Dr. Diem T. T. Tran

Diem Tran
Dr. Diem T. T. Tran
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Professor: Division of Cardiac Anesthesiology
Director of Research - Division of Cardiac Anesthesiology


Department of Anesthesiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, 40 Ruskin St., Ottawa, ON, K1Y 4W7



Duration Appointment
2014 Assistant Professor - University of Ottawa
2013 Staff Cardiac Anesthesiologist - The Ottawa Hospital
2013 Clinician Investigator - University of Ottawa Heart Institute

Honours and awards

Year Honour/Award
2015 UOHIAMO Innovations Fund
2014 University of Ottawa Anesthesia Research Operating Grant
2011 Ontario Graduate Scholarship

Selected publications

  1. Tran DTT, Newton EK, Mount VAH, Lee JS, Wells GA, Perry JJ. Rocuronium versus succinylcholine for rapid sequence induction intubation. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 10. Art. No.: CD002788. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.
  2. D. T.T. Tran, J. J. Perry, J-Y Dupuis, E. Elmestakawy, G.A. Wells, "Predicting New Onset Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation in Cardiac Surgery Patients" J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth Oct 2015, 29(5):1117-1126.
  3. D. T. T. Tran, J-Y Dupuis, T. Mesana, M. Ruel, H. Nathan, "Comparison of the EuroSCORE and Cardiac Anesthesia Risk Evaluation (CARE) score for risk-adjusted mortality analysis in cardiac surgery" Eur J Cardio-thor Surg 2012, 41:307-313.
  4. D. T. T. Tran, N. H. Badner, G. Nicolaou, W. Sischek, "Arterial pCO2 changes during thoracoscopic surgery with CO2 insufflation and one lung ventilation" HSR Proceedings in Intensive Care and Cardiovascular Anesthesia 2010, 2(3): 191-197.

For a full list of Dr. Diem T. T. Tran's publications please go to ORCID

Research interests

  • Prediction and prevention of postoperative atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery
  • Blood conservation and transfusion protocols
  • Perioperative monitoring
  • Epidemiologic studies of perioperative outcomes
  • Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation
  • Decision Rules
  • Perioperative Blood Transfusion
  • Postoperative Outcomes after Cardiac Surgery