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Karthik TennankoreMD, SM, FRCPC

Associate professor

Division of Nephrology , Department of Medicine , Department of Surgery

Phone: 902-473-2099
Fax: 902-473-2675
Mailing Address: 
Division of Nephrology
QEII - Dickson Building
Suite 5090 Dickson Building
5820 University Avenue
Halifax, NS B3H 2Y9
Research Topics:
  • patient outcomes
  • dialysis
  • hemodialysis


  • MD (University of Western Ontario)
  • Residency, internal medicine and nephrology (Dalhousie University)
  • Clinical fellowship in home dialysis (University of Toronto)
  • MSc, clinical epidemiology (Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health)


Dr. Tennankore is a nephrologist and associate professor of medicine. His clinical expertise includes chronic kidney disease and home dialysis modalities (home hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis). In addition to resident clinical education, he has an interest in research methodology and runs the research rotation for nephrology trainees.

Research interests

Dr. Tennankore is interested in studying and improving outcomes of patients after initiation of dialysis and transplantation, and he is a part of national and international research initiatives in home hemodialysis. He is involved in clinical trials and conducts a number of prospective cohort studies in nephrology.