Christine DipchandMD, FRCPC


Phone: 902-473-2099
Fax: 902-473-2675
Mailing Address: 
Division of Nephrology
QEII - Dickson Building
Suite 5098 Dickson Building
5820 University Avenue
Halifax, NS B3H 2Y9
Research Topics:
  • kidney disease
  • kidney donation


  • MD (University of Western Ontario)
  • Residency, internal medicine and nephrology (Dalhousie University)
  • MSc, epidemiology (McMaster University)


Dr. Dipchand is a professor of medicine and nephrologist. She is an awarded educator who has held significant administrative roles in undergraduate and postgraduate medical education. She has received two Excellence in Education Awards from the Department of Medicine and a Certificate of Merit for outstanding contributions to medical education by the Canadian Association for Medical Education (2013).

Research and clinical interests

Dr. Christine Dipchand has an interest in living kidney donation and is the medical director of the living kidney donation program of the multi-organ transplant program in Atlantic Canada. She participates in local, regional and national initiatives on this topic and is a member of a research group that focuses on living kidney donation.