Christopher LightfootMD, FRCPC

Assistant Professor, Interventional Radiology Section Head


Phone: 902-473-4985
Fax: 902-473-4658
Mailing Address: 
QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax Infirmary Hospital 1796 Summer Street Diagnostic Imaging, 3rd Floor, Room 3308, Halifax, NS B3H 3A7


  • Fellowship, Interventional Radiology, University of Montreal
  • Residency, Diagnostic Radiology, Dalhousie University
  • Medical Doctorate, Dalhousie University
  • Emergency Medical Technician, Paramedic, Center for Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
  • Bachelor of Science, Bishop’s University, Lennoxville, PQ


Dr. Lightfoot is the Section Head for Interventional Radiology and an Assistant Professor at Dalhousie University. Dr. Lightfoot is a practicing physician at the QEII Health Sciences Centre. He is also the Sectio Head for Interventional Radiology. His specialty is interventional radiology with special interests in the following interventional clinical sub-specialties:

  • Vasular anomalies
  • Peripheral vascular disease
  • Hepatobiliary disease
  • Cardiac imaging

Dr. Lightfoot has written many papers and delivered talks on his sub-specialties. Both his academic teaching and his clinical work takes place at the VG Hospital, Halifax Infirmary and IWK Health Centre.