Dr. Raco was born and raised in Guelph Ontario. After attaining his medical degree from the University of Toronto in 1981, he completed residency training in internal medicine and cardiology in Toronto and at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario.
Completing the course work for a Masters in Public Health, Dr. Raco’s main interests are in translating clinical trials into pragmatic guidelines and clinical carepaths. He is a general and interventional cardiologist who has worked in both academic and community practices in Canada and the United States. He has participated in research in acute coronary syndromes, health service delivery, and health economics. He holds a faculty position with McMaster University and has been an Associate Editor for the American College of Physicians Journal Club.
Dr. Raco has held a number of medical administrative positions and has had leadership positions in building several cardiovascular programs. He is currently a general and interventional cardiologist at William Osler Health System (Osler). As Osler’s Chief of Cardiology, he has been actively building one of the provinces largest cardiovascular programs. Dr. Raco is creating academic linkages in the pursuit of developing a cardiovascular research program at Osler.
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