Dr. Shamir Mehta, MD, MSc, FRCPS, FACC, is the Douglas Holder Endowed Chair in Interventional Cardiology and a Professor of Medicine at McMaster University. He is Director of the Interventional Cardiology program at Hamilton Health Sciences and Senior Scientist at the Population Health Research Institute in Hamilton, Canada.
He has a busy interventional and structural cardiology practice and leads the percutaneous mitral and tricuspid valve programs at HHS. He co-chairs the Canadian Cardiovascular Society Antiplatelet Therapy Guidelines. As program director of interventional cardiology, he has supervised the training over 30 interventional cardiologists in Canada and globally. His research focuses on the role of percutaneous invasive therapies in patients with acute ischemic heart disease, and the evaluation of novel antithrombotic therapies and structural heart interventions.