Dr. Roanne Segal, Medical Oncologist
Dr. Segal received her Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy at McGill University and initially pursued a career in Sports Medicine Rehabilitation at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Montreal, followed by the Massachusetts General Hospital, in Boston. Thereafter, she returned to McGill University, where she received her medical degree.
Dr. Segal obtained her post-graduate training in Internal Medicine followed by Medical Oncology at the University of Ottawa, and then completed a Fellowship year in Gynecology Oncology in Toronto. She is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Integrated Cancer Program Ottawa Hospital, University of Ottawa, and became the Medical Director of the Oncology Rehabilitation Program in 1995.
The Oncology Rehabilitation Program was initially designed from a research platform but quickly developed a duo role serving as a clinical exercise program for patients in the region. This clinical portion of the program has now been enveloped into the Psychosocial Oncology Program. The research component continues to do work in the area of Breast and Colon cancer Lifestyle trials.
In 2011, Dr. Segal’s became Medical Lead of the Breast Disease Site and is also Head of the Survivorship Program.
Her main clinical areas of expertise are in the domains of Breast and Genito-Urinary Malignancy with Rehabilitation Oncology her main Research focus. She continues to teach at the Undergraduate, Graduate as well as Post Graduate levels and contributes to CME at the Provincial and National Levels.
In her spare time, Dr. Segal can be found cycling somewhere in the mountains!