorate, Cardiology Fellowship, Yale University
  • Post-doctorate, Interventional Cardiology Fellowship, University of Toronto
  • MSc, Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto
  • MD, University of Ottawa

Research Focus

  • Cardiovascular disorders
  • Comparative effectiveness research
  • Health services research

Other Affiliations

  • Professor, Medicine, University of Toronto
  • Interventional Cardiologist, Schulich Heart Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
  • Senior Scientist, Sunnybrook Research Institute (SRI)

Recent ICES Grants

Recent Awards & Recognition

  • Heart and Stroke Foundation Mid-Career Investigator Award

    2016: Awarded to Dr. Dennis Ko in recognition of his influential research related to cardiovascular disease.

  • Senior Investigator Award

    2015: Awarded to Dr. Dennis Ko by the Sunnybrook Department of Medicine. The award is presented to a faculty member appointed over five years and has made a contribution to basic science, clinical epidemiology, health services or education research.

  • Goldie Award for Research

    2014: Dr. Dennis Ko received the Goldie Award for Research at the University of Toronto Department of Medicine's Annual Day for a contribution of notable merit to the advancement of sound knowledge within 10 years of faculty appointment.

Recent ICES Publications

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