Department of
Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Siamak Salavatian, PhD

  • Research Assistant Professor

Dr. Salavatian is a scientist in the field of neurocardiology and neurophysiology. He received his doctorate in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Montreal (UdeM), with postdoctoral training at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Cardiac Arrhythmia Center. He has a Master of Engineering in Computer and Electrical Engineering and he has applied engineering tools in his medical research. His main area of research is to investigate the neural remodeling that occurs in the autonomic nervous system in heart diseases and assess potential cardiac neuromodulation therapies.

Education & Training

  • PhD, Université de Montréal, Montreal, Canada
  • MEng, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
  • BS, Shiraz University

Representative Publications

Dr. Salavatian's publications can be viewed through Google Scholar.

Research, clinical, and/or academic interests

  • Autonomic nervous system remodeling in cardiac diseases​
  • Neuromodulation therapies for heart disorders
  • The role of afferent neurotransmission in modulation of the efferent outflow
  • Single intrinsic cardiac neuron modeling
  • Cardiac electrophysiology
  • Machine learning techniques
  • Biomedical signal processing