Rafael Alonso-Gonzalez

Titles and Positions:
Director, Toronto ACHD Program
Fellowship Director, Toronto ACHD Program
Staff Physician, Division of Cardiology, Toronto General Hospital

Area(s) of Special Interest:
Heart Failure, Echocardiography in adult congenital heart disease, general adult congenital heart disease.


Dr. Alonso-Gonzalez is the current director of the Adult Congenital Heart Disease program at Toronto General Hospital. He completed his specialist cardiology training in Badajoz and Madrid, Spain, and his ACHD fellowship at the Royal Brompton Hospital in London, UK, between 2009 and 2011. In 2011, he was appointed as staff cardiologist in Badajoz, Spain, where he was the Director of the Pulmonary Hypertension Unit. In 2012, he moved to the Royal Brompton Hospital in London, UK, as Consultant Cardiologist in ACHD and Pulmonary Hypertension. He was the Director of the ACHD inpatient services and established the ACHD Heart Failure Unit. He joined the Toronto ACHD Unit in 2018 where he is also the Fellowship director.