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GBHS Welcomes 15 newPhysicians

New Physicians

Among the new doctors are, back row, from left, Dr. Anthony Echendu, Dr. Igor Andonov, Dr. William Doelman, Dr. Gurdeep Singh and Dr. Alipasha Rassouli. Front row, from left, are Dr. Heather Gladwell, Dr. Jennifer Barthel, Dr. Victoria Dawson, Dr. Ana Blake and Dr. Kseniya Troyan. Absent are Dr. Michael Gladwell, Dr. Elaine Blau, Dr. Stephanie Backman, Dr. Adam Kading and Dr. Abena Engmann.

It has been a successful year of recruiting physicians for Grey Bruce Health Services.
The corporation, which is made up of hospitals in Owen Sound, Southampton, Wiarton, Meaford, Lion's Head and Markdale has welcomed a record 15 physicians in the past year, filling retirements, departures and vacancies. They were all introduced and welcomed by their colleagues at a lunch held at the Owen Sound hospital on Friday.
"It is fantastic for the region, fantastic for the organization and it just shows the strength of GBHS, the attraction of Grey-Bruce as a region, a good place to live, a good place to raise a family, a good place to practice medicine," said GBHS president and CEO Lance Thurston. "We are thrilled."

The other doctors introduced on Friday and their department included:
Dr. Igor Andonov, anaesthesia
Dr. Anthony Echendu, hospitalist medicine/internal medicine
Dr. William Doelman, hospitalist medicine
Dr. Jennifer Barthel, hospitalist medicine
Dr. Victoria Dawson, hospitalist medicine
Dr. Gurdeep Singh, family medicine - Owen Sound
Dr. Kseniya Troyan, emergency medicine - Owen Sound
Dr. Heather Gladwell, emergency medicine - Owen Sound
Dr. Alipasha Rassouli, otolaryngology
Dr. Michael Gladwell, orthopedic surgery
Dr. Elaine Blau, family medicine - Lion's Head
Dr. Stephanie Backman, obstetrics and gynecology
Dr. Adam Kading, family medicine - Southampton ER
Dr. Abena Engmann, family medicine - Wiarton

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