Dr. Paul MacDonald specializes in internal medicine and cardiology. CBRH is part of the Nova Scotia Health Authority and is a teaching hospital for the Faculty of Medicine at Dalhousie University. CBRH serves the local community and functions as a tertiary care referral hospital for Cape Breton Island residents. Research areas of interest include cardiology, oncology, and emergency medicine.


Canadian Heart Function Alliance (CHF), Cardiometabolic Health, Diabetes and Obesity Research Network (CMDO), Canadian Nephrology Trials Network (CNTN), Canadian Critical Care Trials Group (CCCTG), Canadian COVID-19 Emergency Department Rapid Response Network (CEDRRN), Canadian Research Network for Adult Congenital Heart Disease Interventions (CRN-ACHDi), Interventional Cardiology Network