Adrian B. Dancea, MD, MBA, FRCP, Pediatric Cardiologist

Fun fact about me 

I play tennis when I have time.

I love working with children and their families because 
They never cease to amaze me with their resiliency and appetite for life!

Hospital information

Academic appointments 

Division Head, Pediatric Cardiology and Head, Cardiac Catherization Laboratory

Community Involvement 

Fondation En Coeur/Heart of Life



BSc Biochemistry and Medicine, University of Ottawa

Medical Degree 

University of Ottawa


General Pediatrics, Montreal Children's Hospital, McGill University


Pediatric Cardiology, Montreal Children's Hospital, McGill University


Research interests 

Cardiac Catherization; Pulmonary Hypertension; Health Outcomes and Safety

Selected publications 

Josep Rodes-Cabau, John G. Webb, Anson Cheung, Jian Ye, Eric Dumont, Christopher M. Feindel, Mark Osten, Madhu K. Natarajan, James L. Velianou, Giuseppe Martucci, Benoit DeVarennes, Robert Chisholm, Mark D. Peterson, Samuel V. Lichtenstein, Fabian Nietlispach, Daniel Doyle, Robert DeLarochelliere, Kevin Teoh, Victor Chu, Adrian Dancea, Kevin Lachapelle, Asim Cheema, David Latter, Eric Horlick, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation for the Treatment of Severe Symptomatic Aortic Stenosis in Patients at Very High or Prohibitive Surgical Risk: Acute and Late Outcomes of the Multicenter Canadian Experience, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Volume 55, Issue 11, 16 March 2010, Pages 1080-1090.

Zavalkoff S*, Razack S, Lavoie J, Dancea A Handover after Pediatric Heart Surgery: A Simple Tool Improves Information Exchange, Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2011 May;12(3):309-13.

McNeal-Davidson A, Fournier A, Scuccimarri R, Dancea A, Houde C, Bellavance M, Dahdah N. The Fate and Observed Management of Giant Coronary Artery Aneurysms Secondary to Kawasaki Disease in the Province of Quebec: The Complete Series Since 1976. Pediatr Cardiol. 2012 Jun 17 issue.