Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Dr. Roshan Thomas always had a penchant for science and a deep-rooted desire to help others. Raised in a family of educators, he was instilled with the values of lifelong learning and community service from a young age. Dr. Thomas attended the University of British Columbia, where he majored in Biology before earning his medical degree from McGill University.
Medical Career and Specialization
After completing his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Toronto, Dr. Thomas decided to specialize in Cardiology. He was particularly drawn to the field’s dynamic nature and the opportunities it offered for groundbreaking research. In 2005, he joined St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto as a Cardiologist and quickly gained a reputation for his patient-centered approach.
Research and Innovation
Dr. Thomas has been a pioneer in the use of telemedicine for cardiac care, especially in remote communities in Northern Canada. His research has been published in several esteemed medical journals, and he has been a keynote speaker at numerous international medical conferences. In 2015, he launched the “Heart-to-Heart” initiative, a program aimed at providing free cardiac screenings for underserved populations.