Our Physicians

Dr. Rob Anderson.jpg

Dr. Rob Anderson MD, FRCPC

Anaesthesia & Critical Care Medicine

Not completed yet.

unnamed (3).jpg

Dr. Melanie Brulotte MD, FRCPC

Anaesthesia & Critical Care Medicine

Dr. Mélanie Brulotte is an Anesthesiologist and Intensivist. Originally from the Ottawa region, she completed her medical school at the University of Ottawa before coming to the Northern Ontario School of Medicine as an Anesthesiology Resident in 2013. She pursued her studies in Critical Care Medicine back in Ottawa prior to coming on as staff at Health Sciences North in July 2020.

Edited Image 2014-12-12-13:56:23

Dr. Matt Cavanagh MD, FRCPC

Critical Care Medicine

Dr. Cavanagh was born and raised in Algoma District prior to graduating medical school at the University of Western Ontario followed by specialty training in Internal Medicine and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Toronto. He returned to the north as an intensivist at Health Sciences North and Assistant Professor at Northern Ontario Medical School in 2011. Currently he serves as clinical supervisor and lecturer at NOSM.

red_cross_round_red.png

Dr. Mary Kerr MD, FRCPC

Critical Care Medicine

Not completed yet.

red_cross_round_red.png

Dr. Fabio Luison MD, FRCSC

Thoracic Surgery & Critical Care Medicine

Not completed yet.

Sarah%20Professional%20-%201_edited.jpg

Dr. Sarah McIsaac MBBCh, MEd, FRCPC

Anaesthesia & Critical Care Medicine

Dr. Sarah McIsaac is an Anesthesiologist and Intensivist.  She is the current Medical Director of Faculty Development and an Assistant Professor at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine.  She is passionate about resuscitation, wellness, medical education and organizational change management.   She is the very proud co-founder of Northern City of Heroes, a community initiative to teach hands-only CPR for free to the general public.  She recently helped create and develop the first CPR exhibit in the world at Science North in Sudbury, Ontario. In her spare time you will find her exploring Northern Ontario with her husband, two amazing children and two dogs.

manchuk_edited.jpg

Dr. Derek Manchuk MD, FRCPC

Anaesthesia & Critical Care Medicine

Dr. Manchuk grew up in Timmins, Ontario. He went to undergraduate studies at Western University and Medical School in Toronto. Following this training, he went with his wife to Family Medicine residency in Thunder Bay at the then new McMaster University Northern Ontario Medical Education program. He practiced family medicine briefly in Northern Ontario before returning to Anesthesiology specialty training at Western University. He then completed a fellowship in Critical Care Medicine. He has been at Health Sciences North practicing anesthesiology and critical care medicine since 2003. He is an Assistant Professor at NOSM.  Dr. Manchuk has served in numerous administrative roles within the department, including the Associate Medical Director of the Critical Care Program, Medical Director of the NELHIN Virtual Critical Care Unit and Critical Care Lead for the NELHIN.  More recently, he has decided to refocus on clinical work.  His interests are in acute care telemedicine and ICU process improvement.

McKechnie.png

Dr. Kyle McKechnie MD, FRCPC

Anaesthesia & Critical Care Medicine

Dr. McKechnie is the Chief of HSN's Department of Critical Care.  He was born and raised in Northern Ontario, living in Nipigon and then Wawa before moving to Southern Ontario later in his childhood.  He returned to the north after completing his medical training at Queen's University.  This included medical school and residency training in anesthesiology, followed by a critical care fellowship and concurrent training in perioperative transesophageal echocardiography.  Dr McKechnie is especially interested in communication and decision making within the context of acute care medicine as well as the promotion of advanced care planning.  He feels very privileged to be included amongst HSN's amazing group of intensivists, and is grateful that he and his wife have been given the opportunity to raise their four children in Sudbury.

photo.jpg

Dr. Nav Mehta MD, FRCPC

Critical Care Medicine

Dr. Mehta was born in India, spent his preschool years in West Africa and then immigrated to Canada.  He completed an undergraduate degree in Biochemistry prior to medical school graduating in 1990.  His core postgraduate training is Internal Medicine, with fellowships in Internal Medicine(Ottawa), Nephrology(Vancouver) and Critical Care Medicine(Pittsburgh).  He was attending staff in New Brunswick prior to relocating to Sudbury in 2001, previously ran a full general nephrology practice and currently practices Critical Care Medicine while providing locum relief in Nephrology and Critical Care.  He has work-related interests in clinical education, critical care nephrology, transplantation and trauma.

red_cross_round_red.png

Dr. John Mireau MD, FRCPC

Anaesthesia & Critical Care Medicine

Not completed yet.

_MG_1798.jpeg

Dr. Bhanu Nalla MBBS, FRCPC

Anaesthesia & Critical Care Medicine

Dr Nalla was born in India and subsequently resided in the UK.  Following his graduation from medical school, he underwent specialized training in Internal Medicine before switching to Anesthesia with a Fellowship in Critical Care Medicine at the University of London.  In 2010 he completed a one year Fellowship in Cardiac Anesthesia and Transesophageal Echocardiography at St Michael's Hospital, Toronto before joining as Staff in Critical Care & Anesthesia at Health Sciences North.  He has been appointed Assistant Professor at Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Hospital Donation Physician for Trillium Gift of Life and is transitioning to become Medical Director for the Advanced Cardiac Life Support program at HSN.  Interests include Extracorporeal Life Support (ECLS), Critical Care Ultrasound and Medical Education including simulation-based training.

IMG_9627.JPG

Dr. Stéphane Sauvé MD, FRCPC

Critical Care Medicine

Dr. Sauvé attended medical school at the University of Toronto from 1985-1989 and subsequently completed residency training in internal medicine at McMaster from 1989-1993. He also completed a Masters degree in clinical epidemiology.  After a Critical Care Fellowship at the University of Western Ontario in 1994, he moved directly to Sudbury where he has remained on staff ever since.  

surgeon shum.png

Dr. Jeffrey Shum MD, FRCSC, FACS

General Surgery & Critical Care Medicine

Dr. Shum completed his general surgical, critical care medicine and hepatopancreatobiliary training in London at the University of Western Ontario in 2012. He joined the staff at Health Sciences North in 2012 and is an Assistant Professor at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine. His interests include ERCP, surgical oncology, trauma and critical care medicine.

P1050400_1.jpg

Dr. Josee Theriault MD, FRCPC

Critical Care Medicine

Not completed yet.