Dr. Jehangir Appoo

Associate Research Professor, University of Calgary

Dr. Jehangir Appoo, Senior Fellow at the Fraser Institute, is an Associate Research Professor at the University of Calgary where he works on clinical research in cardiac surgery. He helped establish 2 new programs within the cardiac surgery division at the U of Calgary in artificial heart surgery and thoracic aortic surgery. He has published over 50 peer reviewed scientific manuscripts, given over 100 lectures and serves on the Editorial Board of journals within the field of heart surgery. Dr. Appoo consults with international medical device companies on helping with designing the future. He is interested in technological adoption in medicine for therapeutics, diagnostics and infrastructure needs. He mentors & helps scale medical startup companies that are using exponential technologies like AI, IoT medical, & 3D printing. He looks to the innovation ecosystem to improve healthcare outcomes whilst simultaneously maintaining fiscal responsibility.

Dr. Appoo has degrees in Hons Biochem (1993)and Medicine (1997) from McGill University, & Cardiac Surgery from U of Alberta. He then did subspecialty fellowship training at the Royal Brompton Hospital, Imperial College (2004), in the UK & at U of Pennsylvania (2005) in Philadelphia.