Clinical Assistant Professor
Research Interests:

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: procedural success, short & long term follow-up, Longterm outcome of patients following successful transcatheter aortic valve implantation, Incidence of cerebral infarction following transcatheter aortic valve implantation as evaluated by diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging, Changes in neurocognitive function and independence in activities of daily living following transcatheter aortic valve implantation, The impact of percutaneous aortic valve implantation on acquired von Willebrand syndrome and hemolysis


University of British Columbia, Cell and Developmental Biology, Bachelor of Science
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK, Epidemiology, Master of Science
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada., Doctor of Medicine
Recent Publications:

•Boone RH, Webb JG, Horlick E, Benson L, Cao QL, Nadeem N, Kiess M, Hijazi ZM.  Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve Implantation Using the Edwards SAPIENTM Transcatheter Heart Valve. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions. 2010;75:286–294.
•Gurvitch R, Wood DA, Tay EL, Leipsic J, Ye J, Lichtenstein S, Thompson CR, Carere RG, Wijesinghe N, Nietlispach F, Boone RH, Lauck S, Webb JG. Transcatheter aortic valve implantation : durability of clinical and hemodynamic outcomes beyond 3 years in a large patient cohort. Circulation. 2010;22(13):1319-27.
•Masson JB, Lee M, Boone RH, Al Ali A, Al Bugami S, Hamburger J, Mancini GBJ, Ye J, Cheung A, Humphries KH, Wood D, Nietlispach F, Webb JG. Impact of Coronary Artery Disease on Outcomes After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions.  2010; 75: 165-173.
•Rodés-Cabau J, Dumont E, Boone RH, Larose E, Bagur R, Gurvitch R, Bedard F, Doyle D, DeLarocheillier R, Jayasuria C, Villeneuve J, Marrero A, Côté M, Pibarot P, Webb JG.  Cerebral Embolism Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: Comparison of Transfemoral and Transapical Approaches. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 2010;57(1): 18-28.
•Webb JG, Altwegg LA, Boone RH, Cheung A, Ye J, Lichtenstein S, Lee M, Carere R, Masson JB, Thompson CR, Moss RR, Munt B, Humphries K.  Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation.  Impact on Clinical and Valve-Related Outcomes. Circulation. 2009;119:3009-3016.
•Webb JG, Altwegg LA, Masson JB, Al Bugami S, Al Ali A, Boone RA.  A New Transcatheter Aortic Valve and Percutaneous Valve Delivery System.  Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 2009; 53; 1855-1858.
•Wong D, Boone RH, Thompson CR, Allard MF, Altwegg L, Carere RG, Cheung A, Ye J, Lichtenstein S, Ling H, Webb JG.   Mitral valve injury late after transcatheter aortic valve implantation. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2009 Jun;137(6):1547-9.
•Ye J, Cheung A, Lichtenstein SV, Altwegg LA, Wong DR, Carere RG, Thompson CR, Moss R, Munt B, Pasupati S, Boone RH, Masson JB, Al Ali A, Webb JG.  Transapical transcatheter aortic valve implantation: 1-year outcome in 26 patients.  The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  2009 Jan;137(1):167-73.
•Boone RH, Cheung AM, Girlan L,  Heathcote, EJ.  Osteoporosis in primary biliary cirrhosis: a randomized trial of the efficacy and feasibility of estrogen/progestin.  Digestive Diseases and Sciences.  2006: 51(6): 1103-1112.