Jehangir Appoo

Founding Partner, AIoT Health

Role: Associate

Sites: CDL-Rockies, CDL-Toronto, CDL-Vancouver

Streams: Health, Neuro, Prime

Jehangir is in a second career at the intersection of Venture Capital, Medicine & Impact as the Founding Partner of AIoTHealth, a physician backed healthtech fund focusing on digital tools to deliver Personalized Medicine.

He serves as an Expert Advisor for the Life Sciences Innovation Hub at Innovate Calgary, Senior Fellow for the Fraser Institute, Research Associate Professor at the U of Calgary and on the Editorial Board for the Annals of Thoracic Surgery.

Jehangir’s career has been marked as a medical leader focused on innovation to drive health care improvement. After completing his Cardiac Surgery residency at the University of Alberta he completed 2 fellowships: the first in Advanced Cardiovascular surgery at the Royal Brompton Hospital, Imperial College in London, England, and the second in Thoracic Aortic Surgery, Endovascular Aortic Surgery and Heart Failure Surgery from The University of Pennsylvania. As a clinical associate professor of Cardiac surgery at U of Calgary, he helped establish the Artificial Heart Program and performed southern Alberta’s first artificial heart device implant. He founded and until 2019 directed the Calgary Thoracic Aortic Program which he led to an international academic reputation.