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Our more than 600 talented and caring physicians at Niagara Health make a meaningful difference each day in the lives of our patients and their families.  

Dr. Hari Vasan, Niagara Health’s Hospital Donation Physician and Medical Director of the Critical Response Team.

Dr. Uthra Mohan, Gynecologist

Dr. Benjamin Tam

Building together with Dr. Benjamin Tam

Posted May 19th, 2022

Building together with Dr. Benjamin Tam

When the position for Digital Strategy Physician Lead for Niagara Health’s hospital information system project first came available, Dr. Ben Tam was immediately interested.

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Patient grateful for care at new Gynecology Clinic

Posted May 19th, 2022

Patient grateful for care at new Gynecology Clinic

New Gynecology Clinic enables patients to schedule minimally invasive procedures more quickly, providing improved quality of care.

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Niagara Health recognizes contributions of physicians on Doctors’ Day

Posted Apr 27th, 2022

Niagara Health recognizes contributions of physicians on Doctors’ Day

Niagara Health is expressing appreciation and recognition of our more than 600 physicians and those in the community this Doctors’ Day on Sunday, May 1.

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Our physicians, from a wide range of specialties, are committed to the highest standards of care. They work together with other members of our multidisciplinary team to make a significant impact in the lives of the people we serve.

Success in physician recruitment

We continue to have great success in retaining and recruiting the best and brightest to work at our sites across Niagara. Since 2014, there have been more than 180 physician recruitments and leadership appointments at Niagara Health as we continue to attract specialists from across Canada and the world.

Some of our most recent physician recruits

New physician recruits - 2020

August 2020

  • Dr. Joshua Halperin
    Radiologist
  • Dr. Kartiga Thiyagarajah
    Hematologist
  • Dr. Santino Bambara
    Oral Surgeon
  • Dr. Neil Howatt
    General Surgeon

June 2020

  • Dr. George Farjou
    Infectious Diseases

May 2020

  • Dr. Paulo De Gouveia
    Emergency Medicine
  • Dr. Serajedden Dawehr
    General Internal Medicine
  • Dr. Jasmine Lamba
    Cardiologist
  • Dr. Kirandeep Somal
    Psychiatrist

February 2020

  • Dr. Akshay Shetty
    Medicine, Gastroenterology

January 2020

  • Dr. Craig Brick
    Emergency Medicine
  • Dr. Mohammad Refaei
    Hematology/Thrombosis
  • Dr. Michael Connolly
    Diagnostic Imaging
  • Dr. Lukasz Krajewski
    Emergency Medicine
  • Dr. Maithili Shetty
    Mental Health & Addiction
  • Dr. Ryan Fielding
    General Surgery
  • Dr. Matthew Zulys
    General Surgery

New physician recruits - 2019

January 2019

  • Dr. Hiba Chehade
    Emergency Medicine

March 2019

  • Dr. Kathleen Quinn
    Nephrologist
  • Dr. Alicia Mattia
    Neurologist
  • Dr. David Dudok
    Opthalmologist
  • Dr. Christopher McLaughlin
    Opthalmologist

May 2019

  • Dr. Joyce  Lam
    Intensivist
  • Dr. Adam Katchky
    Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Dr. Robert  McCloy
    Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Dr. Emily Baker
    OBGYN
  • Dr. Cameron Phillips
    Oncologist
  • Dr. Justin Powers
    Emergency Medicine

June 2019

  • Dr. Winnie Chan
    Cardiologist

September 2019

  • Dr. Pedro Rafael Camacho Maldonado
    General Internist
  • Dr. Gavin Mazzetti
    General Internist
  • Dr. Fahim Ahmed
    Hospitalist
  • Dr. Molly Dingwall
    Emergency Medicine
  • Dr. Kevin Finner
    Emergency Medicine
  • Dr. Heather MacDonald
    OBGYN
  • Dr. Arif Rafiq
    Anaesthesiologist
  • Dr. Nandini Sachdeva
    Anaesthesiologist
October 2019
  • Dr. Stephanie Paolone
  • Dr. Katarzyna (Kate) Plaza
  • Dr. Andrew Brown                                         
November 2019
  • Dr. Adnan Hussain
  • Dr. Ankur Jain
  • Dr. Nikhil Kalra
  • Dr. Fadeke Awobem

Niagara Health System