General Surgeon



Bluewater Health, Sarnia, Ontario

A general surgeon interested in practicing at Bluewater Health, will find:

  • Full range of community General Surgery
  • Active Ambulatory Care service in both Sarnia and Petrolia
  • 8 operating rooms,  4 laparoscopic suites, and 3 endoscopy suites
  • Reasonable on-call schedule, with flexible vacation time
  • Remuneration is fee for service, plus on-call stipend
  • An equitable share of Endoscopy, OR, Ambulatory Care, and On call resources

The ideal candidate for the position will have:

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physician and Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC) in General Surgery or American Board Certification in General Surgery.
  • Experience/training in minimally invasive surgery and breast cancer surgery is required
  • Be eligible for independent license with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO)
  • Canadian Permanent Residency or a Canadian citizen
  • Strong interpersonal & collaborative skills and be dedicated to service excellence

Bluewater Health operates 300 beds at hospitals in Sarnia and Petrolia. We are award winning, Accredited with Exemplary Standing, and have state-of-the art facilities. We offer an array of specialized acute, complex continuing care, allied health and ambulatory care services including:

  • A broad range of diagnostic services including CT and MRI, Echo, Ultrasound
  • Fully staffed 24-hour high volume 2 emergency departments (Sarnia & Petrolia)
  • Various medical and surgical specialty services 24/7
  • 14 bed closed state-of-the-art Critical Care Unit
  • Affiliation with Western University’s Distributed Education Network
  • Collegial Medical/Professional Staff community

Newsweek has recognized Bluewater Health as one of the best hospitals in Canada for the fifth year in a row.

For physician perspective on practicing at Bluewater Health, see link:

Situated on the shores of Lake Huron at the Michigan border, Sarnia offers excellent quality of life, sports, arts & culture, education, state of the art health care, and beautiful natural environment. 

If interested, please send CV and references to:

Mike Haddad, MD, MSc, FRCSC, CCPE

Chief of Staff, Bluewater Health, [email protected],

519-464-4400 ext. 4534.