Pace Cardiology is pleased to welcome Dr. Kevin Michael to its Barrie Clinic

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Written by: Katherine Elphick

Dr. Michael is currently accepting general cardiology as well as cardiac electrophysiology referrals at our Barrie clinic. To book an appointment, please call 1-888-662-0680.

Dr. Michael graduated from the University of Natal in South Africa with a Bachelors of Medicine and Surgery (MBChB), and a Master’s in Cardiology (MPhil) from the University of Cape Town. He trained in Internal Medicine and Cardiology at King Edward the VIII Hospital and Groote Schuur Hospital in South Africa. He was admitted as a Fellow of the College of Physicians in 2001, and was awarded his Certification in Cardiology in 2004. He completed a research fellowship at Southampton University’s Hospital in the United Kingdom and completed a clinical fellowship in Cardiac Electrophysiology at Queen’s University in 2009. He was awarded his Doctorate in Medicine from the University of Cape Town in 2013 for his thesis examining defibrillation vectors and waveforms. Dr Michael was appointed as assistant professor in the Department of Medicine at Queen’s University, Ontario, Canada and thereafter promoted to Associate Professor attached to the Heart Rhythm Service – Kingston Health Sciences. He also serves as a consultant electrophysiologist at the Heart Rhythm Management centre at Westville Life Hospital in Durban, South Africa. He retains an interest in complex ablation and cardiac defibrillation and pursues research both in a basic science and clinical capacity.