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Manon Levesque Departmental Secretary of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
451 Smyth road,
Room 4155
Ottawa, Ontario
K1H 8M5

Telephone: 613-562-5422
Fax: 613-562-5442

Sheila Schnupp
Office and Residency Program Administrator (Anatomical)
Telephone: 613-562-5800 ext. 8342
Fax: 613-562-5442

John P. Veinot, M.D., F.R.C.P.C (Canada)
Chairman, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Tel: 613-562-5422
Fax: 613-562-5442

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John P. Veinot

Cardiac Pathology web site

B.Sc (Acadia), M.D. (Dalhousie), Anatomical Pathology (Queens), Fellowship in Cardiovascular Pathology (Mayo Clinic)

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Faculty of Medicine

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
The Ottawa Hospital

Medical Director and Head of Department
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario

Division of Cardiology
Department of Medicine

Telephone: 613-562-5422
Fax: 613-562-5442

Areas of Expertise and Interest

  • Cardiac and vascular Pathology
  • Coronary artery restenosis and atherosclerosis
  • Cardiac transplantation
  • Medical education

Academic Interest

  • Cardiac Pathology

Recent Publications

  • Rao RV, Walsh S, Chan V, Stadnick E, Sohmer B, Veinot JP, Chan KL. Unusual cause of an ejection murmur: myxoma in the left ventricle outflow tract. Canadian J Cardiology. 2013  29:1742e13-1742e15.
  • Jetty P, Jayaram S, Veinot JP, Pratt M. Superficial femoral artery nitinol stent in a patient with nickel allergy. J. Vasc Surgery.  2013; 58:1388-90.
  • Caravaggio JW, Hasu M, MacLaren R, Thabet M, Raizman JE, Veinot JP, Marcel YL, Milne RW, Whitman SC. Insulin degrading enzyme deficiency in bone marrow derived cells increases atherosclerosis in LDL receptor deficient mice. Cardiovascular Pathology. 2013  22:458-464.
  • Mitoff PR, Mesana TG, Mielniczuk LM, Grenon J, Veinot JP, Cooper LT, Davies RA. Giant cell myocarditis in a patient with a spondyloarthropathy after a drug hypersensitivity reaction.  Can J Cardiol. 2013  29:e1138e7-1138e8.
  • Thiene G, Bruneval P, Veinot J, Leone O. Diagnostic use of the endomyocardial biopsy: a consensus statement. Virchow Archives. 2013  463(1):1-5
  • Wang Y, Gao Z, Maleszewski JJ, Veinot JP, Wright JR, Maitland A. Mesothelial monocytic incidental cardiac excrescences: a new theory of pathogenesis. Internet Journal of Pathology 2013 15(1).
  • Labrosse MR, Gerson E, Veinot JP, Beller CJ. Mechanical characterization of human aortas from pressurization testing and a paradigm shift for circumferential residual stress. Journal of Mechanical Behaviour of Biomedical Materials. 2013 17:44-55.
  • Al-Mohaissen M, Allanson JE, O’Connor MD, Veinot JP, Brandys TM, Maharajh G, Dennie CJ, Beauchesne LM. Brachial artery occlusion in a young adult with ACTA2 thoracic aortic aneurysm. Vascular Medicine. 2012  Oct;17(5):326-9.
  • Hibbert B, Kazmi M, Veinot JP, O’Brien ER, Glover C. Infective endocarditis presenting as ST elevation myocardial infarction: an angiographic diagnosis. Canadian J Cardiol.  2012 Jul;28(4):515.e15-7.
  • Leone O, Veinot JP, Angelini A, Baandrup UT, Basso C, Berry G, Bruneval P, Burke M, Butany J, Calabrese F, d'Amati G, Edwards WD, Fallon JT, Fishbein MC, Gallagher PJ, Halushka MK, McManus B, Pucci A, Rodriguez ER, Saffitz JE, Sheppard MN, Steenbergen C, Stone JR, Tan C, Thiene G, van der Wal AC, Winters GL.  2011 Consensus statement on endomyocardial biopsy from the Association for European Cardiovascular Pathology and the Society for Cardiovascular Pathology. Cardiovasc Pathol.  Cardiovasc Pathol. 2012 Jul;21(4):245-74
  • Pena Fernandez e, Veinot JP, Dennie C. Pulmonary hypertension: When the radiologist can help. Radiographics   2012; 32: 9-32.
  • Bradshaw SH, Veinot JP. Cardiac amyloidosis: What are the indications for transplant ? Current opinion in Cardiology. 2012; 27:143-47.
  • Stone JR, Basso C, Baandrup UT, Bruneval P, Butany J, Gallagher PJ, Halushka MK, Miller DV, Padera RF, Radio SJ, Sheppard MN, Suvarna K, Tan CD, Thiene G, van der Wal AC, Veinot JP.  Recommendations for processing cardiovascular surgical pathology specimens: a consensus statement from the Standards and Definitions Committee of the Society for Cardiovascular Pathology and the Association for European Cardiovascular Pathology. 2012; 21: 2-16.
  • Edgecombe A, Veinot JP. Myocarditis at post-mortem examination: A forensic perspective. Academic Forensic Pathology. 2011; 1(2): 216-223.
  • Beauchesne LM, Fulop J, Nizalik E, Gow R, Veinot JP. Fatal dissection in a non-dilated thoraco-abdominal aorta in a patient with vascular type Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. Pathology.  2011; 43: 735-737.
  • Chan V, Wang B, Veinot JP, Suh KN, Rose G, Desjardins M, Mesana TG. Tropheryma whipplei Aortic Valve Endocarditis without Systemic Whipple’s Disease. Int J Infect Dis. 2011; 15: e804-e806
  • Elmistekawy EM, Veinot JP, Dennie CJ, Rubens FD. Recurrent cardiac constriction after complete pericardiectomy. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 2011; 20: 766-768.
  • Bradshaw SH, Hendry P, Boodhwani M, Dennie C, Veinot JP. Left ventricular mesenchymal hamartoma, a new hamartoma of the heart. Cardiovascular Pathology. 2011; 20: 307-314 
  • Veinot JP. Endomyocardial biopsy - When and how ? Cardiovascular pathology. 2011; 20: 291-296
  • Fantaneau T, Veinot JP, Torres C, Alhazzaa M, Stotts G. Cervical arterial dissections due to segmental mediolytic arteripathy.  Neurology 2011; 77:295-7
  • Costiniuk CT, Wang B,  Johnstone D, Jessamine P,  Toye B, Veinot  JP, Desjardins M. Coxiella burnetii Culture-Negative Endocarditis Diagnosed by 16S rRNA Sequencing of Heart Valve Tissue. Pathology. 2011; 43 (5): 513-15.

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