Rakesh Arora

ARORA New Headshot 100 Pixel High Rakesh Arora, MD, MSC

University of Manitoba

Principal Investigator:

2015 Implementation Grant — The essential frailty toolset (FRA 2015-B-11)


2021 Summer Student Awards Program — Nebojša Oravec

Dr. Arora was born in London, Ontario and obtained a Baccalaureate of Arts degree from the University of Western Ontario. From there, he next achieved his Medical Doctorate from the University of Toronto in 1996 before moving to Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia to undergo his Cardiac Surgery Residency. During his time in his residency in Dalhousie, he completed a Doctorate of Philosophy in the Department of Anatomy/Neurobiology in the field of neurocardiology. After completing two further years of training at the University of Calgary, in Calgary, Alberta, Dr. Arora became the first Cardiac Surgeon in Canada to also complete a fellowship in Critical Care Medicine in 2006.