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Dr. Jess Fiedorowiczhe/himHead and Chief, Department of Mental Health
Dr. Jess Fiedorowicz is shining a light on mental health through his work and research at The Ottawa Hospital. Originally from the U.S., Dr. Fiedorowicz has been at our hospital since 2020 as the Head and Chief of the Department of Mental Health. Continue Reading A conversation with Dr. Jess Fiedorowicz
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Dr. Sudhir Nagpalhe/himChief of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery & Clinical Investigator
As the Chief of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at The Ottawa Hospital since 2012, Dr. Nagpal is leading what is now considered a renowned vascular surgical team that is on the cutting edge of new surgical techniques. Continue Reading A conversation with vascular surgeon Dr. Sudhir Nagpal
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Dr. Carolyn Nessimshe/herSurgical Oncologist, Clinician Investigator
Dr. Carolyn Nessim is a Surgical Oncologist at The Ottawa Hospital, as well as a Clinician Investigator at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI). While she specializes in soft tissue sarcoma, melanoma, and gastric cancer, her expertise is wide-ranging as she collaborates with other researchers in addition to treating patients. Continue Reading A conversation with Surgical Oncologist, Dr. Carolyn Nessim
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Dr. John Sinclairhe/himDirector of Neurosurgical Oncology & Director of Cerebrovascular Surgery
Dr. Sinclair is an innovator and always on the lookout for the latest treatment options for our patients. It was this drive that helped bring the CyberKnife, Advanced Awake Craniotomy techniques and most recently Fluorescence-Guided Surgery to our hospital. With tools like these at their disposal, Dr. Sinclair and his colleagues have increased survival rates for our brain tumour patients. Continue Reading A conversation with neurosurgeon Dr. John Sinclair
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Dr. Fahad Alkherayfhe/himDirector, Skull Base Program, Neurosurgery Division
Dr. Fahad Alkherayf is the Director of the Clinical Research Program in the Neurosurgery Division of The Ottawa Hospital. As a neurosurgeon, he specializes in minimally invasive surgeries, which use much smaller incisions than traditional surgeries. As a result, they can mean less pain, lower chance of infection, and quicker recovery time. Continue Reading A glimpse inside the mind of neurosurgery expert, Dr. Fahad Alkherayf
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