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District 5 Delegate (2017)

Thank you for considering my nomination to represent you as a District 5 delegate. Briefly, I am an Anesthesiologist at Trillium Health Partners in Mississauga.  Currently I am on the Executive of the Professional Staff Association and over the past several years I have been the site lead for our Pre-Op Clinic.  In 2014, I…


Who says there is no crisis in Healthcare?

Today, many surgeries were cancelled because there was no physical space in the hospital for patients to go to after their operations.  The hospital was, for all intents and purposes, FULL. Hospitals have been inundated with a surge of influenza and other flu like illnesses putting an added strain on the already overcrowded emergency departments. …


My Letter to the Standing Committee on Bill 41

To the Standing Committee on BILL #41: Thank you for giving me the opportunity to present my concerns regarding Bill 41, the Patients First Act.  My name is Dr. Rohit Kumar and I have worked as an Anesthesiologist at Trillium Health Partners in Mississauga, Ontario for the past 10 years.  I am currently the Treasurer…


Ontario’s Government is putting your Healthcare at RISK

Physicians put patients first each and every day.  When people are sick or unwell, we see it not only as our duty, but our responsibility to take care of your health. In the spring of 2014 our Physician Services Contract expired.  The year before in 2013, physicians agreed to a pay cut and to work…


Will you hold the Government accountable for your Healthcare?

Over the last while, you have heard a lot of opinions about the state of our healthcare system.  There is no question that the cost of healthcare is large and Ontario’s people are smart enough to appreciate that.  It is refreshing to see the media questioning the approach that the current government has taken to your healthcare spending. The people…


Dictatorship in Healthcare Hurts Everyone

Ontario’s growing and aging population is putting an increasing strain on our publicly funded healthcare system and the decisions Ontario makes today will impact patients’ access to quality healthcare in the years to come. By further cutting necessary funding for physician services, the government is threatening timely access to the quality, patient focused care Ontarians…


Dedicated Doctors!

Being a medical doctor has historically been one of the most noble and prestigious professions around the world.  It is hard earned after one of the most rigorous university paths in existence.  We all feel very privileged to do what we do and will continue to work tirelessly for our patients everyday.  As a group…