Bjug Borgundvaag

Department of Family and Community Medicine


Mount Sinai Hospital
2B-213 - 600 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario Canada M5G 1X5


  • PhD
  • MD
  • CCFP(EM)

Bjug Borgundvaag completed his PhD in Pharmacology in 1990, and received his MD in 1992. Following residency training, he joined the division of Emergency Services at Mount Sinai Hospital, where he has practiced emergency medicine since 1995. He was appointed a DFCM Research Fellow in 2000, and was the MSH ED research director from 2000-2014. He has authored over 50 peer-reviewed publications, and has lead projects in infectious disease, acute coronary syndromes and the management of alcohol withdrawal. He has collaborated on research projects led by others investigating asthma, COPD, syncope, atrial fibrillation, and heart failure. He has a growing interest in medical app development. In 2014 Dr. Borgundvaag was appointed Director of the newly created Schwartz/Reisman Emergency Medicine Institute at MSH. He is a Professor in the DFCM at the University of Toronto.

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