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CritiCall Ontario Medical Directors

CritiCall Ontario Medical Directors support CritiCall Ontario’s Call Centre by providing facilitation direction for cases that may require escalation.

Provincial Medical Director

Dr. Alun Ackery
Dr. Alun Ackery is an Emergency Medicine physician from St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto. He is also an Ornge Transport Medicine physician.

Deputy Provincial Director

Dr. Mike Lewell
Dr. Mike Lewell is an emergency physician at London Health Sciences Centre and Medical Director at Ornge.

Associate Medical Directors

Dr. Emily Austin
Dr. Emily Austin is a toxicologist at the Ontario Poison Centre and an emergency physician at Unity Health Toronto.

Dr. Ian Ball
Dr. Ian Ball is an intensivist and trauma physician at London Health Sciences Centre.

Dr. Varun Kapila
Dr. Varun Kapila is the Provincial Lead, Vascular Ontario Health and Site Chief of Surgery, Brampton Civic hospital, William Osler Health System.

Dr. Caitlin McCallum
Dr. Caitlin McCallum is an Internist at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre.

Dr. Sean Moore
Dr. Sean Moore is an emergency physician from Kenora Ontario and Medical Ornge Transport and the Chief of Emergency Services at Lake of the Woods District Hospital.

Dr. Stephanie Redpath
Dr. Stephanie Redpath is a Neonatologist and Medical Director of the Children’s Hospital for Eastern Ontario Transport Team.

Dr. Sunjay Sharma
Dr. Sunjay Sharma is a Neurosurgeon and Intensivist at Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS). He is the director of the ICU at Hamilton General Hospital and the clinical service lead for neurosurgery at HHS.

Dr. Hilary Whyte
Dr. Hilary Whyte is a Medical Director for Acute Care Transport Services (ACTS) at SickKids; Neonatologist, Division Neonatology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto.

Dr. Chris Witiw
Dr. Chris Witiw is a Neurosurgeon at University of Toronto