Dr. Muntasir Saffie

Division of Respirology

Muntasir M. Saffie


Assistant Professor, Division of Respirology, Department of Medicine






Clinical Interests

  • Tuberculosis, Nontuberculous Mycobacteria and Infectious Lung Diseases

Research Interests

  • Global health policy and its impact on pulmonary infections
  • Health system funding and policy

Education and Professional Standing

Dr. Saffie completed medical school at Saba University in Netherlands Antilles, residency in Internal Medicine at Western University and fellowship in Adult Respirology at the University of Toronto. He then pursued a two-year clinical scholarship focusing on tuberculosis and nontuberculous mycobacterial infections at McMaster University. Simultaneously he obtained a Masters of Health Sciences in Health Administration at the Institute for Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto. He has worked at the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Division of Health System Quality and Funding exploring policy options linking healthcare quality to funding in Ontario.

Dr. Saffie is an active medical staff at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton and Hamilton Health Sciences where he provides consultation services in Internal Medicine and Respirology.