Dr. Leah Nemiroff is a staff Geriatrician and Assistant Professor in the Division of Geriatric Medicine at Queen's University.
Her clinical work focuses on Specialized Geriatrics services at Providence Care Hospital (inpatient geriatric rehabilitation and outpatient geriatric medicine clinics) and Kingston General Hospital (geriatrics consult service).
Dr Nemiroff’s educational roles include supervising clinical clerks and residents on geriatrics rotations, and teaching undergraduate Clinical Skills.
She is originally from Montreal but moved to Nova Scotia in 2006 to pursue a Master's degree at Dalhousie University. She stayed in the Maritimes to complete her medical degree, Internal Medicine residency, and Geriatric Medicine subspecialty training at Dalhousie.
She loves the complexity of Geriatrics, and her clinical interests are broad, ranging from general geriatrics, dementia and frailty to end-of-life care. Her research interests include deprescribing and medication optimization, advance care planning, and medical education.