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Gokul Vidyasankar

B. Eng., MD, FRCPC

Associate Professor of Medicine (Respirology)

Health Sciences Centre, Room 4312B
300 Prince Philip Drive, St. John’s, NL
A1B 3V6
t: 709-777-1554
f: 709-777-8560


What brought me to MUN? What keeps me at MUN?

Dr. Vidyasankar grew up in St. John’s, Newfoundland, and has always considered this province as home.  He joined Memorial University in 2014, and has been happy to be a part of this robust and diverse group of faculty.


-          BSc. Biological Engineering, University of Guelph (2005)
-          MD, Memorial University (2009)


-          Internal Medicine, Memorial University (2012)
-          Clinical Fellowship in Respirology (2014)
Research/Teaching Summary:
Dr. Vidyasankar’s primary focus as a faculty is in teaching and education, and is one of the most satisfying parts of his job.  He is involved with teaching and training both undergraduate and postgraduate students on an ongoing basis, and is an active member of the Phase III (undergraduate) management team.  

Clinical Interests include Cystic Fibrosis and Interstitial Lung Disease.

(1)  Dr. John Simpson Memorial Award (2012)
(2)  Dr. Missan Postgraduate Cardiology Scholarship in Medicine (2012)