Derek V. Exner, MD, MPH, FRCPC, FACC, FHRS

Scientist | Cardiologist, Clinical Trials, Implantable Electrical Device

Roles: Associate, Scientist

Sites: CDL-Rockies, CDL-Vancouver

Streams: Health, Prime

Dr. Exner is Canada Research Chair in Cardiovascular Clinical Trials, a Professor and an Associate Dean at the University of Calgary. Derek founded the IMPACT clinical trials program for medical ventures. He is a practicing cardiologist, heart rhythm specialist, and clinical trials expert. His clinical work and research focus on Cardiac Implantable Electrical Device (CIED) therapy. He has authored or co-authored over 300 articles, book chapters, and abstracts and has chaired and participated on multiple Guidelines Committees. Derek is actively engaged in several medical technology ventures, serving as the Chief Medical Officer of HelpWear Inc. and acting as an advisor to several other companies.


(CDL-Rockies Assocaite; CDL-Vancouver Scientist)