internal medicine specialist Dr. Tashakkor

Dr. Tashakkor is a Canadian and American Board certified Internal Medicine Specialist and an expert in Preventive Medicine. In conjunction with his outpatient practices on the Northshore Medical Clinic, Dr. Tashakkor is a consulting Internal Medicine and community Intensive Care physician at multiple hospitals.

Dr. Tashakkor is a recipient of the Canadian Millennium Excellence Award. He obtained his Medical Degree from the University of British Columbia; he subsequently obtained his Master’s Degree in Biomedical Engineering (summa cum laude) from SFU, while simultaneously completing his medical residency at UBC. His thesis focused on the development of a machine learning framework for 24-hour ECG data analysis aimed at early detection of cardiac arrhythmias.

Dr. Tashakkor is an author of more than 30 published scientific articles in esteemed medical journals including the Canadian Journal of Cardiology, Brain Research, International Journal of Clinical Rheumatology, and Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. He has served as a medical expert on national panels, formulating guidelines for statin use in the treatment of high cholesterol.

Dr. Tashakkor provides a broad spectrum of consultant services including general Internal Medicine, early atherosclerosis detection, cardiovascular risk stratification, obesity medicine, preventive medicine, perioperative medicine, and pharmacological reviews.