Psychiatrist – Markham Stouffville Hospital

Oak Valley Health is a large community hospital providing care at three locations that has a reputation for excellence in progressive community care.  Oak Valley Health is uniquely positioned with cutting edge technology, expansive new facilities and a supportive and welcoming community.  With a focus on patient experience, safe, high quality care and innovation, our dedicated team of physicians, staff and volunteers provides care to over 300,000 patients a year. The hospital has capacity to grow a number of programs and services as we evolve to meet the needs of our growing community.  At Oak Valley Health, we are honoured to care.

Oak Valley Health, Markham Stouffville Hospital (MSH), features newly renovated facilities including a new cancer clinic, breast health center, diagnostic imaging center, and inpatient and outpatient facilities. There is a group of highly motivated and skilled professionals. We are also a training site for UofT trainees and Queen’s undergraduate medical training. In addition, we have an active expanding research program that supports open phase 3 clinical trials.

The Mental Health Program and the Department of Psychiatry offers a wide range of Mental Health services including adult inpatient and outpatient, child and adolescent, crisis, rapid access addition medicine and women’s wellness services. The Department is currently seeking Psychiatrists to join the existing group of 15 physicians. Work is expected to encompass a mix of inpatient and outpatient work. You will be part of a strong Department of Psychiatry helping to serve one of the fastest growing communities in the GTA.  There are opportunities for involvement in teaching and creative professional activities, and the successful applicant may be eligible for a faculty appointment at the University of Toronto and Queen’s University.


  • An independent license to practice medicine in Ontario from the College of Physicians and Surgeon of Ontario. Restricted license applicants requiring supervision may be considered.   
  • Specialty certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Psychiatry

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filed. We invite all interested and qualified candidates to submit an expression of interest and current Curriculum Vitae to:

Dr. Rustom Sethna, Chief of Psychiatry

[email protected]  

Oak Valley Health thanks all qualified physicians for their submissions however only selected candidates who qualify will be contacted to attend a pre-application interview. All appointments are subject to an Impact Analysis and Board approval. The hospital reserves the right not to appoint anyone to this position.

Oak Valley Health takes pride in serving some of Canada’s most diverse communities. We are committed to fostering an environment of equity and inclusivity where every person can work and receive care safely, openly and honestly.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, nation of origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, marital or family status, belief system, or other factors related to one’s personal identity and/or values.