David BarnesMD, FRCPC



Email: dcbarnes@dal.ca
Phone: 902-473-5452
Fax: 902-473-2018
Mailing Address: 
QEII Health Sciences Centre, Victoria General Hospital, Victoria Building, 3rd Floor, North Wing, 1276 South Park Street, PO BOX 9000, Halifax, NS B3H 2Y9
Research Topics:
  • Nuclear medicine
  • QEII


  • Residency, nuclear medicine, University of Western Ontario
  • Residency, radiology/nuclear medicine, Dalhousie University
  • Internship, rotating internship, University Hospital, London, Ontario
  • Medical Degree, Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • Premedical, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Major: Chemistry  


Dr. Barnes practiced family medicine at the student health clinic at the University of Waterloo before coming to Dalhousie for a residency in radiology and nuclear medicine. He completed a nuclear medicine residency at the University of Western Ontario prior to joining the faculty at Dalhousie in 1989. He's been the nuclear medicine program director, the department research director and previous Department Head from 2009 to 2019.

Research interests:

  • Bone SPECT
  • Spondylarthropathies
  • MIBG
  • Thromboembolic disease