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Desmond LeddinMBBCh, FRCPC


Division of Digestive Care & Endoscopy , Department of Medicine

Email: desmond.leddin@nshealth.ca
Phone: 902-473-4585
Fax: 902-473-4406
Mailing Address: 
QEII - Victoria Building
Suite 932 Victoria Building
1276 South Park Street
Halifax, NS B3H 2Y9


Dr. Desmond Leddin is a gastroenterologist and professor of medicine. He heads the Canadian Association of Gastroenterology policy committees on patient access to care and colon cancer screening, and the World Congress of Gastroenterology training committee. Earlier in his career, he was president of the Canadian Association of Gastroenterologists.

Research interests

Dr. Leddin’s clinical and research interests are in colon cancer, inflammatory bowel disease and patient access to care.

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