About Us

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Nova Scotia’s Centre for Anti-Aging Excellence

AdvanceMD is the first and only medical clinic in Nova Scotia, focusing on anti-aging medicine. AdvanceMD will help optimize your health through hormone rebalancing, nutrition, fitness, neutraceuticals, & aesthetic medicine.

Anti-aging medicine is founded on the application of advanced scientific and medical technologies for the early detection, prevention, treatment, and reversal of age-related dysfunction, disorders, and diseases such as heart disease, stroke, osteoporosis, diabetes, high blood pressure, arthritis, menopause and andropause.

Meet your Anti-Aging team

For Anti-Aging and Healthy Living

Christian Hackshaw

Owner and Director at AdvanceMD

Dr. Christian Hackshaw is the owner and director of AdvanceMD. He is board-certified in Family Practice and has extensive training in Anti-Aging Medicine. He obtained his medical degree from the University of British Columbia and completed his Family Practice residency training in B.C. Dr. Hackshaw went on to practice Emergency Medicine in both Canada and the U.S. before completing his Anti-Aging medical training through the American Academy of Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine (A4M).

Sherry MacKay

Clinic Manager

Sherry MacKay is our new clinic manager. Sherry brings a wonderful professionalism and warmth to our office, and, as an added bonus, she is a qualified aesthetician with years of experience in the field. Sherry is a wealth of knowledge on all things skin care and can answer many of your questions about the best products and services available.

Cassandra Burke

Ideal Protein Coach

The newest member of our team is Cassandra Burke. Cassandra has had
a longstanding passion for food, nutrition, and living an active lifestyle. She followed her passion by recently completing a Holistic Nutritionist degree. Cassandra is passionate about helping people feel good about themselves while achieving and maintaining their weight loss goals. Her compassionate approach to coaching comes from her own experience of living a Celiac (completely gluten free) lifestyle for the past 4 years. Cassandra can relate to the struggles of her clients and turns this knowledge into a more pleasant and successful weight loss experience.

Brooke Doyle

Nutrition Consultant

Brooke Doyle is WeightlossMD’s nutrition coach and is currently a level 3 advanced weightloss coach for Ideal Protein. Brooke has always been passionate about health, nutrition education and helping people to achieve a healthy weight. Her gentle, compassionate and non-judgmental style along with her education and partnership with Dr. Christian Hackshaw MD, has helped people to achieve rapid, safe and permanent weightloss.

OUR CLINIC

WHERE WE SHINE

ANTI-AGING

Advanced medical knowledge is now available to help you live longer and healthier into advanced age. AdvanceMD is Nova Scotia’s first and only medical clinic that focuses in anti-aging medicine.

HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY

At AdvanceMD we provide complete Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy. We will measure and evaluate your hormone levels and discuss
a replenishment program to optimize the deficient hormones to a more physiological level.

AESTHETIC MEDICINE

AdvanceMD provides clients with ways to look and feel younger with out expensive surgery that requires a lot of down-time for recovery.

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Call us directly   902-832-6000
210 Waterfront Dr. Suite 105, Bedford, NS B4A 0H3