Position:
Clinical Professor
Division:
Cardiology
Research Interests:

Evaluation of the Pre-operative Patient with Heart Disease, Nuclear Cardiology, Pregnancy in Women with Heart Disease, Women and Heart Disease, Adult Congenital Heart Disease

Education:
B.Sc., University of British Columbia, Genetics
MD, University of British Columbia
Recent Publications:
  • •Lear SA, Spinelli JJ, Linden W, Brozic A, Kiess M, Frohlich JJ, Ignaszewski A.  The extensive lifestyle management intervention (ELMI) after cardiac rehabilitation:  A four-year randomized controlled trial.  Am Heart J. 152:333-9, 2006.
  • •Gulenchyn KY, McEwan AJ, Freeman M, Kiess M, O’Neill BJ, Beanlands RS.  Treating the right patient at the right time:  Access to cardiovascular nuclear imaging.  Can J Cardiol. 22:827-833, 2006.
  • •RSB Beanlands, BJW Chow, A Dick, MG Friedrich, KY Gulenchyn, M. Kiess, H Leong-Poi, RM Miller, G. Nichol.  CCS/CAR/CANM/CNCS/CanSCMR joint position statement on advanced noninvasive cardiac imaging using positron emission tomography, magnetic resonance imaging and multidetector computed tomographic angiography in the diagnosis and evaluation of ischemic heart disease – executive summary.  Can J Cardiol. 23:2 107-119, 2007.
  • •Vitola JV, Shaw LJ, Allam AH, Orellana P, Peix A, Ellmann A, Allman KC, Lee BN, Siritara C, Keng FY, Sambuceti G, Kiess MC, Giubbini R, Bouyoucef SE, He ZX, Thomas GS, Mut F, Dondi M.  Assessing the need for nuclear cardiology and other advanced cardiac imaging modalities in the developing world.  J Nucl Cardiol. 16:956-61, 2009.
  • •Andrade JG, Leipsic JA, Campbel AI, Hung T, Kiess MC. Human DGl  An unusual cause of mediastinal mass. J Am Coll Cardio. 56:610, 2010.
  • •Boone RH, Webb JG, Horlick E, Benson L, Cao QL, Nadeem N, Kiess M, Hijazi ZM.  Transcatheter pulmonary valve implantation using the Edwards SAPIEN transcatheter heart valve.  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv.  75:286-94, 2010.
  • •Silversides CK, Kiess M, Beauchesne L, Bradley T, Connelly M, Niwa K, Mulder B, Webb G, Colman J, Therrien J.  Canadian Cardiovascular Society 2009 consensus conference on the management of adults with congenital heart disease:  outflow tract obstruction, coarctation of the aorta, Tetralogy of Fallot, Ebstein anomaly and Marfan’s syndrome.  Can J Cardiol. 26:e80-97, 2010.
  • •Silversides CK, Marelli A, Beauchesne L, Dore A, Kiess M, Salehian O, Bradley T, Colman J, Connelly M, Harris L, Khairy P, Mital S, Niwa K, Oechslin E, Poirier N, Schwerzmann M, Taylor D, VonderMuhll, I, Baumgartner H, Benson l, Celermajer D, Greutmann M, Horlick E, Landzberg M, Meijboom F, Mulder B, Warnes C, Webb G, Therrien J. Canadian Cardiovascular Society 2009 Consensus Conference on the management of adults with congenital heart disease:  Executive Summary.  Can J Cardiol. 26:143-50, 2010.
  • •Beauchesne LM, Therrien J, Alvarez N, Bergin L, Burggraf G, Chetaille P, Gordon E, Kells CM, Kiess M, Mercier LA, Oechslin EN, Stein J, Tam JW, Taylor D, Williams A, Khairy P, Mackie AS, Silversides CK, Marelli AJ. Structure and process measures of quality of care in adult congenital heart disease patients: A Pan-Canadian Study. Int J Cardiol. Dec 27 2010 (epub ahead of print).