Rodrigo Bagur

Bagur, Rodrigo

Rodrigo Bagur, MD, PhD, FRCPC

Associate Professor of Medicine

Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology

Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

Western University


Dr. Bagur received his MD degree in 2000 from the National University of Cordoba, Cordoba, Argentina, where he also completed postgraduate Internal Medicine training in 2004, and a Cardiology fellowship in 2008.  Subsequently, he completed a 3-year fellowship in Interventional Cardiology at the Quebec Heart & Lung Institute, Laval University, in 2011.  During his fellowship, he received full training in transradial coronary interventions, and he is one of the first interventional cardiologists to receive formal training in recanalization of coronary total occlusion (CTO) and transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) in Canada.  

Dr. Bagur pursued a PhD in Experimental Medicine at Laval University in Quebec City.  His PhD thesis focused on outcomes research on TAVI populations and he successfully finished in 2012.  

Prior to his appointment to the London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC), Dr. Bagur had an academic appointment as Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, at Laval University, and served as an Interventional Cardiologist at the Quebec University Hospital Centre in Quebec City during 2012-2014.  At the beginning of 2015 he moved to London, Ontario, where he was appointed as Interventional Cardiologist in the Division of Cardiology, LHSC, and Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Western University.

Dr. Bagur's clinical interests are catheter-based cardiovascular interventions, including transradial coronary interventions and structural heart disease interventions.  He is the founder of the LHSC CTO Program and member of the Heart Team for TAVI.  His research interests include clincal epidemiology, health services and outcome research, chronic disease and multimorbidity, health-research methods, and evidence-based medicine.  

Dr. Bagur is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) and a member of the editorial board of EuroIntervention and Heart.  He has contributed to numerous peer reviewed publications and serves as peer reviewer for most of Interventional Cardiology and Cardiology journals.  Click here to review publications.