Alumni from the Department of
Patrick remains remarkably proud of his alma mater and continues to profile it with each opportunity. Since completion of my residency in 1975, fellowships in the U.S. and four years on Faculty of the Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry, he has earned numerous awards for his contributions to the field of Head and Neck Oncology and Reconstruction, including an appointment as a Member of the Order of Canada in 2010, and a Member of the Order of Ontario in February 2015. Additionally, he received three honorary fellowships from the Royal College of Surgeons of Australia, Royal College of Surgeons of England and Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland.
The past two years have been filled with many life changes for Alex’s family. Alex had to discontinue practice in Owen Sound, after 30 years of service, due to health reasons. In June of 2017, Alex and Deborah moved to London to be closer to family and medical support. This past January their daughter, Kirsten, was married at Bellemere Winery. She is a nurse and living in Melbourne, Australia with her husband Matthew who is a teacher. It is Alex’s hope that they will be able to attend Resident’s Day and renew old acquaintances.
Greg is still loving what he does with offices in Santa Rosa, CA, Indianapolis, IN, and Xian, China. Along with Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, he has the Foundation for Survivors of Violence and The Center for Cellular Medicine, Regenerative and Stem Cell Therapy. My daughter Emily is now in College. Everyone is always welcome to visit.
It has been 25 years since Dr. Rob Ballagh completed the program. He has a very busy general ENT practice in Barrie with a focus on
During the past couple of years, Hatim got married and was appointed as an Associate Professor at the University of Jeddah.
Mark Taylor is Professor and Head of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Dalhousie University. He has served in various administrative roles including President of the Canadian Society of
Jason Atlas has a busy general ENT practice in Etobicoke. He enjoys time with his family and sports of all types. He coaches his son Nathaniel's hockey team and this winter he went skiing in Vermont with his family.
Matthew is approaching the end of his ninth year in practice at CHEO, where they just added a fourth full-time surgeon. His practice focuses on airway and ear surgery and his research focus
In 2013, Mohamed took a position as head of
Leigh Sowerby had a baby September 11, 2017. Her name is Evie Ruth Sowerby.
Doug's daughter, Madelyn Reilly Angel was born August 28, 2017. Doug is also now playing in a country band called the 8 Track Favourites and involved more than ever in the music community in town. He hopes all are well and hopes to see everyone soon.
Justin Poirier has a very busy general ENT practice in Grand Falls, NL with a high skin cancer component. His little boy Oliver just turned two and is a ball of energy. His wife Julie is back to work and enjoying central Newfoundland. When not spending time at work or with family, he is playing trumpet in a local concert band and local big/jazz band.
Brandon, Courtney and Emma Wickens welcomed Brynn into the family in November 2017.
Jordan Glicksman finished his fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania in Rhinology and Skull Base Surgery. He and his wife Jacqueline have moved back to Boston where he is an associate in a private practice. He spends a lot of his free time in the summer at Fenway Park.
It’s been a tumultuous but fun year since finishing residency. Chandheeb's practice is in full swing and my family and he loves the west coast and is settling into his new home in British Columbia nicely.