Team: Dr. Alsaffar
Dr. Alsaffar: Medical Director
Dr. Alsaffar is a highly respected and experienced physician who has been providing care for the city of Ottawa for almost 30 years. Dr. Alsaffar is a graduate of the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin, Ireland. He has extensive knowledge and experience in specialised medical fields such as orthopedics, family practice at the St. Laurent Medical Center, Dr. Alsaffar is also a member of the Department of Medical Oncology at the Ottawa Hospital Cancer for almost 20 years. As part of Dr. Alsaffar’s wide range of care, he currently serves as the Medical Director for Garry J. Armstrong Nursing Home. As part of this role, he also serves as an executive member of the Ottawa Geriatric Family Practice Group made up of 25 doctors responsible for 17 nursing homes throughout the Ottawa-Carleton region.
In November of 2014, Dr Alsaffar opened the St. Laurent Medical Center, a newly built state of the art medical facility that is focused on ‘Excellence in Patient Care’. The core team of family practitioners, specialists and nursing staff are among the most recognised in their field.
In giving back to the community and to the field of medicine, Dr. Alsaffar volunteers as a medical examiner for the Medical Council of Canada. Dr. Alsaffar also served on the board for Habitat for Humanity.