Assistant Professor

Han Kim



St. Michael's Hospital
30 Bond Street, Toronto, Ontario Canada M5B 1W8
Research Interests
echocardiography, simulation
Clinical Interests
echocardiography, simulation
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Dr. Kim is the vice-chair of education at St Michael’s Hospital in the Department of Anesthesia and is the fellowship director for cardiovascular anesthesia and intensive care. He completed his fellowship training in cardiac anesthesiology and perioperative echocardiography at St. Michael’s Hospital, followed by 3-dimensional echocardiography and simulation education for echocardiography at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center of the Harvard Medical School.


Recent Publications


  1. Matyal R, Montealegre-Gallegos M, Mitchell JD, Kim H, Bergman R, Hawthorne KM, O'Halloran D, Wong V, Hess PE, Mahmood F.  Manual Skill Acquisition During Transesophageal Echocardiography Simulator Training of Cardiology Fellows: A Kinematic Assessment.  J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2015 May 27. pii: S1053-0770(15)00509-1. doi: 10.1053/j.jvca.2015.05.198.  PMID 26341879
  2. Bapat V, Buellesfeld L, Peterson MD, Hancock J, Reineke D, Buller C, Carrel T, Praz F, Rajani R, Fam N, Kim H, Redwood S, Young C, Munns C, Windecker S, Thomas M.  Transcatheter mitral valve implantation (TMVI) using the Edwards FORTIS device.  EuroIntervention. 2014 Sep;10 Suppl U:U120-8. doi: 10.4244/EIJV10SUA18.
  3. In-vivo analysis of selectively flexible mitral annuloplasty rings using three-dimensional echocardiography.  Owais K, Kim H, Khabbaz KR, Bergman R, Matyal R, Gorman RC, Gorman JH 3rd, Hess PE, Mahmood F.  Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Jun;97(6):2005-10. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.01.012. Epub 2014 Mar 6.  PMID: 24612703
  4. Tricuspid annular geometry: a three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiographic study.
  5. Mahmood F, Kim H, Chaudary B, Bergman R, Matyal R, Gerstle J, Gorman JH 3rd, Gorman RC, Khabbaz KR. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2013 Aug;27(4):639-46. doi: 10.1053/j.jvca.2012.12.014. Epub 2013 May 30. PMID: 23725682
  6.  Three-dimensional echocardiography and en face views of the aortic valve: technical communication.  Kim H, Bergman R, Matyal R, Khabbaz KR, Mahmood F.  J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2013 Apr;27(2):376-80. doi: 10.1053/j.jvca.2012.12.006. Review. PMID: 23507016
  7. Percutaneous closure of atrial septal defects and 3-dimensional echocardiography--ingenuity and improvisation.  Kim H, Bergman R, Mahmood F.  J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2013 Apr;27(2):402-3. doi: 10.1053/j.jvca.2012.09.017. Epub 2012 Dec 23.  PMID: 23266285
  8. Evaluation of TAPSE as a measure of right ventricular output.  Tousignant C, Kim H, Papa F, Mazer CD. Can J Anaesth. 2012 Apr;59(4):376-83. doi: 10.1007/s12630-011-9659-3. PMID: 22302303



Fellowship Director, Cardiovascular Anesthesia and Intensive Care
Vice-chair of Education, St. Michael’s Hospital Department of Anesthesia



Course Number: Fellowship Director
Course Name: Cardiovascular Anesthesia and Intensive Care
Course Number: Course Director
Course Name: St Michael’s Hospital Echocardiography Preceptorship