WELCOME AND THANK YOU

Welcome to the new five 22-23 MSA Exec members: 
Dr. Paul Miller, returning MSA Member at Large as the Interim Chair of the MAC

Dr. Naveen Parasu, DI JHCC
Dr. Karen Raymer, Anesthesia HGH
Dr. Simerpreet Sandhanwalia, Emrg Medicine HGH
Dr. Victoria Squissato - WLMH MSA President

Thank you to the outgoing seven 21-22 MSA Exec Committees:
Dr. James Bain
Dr. Andy Freitag
Dr. Smita Halder
Dr. Chris Ricci
Dr. Cathy Ross
Dr. Sunjay Sharma
Dr. Katherine Zukotynski

 

MSA EXECUTIVE 2022-2023

Get to Know our MSA Executive Committee

We strive for representation and balance across sites, disciplines, and gender. Members of the MSA executive are elected annually from amongst eligible active MSA membership.

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DR. DEEPAK DATH

MSA President (elected 2021)

General Surgery & Hepatobiliary Surgery, Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre

DR. THOMAS VAN HELDER

MSA Vice President (elected 2021)

Anesthesia, Hamilton General Hospital

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DR. BILL RISTEVSKI

MSA Secretary/ Treasurer (elected 2021)

Orthopedic Surgery, Hamilton General Hospital

DR. DERECK HUNT

MSA Member-at-Large, MSA  Past President (elected 2017-2019)

Internal Medicine, Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre

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DR. AMNA AHMED

MSA Member-at-Large

General Internal Medicine, Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre

DR. SARAH BURROW

MSA Member-at-Large

Orthopedic Head of Service at HHS and Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery, McMaster University Medical Centre

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DR. PETER DARBY

MSA Member-at-Large

Anaesthesia, McMaster University Medical Centre

DR. ALLISON GRICE

MSA Member-at-Large, WLMH Past MSA President (elected 2021)

Family Medicine, West Lincoln Memorial Hospital

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DR. JOHN MERNAGH

MSA Member-at-Large. MSA Previous Past President (elected 2013-2015)

Diagnostic Imaging, McMaster University Medical Centre

DR. PAUL MILLER

Interim Chair of the MAC/ MSA Member-at-Large

Emergency Medicine, Hamilton General Hospital

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DR. NAVEEN PARASU (NAGARAJAN)

MSA Member-at-Large

Staff Radiologist, Juravinski Hospital & Cancer Center, Chief of Diagnostic Imaging, Norfolk General Hospital, Simcoe ON and Hamilton Tiger-Cats Team Radiologist

DR. THEODORE RAPANOS

MSA Member-at-Large

Vascular Surgery, Hamilton General Hospital

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DR. KAREN RAYMER

MSA Member-at-Large

Anesthesia, Hamilton General Hospital
Dr Raymer have had numerous roles in Undergraduate and Postgraduate Education including having served as Residency Program Director from 2014-19 and having written “Understanding Anesthesia” , which is a guide for medical students and is the most downloaded Anesthesia textbook on Apple Books.

DR. SIMERPREET SANDHANWALIA

MSA Member-at-Large

Assistant Clinical Professor McMaster University
Department of Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine 
Emergency Physician Hamilton Health Sciences 
Co-Founder Frontline Connect Canada
Co-Founder South Asian Covid Task Force

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DR. VICTORIA SQUISSATO, MD, CCFP FPA

MSA Member-at-Large / WLMH MSA President

Family Practice Anesthetist at WLMH

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