Jonathan Theoret

A Deep Dive in Cardiac Tamponade

My Talk

Advanced diagnostic skills for effusion, tamponade physiology, and various techniques for pericardiocentesis.


Dr. Jonathan Theoret was born and raised in Montreal, Canada. He attended medical school
at McGill University and completed his Emergency Medicine specialty training at the
University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada. He subsequently completed a Point-of-Care
Ultrasound fellowship at Denver Health Medical Centre, in Denver, Colorado under
Professor John Kendall. Upon completion, Jon developed a Point-of-Care Ultrasound
Fellowship at the University of British Columbia, in Vancouver, Canada prior to relocating to
Australia in 2014. Jon has since been working at Gosford Hospital in New South Wales,
where he is now a senior staff specialist and the Director of Point-of-Care Ultrasound in the
Department of Emergency Medicine. Jon has been involved with EMUGs since 2017 and is
now on the Board of Directors. His specific Point-of-Care ultrasound interests include ED
echocardiography, regional anaesthesia, and of course credentialling, image archiving and
quality assurance. Jon is currently mid-way through completing his Masters of Clinical
Ultrasound at the University of Melbourne.