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Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
Amherst, Nova Scotia



Community Details


Amherst is a border community in Nova Scotia, just minutes away from New Brunswick and Confederation Bridge to PEI. For those who enjoy the outdoors lifestyle the area is a wonderful four season setting for golfing, hiking, both cross country and downhill skiing, cycling as well as near beautiful warm sandy beaches . There is ample opportunity to explore the area including the Unesco Heritage Site Joggins Fossil Cliffs, the highest tides in the world and Cape Chignecto Park, a hiker’s paradise. With Mount Allison University nearby , this is an excellent community to live and work and play.


Practice Details


 The Department of Otolaryngology currently has 2 full time otolaryngologists with one hoping to retire soon, so the successful candidate would be taking over a well-established practice. Full spectrum General Otolaryngology with an interest in otology would be an asset. It is conveniently located in the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre a regional hospital, with OR across the hall and ER and Ambulatory Care centres just below.  Superbly equipped modern office with multiple scopes, equipment and reprocessing all supplied by hospital. There is minimal overhead, and fully functioning Accuro EMR and call requirements are minimal.




Royal College of Surgeons Canada

Full/Provisional Licensure with College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia.

CMPA coverage.




Fee for service



Nova Scotia Health Authority 

Site Visit Program

Relocation Allowance


Department of Health & Wellness

Tuition Relief and Debt Assistance


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Northern Zone: Colchester East Hants, Cumberland, and Pictou

Locally-crafted wine? Winter adventures? Fresh lobster? This beautiful part of the province has something for everyone – it’s as diverse in landscape as it is in recreational opportunities. Spanning from the warm water beaches of the Northumberland Straight to the surreally stunning Bay of Fundy, the region features vibrant towns, the province’s best downhill skiing, festivals and events galore, and a terroir ideal for the production of wine.