Top 10 Canadian OB/GYNs to Follow on Twitter

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The next post in our “Top 10” series focuses on OB/GYNs, an up-and-coming voice in the Twitter Medical Community. Canadian Obstetrics and Gynaecology physicians are known to deal with debatably, some of the most important health issues in a woman’s life. That is why we have chosen to highlight the 10 physicians we believe are the ones that you need to be following on this platform!

Dr. Fiona Mattatall (@FionaMattatall)

With a following of 8,500, it is no surprise that Dr. Fiona finds herself on our list of the top 10 Canadian OB/GYNs to follow on Twitter. As an Assistant Professor at the University of Calgary in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Dr. Fiona is also an advocate for women’s health, trans health and inclusive care. With a feed that features multiple tweets a day, there is no hiding that she is passionate about the health of her fellow Albertans. 

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Dr. Marjorie Dixon (@DrMarjorieDixon)

You may recognize Dr. Marjorie from her multiple features on Cityline discussing everything from pregnancy during a pandemic to deciding which form of contraception is right for you. Her resume includes being an Infertility Specialist, Gyne Surgeon, women’s health advocate and above all being a firm believer in women’s empowerment. To keep up with her busy life, give her a follow!

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Dr. Yolanda Kirkham (@DrYolandaK)

As an OB/GYN, Pediatric/Adolescent Gynecologist and Endometriosis/vulva advocate, Dr. Yolanda has also taken on the task of being an advocate for mask wearing during the pandemic. Her tweets include myth-busting and trying to find the best way to navigate the “new normal” with her patients. She is a must-follow for all things OB/GYN and more.

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Dr. Don Wilson (@heiltsuk_paleo)

Dr. Don is an Indigenous OB/GYN practicing in Alberta. With multiple tweets and retweets every day, Dr. Don sure knows how to add a personal connection to the content he shares. Many of his tweets share personal stories about his career as an OB/GYN and his day-to-day life as a farmer and a father of four children. You can bet that you will never be bored when following his account.

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Dr. Amanda Selk (@DrAmandaSelk)

Dr. Amanda’s days are never boring! She is known for her positions as an Associate Professor at the University of Toronto in the Obstetrics & Gynaecology department, President Elect of the North American Chapter of International Society for the study of Vulvovaginal Disease (ISSVD) and as the President of the Society of Canadian Colposcopists. When she is not tending to each of these commitments, she spends her time hosting the podcast The Vulva Diaries that focuses on vulvovaginal disease education.

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Dr. Glenn D. Posner (@gdposner)

Dr. Glenn is unique in the way that he treats every patient the way he would want his own family member to be treated! As an OB/GYN, Associate Professor and clinician educator at the University of Ottawa, there are very few people that can match the passion he has for this specialty. His feed is full of retweets that will have you always up-to-date with the latest in Canadian medicine.

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Dr. Genevieve Eastabrook (@placentadoc)

Dr. Genevieve is an OB/GYN Scientist specifically focused on the placenta and maternal cardiometabolic health. She describes herself as an intersectional feminist and advocates for her patients and women in general. Her tweets combine a witty sense of humour while also focusing on the issues that are impacting Canadians. Dr. Genevieve is definitely one to watch in the Twitter OB/GYN space.

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Dr. David Rouselle (@DRouselle)

As an OB/GYN with years of experience under his belt, there was no way we could leave Dr. David off of our list. As the Past President for the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) in 2017, Dr. David is a trusted voice among OB/GYNs in the Twitter community. For the latest news in healthcare, his account is one that should be added to your list of followers.

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Dr. Sony S. Singh (@DrSonySinghMD)

Dr. Sony is an Associate Professor within the Department of OB/GYN at The Ottawa Hospital and the University of Ottawa. When scrolling through his feed, it is apparent that he likes to use his own stories and experiences within the content that he posts. He includes polls and photos of patients for his followers to interact with and always keeps his account up-to-date with the latest events and training opportunities that he is attending!

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Dr. Stephanie Cooper (@DrStephanieCoo1)

Dr. Stephanie spends her days as a high-risk OB/MFM. She also has a long list of labels that she has given herself including a vocal/passionate advocate for pregnant women, healthcare workers, pregnancy after loss, equality and ultimately quality and safety in obstetrics. Her website answers frequently asked questions from mothers and lists resources for pregnant women. She is a must-follow!

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Our list of the top 10 Canadian OB/GYNs features unique individuals based on their day-to-day duties and the work they put into advocating for issues that they are passionate about. However, one thing that brings them together is their passion for improving healthcare for Canadians, and that alone is something that each of them deserves a follow for.