Welcome to Capital Cardiology

 Capital Cardiology is committed to providing excellent cardiovascular care in the Ottawa region. 

About Us


Dr. Mohammed Nassoh Hafez , FRCPC, FACC, FCCP

Founder of Capital Cardiology

Graduated from the University of Ottawa Heart Institute after completing a three-year Cardiology Fellowship from 2009 to 2012. Dr. Hafez is Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons certified in Internal Medicine and in Cardiology. 

He is also American Board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine , and Critical Care Medicine. 

Dr. Hafez is certified in Cardiovascular Computed Tomography by Certification Board of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (CBCCT) and in Nuclear Cardiology by the Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology (CBNC). He is also a Testamur in Echocardiography by the American Board Examination Special Competence in Adult Echocardiography.

He is a Fellow of the Royal college of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, and the  American College of Chest Physicians.

Dr. Hafez completed an Internal Medicine residency in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania ,  he then completed an Intensive Care Fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh.

He began active practice as a Chief of Medicine and ICU in Carbonear, Newfoundland, and later as an Assistant Professor at Memorial University, in St. Johns. Dr. Hafez then moved to St. Catharines, ON where he launched a new ICU model in the St.Catharines General Hospital and worked as a full time Intensivist.

Dr. Hafez has privileges at the Montfort Hospital for Cardiology, Internal Medicine, and Critical Care. He is the Chief of Cardiology at Montfort Hospital. His major area of interest includes cardiac imaging, post myocardial infarction treatment, heart failure management, and medical education.

Dr. Hafez is fluent in English and Arabic. He is eager to enhance his French as part of his appointment to the Montfort Hospital. 

Dr. Hany Rizk, MD, FRCPC 

Dr. Hany Rizk attended University of Ottawa for his undergraduate degree in Health Sciences, as well as medical school, which he completed successfully in 2010. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at the Ottawa Hospital in 2013, acting as Chief Resident in his final year. 

He went on to complete Cardiology training, with focus on nuclear imaging, at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute, between 2013-2016. He subsequently completed one year of subspecialty training in Adult Echocardiography in 2017. He joined the Cardiology Division at the Montfort Hospital in July 2017, and is currently practicing at the Montfort Hospital and the University of Ottawa Heart Institute. 

He is the Director of the Echocardiography lab at Montfort Hospital .His areas of interest include valvular heart disease, secondary prevention following myocardial infarction and medical education.


Our history

Capital Cardiology was founded in 2017 by Dr. Mohammed Nassoh Hafez in Ottawa Ontario. 


Our mission

 Capital Cardiology is committed to providing excellent cardiovascular care in the Ottawa region. We are a comprehensive cardiovascular practice dedicated to ensuring the health and well-being of every patient. Utilizing state of the art technology and extensive team expertise, we thrive to deliver the highest quality approach in an efficient and timely manner.  






Adult Echocardiographic studies with or without contrast. For evaluation of cardiac structures and function .

Exercise Stress Test


We use wireless technology.

Holter monitor


Ambulatory rhythm monitoring for symptomatic and asymptomatic arrhythmias.


Disclosure of Interest

JNC Medical Inc. ("JNC Medical") is a distributor of a patch holter monitor device, which may be used by Capital Cardiology for the provision of holter monitoring services to our patients. Dr. Hafez, directly or indirectly, owns shares of both JNC Medical and Capital Cardiology and therefore has a commercial interest in the patch Holter Monitor. If you are prescribed a patch holter monitor, you can visit any local diagnostic facility of your choice should you not wish to seek holter monitoring services at Capital Cardiology. Alternatively, we would be happy to recommend a number of available facilities for which we have received positive feedback from our patients.

Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring


Advanced equipment for 24 hour ambulatory Blood Pressure monitoring .

Pharmacist consultation


Pharmacist work closely with our physicians, communicates with patients and other health care providers, follow up  upon request regarding cardiac medications prescribed by cardiologists at our centre. No prescription despensing.

Contact Us

Capital Cardiology

2 Gurdwara road K2E 1A2, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Phone : (613) 714- 9855 Fax : (613) 714- 9857