About Us

A unique resource in the province, the Providence Health Care Heart Centre provides complete care for British Columbians with all kinds of heart disease. 

Services include heart disease prevention and reversal, a variety of diagnostic services and of course, a full spectrum of treatment and care, including surgery, transplants and rehabilitation. 

Unique Programs

The Heart Centre at St Paul’s Hospital is a centre for excellence for heart care.

The Heart Centre and its clinics are located at St. Paul’s Hospital on 1081 Burrard Street (at the corner of Comox Street) in downtown Vancouver. There are a number of different transportation options available to get to St. Paul's Hospital. 

Leadership Team

Dione Nordby
Program Director, Heart & Lung | Critical Care | Respiratory
Dr. Sean Virani
Head, SPH Division of Cardiology
Physician Program Director, Heart Centre


The Heart Centre at St. Paul’s Hospital works together with local and provincial partners to deliver the best possible care to our patients. As the province's Heart Centre, we also work with others to improve the health of British Columbians with heart disease:

Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA)

Providence Heart and Lung Institute

PHSA Cardiac Services

BC Children's Hospital

BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre

BC Transplant

Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)

Vancouver General Hospital (VGH)

University of British Columbia (UBC)


For additional information or assistance, please contact:

Rebecca Vance
Program Assistant, Heart, Lung & Critical Care
Phone: 604-806-9139 | Fax: 604-806-9150