Michael L. WestMD, FRCPC, FACP


Related information

Phone: 902-473-5160
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:
  • Fabry disease
  • enzyme replacement therapy


  • MD (Queen’s University)
  • Internship and residency, internal medicine (Dalhousie University)
  • Residency, nephrology (University of Toronto)
  • Research fellowship in renal physiology and acid-base and electrolyte disorders (University of Toronto)


Dr. West is a professor of medicine and assistant dean of research for clinical trials at Dalhousie University. He is also the director of the Nova Scotia Fabry Disease Clinic. Dr. West is a past president of the Canadian Society of Nephrology.

Research interests

Dr. West is principal investigator of the Canadian Fabry Disease Initiative, a multi-centre national study of enzyme replacement therapy in Fabry Disease.