Dr. Adrian Baranchuk, a native of Buenos Aires, Argentina, obtained his MD from the University of Buenos Aires in 1990. After qualifying in Internal Medicine and Cardiology (1995), he completed a Clinical Fellowship in Cardiac Electrophysiology (1997). In 2002 he immigrated to Spain for a Research Fellow. Dr. Baranchuk was appointed as a Clinical Fellow in Electrophysiology at McMaster University in September 2003.
Dr. Baranchuk was appointed as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Queen’s University (2006), promoted to Associate Professor in 2010 and to Full Professor in 2016 (with Tenure). He has founded the EP Training Program in 2007.
He is a member of numerous editorial boards (Europace, Annals of Noninvasive Electrocardiology, etc) and reviewer of several journals. He is currently the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Electrocardiology and JACC in Spanish.
The recipient of a teaching award (Outstanding Contribution in the Core Internal Medicine Program 2009) and 2014 awarded with the prestigious “Faculty of Health Sciences Education Award”.
Dr Baranchuk was awarded with the “Golden Caliper Award” from the SOLAECE (Latin American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology) for his outstanding contributions to science in 2014 and with the “ISHNE Junior Investigator Award” in April 2015. In 2016 he was distinguished with the “10 Most Influential Hispanic-Canadian Award” from the Hispanic business.ca and TD Bank. He was awarded with the “David Ginsburg Mentorship Award” in 2017. He also received the “Ron Wigle Mentorship Award” and the “Magdy Basta Award” by the Canadian Heart Rhythm Society.
His first book, Atlas of Advanced ECG Interpretation (REMEDICA, UK) represents a big collaboration effort from well-recognized electrophysiologists of all around the world. His second book Left Septal Fascicular Block was released by SPRINGER in 2016 and his iBook “Electrocardiogrpahy in Pracitice: What to do?” has been number 1 in iTunes for several weeks and downloaded more than 1100 times in about 6 months (2016). His last book “Interatrial Block and Supraventricular Arrhythmias: Clinical Implications of Bayes’ Syndrome” was released in January 2017 by CARDIOTEXT. His last book “Clinical Arrhythmology 2nd Edition” was released in July 2017 by Willey. His next book, “Brugada Phenocopy: The Art of Recognizing the Brugada ECG Pattern” will be released by ELSEVIER in March 2018. His last two books “Clinical Electrocardiography and The NET-Heart Book” were released by Wiley and ELSEVIER in 2021.
He has published more than 750 articles in well-recognized international journals (648 in Pubmed), 67 book chapters and presented more than 260 abstracts. He served as the President of the International Society of Electrocardiology (ISE) for the period 2017-2019. He is currently President-Elect of the Interamerican Society of Cardiology (2021-2023) and Vice President of the International Society of Holter and Non-invasive Electrocardiology (ISHNE) (2021-2023).
He has mentored more than 140 students and residents and his publications usually include a Med Student or resident as first author. He served in the Electrophysiology Section Leadership Council of the American College of Cardiology (2017-2020)
He is in charge of organizing the ECG module for the trainee day and the ECG Workshops during the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress.
He lives in Kingston, Ontario, Canada with his wife Barbara and his daughter, Gala.