FCHS Recruits New Physician

March 16, 2017

(Newbury, ON) – Four Counties Health Services (FCHS) is pleased to welcome a new permanent full time physician Dr. Colin McCabe, who will be joining Dr. Subhash Sharma’s existing family practice.

Born and raised in Dresden, ON, Dr. McCabe moved to Australia to complete a medical degree from Monash University, located near Melbourne.  He was chief resident of the rural medicine program at Western University where he completed his family medicine training with interests in emergency and sports medicine. His hobbies include golf, hockey, fishing, and travelling. Colin will also be supporting our inpatient unit, and work in the Emergency Department.

“FCHS is excited to welcome Dr. McCabe to the organization.  As an integral part of the renewed vision for patient care at FCHS, his arrival greatly improves our ability to provide health care to our community.  Physician recruitment is a daunting challenge throughout the country and FCHS is very pleased to welcome Dr. McCabe”, says Steph Ouellet, VP Strategic Partnerships and FCHS Site Director.

Dr. McCabe began supporting the emergency department in 2016, and will begin his family practice shortly after renovations are completed in early spring 2016.  To become a member of Dr. McCabe’s family practice, please call 519-693-7058 and leave a message.

“We are extremely pleased to welcome Dr. McCabe,” said Todd Stepanuik, President and CEO.  “His arrival will help solidify the family physician complement for the four counties catchment.”

Dr. McCabe shared the following: “I am very happy to have the opportunity to establish my practice here” says Dr. McCabe.  “FCHS is an outstanding hospital, well equipped, with excellent staff. I received a very fast and warm reply and welcome from the Hospital.  The impression I received from the hospital, the community and the physicians was very positive.  Rural practice has always appealed to me.”

“The addition of Dr. McCabe to the team at FCHS will be a great help with coverage in the ER and the inpatient unit,” said Dr. Jon Dryer – Deputy Chief of Staff, Middlesex Hospital Alliance.   “We are certain our patients will truly appreciate his commitment and passion to improving their health and wellness.”