August 8, 2017
A second chance at life
From arrhythmias to asthma, our specialists are leading the world in innovative heart and lung diseases.
“We help women who haven’t been able to find help anywhere else. The Clinic is improving the lives of women by reducing their risk of future heart disease, and empowering them with access to tools and information to improve their overall health and wellness.”
Dr. Tara Sedlak
Director, Leslie Diamond Women’s Heart Health Clinic
Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death for both men and women, causing more deaths than breast, colorectal and prostate cancer combined.
Asthma and COPD
are among the main causes of sickness and death globally
are the number one cause of death in the world.
VGH is recognized for its wide spectrum of expertise and home to many firsts. Vancouver Coastal Health ranks as the leader in subspecialty respiratory research, including asthma, air pollution and COPD.
is a ground-breaking alternative to open heart surgery to repair heart valves,
a preeminent program of its kind in Canada and has quickly become recognized as a transformational way to develop and advance the area of cardiology