Johri, Amer

Dr. Amer Johri


Associate Professor, Queen's University (Kingston, Ontario)

Clinician Scientist, Kingston General Hospital Research Institute (Kingston, Ontario)



Research Interests

  • Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease
  • 3D Echocardiography
  • Point-of-Care Ultrasound
  • Cardiovascular Screening of Athletes


Dr. Amer Johri is a member of the echocardiography group at Queen’s University and the Director of the Cardiovascular Imaging Network at Queen’s. He arrived after completing a research/clinical fellowship in imaging at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA under the supervision of Drs. M.H. Picard, J. Hung, and J. Passeri. His clinical interests are in 3D echocardiography, quality control in the echo lab, and interventional echocardiography. He also has extensive experience in echo-guided CRT optimization and TEE guided percutaneous aortic valve replacement.

Dr. Johri is an Associate Professor at Queen’s University and a member of the American Society of Echocardiography Board of Directors. In collaboration with numerous members of this network, Dr. Johri led Canada’s first recommendations on the Cardiovascular Screening of Competitive Athletes, a Joint Position Statement by the Canadian Heart Rhythm Society and the Canadian Cardiovascular Society.