Luiz Ybarra, MD, PhD, MBA | SCAI

Dr. Luiz Fernando Ybarra is an interventional cardiologist and the Co-Director of the Chronic Total Occlusion Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Program at London Health Sciences Centre, University Hospital, London, Ontario, Canada.   

Dr. Ybarra obtained his MD in Brazil, where he subsequently completed post-graduate training in Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology.  Following that, he completed a 2-year dedicated fellowship in chronic total occlusion and complex percutaneous coronary interventions at McGill University, Montreal, Canada.  He also earned his PhD degree in Health Sciences and an MBA degree in healthcare management, with exceptional academic performance. 

Dr. Ybarra is the recipient of numerous awards, honors and research grants, and has contributed to several peer-reviewed scientific publications.  He serves as a reviewer and editorial board member for scientific journals and has been an invited speaker and faculty member in major international interventional cardiology conferences. 

Dr. Ybarra's technical expertise in complex coronary interventions, particularly in coronary chronic total occlusions, is nationally and internationally recognized.  His clinical and research activities focus on complex coronary artery disease interventions, with special interest in chronic total occlusion.