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Gore Bay Medical Centre

The Gore Bay Medical Centre (GBMC) is a primary health care organization providing services to the 2,500 residents of Western Manitoulin.  Our team includes three physicians, an X-Ray technologist, a phlebotomist, and office staff.

Things you should know about this rotation:

Gore Bay Medical Centre services Western Manitoulin communities and First Nations.  We provide primary family medicine care (office-based and house calls), basic laboratory services and diagnostic X-Ray, minor emergency care, minor surgery, Ontario Telehealth Network (OTN) tele-medicine services, and family medicine outreach clinics in Sheshegwaning and Zhiibaahaasing First Nations.  Our physicians also provide medical care to long-term care residents at Manitoulin Lodge, a 64-bed nursing home.

Our Health Care Team includes:

Bob Hamilton MD—preceptor, LEC

Shelagh McRae MD, CCFP, FCFP—preceptor, coroner, LEG Board Member

Chantelle Wilson MD, CCFP, FCFP—preceptor

Renee Roy PA—physician assistant

Taryn Strain - X-ray technician

Gloria McAllister—office assistant/venipuncturist

Christine Cranston—office assistant

Sarah McFadden—office assistant

Gore Bay Student Contacts:

Bob HamiltonLocal Education Coordinator (LEC)

Sarah WarburtonSite Administrative Coordinator (SAC)

Clinic Hours:

Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Location & Contact Information:

Gore Bay Medical Centre (GBMC)

70 Meredith Street

PO Box 219

Gore Bay, ON  P0P 1H0

Phone: 705-282-2262

Fax: 705-282-2370



Accommodation is arranged through NOSM U Housing and is usually an apartment close to the medical centre.

Gore Bay & Western Manitoulin Recreation


Gore Bay Waterfront - basketball court, soccer field, tennis


Walking/Hiking trails - Gore Bay BoardwalkEast Bluff Lookout,

Hindman Park Lookout, Noble Nature Trail, Ice Lake Trail

Ravenswing Trail, Bailey Alvar Trail, Bridal Veil Falls Trail,

Misery Bay Provincial ParkNimkee's Hiking Trail

Queen Mother Mnidoo Mnising Provincial Park 

Public beaches - Gore Bay Rotary Park Beach, Tobacco Lake

Beach, Julia Bay Beach

Gore Bay Marina for boating & yacht charters

Gore Bay Memorial Arena - skating & hockey

Gore Bay Curling Club

Manitoulin Island Golf and Country Club


Gore Bay Fitness Center - See the town website for more information and an application form

Beginner & All-level Vinyasa Yoga - Tuesday classes from 5:45-8pm; email for more info

Burpee Mills Community Gym - open 9-5 during the day and can be used if you have a partner with you; you can attend solo on Mon-Thurs between 7-9pm as volunteers will be there; the cost is $20/month

Snowmachine trails on western Manitoulin

Local Links

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