Dr. Kenneth Gehman
B.Sc, M.D., F.R.C.S.(c)
Dr. Gehman received his medical degree from the University of British Columbia in 1987. He completed his general surgery training at the University of Western Ontario in 1993 followed by a fellowship in General Thoracic Surgery at the University of Ottawa. He then completed a clinical fellowship in thoracic transplantation at the University of Western Ontario.
He has been a practicing General Thoracic Surgeon at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences centre since 1996. He has an active practice in general thoracic surgery and has a special interest in thoracic oncology. Previously, he was the chief of surgery at Thunder Bay Regional. He is currently the medical director of surgical oncology at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre and surgical oncology lead for the Northwestern Ontario LHIN.
He is actively involved with teaching both medical students and residents at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) and has an appointment as a Clinical Associate Professor at NOSM and as a Clinical Assistant Professor at McMaster University.
He is the lead physician responsible for the development and implementation of the Lung Diagnostic Assessment Program (LDAP) and the rapid assessment program for regional patients.
Dr. Gehman was the recipient of the Human Touch Award, from Cancer Care Ontario and The Canadian Cancer Society, in 2011.
Marilyn is the office manager and has been working for Dr. Gehman since late 1999. She is responsible for office administration and managing upcoming clinic and surgery times.
Melissa is the Medical Office Assistant – Bookings. Her responsibilities in the office include triaging and booking new patient consultations, endoscopy appointments, and surgery dates.
Karin is the Medical Office Assistant - Reception. Her responsibilities in the office include running clinics, booking follow-up appointments, answering phones, and greeting patients when they arrive in the office.