Robert Welsh


  • Interventional Cardiologist, Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute
  • Professor, Division of Cardiology, University of Alberta
  • Edmonton Zone Clinical Department Head, Cardiac Sciences
  • Director, Adult Cardiac Catheterization and Interventional Cardiology Laboratory
  • Co-Director and Co-Founder, University of Alberta Chest Pain Program
  • Co-Chair and Founder, Vital Heart Response Program
  • Co-Chair, Acute Coronary Syndromes Committee
  • Co-chair, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) Program, Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute

Dr. Welsh’s research interests include:

  • Acute coronary syndromes and interventional cardiology
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease
  • Cardiovascular disease and diabetes
  • Exercise physiology and cardiac physiology
  • Pre-hospital management of ST-elevation myocardial infarction, and the interaction of pharmacological (antithrombotic and fibrinolytic) and mechanical interventions (primary and rescue angioplasty)