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Frank Scheuermeyer


Dr. Frank Scheuermeyer completed medical school at the University of Alberta, residency training at the University of British Columbia, and is an emergency physician at St. Paul’s Hospital and Mount St. Joseph’s Hospital.

Research Interests

  • Cardiovascular emergencies
  • Emergency addictions services

He collaborates with cardiologists and radiologists to study the safe and efficient management of emergency department patients with acute chest pain and cardiac arrhythmias.

He is also interested in patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. He works with addictions and public health specialists to investigate prehospital and emergency treatment of patients with substance use issues. He serves on the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians Research Committee, reviews for many medical journals, and is a member of the editorial board of Annals of Emergency Medicine.

Additional Affiliations
  • Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, UBC
  • Interim Research Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, UBC
  • Director of Research, St Paul’s Hospital Emergency DepartmentInnovation Program Lead, BC
  • Emergency Medicine Network