Welcoming new physicians – November and December 2022

SEAMO is pleased to welcome eight new physicians in five different Departments.Word 'Welcome' with bright yellow background

Dr. Abdulmohsen Al-Humoud joins the Department of Psychiatry in December and graduated from psychiatry and forensic psychiatry residency programs at the University of Toronto. He comes to Kingston from the Cambridge Medical Centre in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. His interests are in psychotherapy and conducting psychotherapy training for medical students, psychiatry residents and psychology students.

Dr. Marjorie Bagnas joins the Department of Medicine, Division of Neurology in December after completing her postgraduate training at the University of Toronto.

Dr. Samantha Calder-Sprackman joins the Department of Emergency Medicine in December after completing her postgraduate training at the University of Ottawa. She comes to Kingston from the Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus. Her interests include QI, patient safety and physician wellness. 

Dr. Linden Head joined the Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery in November after completing both his medical school and residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Ottawa. He also completed a fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery at the University of Pittsburgh and another fellowship in orthoplastic and limb salvage surgery at the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Justin Koh joined the Department of Emergency Medicine as an emergency physician and addiction medicine specialist in November. He has a BA & Sc from McGill University and completed medical school at McMaster University. During his Royal College Emergency Medicine residency at the University of Saskatchewan, he completed a fellowship in addiction medicine at the British Columbia Centre on Substance Use and an MPH at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. 

Dr. Akihiro Nakamura joins the Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology in December after completing his postgraduate training at the University of Toronto. While there, he won the prestigious Laidlaw Manuscript competition. He comes to Kingston from the Schroeder Arthritis Institute, Toronto Western Hospital, UHN. His research focuses on spondyloarthritis (SpA). 

Dr. Emma Torbicki joined the Department of Anesthesiology in November after completing medical school at the University of Toronto. She attended Queen’s for her residency in Anesthesiology and completed her cardiac anesthesia fellowship at the Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute in Edmonton, Alberta.

Dr. Jennifer Wong joined the Department of Psychiatry in November after completing her postgraduate training in General and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Queen’s University.  Her clinical, educational, research and administrative skills will be welcomed by the Department of Psychiatry and by the Child and Adolescent Division in particular, where she will join the inpatient care team.