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Adrian Kuchtaruk

Adrian Kuchtaruk

Western University

Adrian is currently a medical student at Western University in the class of 2024. He completed his undergraduate science degree at Queen’s University and completed a subsequent Master of Science in the Aging and Health program at Queen’s as well. While in medical school, he has held several student research positions publishing multiple first author publications in the fields of interventional cardiology and hand and wrist surgery. Outside of academics, Adrian enjoys staying active, competing in basketball and volleyball intramurals and weight training. Adrian also enjoys playing the guitar and spending time outside hiking, paddleboarding, and snowboarding. Adrian is also passionate about giving back to his community in various ways. He volunteers with the Altitude Mentorship Program where he works with students interested in careers in healthcare from underrepresented populations and provides tutoring and mentorship services. He has also worked with the Trek for Teens Foundation since 2016, an organization that raises funds and awareness for youth homelessness in Canada. In this role, he has started two new regions in Kingston, Ontario, and Sudbury, Ontario, has worked as the Vice President of Operations, overseeing six departments overseeing the organization, and continues to serve on the Board of Directors. Adrian’s leadership and mentorship experiences stem from his desire to make a positive impact on the students that he works with. His passion for student empowerment and education led him to work as a consultant for MDConsultants where he is excited about helping students achieve their dreams of becoming a doctor!

Areas of Expertise

  • Education
  • Medical advisory
  • Public speaking
  • Research and development
  • Wellness coaching


  • MSc, Aging and Health, Queen’s University
  • MD, Faculty of Medicine, Western University
  • BSc (Hons.), Biology, Queen’s University

  • Application review
  • Interview preparation (Panel, MMI)
  • MCAT and Casper tutoring
  • Extracurricular guidance
  • Consulting on pathways to medicine
  • Healthcare career counselling

  • Adrian Kuchtaruk, MSc; Hongdao Dong, MD; Helen Jin, BSc; Justin Kang, BSc; Claire Wilson, PhD; Jacob Davidson, MSc; Roy Eagleson, PhD; Caitlin Symonette, MD. Assessment of finger dexterity through the DIGITS joint tracking web application – an evaluation study with comparison to the 9-hole pegboard test. Journal of Hand Therapy, 2023.
  • Robert T. Sparrow, MD; Luciano A. Sposato, MD, MBA; Mohamad A. Alkhouli, MD; Santiago Garcia, MD; Islam Y. Elgendy, MD; Adrian Kuchtaruk, MSc; Hani Jneid, MD; M. Chadi Alraies, MD; Santiago Ordonez, MD; Nikolaos Tzemos, MD; Mamas A. Mamas, BMBCh, DPhil; Rodrigo Bagur, MD, PhD. Readmissions after left atrial appendage closure in patients with previous ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack. Canadian Cardiovascular Society Open Journal, 2023.
  • Adrian Kuchtaruk, MSc; Catherine Joyes, MLIS; Samantha Dokis, PhD; Danielle Alcock, PhD; Lloy Wylie, MD; Sam Cronk, MA; Josee Paradis, MD; Lisa W Christian, OD. “Teaching cultural safety to health professional students through an interprofessional education workshop”. Abstract published to the Canadian Medical Education Journal (CMEJ), 2023.
  • Adrian Kuchtaruk, MSc; Sammie Sam Yee Yu,; Alla Iansavichene, MLIS; Jacob Davidson, MSc; Claire Wilson, PhD; Caitlin Symonette, MD, MSc. Scope, context, and quality of telerehabilitation used for wrist/finger range of motion assessment: a scoping review. Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Global Access, 2023.
  • Adrian Kuchtaruk, BSc; Robert T. Sparrow, MD, HBA; Lorenzo Azzalini, MD, PhD, MSc; Santiago García, MD; Pedro A. Villablanca, MD, MSc; Hani Jneid, MD; Islam Y. Elgendy, MD; M. Chadi Alraies, MD; Shubrandu S. Sanjoy, MPH, MSc; Mamas A. Mamas, BMBCh, DPhil; Rodrigo Bagur, MD, PhD, FRCPC, FAHA, FSCAI. Unplanned readmissions after Impella mechanical circulatory support. International Journal of Cardiology, 2023.
  • Adrian Baranchuk, MD; Bryce Alexander, BSc; Sohaib Haseeb; Henri Van Rooy; Omar Ibrahim, BMSc; Adrian Kuchtaruk; Wilma Hopman, MD; Göksel Çinier, MD; Marie-France Hetu, PhD; Terry Y Li, MSc; Amer M Johri, MD MSc FRCPC FASE. Interatrial block predicts atrial fibrillation in patients with carotid and coronary artery disease. Journal of Thoracic Disease, 2018.

  • Trek for Teens Foundation Board Member
  • Former Vice President of Operations of the Trek for Teens Foundation
  • Mentor for the Altitude Healthcare Mentorship Program
  • Leadership Advocacy Committee Executive – Canadian Federation of Medical Students
  • Business in Medicine Podcast Host and Founder


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