Cardiothoracic Surgeon – UHN Toronto General Hospital and Sickkids Hospital, Toronto
Dr Hickey holds a Bachelor of Medicine degree from the University of Southampton, UK (1999), and completed his residency there in General Surgery in 2003. He obtained his Doctorate of Medicine Research Thesis from Oregon Health Sciences University, US and from the University of Southampton. Later, he received the John Kirklin Fellowship from the Congenital Heart Surgeons’ Society, University of Toronto and spent two years (2006-2008) at the Hospital for Sick Children. Subsequently, he pursued residency training in Cardiovascular Surgery at the University of Toronto (2008-2010), followed by a clinical fellowship in Congenital Cardiac Surgery. Dr Hickey has won numerous awards, among which the most recent ones are: Zane Cohen Fellowship Award 2011 from the Department of Surgery, the University of Toronto Postgraduate Leadership Award 2010 and the Richard Rowe Award, both in 2008 and 2007, at the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress, Young Investigator Award 2008 from Children’s Heart Foundation, Chicago.