Dr David Fitchett graduated from Cambridge University in 1970, and continued his clinical training at the Middlesex Hospital, London. In 1978 he moved to the Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal where he was director of the CCU for more than 10 years, and medical director of the cardiac transplant program. In 1997, he came to St Michael’s Hospital in Toronto as Director of the Cardiac ICU.
Dr Fitchett is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto and a Staff Cardiologist at St Michael’s Hospital.
Dr Fitchett has more than 190 reviewed publications, abstracts, and book chapters. His research interests are clinical trials in acute coronary syndromes and the impact of diabetes and metabolic syndrome on heart disease.