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Our People

A close-knit team

The Division of Hematology includes hematologists as well as research and administrative staff. These individuals work together to:

  • provide the best possible care to people with hematological disorders
  • conduct leading research
  • deliver innovative education

Faculty members

Name Academic rank Special interest
Dr. Stephen Couban
Division head / service chief
Professor Bone Marrow Transplant
Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
Dr. David R. Anderson Professor Thrombosis
Perioperative Anticoagulation
Dr. Mahmoud Elsawy Assistant professor  
Dr. Louis Fernandez Professor
Dr. Nicholas Forward Assistant professor  
Dr. Wanda Hasegawa Assistant professor Bone Marrow Transplant
Dr. Ormille Hayne Associate professor
Benign Hematology
Dr. Mary Margaret Keating Assistant professor General Hematology
Dr. K. Sue Robinson Professor Bleeding Disorders
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Dr. Ismail Sharif Assistant professor  
Dr. Sudeep Shivakumar Associate professor Thrombosis
Perioperative Anticoagulation
Dr. Darrell White Professor Myeloma and Plasma Cell Dyscrasias

Cross appointments

Name Cross from
Dr. Conrad Fernandez Pediatrics
Dr. Ketan Kulkarni Pediatrics

Adjunct appointments

Name Site
Dr. Andrew Padmos
Ottawa, ON

Academic only appointments

(Academic rank)
Associated hospital
Dr. Nizar Abdel Samad
(assistant professor)
The Moncton Hospital
Dr. Terrance Comeau
(associate professor)
Saint John Regional
Dr. Sean Dolan
Saint John Regional
Dr. S. Elizabeth Zed
(assistant professor)
Saint John Regional