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Dr. Roya Dehghani-Yar

Elected Community Physician

Dr. Roya Dehghani- Yar is a family physician practicing in Hamilton since 2008. She is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Family Medicine Department at Mc Master University. She is involved in teaching medical student in Pro-Comp Program and is also a preceptor in the Physician Assistant program at Mc Master university. She is a member of OMA action network since 2006.

Dr. Dehghani-Yar obtained her MBBS degree followed by her postgraduate MD degree in Ophthalmology at AIIMS, New Delhi, India in 1990. She then practiced Ophthalmology in England until 1993.  In Canada, Dr Dehghani-Yar completed the Ontario IMG program, a year of residency in Internal Medicine followed by the Family Medicine Residency program at Toronto Western Hospital. She received her CCFP from the UOT in 2001.

Dr. Dehghani-Yar joined West Haldimand General Hospital in 2001 as an active staff member practicing Family Medicine, Medical Ophthalmology, Emergency Medicine, and attending inpatient care. She was elected as the President of Medical Staff Association in 2005 untill 2007. During that time she also served as a Member on the Board of Governors at the WHGH hospital .

Dr. Dehghani-Yar became a member of the FMAH Board when she was elected in 2008.