Dr. Alisa Visram Bio


Dr. Alissa Visram is a hematologist at the Ottawa Hospital and an assistant professor within the Department of Medicine. She completed her hematology training at Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia, and her subspecialty clinical and research fellowship in plasma cell disorders at Mayo Clinic. Dr. Visram holds a Masters in Public Health and Epidemiology from Harvard University. She joined faculty in Ottawa in September of 2021 as a clinician investigator. Her clinical research is centered on understanding and improving health outcomes of patients with plasma cell disorders such as multiple myeloma and systemic light chain amyloidosis. Dr. Visram is also developing a translational research program in Ottawa to develop cost-effective and efficacious immunotherapies for patients with multiple myeloma.