Education

Medical School
University of Alberta (1992)
Internship
Grey Nuns Community Hospital (1993), Rotating
Residency
University of Alberta (1998), General Surgery
Residency
Dalhousie University (2002), Cardiac Surgery
Fellowship
Harvard Medical School/Boston Children's Hospital (2002), Pediatric Cardiac Surgery

Publications

Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Efficacy and safety of pyridoxal 5'-phosphate (MC-1) in high-risk patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery: the MEND-CABG II randomized clinical trial.
Alexander JH, Emery RW, Carrier M, Ellis SJ, Mehta RH, Hasselblad V, Menasche P, Khalil A, Cote R, Bennett-Guerrero E, Mack MJ, Schuler G, Harrington RA, Tardif JC, JAMA 2008 Apr 299 15 1777-87
Fetal diagnosis of an "extra cardiac chamber".
Conway J, Hancock Friesen C, Thompson D, Warren AE, Pediatr Cardiol 2008 Jan 29 1 188-90
Echocardiographic diagnosis and repair of an inferior sinus venosus defect.
Wong DR, Hancock Friesen CL, Warren AE, O'Blenes SB Can J Cardiol 2008 Jan 24 1 67
Effects of pyridoxal-5'-phosphate (MC-1) in patients undergoing high-risk coronary artery bypass surgery: results of the MEND-CABG randomized study.
Tardif JC, Carrier M, Kandzari DE, Emery R, Cote R, Heinonen T, Zettler M, Hasselblad V, Guertin MC, Harrington RA, J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2007 Jun 133 6 1604-11
Total anomalous pulmonary venous connection: an analysis of current management strategies in a single institution.
Hancock Friesen CL, Zurakowski D, Thiagarajan RR, Forbess JM, del Nido PJ, Mayer JE, Jonas RA Ann. Thorac. Surg. 2005 Feb 79 2 596-606; discussion 596-606
Intermediate outcomes of atrioventricular valvuloplasty in lateral tunnel Fontan patients.
Hancock Friesen CL, Sherwood MC, Gauvreau K, Frank DF, del Nido PJ, Jonas RA, Mayer JE, Forbess JM J. Heart Valve Dis. 2004 Nov 13 6 962-71; discussion 971
Posterior annular plication: tricuspid valve repair in Ebstein's anomaly.
Hancock Friesen CL, Chen R, Howlett JG, Ross DB Ann. Thorac. Surg. 2004 Jun 77 6 2167-71
Coronary bypass surgery performed off pump does not result in lower in-hospital morbidity than coronary artery bypass grafting performed on pump.
Légaré JF, Buth KJ, King S, Wood J, Sullivan JA, Hancock Friesen C, Lee J, Stewart K, Hirsch GM, Circulation 2004 Feb 109 7 887-92
Is it safe to train residents to perform cardiac surgery?
Baskett RJ, Buth KJ, Legaré JF, Hassan A, Hancock Friesen C, Hirsch GM, Ross DB, Sullivan JA, Ann Thorac Surg 2002 Oct 74 4 1043-8; discussion 1048-9
Neurodevelopmental outcome after congenital heart surgery: results from an institutional registry.
Forbess JM, Visconti KJ, Hancock-Friesen C, Howe RC, Bellinger DC, Jonas RA Circulation 2002 Sep 106 12 Suppl 1 I95-102