Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy: Not Rare, Not Benign, Not Recognized

Guest Speaker: Andrew Crean, MD

Topic: Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy: Not Rare, Not Benign, Not Recognized

Dr. Andrew Crean is appointed as a Professor of Medicine within the Division of Cardiology and acts as the co-director of the cardiac MRI service at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute. He is a Clinician-Investigator with a focus in uncommon cardiac conditions. Dr. Crean undertook medical training at the University of Southampton in the United Kingdom. He graduated in 1992 with degrees in molecular biology and medicine. He certified in Internal Medicine (MRCP) in 1996 before undergoing specialty training in Radiology in Edinburgh for four years, followed by two more years of focused training in cardiac imaging in Cambridge. He was awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Radiologists UK in 2001 and received accreditation as a Specialist in Radiology (CCST) in 2002.


The University of Ottawa Heart Institute

40 Ruskin St.

2nd floor Foustanellas Auditorium


The Ottawa Heart Support Group is an active group of heart patients who meet and wish to improve the quality of life for themselves and their families. We meet on the third Monday of each month, with the hope of helping others. We share experiences and aim to improve awareness and understanding of various heart conditions. Our objective is to reduce the fear, anxiety, and emotional stress that can often result from having a serious health problem. Our focus is on developing positive attitudes and enjoying life to the fullest.

We pursue these objectives at our informal, monthly meetings with interesting and informative speaker as well as other heart-related activities. We welcome new members, their family and friends.

Ruskin Street Parking is free after 7:00 p.m.

More Information Contact

Mary Cameron 613-835-2347 or Bill Holland 613-824-9563