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Showcasing physicians

Doctors Nova Scotia is proud to profile Nova Scotia physicians who are working hard to provide patient care and promote healthy communities.

Inspiring healthy living

Get tips and advice on how to live your healthiest life, covering fitness, nutrition, mental health, self-care and much more.

Sharing your stories

Give an online shout-out to a physician who has made a difference in your life and we’ll share your message with them.

Dr. Gehad Gobran is the new president of Doctors Nova Scotia

Doctors Nova Scotia (DNS) has a new president. Dr. Gehad Gobran, a Halifax-based family physician, was sworn in as DNS’s new president at the association’s annual conference on June 8. “I think we lose sight of how good Nova Scotia’s medical system is when we only focus on the problems,”…

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Meet a family doctor helping Nova Scotians move more

As a physician treating patients at both his family practice and the emergency department at Dartmouth General Hospital, family physician Dr. Peter Leighton sees firsthand how Nova Scotians could benefit from making exercise part of their daily lives. “I see a lot of conditions that are preventable through lifestyle, both…

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5 fun things to do this long weekend

Victoria Day weekend – Canada’s unofficial start of summer – is almost here. The weather is warming up, gardens are coming into their own and, sure, it might not be swimming weather quite yet, but there’s nothing stopping you from heading out to enjoy some surf and sand at…

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Your Doctor

Doctors Nova Scotia is proud to showcase the work, expertise and dedication of physicians across the province. Post an online shout-out for a doctor who has made a difference in your life and we will pass it along to them.