Alexander NelsonMD, FRCPC

Assistant professor

Phone: 902-473-4024
Fax: 902-473-6202
Mailing Address: 
Division of Respirology
QEII - Halifax Infirmary Site
1796 Summer Street
Suite 4449 Halifax Infirmary
Halifax, NS B3H 3A7


Dr. Alex Nelson is a graduate of Dalhousie Medical School. He completed his core internal medicine training at the University of Saskatchewan, before returning to Halifax to complete his training in Respirology and then Sleep Medicine.

He currently works at the QEII Health Science Centre in Halifax where he splits his time between general respirology and sleep medicine, with an interest in respiratory care for patients with neuromuscular disease.

He is an assistant professor at Dalhousie University and is actively involved in medical education. He chairs the competency for the Respirology Training Program and oversees the Respirology component for the second year of Dalhousie Medical School.