Pradeep Merchant


Pradeep Merchant
Assistant Professor


Office: 613-761-4267
Fax: 613-761-5385


Dr. Pradeep Merchant is a Paediatrician/Neonatologist and as a Site Chief of Division of Neonatology at the Ottawa Hospital-Civic campus, he has made numerous valuable contributions to the Ottawa medical community.

 He completed his Paediatric training at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario and subsequently, continued his career in the field of Neonatology at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. Following his fellowship in Neonatology, he joined the University of Ottawa’s Dept. of Paediatrics as an Assistant Professor.

In 1997, he was appointed as Chief of Division of Neonatology at the Ottawa Civic Hospital and the Medical Director of the Rich Little’s Special Care Nursery. He later became the Chief of the Division of Neonatology for the new amalgamated Ottawa Hospital and subsequently became Chief (A) of the Division of Neonatology of The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario. Currently, he is the Site Chief of the Division of Neonatology at the Civic Campus. In his leadership position, he has developed numerous policies and protocols in newborn care.

Dr. Merchant remains committed to the growth and vision of the Regional Health Care in the Ottawa-Carleton region and is engaged at various levels of local, regional, provincial and national organizations in providing the best possible health care to the youngest citizens of Canada.

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