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Dr. Ted McAlister, Surgical Oncologist, William Osler Health System

Dr. McAlister’s five colorectal cancer awareness and prevention tips

Posted on Thursday, April 04, 2024 03:33 PM

Dr. Ted McAlister, MD, FRCSC is a Surgical Oncologist at William Osler Health System (Osler). He graduated from Queen’s University Medical School in Kingston and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Dr. McAlister also completed a Fellowship in Surgical Oncology at the University of Toronto.

Each year, more than 24,000 Canadians are diagnosed with colorectal cancer, accounting for 10 per cent of all new cancer cases.1 William Osler Health System’s Dr. McAlister...

(l-r): Dr. Davinder Wadehra, Medical Director of Osler’s Renal Program and Head of Nephrology with patient Andrea Turner who is holding her son

Doctors making a difference: Dr. Davinder Wadehra

Posted on Wednesday, March 27, 2024 08:25 AM

This story is part of William Osler Health System’s (Osler) Doctors Making a Difference campaign featuring Osler doctors who are going beyond to improve our community’s health.

Sometimes life can feel like a roller coaster, with its share of highs and lows. That was certainly the case for Andrea Turner, who kicked off 2023 with the joyful birth of her son in March, then landed in hospital with a ruptured cyst on her ovaries in July, and ended the year in surgery to insert a catheter for dialysis...

left to right: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau walks the halls of Peel Memorial with Osler's President and CEO Dr. Frank Martino and MP Brampton South Sonia Sidhu

Osler welcomes Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to Peel Memorial

Posted on Thursday, March 07, 2024 08:09 PM

Hospital and community health care providers discussed diabetes, pharmacare and the needs of the Brampton community

Today, William Osler Health System (Osler) was pleased to welcome The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada; Sonia Sidhu, Member of Parliament for Brampton South; and local community partners to Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health and Wellness (Peel Memorial) to discuss diabetes, pharmacare and the unique health care needs of the Brampton community.

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Dr. Michael Mohareb, Cardiologist, William Osler Health System

Meet Osler’s 2023 Service Value Award winner: Dr. Michael Mohareb

Posted on Wednesday, March 06, 2024 09:00 AM

When Osler cardiologist Dr. Michael Mohareb was going through medical school, he said he wasn’t really thinking of cardiology as a pathway. It was the people who knew him best, who saw how he interacted with patients and families during his cardiology rotation, that guided him toward this specialization.

And he hasn’t looked back since.

“One of the things I love about cardiology is its breadth of practice … the opportunity to care for patients across all spectrums of health. People who are well...

Dr. Andre Douen, Stroke Neurologist, William Osler Health System

Dr. Douen’s five tips to prevent a stroke

Posted on Tuesday, March 05, 2024 03:41 PM

Dr. Andre Douen, MD, PhD, FRCPC, is a Stroke Neurologist at William Osler Health System (Osler). Dr. Douen completed a PhD in Biochemistry at the University of Manchester, UK, and later attended the University of Miami School of Medicine. He also completed neurology training and a Heart and Stroke Foundation Stroke Fellowship at the University of Ottawa.

The number of strokes in Canada is on the rise, and they can happen at any age. William Osler Health System’s Dr. Douen shares his health tips...