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  • Shawn Aaron MD FRCPC

    Physician Bio

    Shawn Aaron MD FRCPC

    Dr. Aaron led the Division of Respiratory Medicine at The Ottawa Hospital for the past 10 years.  During this time the Division has successfully recruited several promising clinician scientists.  Dr. Shawn Aaron is a Professor at The University of Ottawa and a Senior Scientist at the Ottawa Health Research Institute.  Dr. Aaron’s research interests are in COPD, asthma and cystic fibrosis.  His research focus is in clinical and epidemiologic studies, with a specific interest in the critical assessment of interventions designed to prevent exacerbations and improve the diagnosis and treatment of exacerbations of COPD and cystic fibrosis.

    Physician Contact
    Title: Respirologist
    Phone: 613 737 8899 ext. 74729
    Office:

    Ottawa Hospital - General Campus

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    Administrative Contact
    Name: Leslie Goulding
    Phone: 613 737 8899 ext. 74729
    Fax: 613 739 6807
    Mailing Address: Ottawa Hospital - General Campus, 501 Smyth Road, Box 211 Ottawa, ON K1H 8L6
  • Hussein Abujrad MD, FRCPC

    Physician Bio

    Career Path: Clinician Investigator

    Dr. Abujrad is an endocrinologist in the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism at The Ottawa Hospital and an assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Ottawa, Canada. He received his medical degree (MBBCh) from the University of Tripoli, Libya. Dr. Abujrad undertook Internal Medicine residency and post-graduate training in Endocrinology at the University of Ottawa.

    Dr. Abujrad ‘s research focus is Dyslipidemia and Inflammation in Chronic Kidney disease.

    Dr. Abujrad has been a staff physician at the Ottawa Hospital since 2011. He sees patients at outpatient Endocrine and Diabetes clinic at The Ottawa Hospital (Riverside Campus) and he provides in-patient consultations at the Ottawa Hospitals.

    Dr. Abujrad is involved in the education of medical students, residents and endocrinology fellows.

    Physician Contact
    Title: Endocrinologist
    Office:

    4th floor Riverside Campus

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    Administrative Contact
    Name: Shauna Fairchild
    Phone: 613-738-8400 ext 88333
    Fax: 613-738-8261
    Mailing Address: Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism Ottawa Hospital – Riverside Campus 1967 Riverside Drive, 4th floor Ottawa, ON K1H 7W9
  • David Allan MD FRCPC

    Physician Bio

    Faculty Career Path – Clinician Scientist

    Associate Scientist, Regenerative Medicine, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

    Assistant Professor, Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine and Biochemistry, Microbiology & Immunology, University of Ottawa

    Adjunct Scientist, Canadian Blood Services

    Dr. Allan is a clinician-researcher with the Blood and Marrow Transplant Program at The University of Ottawa and the Sprott Centre for Stem Cell Research in the Regenerative Medicine Program at The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. He is a graduate of Queen’s University and completed residency in Internal Medicine and Hematology at the University of Toronto and University of Western Ontario. As a post-MD research fellow at Robarts Research Institute, he studied the regenerative function of hematopoietic stem cells. Prior to arriving in Ottawa in 2005, Dr. Allan completed a clinical fellowship in blood and marrow transplantation at the Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital in Montreal.

    Physician Contact
    Title: Clinical Hematologist
    Phone: 613 737 8899 x 75055
    Office:

    613 737 8899 x 75055

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    Administrative Contact
    Name: Stéphanie Rochette
    Phone: 613 737 8899 x 75055
    Fax: 613 737 8861
    Email: srochette@toh.on.ca
    Mailing Address: The Ottawa Hospital General Campus 501 Smyth Road, Box 704 Ottawa, ON K1H 8L6
  • Sultan Altouri MD FRCPC

    Physician Bio

    Dr. Sultan Altouri has been recently appointed to The Department of Medicine in the Division of Hematology, effective July 2017.

    Dr. Altouri obtained his MBBS at King Khalid University in Saudi Arabia.  He completed his Internal Medicine residency training and Hematology fellowship programs at McGill University between 2006 and 2011.  Then, at the University of Ottawa, he has completed fellowships in Bone Marrow Transplantation and a lymphoma/myeloma between 2011-2015.

     In August 2015, he joined the division of Hematology at The Ottawa Hospital as a locum staff. Dr. Altouri practices Bone Marrow Transplantation and Malignant Hematology at the General Campus of The Ottawa Hospital.

    Physician Contact
    Phone: 613 737 8899 x 79075
    Email: saltouri@toh.ca
    Office:

    General Campus, Centre for Practice Changing Research, L2280

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  • Gonzalo Alvarez MD FRCPC

    Physician Bio

    Dr. Alvarez is the Head of the Division of Respirology, an Associate Professor of Medicine at The University of Ottawa and a Scientist at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI). He was appointed to the Division of Respirology in 2006 and cross appointed to the Division of Infectious Diseases at The Ottawa Hospital after completing 2 years as a clinical scholar during which he obtained his Masters of Public Health at Harvard University. Read more about Dr. Alvarez…

    Physician Contact
    Title: Head, Division of Respirology
    Office:

    The Ottawa Hospital - General Campus

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    Administrative Contact
    Name: Leslie Goulding
    Phone: 613 737 8899 ext. 74729
    Email: lgoulding@toh.ca
  • Kayvan Amjadi MD FRCPC

    Physician Bio

    Faculty Career Path: Clinician Investigator

    Director, Interventional Pulmonology

    Dr. Amjadi is a pulmonologist in the Division of Pulmonology who has a cross appointment in the Division of Palliative Care. He is the medical leader of the PleurX Clinic at the Cancer Assessment Centre at the General Campus for patients with pleural effusions and medical leader of the new Dyspnea Clinic at the Cancer Centre.

    Physician Contact
    Title: Director, Interventional Pulmonology
    Phone: 613 798 5555 ext 18139
    Email: kamjadi@toh.on.ca
    Office:

    The Ottawa Hospital
    Civic and General Campuses

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    Administrative Contact
    Name: Brenda Patenaude
    Phone: 613 798 5555 ext 18139
    Fax: 613 761 4152
    Email: brepatenaude@toh.on.ca
    Mailing Address: 1053 Carling Avenue Ottawa, ON K1Y 4E9
  • Jonathan Angel MD FRCPC

    Physician Bio

    Jonathan Angel MD FRCPC

    Head, Division of Infectious Diseases

    Dr. Angel graduated from medical school at the University of Toronto in 1988 which was followed by an internal medicine residency in Toronto. After one year as the chief medical resident at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver, he did his clinical and research infectious diseases training at the New England Medical Centre/Tufts University in Boston supported by an MRC fellowship.

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    Physician Contact
    Title: Head, Division of Infectious Diseases
    Phone: 613-737-8899 x 72406
    Office:

    Ottawa Hospital - General Campus

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    Administrative Contact
    Name: Valérie Ilnicki
    Phone: 613-737-8899 x 72406
    Fax: 613-737-8164
    Email: vilnicki@toh.on.ca
    Mailing Address: Ottawa Hospital - General Campus, 501 Smyth Road, Box 223, G-12, Ottawa, ON K1H 8L6
  • Amel Arnaout MD FRCPC

    Physician Bio

    AMEL ARNAOUT MD FRCPC

    Dr. Amel Arnaout is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Ottawa and the Program Director for the Endocrinology and Metabolism Residency Training Program.

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    Physician Contact
    Title: Endocrinologist
    Phone: 613 738 8400 ext. 88333
    Office:

    Riverside Campus

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    Administrative Contact
    Name: Kristen Rae
    Phone: Ext. 81945
    Fax: 613-738-8261
    Email: krae@toh.ca
    Mailing Address: Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism The Ottawa Hospital Riverside Campus, 4th floor 1967 Riverside Dr., Ottawa, ON K1H 7W9
  • Tim Asmis BSc MD FRCPC

    Physician Bio

    Faculty Career Path: Clinician Investigator

    Dr. Asmis is a Medical Oncologist who specializes in Gastrointestinal cancers and sarcoma at the Ottawa Hospital Cancer Centre.  He completed his medical training in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology at theUniversityofOttawa.  He also completed a fellowship in gastrointestinal oncology at theMemorialSloanKetteringCancerCenter.  Dr. Asmis has a strong interest in research, and he has published his work in peer-reviewed journals, and has presented at national and international meetings.  He also has a strong interest in teaching medical students, residents and other members of the oncology team.  He was awarded the 2009 “Golden Throat Award” as the best teacher in Medical Oncology at theUniversityofOttawa, where he is an Assistant Professor of Medicine.

     

    Physician Contact
    Title: Medical Oncologist, Assistant Professor
    Phone: 613-737-8899 x 70170
    Office:

    The Ottawa Hospital, Cancer Centre, 501 Smyth Road, Box 912 Ottawa, ON K1H 8L6

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    Administrative Contact
    Name: Monica Skillen
    Phone: 613-737-8899 x 70170
    Fax: 613-247-3511
    Email: mskillen@toh.on.ca
    Mailing Address: The Ottawa Hospital, Cancer Centre, 501 Smyth Road, Box 912 Ottawa, ON K1H 8L6
  • Harold Atkins MD FRCPC

    Physician Bio

    Faculty Career Path: Clinician Scientist

    Scientist, Cancer Therapeutics and Medical Director, Regenerative Medicine, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

    Physician, The Ottawa Hospital Blood Bone Marrow Transplant Program

    Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Ottawa

    No bio available at this time.

    Physician Contact
    Title: Clinical Hematologist
    Phone: 613 737 7700 ext. 70341
    Email: hatkins@ohri.ca
    Office:

    613 737 7700 ext. 70341

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    Administrative Contact
    Name: Patty Lidster
    Phone: 613 737 7700 ext. 70341
    Fax: 613 737 8768
    Email: plidster@ohri.ca
    Mailing Address: The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute 501 Smyth Road, Box 926 Ottawa, ON K1H 8L6
  • Andrew Aw FRCPC

    Physician Bio

    Andrew Aw has been recently appointed to the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hematology.  He obtained his BASc (Electrical Engineering) at Queen’s University followed by his MEng (Biomedical Engineering) and medical degree at McGill University.  He completed core internal medicine and hematology fellowship training at the University of Ottawa, serving as chief medical resident from 2011-2012 and chief hematology resident from 2013-2014.  Subsequently, he completed a fellowship in lymphoproliferative disorders and an MSc in Epidemiology at the University of Ottawa in addition to the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada’s Clinical Investigator Program.  He also obtained further clinical training at the Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) Center at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, MA.  Andrew practices malignant hematology at the Ottawa Hospital, General Campus, with a focus on patients with lymphoma and CLL.

    Administrative Contact
    Name: Tanya Thibault
    Email: tthibault@toh.ca
  • Sibel Zehra Aydin MD

    Physician Bio

    Dr. Sibel Z. Aydin completed her undergraduate medical education at the Istanbul University, Faculty of Medicine in 2000. She received her degree in internal medicine and worked as chief resident at the same department in 2005. During her training in Rheumatology at the same university between 2005 and 2009, Dr. Aydin developed an interest in imaging in inflammatory arthritis. She received a fellowship from the University of Leeds between 2009 and 2011 in this area. In 2012 she became an Associate Professor and joined our Department of Medicine in 2015. Dr. Aydin practices Rheumatology in Riverside Campus of the Ottawa Hospital and is also a Clinician Investigator in the Clinical Epidemiology Program at the OHRI. Her main research interest is imaging in inflammatory arthritis where she focuses on identification of true inflammation, accurate assessment of radiographic involvement in inflammatory arthritis and predictive factors to develop inflammatory arthritis in psoriasis.

    Physician Contact
    Title: Sibel Zehra Aydin
    Phone: 613-738-8400 ext. 82883
    Office:

    Riverside Campus

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    Administrative Contact
    Name: Lori Ann Baccardax
    Phone: 738-8400 ext 82883
    Fax: 738-8209
    Email: lobaccardax@toh.ca
    Mailing Address: 1967 Riverside Drive Room 6-25, Box 37 Ottawa, ON K1H 7W9
  • Nahid Azad MD FRCPC

    Physician Bio

    Dr. Azad is an innovative academic physician focused on advancing women’s health services, leading integrated curriculum development, fostering women’s career advancement, and promoting gender equity. Dr. Azad achieved the academic rank of full professor in 2011 for her scholarship as a clinician teacher and researcher. As a geriatrician in full clinical practice, she has held many leadership positions. Her clinical research focuses mainly on heart failure and cardiovascular disease and gender differences in health – particularly in older women. Dr. Azad interest is in both the area of patient care quality and safety and the area of cardio-geriatrics program for the frail elderly.

    Activitieshighlights:

    • President of the Federation of Medical Women of Canada – a national organization in support of women’s leadership and health issues
    • Director, U.O. Faculty of Medicine and the National/Provincial Chair of Equity, Diversity and Gender issues – reporting to the deans of six Ontario medical schools and the board of the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada
    • Head of the Division of Geriatric Services at the Ottawa General Hospital. Post-amalgamation, she became Director of the Geriatric Assessment Inpatient Unit at the Ottawa Hospital, where she was responsible for overall service quality
    • Has led peer reviewed RCT, multidisciplinary management of older women with congestive heart failure in the community (Women’s Health Council of Ontario)
    • Co-investigator of the POWER Study on Ontario Women’s Health and has been a national advisor to the Ministry of Health Strategic Planning for Older Women’s Health Priorities
    • The CLIMBE: A HANDBOOK FOR WOMEN ACADEMIC PHYSICIANS. Co-authoring Academic Advancement for Medical Women
    • Advanced Tele-Health services to dementia patients
    • Has led the integration of gender and health teaching at the undergrad. curriculum at UO: a provincial collaborative curriculum [genderandhealth.ca]
    • Advisor and invited collaborator to national and international medical school curriculum development  (McMaster University; Radboud Univeristy, Netherland)
    • Invited contributor to the North American Summit 2015 Sex and Gender Medical Education at Mayo clinic http://sgbmeducationsummit.com/summit-proceedings/
    • Representing Canada to a NIA funded project in 2015 Workshop on Multimorbidity in Older Adults with CVD at ACC Heart House

    Recent Awards:

    • 2013 – Certified Physician Executive designation from the Canadian Society of Physician Executive (CCPE)
    • 2013 – Certified Patient Safety Education Program (patientsafetyinstitute.ca)
    • 2012 – Certified Champlain LHIN Senior Leadership Program
    • 2010 – U.O. has recognized her among 16 extraordinary women in academia
    • 2007 – AFMC May Cohen Gender Equity Award
    • 2009 – Faculty of Medicine Excellence in Teaching Award
    Physician Contact
    Title: Geriatrician
    Phone: 613-761-4195
    Office:

    Ottawa Hospital - Civic Campus, Geriatrics Assessment Unit

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    Administrative Contact
    Name: Liz Lacasse
    Phone: 613-761-4195
    Fax: 613-761-5334
    Email: elacasse@toh.on.ca
    Mailing Address: Ottawa Hospital - Civic Campus, Geriatrics Assessment Unit, 1053 Carling Ave, Box 678, Ottawa, ON K1Y 4E9