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Our more than 500 talented and caring physicians at Niagara Health make a meaningful difference each day in the lives of our patients and their families.  

Nephrologist and Niagara native Dr. Kathleen Quinn

Dr. Johan Viljoen appointed Chief of Staff and Executive Vice President Medical at Niagara Health. Read more.

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.

Read a story about one of our new recruits, Nephrologist and Niagara native Dr. Kathleen Quinn, here

Some of our most recent physician recruits

New physician recruits - 2020

August 2020

  • Dr. Joshua Halperin
  • Dr. Kartiga Thiyagarajah
  • 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
  • Dr. Kirandeep Somal

February 2020

  • Dr. Akshay Shetty
    Medicine, Gastroenterology

January 2020

  • Dr. Craig Brick
    Emergency Medicine
  • Dr. Mohammad Refaei
  • 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
  • Dr. Alicia Mattia
  • Dr. David Dudok
  • Dr. Christopher McLaughlin

May 2019

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

June 2019

  • Dr. Winnie Chan

September 2019

  • Dr. Pedro Rafael Camacho Maldonado
    General Internist
  • Dr. Gavin Mazzetti
    General Internist
  • Dr. Fahim Ahmed
  • Dr. Molly Dingwall
    Emergency Medicine
  • Dr. Kevin Finner
    Emergency Medicine
  • Dr. Heather MacDonald
  • Dr. Arif Rafiq
  • Dr. Nandini Sachdeva
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

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