Erwin Oechslin

Titles and Positions:
Staff Physician, Division of Cardiology, Toronto General Hospital

Area(s) of Special Interest:
General Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Pulmonary Hypertension, Heart Disease in 22q11 Spectrum Disorders, Inherited Aortopathies


Dr. Erwin Oechslin is the past-director of the Toronto ACHD Program. After graduation from the University of Zurich (Switzerland) and completion of his adult cardiology training, he did a one-year fellowship in pediatric cardiology in Zurich and a 2-year fellowship in ACHD in Toronto under the supervision of Dr. Gary Webb. He moved permanently to Toronto, Canada, in 2006 and succeeded Dr. Gary Webb as Director of the ACHD Program.

Dr. Oechslin is Past-Chairman of the ESC WG on ACHD, Past‐President of the Canadian Adult Congenital Heart (CACH) Network (, and Past-Presidents Liaison of the International Society for Adult Congenital Heart Disease (