Hematology is the branch of medicine that is concerned with the etiology, diagnosis, treatment, prognosis and prevention of blood diseases.

The Providence Health Care Division of Hematology comprises a faculty of seven clinicians who are actively involved in the care of patients with a wide spectrum of hematological disease from the province of BC and the Yukon.  The faculty provides primary and consultative care for patients in hospital at St. Paul's, and outpatients in a clinic or office setting.

St. Paul's Hospital is the Provincial Centre for the Adult Hemophilia, Hemoglobinopathy, and Hemosiderosis Programs.

Contact Information
Division of Hematology
440 - 1144 Burrard Street
Vancouver, B.C., V6Z 2A5
Telephone: 604-684-5794
Website: providencehematology.com

Dr. Hatoon Ezzat, Clinical Associate Professor and Division Head

Dr. Heather Leitch, Clinical Professor
Dr. Shannon Jackson, Clinical Associate Professor
Dr. Chantal Leger, Clinical Associate Professor
Dr. Khaled Ramadan, Clinical Associate Professor 


The Division of Hematology continues its longstanding tradition of excellence in clinical teaching. Members participate in the teaching activities of the undergraduate and postgraduate programs in the Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia. 


Members conduct clinical research related to thrombosis, bleeding disorders, hematological malignancies, iron overload and HIV/AIDS. Significant contributions are made to national and international studies. For more information about the Hematology Research Group, please click here.