What we know so far about Brian Nadler, the doctor charged with 1st degree murder

What we know so far about Brian Nadler, the doctor charged with 1st degree murder

Dr Brian Nadler was arrested at the Hawkesbury District General Hospital Thursday evening as the OPP investigated several suspicious deaths at the hospital.
The next day, Nadler appeared in court and was charged with one count of first degree murder.

Alan Brass, Nadler’s Ottawa-based lawyer, says his client maintains his innocence.

Details are still emerging about the 35-year-old, who lives in Dollard-Des-Ormeaux, Que., But here’s what CBC News has learned so far.

2 charges of unprofessional conduct

After graduating from McGill University in Montreal in 2010, he went to the University of Alberta for surgery and internal medicine until 2014, according to an online database listing his post-training. university.

Subsequently, Nadler completed a residency at the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan from July 2014 to September 2018.

During that time, he faced two charges of unprofessional conduct, the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan said.

Nadler faced two charges of unprofessional conduct while at the University of Saskatchewan. (Professional Association of Resident Physicians of Alberta)

Documents show that one of the charges was allegedly calling a coworker a “slut” after an argument and telling someone else that he “felt like slapping” that coworker. Another charge involved keeping patient records.

The events relating to the two counts allegedly occurred on the same day in August 2014.

The college said he apologized and took a pair of ethics and record-keeping classes. He did not pursue the charges.

Nadler left to become a Geriatric Fellow at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine in September 2018.

He returned to Canada and obtained his license from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario in February 2020.

It is not known exactly when Nadler started working in Hawkesbury, which is located between Ottawa and Montreal.

His next court appearance is scheduled for April 6.


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