• HRC2024
  • 6 - 8 Oct 2024

Dr Cecilia Gonzalez-Corcia

Cecilia Gonzalez-Corcia

Speaking at: HRC2024

Position: Paediatric Electrophysiologist
Location: Montreal, CA

Dr. Cecilia Gonzalez Corcia is an associate professor of Pediatrics in the Faculty of Medicine at University of Montreal and Consultant Cardiologist and Pediatric Electrophysiologist at CHU Sainte Justine, Montreal, Canada. Cecilia is originally from Argentina, where she did her medical studies in the University of Buenos Aires, and her paediatric training in the Gutierrez Children’s Hospital. She underwent further training in pediatric cardiology and electrophysiology at Children’s Hospital of Boston, USA. After finishing her training, she moved her Belgian husband and children to Brussles, where she set the basis to develop the first Paediatric Electrophysiology Program in Belgium, at Clinique St Luc, the Catholic University Hospital in Brussels and UZ Antwerps. During her was time in Belgium, she worked on her PhD in Brugada syndrome in the young under the mentoring of Professor Pedro Brugada which she completed in 2017. From 2018 to 2022, Cecilia took the position of Lead of Paediatric Electrophysiology at Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, where she supported the pediatric electrophysiology and inherited cardiac conditions expertise in the south west of UK. During this period, she completed a 3-year Master in Genomics focus in Cardio-genomics at Imperial University in London and built the basis for a Paediatric Brugada International Registry. Her focus is on excellence of care towards her patients including the management and treatment of arrhythmias in the young, and the development of the inherited cardiac condition expertise in the field of pediatrics. One of her passions is teaching, as she feels this is the path to transmit the knowledge and experiences she herself received from her different teachers and mentors. 

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