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Manitoulin Central Family Health Team

The Manitoulin Central Family Health Team (MCFHT) is a primary healthcare provider organization located in the central town of Mindemoya. This is a very cooperative team, working in an integrated model inclusive of physicians (both full time and part time), nurse practitioners, registered nurses, health promoters, dietitians, pharmacists, physiotherapists, social workers, traditional healers and psychiatrists.

Things you should know about this rotation:

This rotation will have a combination of clinical, Indigenous health, hospital and emergency services. Monday through Friday, daily joint rounds provide an interactive opportunity to discuss care planning for hospital in-patients, emergency and office patients with an interdisciplinary team.  In 2018, the Mindemoya hospital had 10,209 ER visits and 432 inpatient admissions. 

Our Health Care Team includes:

Reed Gillanders MD, CCFP—preceptor

Maryna Harelnikava MD, CCFP—preceptor, LEG Board Member

Frances Kilbertus MD, CCFP(PC), FCFP, MMedEd—preceptor

Kevin O’Connor MD, CCFP, FCFP—preceptor

Maurianne Reade MD, CCFP(EM), FCFP—preceptor

Shruti Sebastian MD, CCFP—preceptor

Andrew Stadnyk MD—preceptor

David Rodie MD, FRCPC

Tara Rollins NP—lecturer

Pina Hare NP

Julia Sheppard RN

Chris Wallace RN

Lianne Charette RPN—Health Promoter

Marsha Moggy RPN

Marnie Hall RSW

Amy Wheale PSW

Nola Thompson RD

Derek Debassige—Physiotherapist

Josh Eshkawkogan—Traditional Healer

Geraldine Ense-McGregor—Traditional Helper

Clinic Hours:

Monday - Friday 8:30 am – 17:00 pm

Naandwe Gamik (Healing Lodge) and Emergency Services available 24/7 in the Manitoulin Health Centre

Location & Contact Information:

Manitoulin Central Family Health Team

2120B Hwy 551

PO Box 10

Mindemoya, ON  P0P 1S0

Phone: 705-377-5371

Fax: 855-908-2517


Manitoulin Health Centre (MHC)

Mindemoya Hospital Site

2120A Hwy 551

PO Box 170 

Mindemoya, ON  P0P 1S0

Phone: 705-377-5311 

Fax:  705-377-4764


Clinic Administrator:

Lori Oswald—Executive Director (MCFHT)

Mindemoya Student Contacts:

Maryna HarelnikavaMD, CCFP—Local Education Coordinator (LEC)

Lori Oswald Executive Director (MCFHT)

Sarah WarburtonSite Administrative Coordinator (SAC)

Accommodation :

Dr. Maurianne Reade and her husband Craig Maxwell own a house in Mindemoya that is used by NOSM students (but not usually CCC students).  This house is also used by pharmacy students from the University of Waterloo.  It is an older house in the center of town and each student has their own room. There are numerous bathrooms, a shared kitchen and laundry facilities.  Maurianne and Craig are the managers of this house, a 5-minute walk from the hospital and clinic.

Mindemoya Recreation


J.H. Burt Memorial Arena - public skating, hockey


Mindemoya Community Hall - fitness classes, ball diamond

Public beaches - Mindemoya Beach, M’Chigeeng Beach, 

Kagawong Village Beach, Maple Ridge Sandy Beach


Vitality Health and Fitness - 6404 King Street, Kyle McDermid

Pickleball/Tennis courts behind the Municipal Office building

Mindemoya Curling Club

Brookwood Brae Golf Course

Gibraltar Trails - cross country skiing

Walking/Hiking/Snowshoeing - Maple Ridge Trails, Wagg’s Woods TrailM’Chigeeng Aboriginal TrailTimber Bay Trail, Providence Bay Boardwalk, Providence Bay Nature Trail, Cup and SaucerBridal Veil Falls Trail

Locums and medical learners can use the equipment within the MHC physiotherapy office after hours at no cost (log-in at the ward clerk desk is required for safety reasons).


Providence Bay Arena - public skating, curling

Providence Bay Beach - swimming, boating, walking on the boardwalk, beach volleyball, surfing


Providence Bay Community Centre - curling


Providence Bay Marina - boating

Snowmachine trails Island-wide

Local Links

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