Providing high-quality, evidence-based cardiology care.

Dr. Vyselaar, a North Vancouver cardiologist, practices with four great colleagues at the North Shore Heart Centre and at Lions Gate Hospital, where Dr. Vyselaar serves as Head of Cardiology

General cardiology

Referrals accepted for the whole range of cardiovascular symptoms and conditions.

Sports cardiology

Special expertise in cardiovascular care for athletes - both professional and amateur. More information here.

Heart Function Clinic

A specialized interdisciplinary clinic, caring for patients with congestive heart failure.
Medical background. Monitor with varicolored schedules (curves)

Pacemakers and Cardiac Rhythm Devices

Follow up care for patients with pacemakers and other cardiac rhythm devices.

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North Vancouver cardiologist Dr. John VyselaarDr. John Vyselaar is a North Vancouver cardiologist (heart specialist) and head of cardiology at Lions Gate Hospital, striving to provide compassionate and individualized patient care of the highest quality.  He provides general cardiology services encompassing the whole spectrum of cardiovascular disorders, with special interests in sports cardiology and heart failure.  He serves patients from his office in North Vancouver, and also provides telehealth services (“telecardiology”) for patients who have difficulty coming to see him in person.

Update August 26, 2019: I updated my description of the Heart Function Clinic to reflect that we have increased our availability to four days per week, and now also serve patients with atrial fibrillation.

Update July 6, 2018: New blog entries are posted.  Please have a look and see what I have been up to!

Update September 24, 2017: I posted my Grand Rounds presentation on sports cardiology at  Please have a look and let me know what you think!

Update September 17, 2017: A new page dedicated to sports cardiology is now operational at  More details on our sports cardiology program are coming soon!

Update September 3, 2017: A new blog entry at introduces our new dietician colleague Michele Blanchet, RD.  I am so pleased to have her working with us in the office, and she will be a great resource for patients!

Update September 1, 2017: Lots of great blog entries at are now available!  Have a look and let us know what you think in the comments.  More great entries are coming soon!  Also check out the great information available on the Links page – good resources for patients and their families!

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