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Penelope PoyahMD, FRCPC

Assistant professor

Division of Nephrology , Department of Medicine

Phone: 902-473-4021
Fax: 902-473-2675
Mailing Address: 
Division of Nephrology
QEII - Dickson Building
Suite 5092 Dickson Building
5820 University Avenue
Halifax, NS B3H 2Y9
 

Education

  • MD (University of British Columbia)
  • Residency, internal medicine (Dalhousie University)
  • Residency, nephrology (University of Calgary)

Biography

Dr. Poyah is assistant professor of medicine, co-chair of the continuous renal replacement therapies program and working group at the QEII Health Sciences Centre, and medical director of the QEII Renal Clinic. She also serves as director of postgraduate education in the Division of Nephrology. Her teaching efforts were recently recognized by an award for excellence in teaching from the Department of Medicine.

Clinical interests

Dr. Poyah has a keen interest in chronic kidney disease, hemodialysis, and acute kidney injury, with a special interest in acute dialysis modalities in critically ill patients. She was instrumental in the successful introduction of Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy at the QEII Health Sciences Centre, and now directs the QEII Renal Clinic which encompasses the Chronic Renal Insufficiency (CRIC) and Renal PATH (palliative and therapeutic harmonization) clinics.