Tammy Keough-RyanMD, FRCPC


Phone: 902-473-2099
Fax: 902-473-2675
Mailing Address: 
Division of Nephrology
QEII - Dickson Building
Suite 5097 Dickson Building
5820 University Avenue
Halifax, NS B3H 2Y9


Dr. Tammy Keough-Ryan is a Professor of both Medicine and Surgery in the Faculty of Medicine at Dalhousie University and is a Nephrologist within the Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University. She received her MD from Memorial University followed by Internal Medicine residency and Nephrology subspecialty training at Dalhousie University and McGill University. She has a Master’s Degree in Community Health and Epidemiology from Dalhousie University and has an American Society of Transplantation accredited Medical Clinical Transplant Fellowship in Kidney Transplantation from MOTP, Dalhousie University.  Prior to medicine, she was a Director of Pharmacy at a tertiary care hospital as well as a community pharmacist.

Dr. Tammy Keough-Ryan was appointed as Interim Medical Lead, Multi-Organ Transplant Program of Atlantic Canada (MOTP) on February 28, 2019. Dr. Tammy Keough-Ryan will direct MOTP in a co-leadership team with Dr. Mark Walsh, Surgical Lead, and Kitty Connell, Administrative Lead.

She is currently the medical lead for kidney and pancreas transplantation, MOTP, the director of the renal transplant medical fellowship program and chair of the MOTP education committee.

Dr. Keough-Ryan is the central Atlantic representative on the national Kidney Transplant Advisory Committee with Canadian Blood Services and is a member of the Royal College Specialty committee for the Diploma Program for Solid Organ Transplantation.

Also an active member of the Policy Health Committee for Doctors NS. She is currently completing the Physician Leadership Development Program with Doctors NS.

Dr. Keough-Ryan has served on the national board of directors and on the education committee for both the Canadian Society of Transplantation and Canadian Society of Nephrology. She directed the Dalhousie University Royal College Adult Nephrology program for over 10 years and is a Royal College accreditation surveyor.