Heather CurtisMD, FRCPC

Assistant Professor, Diagnostic Radiology Program Director


Email: heather.curtis@nshealth.ca
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


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


  • 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 Program Director for the Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program. 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 has has a special interest in medical education, serving as a Past-President of the Nova Scotia Association of Radiologists, the Undergraduate Program Director for Diagnostic Radiology at Dalhousie (2012-2021), and Assistant Program Director of the Diagnostic Radiology Resideny program before ultimately starting as Program Director in 2022.