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Dr. Wadea Tarhuni

Dr. Tarhuni is the president & lead cardiologist at the Windsor Cardiac Centre

Wadea Tarhuni, MD (Hon.) CardiologistFACP, FACC, FRCPC, CBCCT, CCDS, CCPE, FASE, FAHA, FESC
President and CEO, Windsor Cardiac Centre
Clinical Associate Professor, Dept. of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan
Clinical Associate, Schulich Medicine & Dentistry, Windsor Program (Windsor, ON)

Dr. Tarhuni has worked as a certified cardiologist for 23 years. He completed his Internal Medicine and Cardiology residency at the University of Toronto with specialized training in Stress Echocardiography.

Dr. Tarhuni led the Windsor Cardiac Centre in achieving the first-ever outpatient echocardiography accreditation in Canada, and established two unique clinics in the centre: the Chest Pain Clinic and the INR clinic.

Dr. Tarhuni stays active in the medical community participating in numerous hospital and medical programs such as the Heart and Stroke Foundation awareness program and the American Society of Echocardiography guidelines. He is also actively involved in research and clinical trials as a steering committee member for several national and international medical research studies including INVICTUS, ENRICH-AF, and ACT trials, in collaboration with the Population Health Research Institute (PHRI) and McMaster University in Hamilton.


  • 1993-1996, Internal Medicine Residency, University of Toronto – Toronto, ON
  • 1996-1999, Cardiology Resident Training Program, University of Toronto – Toronto, ON
  • 1999 – CPSO, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario
  • 1999 – CPSS, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan
  • 2002 – CPSA, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta
  • 2019 – CPSBC, College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia
  • 2020 – Medical Council of Yukon

Board Certifications & Fellowships

  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Internal Medicine (FRCPC)
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Cardiology (FRCPC)
  • American Board of Cardiovascular Disease, Diplomat in Cardiovascular Disease
  • National Board of Echocardiography, Special Competence in Adult Echocardiography
  • National Board of Echocardiography, Adult Transthoracic and Stress Echocardiography
  • Certification Board of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (CBCCT)
  • Canadian Certified Physician Executive Program (CCPE)
  • Certified Cardiac Device Specialist (CCDS)
  • American College of Physicians (FACP)
  • American College of Cardiology (FACC)
  • American Society of Echocardiography (FASE)
  • European Society of Cardiology (FESC)


  • Business Excellence Award for Innovations, Windsor Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce, Windsor, ON
  • SVT Healthcare Pioneer & Center of Excellence (2022) for innovative approaches in treating supraventricular tachycardiac (SVT), Arrhythmia Alliance (A-A), London, UK
  • Syncope Health Care Pioneer & Center of Excellence (2023) for pioneering work in live continuous remote (out-of-hospital) cardiac monitoring in Syncope. STARS (Syncope Trust And Reflex anoxic Seizures) in conjunction with the Arrhythmia Alliance (A-A), London, UK

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