Raymond Viola
M.D., M.Sc., C.C.F.P.
End-of-life / Palliative care

Member, Division of Cancer Care and Epidemiology, Queen's University Cancer Research Institute

Assistant Professor, Departments of Medicine, Family Medicine and Oncology, Queen's University

Palliative Care Physician, Palliative Care Medicine Program, Southeastern Ontario Health Sciences Complex, Kingston, Ontario

Consultant, Kingston Regional Cancer Centre, Kingston, Ontario

Queen's University Cancer Research Institute
Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6
Ph. (613) 549-6666, ext. 3223


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Ray Viola has been a Palliative Care physician since 1991. He trained in medicine at the University of Toronto, family medicine at Queen's and palliative medicine at the University of Ottawa. He obtained a Masters degree in epidemiology at the University of Ottawa in 1997. His research interests are in end-of-life/palliative care. He joined the faculty at Queen's in July 2003 and at RORU/CCE he is carrying out end-of-life health services research. He is a Career Scientist of the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.