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Senior Administration


Dr. Andrew Falconer

President & CEO



Executive Assistant

Joanne Hartnett 

Dr. Sanjay Acharya

Chief of Staff



Executive Assistant

Lisa Buffam

Leah Levesque

Vice President Patient Care & Chief Nursing Executive 


Executive Assistant

Donna Sorrell


Cameron Best

Vice President Corporate Services & Chief Financial Officer



Executive Assistant

Natasha Robertson 

Tim Pemberton

Vice President Clinical Support, Information Management & Chief Privacy Officer


Executive Assistant

Natasha Roberston 

Greg Hedgecoe

Vice President People, Performance Improvement & Diagnostic Services



Executive Assistant

Sheri Ravi 




Dr. Rajiv Prihar

Vice President Medical Affairs



Executive Assistant

Lisa Buffam 


Medical Leadership



Dr. Sanjay Acharya

Chief of Staff

Dr. Adam Cohn

Deputy Chief of Staff

Dr. Doug Cochen

Chief Medical Information Officer





Dr. Bhaskar Gopalan

Chief & Medical Director Emergency Services

Dr. Cherif Ibrahim

Chief & Medical Director Laboratory Services

Dr. Susan Thorne

Chief & Medical Director Childbirth Program






Dr. D-T. Truong

Chief & Medical Director

Diagnostic Services

Dr. Joel Weaver

Medical Director

Peri-Operative & Surgical Services

Dr. Sunil Varghese

Chief & Medical Director

Medical Services


Dr. Ian Ozard

Chief - Department of Anesthesia

Dr. Akshai Iyengar

Chief - Department of Critical Care Medicine

Dr. Bethany Jackson

Chief - Department of Family Medicine


Dr. Rob Nichols

Chief - Department of Geriatrics

Dr. Jim Randall

Chief - Department of Orthopaedics 

 Dr. Andrzej Rochowski

Chief - Department of Paediatrics  





Dr. Kathi Kovacs

Chief - Department of Psychiatry

Dr. Dana Pecjak

Chief - Department of Rehabilitation Medicine

Dr. Bruce Gay

Chief - Department of Surgery


Medical Staff Executive 




Dr. Jakub Majewski

President of the Medical Staff 

Dr. Elizabeth Shouldice

Vice President of the Medical Staff

Dr. Adam Nicholson

Secretary/Treasurer of the Medical Staff


Board of Directors 

A  Board of Directors governs the Queensway Carleton Hospital on behalf of the residents in our community. Ensuring that the hospital is able to meet the needs of our community is foremost for the Board of Directors. They also provide strategic leadership and, working with the senior management team, develop future directions for the hospital and the services it offers.



Ms. Judie Leach Bennett, Board Chair
Ms. Leah Levesque, Interim Secretary

Mr. Ken Alger, Vice Chair

Mr. Jim Brockbank, Vice Chair

Mr. Atul Aggarwal

Mr. Kin Choi
Ms. Janet Cosier

Ms. Christine Desloges 

Ms. Linda Hunter 

Ms. Lori Lennox
Mr. Andy Macdonald

Mr. Chad Schella


Ms. Karen Sparks, QCH Foundation Chair
Dr. Jakub Majewski, President of the Medical Staff

Dr. Elizabeth Shouldice, Vice President of the Medical Staff
Ms. Melissa Dougherty, Interim Chief Nursing Executive