Heather CurtisMD, FRCPC

Assistant Professor, Diagnostic Radiology Program Director


Email: heather.curtis@nshealth.ca
Phone: 902-470-8888
Fax: 902-473-2018
Mailing Address: 
QEII Health Sciences Centre, Victoria General Hospital, Victoria Building, Room 3237, 1276 South Park Street, PO BOX 9000, Halifax, NS B3H 2Y9
Research Topics:
  • Breast
  • Women's Imaging
  • QEII


  • President, Nova Scotia Association of Radiologists
  • Assistant professor, diagnostic radiology


  • Fellowship, women’s imaging, Department of Medical Imaging, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
  • Residency, diagnostic radiology, Dalhousie University
  • MD, Dalhousie University
  • MSc, immunology, McGill University
  • BSc, microbiology & immunology, McGill University


Dr. Heather Curtis is the Assistant Program Director for Diagnostic Radiology. She graduated from Dalhousie Medical School in 2003, and completed her residency in Diagnostic Imaging at Dalhousie University in 2009.  After completing Fellowship Training in Women’s Imaging at the University of Toronto in 2010, she returned to Halifax as a staff radiologist at the IWK with a focus on Women’s Imaging, and a cross-appointment at the QEII Health Sciences Centre in Breast Imaging.  In 2012, Dr. Curtis joined the QEII Diagnostic Imaging group on a full-time basis, specializing in Breast and Abdominal Imaging.

Dr. Curtis is Past-President of the Nova Scotia Association of Radiologists, and has been the Undergraduate Program Director for Diagnostic Imaging at Dalhousie since 2012.  She has a special interest in medical education and oversees the clinical electives program in the Department of Diagnostic Imaging.  She participates on several departmental committees including the Residency Program Committee and the Medical Education Council for the Department of Diagnostic Imaging.  She is actively participating in the development of a national curriculum for Undergraduate Radiology Education and is also actively involved with the Undergraduate Medical Education Working Group designing an Ultrasound Curriculum at Dalhousie University.