William E Stansfield, MD, FACS, CM

William Stansfield joined UHN's Division of Cardiovascular Surgery in the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre in 2015. Bill received his M.D from McGill University and then pursued training in general surgery at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. He remained at UNC for a research fellowship in basic and translational research, and for clinical training in cardiac and thoracic surgery. After completing training, he was recruited to stay at UNC as surgical faculty in the division of cardiothoracic surgery.His primary clinical interests are in valve repair and replacement through minimally invasive techniques, and care of the end-stage heart failure patient. This includes a range of cardiac operations on low EF patients, including different types of mechanical support and heart transplant.
Dr. Stansfield’s research interest is in myocardial reverse remodeling, especially after pressure offloading of the left ventricle through aortic valve replacement or LVAD therapy.
Can J Surg. 2017 Aug;60(4):253-259
Tsubota H, Ribeiro RVP, Billia F, Cusimano RJ, Yau TM, Badiwala MV, Stansfield WE, Rao V
Int J Biochem Cell Biol. 2016 Oct;79:80-92
Ilaiwy A, Quintana MT, Bain JR, Muehlbauer MJ, Brown DI, Stansfield WE, Willis MS
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Sep;152(3):683-5
Stansfield WE, Rao V
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Apr;151(4):e64-5
Stansfield WE
J Card Surg. 2016 Feb;31(2):110-6
Goldraich L, Kawajiri H, Foroutan F, Braga J, Billia P, Misurka J, Stansfield WE, Yau T, Ross HJ, Rao V
Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2017 Mar;21(1):95-98
Martinelli SM, Lobonc A, Wallen EM, Stansfield WE, Selph JP, Calvo B, Kumar PA
Cardiovasc Diabetol. 2015;14:97
He J, Quintana MT, Sullivan J, L Parry T, J Grevengoed T, Schisler JC, Hill JA, Yates CC, Mapanga RF, Essop MF, Stansfield WE, Bain JR, Newgard CB, Muehlbauer MJ, Han Y, Clarke BA, Willis MS
BMC Endocr Disord. 2015;15(1):36
Quintana MT, He J, Sullivan J, Grevengoed T, Schisler J, Han Y, Hill JA, Yates CC, Stansfield WE, Mapanga RF, Essop MF, Muehlbauer MJ, Newgard CB, Bain JR, Willis MS
J Surg Res. 2012 Nov;178(1):72-80
Andersen NM, Stansfield WE, Tang RH, Rojas M, Patterson C, Selzman CH


Surgeon Scientist and Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiac Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto