Physician stories

Physician stories

Nova Scotians care about their doctors and want to celebrate the qualities that make them special. These stories highlight the great work local physicians are doing across the province, showcasing their expertise and leadership within health care, and within their communities.

Dr. Alison Wellwood

Dr. Alison Wellwood, Wolfville

For Wolfville family physician Dr. Alison Wellwood, it’s the deep connections she has with her patients that make her job so fulfilling. “You have a totally different depth of knowledge with your patients,” she said. “We specialise in our patients.”

Dr. Kris Srivasta

Dr. Kris Srivasta, Truro

Internal medicine specialist Dr. Kris Srivatsa is part of the intensive care team at the Colchester East Hants Health Centre in Truro. He knows that having strong connections at work and home is key to retaining physicians in Nova Scotia. 

Dr. Cathy Connell

Dr. Cathy Connell, Halifax

Halifax family physician Dr. Cathy Connell has practised for more than 33 years. Learn about the steps she took to find a physician to take over her family practice and how she continues to provide primary care obstetrics in the community. 

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