Dr Lauren Forrest is a psychiatrist practicing in the North Halton Mental Health Clinics (NHMHC) in both Georgetown and Milton. She sees a mix of general psychiatry and first episode psychosis through the Phoenix Early Intervention in Psychosis program. Her passion lies in working with patients with psychotic disorders, both in the early stages of illness and implementing medication and psychosocial strategies that can hugely impact their recovery and long-term prognosis as well as working with patients with chronic, treatment resistant psychotic disorders to improve their symptom control and quality of life.
We are pleased to welcome Dr Katarzyna Plaza to the Halton community. Dr Plaza s a General Internist and Obstetrical Internist, and has recently opened practice in Oakville. She sees referrals for general internal medicine, medical disorders in pregnancy (complex medical patients considering pregnancy, medical problems that arise during pregnancy and the postpartum period) and peri-operative consults for complex medical patients who need to be cleared for surgery by internal medicine, among other common internal medicine issues.
Dr Benjamin has been a family physician for over 30 years, and over the last 10 years her practice has been focused on palliative care and has been an integral in helping further the palliative care services available within the Halton community. She is currently providing care at Ian Anderson House and Journey Home Hospice, and continues to support our community with ongoing mentoring and supporting other physicians practicing palliative care in our community.
Dr Jonathan Sam is a pediatrician working both in the community setting in Oakville, as well as the hospital setting at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital. He has been involved in numerous physician leadership roles, and is currently the pediatrician lead for the new pathway for pediatrics through SCOPE.
Dr Jeanie Yuh is an OB/GYNE currently practicing office based medicine in Oakville. She specializes in contraceptive medicine, especially long-acting reversible contraceptives, colposcopy and menopausal hormonal therapy.
Dr Paul Acheampong has been recently appointed as the new Chief of Internal Medicine at the Georgetown Hospital. He is a Consultant Physician at Georgetown Hospital and Milton District Hospital, with specialist expertise in General Internal Medicine, Stroke Medicine and Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. He is also planning on opening an outpatient clinic in the new year.