Welcoming new physicians – August & September 2022

In August 2022, SEAMO was pleased to welcome four new physicians in three different Departments. yellow background with word 'Welcome'

Dr. Sophia Badowski joined the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology after completing her medical school and residency training at Queen’s University. She also completed a surgical fellowship in female pelvic floor reconstruction and urogynecology at the University of British Columbia. Dr. Badowski’s research interests include quality improvement, post-operative recovery, patient education and experience.

Dr. Andrew Giles joined the Department of Surgery, Division of Thoracic Surgery after completing his medical school training at Queen’s University and his general surgery residency at McMaster University. He completed his thoracic surgery residency at the University of Manitoba and an advanced general thoracic surgery fellowship at the Mayo Clinic. Dr. Giles’ research interests are perioperative outcomes, access to care and global surgery. His clinical interests are complex esophageal surgery and reconstruction, minimally invasive and robotic approaches, endoscopic ultrasound and third-space endoscopy.

Dr. Jennifer Leung joined the Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology after locuming with the Department since 2021. She completed her postgraduate training at Queen’s University.

Dr. Amelia Wilkinson joined the Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine after locuming with the Department since 2021. She completed her postgraduate training at Queen’s University.

In September 2022, SEAMO is pleased to welcome three new physicians in two different Departments.

Dr. Khala Albert joins the Department of Emergency Medicine after completing her postgraduate training at Queen’s University. She is coming from the Royal Jubilee and Victoria General hospitals in British Columbia.

Dr. Julie Kim joins the Department of Emergency Medicine after completing her postgraduate training at the University of Ottawa. She completed her medical school training at the University of Calgary.

Dr. Carolyn Teng joins the Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiac Surgery from Southlake Regional Health Centre in Newmarket, Ontario. Dr. Teng is one of the few experts in the province who can perform minimally invasive mitral valve repair and replacement surgery for eligible patients.