Dr. A. Jeewa

Dr. Aamir Jeewa photo

Aamir Jeewa, MD, FAAP, FRCP(C)

Section Head, Cardiomyopathy & Heart Function Program Cardiology, and Project Investigator, Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children
Assistant Professor, Paediatrics, University of Toronto
TRANSFORM HF Biomedical Discovery (WP 1) Team member
TRANSFORM HF WP 4 - Digital Health Platform (WP 4) Team Member


Aamir Jeewa received his medical degree from University College Dublin in Ireland and then went on to complete his residency training in Pediatrics at the Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, NY. In 2006, Dr. Jeewa pursued training in Paediatric Cardiology at the British Columbia Children’s Hospital in Vancouver, followed by a clinical fellowship in Heart Function and Transplantation at SickKids. In 2011 he was appointed as Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine and Staff Cardiologist at the Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, Texas. While there, Dr. Jeewa was the Medical Director of the Ventricular Assist Device program and Fellowship Director for Advanced Training in Heart Failure and Transplantation. Dr. Jeewa returned to SickKids in 2016 as the Section Head of the Cardiomyopathy & Heart Function Program within the division of Paediatric Cardiology.  

Clinical Care Activities
Heart Function and Transplant Cardiology
General Cardiology
Quality Improvement
Research Interests
Ventricular assist devices
Myocardial recovery
Pediatric Heart Failure and Transplant outcomes

Aamir Jeewa publications.