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Dr. Umesh H. Prabhu

Dr. Prabhu has been practising Internal Medicine/Gastroenterology at Yarmouth Regional Hospital since 1992. His areas of medical interest include management of patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Dyspepsia.

Dr. Prabhu has previously served in many administrative roles including Chief of Department of Medicine at Yarmouth Regional Hospital and other hospital committees. He was a member of the Board of Directors of Doctors Nova Scotia from 2006 to 2009.

After completing his residency training in Internal Medicine at Dalhousie University and obtaining Fellowship of Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) in Internal Medicine, he began his current staff position at Yarmouth Regional Hospital in 1992.

Dr. Prabhu is an Assistant Professor with the Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University. He is actively engaged in the teaching of family practice residents belonging to Dalhousie University South West Nova family practice residency training program.

Dr. Prabhu has two children, one of whom is currently a medical student at Dalhousie University. His interests include travelling and visiting Europe in particular to enjoy culture, architecture and history.