Our People

A team of world-class academic nephrologists

Our academic nephrologists at Nova Scotia Health and affiliated nephrologists at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital have academic appointments with Dalhousie University. All are actively involved in medical education at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, as well as in continuing professional development for physicians. Division members are also involved in clinical research, including pharmaceutical-based clinical trials.

Name Special interest
Dr. Steven Soroka
Interim division head
Dr. Karthik Tennankore
Interim division head
Kidney Transplantation
Dr. David Clark Home Dialysis
Dr. Christine Dipchand  
Dr. Neil Finkle  
Dr. Tammy Keough-Ryan Renal Transplant
Dr. Keigan More  
Dr. Romuald Panek  
Dr. Penelope Poyah  
Dr. Amanda Vinson
Dr. Kenneth West Renal Transplant
Dr. Michael West Fabry Disease


Name Locum
Dr. Gaeth Al-Zaneen September 1, 2023 to June 30, 2024
Dr. Mohamed Elbokl Term position
Dr. Bryce Kiberd Extended until September 2024
Dr. George Worthen  

Cross appointments

Name Cross from
Dr. Laurette Geldenhuys

Adjunct appointments

Name Site
Dr. Ahmad Tarakji
King Saudi University

Academic only appointments

Dr. Michael Girsberger Charlottetown, PEI
Dr. Nessa Gogan
Saint John, NB
Dr. Thomas Hewlett
Sydney, NS
Dr. Martin MacKinnon
Saint John, NB
Dr. A. Ross Morton
Saint John, NB
Dr. Christine Pippy
Saint John, NB    
Dr. Paul Sohi
Saint John, NB
Dr. Senyo Tagboto
Yarmouth, NS
Dr. Siva Thanamayooran
Sydney, NS
Dr. Gordon Yeung
Sydney, NS