New family doctor recruited, joins family health team
Posted March 25,
The Alliston and Area Physician Recruitment Committee (AAPRC), the
Alliston Family Health Team (AFHT) and Stevenson Memorial Hospital
(SMH) announced today that Dr. Deborah Wong has joined the community as
a full-time family physician.
Dr. Wong received her Medical degree at the University of Western
Ontario and completed her Family Medicine Residency at the University
of Toronto, working out of Toronto Western Hospital. She has interests
in preventative medicine, women's health, palliative care and
Dr. Wong has taken on the patients of Dr. Oswaldo Ramirez and has been
takng hospitalist shifts at Stevenson Memorial.
"Dr. Wong is a wonderful physician and we are so glad she chose to join
us. She is an asset to the team and community," said Dr. Izabella
Kogan, lead physician at the FHT.
Dr. Liesbet Jansen, Chief of Family Medicine said Dr. Wong is already
making a difference on the in-patient ward as a part-time Hospitalist.
"She is compassionate and skilled, a great addition to our team here at
Stevenson," said Dr. Jansen.
"We welcome Dr. Wong and are really pleased that she has chosen to live
and work in our community," said Keith White, Chair of the AAPRC. "We
wish her all the very best as she establishes her practice and home
Dr. Wong thanked the community for being so friendly to her since she
opened her practice. "Although I grew up and trained in Toronto I have
always had a keen interest in rural medicine as, for me, it provides
the opportunity to have a diverse practice. I look forward to providing
you with quality care, getting to know the area and people and helping
to grow our community. Thank you for your warm welcome."
Anyone who does not have a family physician should call the Health Care
Connect line at 1-800-445-1822.