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Lindsay doctor retiring after four decades

KAWARTHA LAKES-The City of Kawartha Lakes is losing another doctor.

The Kawartha Lakes Health Care Initiative has annouonced that Dr. Brian Fagan is retiring from his family medicine practice in Lindsay as of September 30, 2018 after 45 years in medicine. “KLHCI extends their sincere congratulations and appreciation to Dr. Fagan for the many years of care that he has provided to his patients.” said a press release from KLHCI.

In 2016, Melissa Campbell, Nurse Practitioner, and Dr. Cody Bowen joined Dr. Fagan’s practice and they have been caring for the majority of his patients since then.  Dr. Bowen and Ms Campbell will accept care of the remainder of Dr. Fagan’s patients upon his retirement.

All of Dr. Fagan’s patients are required to contact the clinic, before the end of March 2019, in order to make sure that their records are transferred properly. Dr. Bowen and Ms Campbell will not be accepting any new patients.

Barbara Van Der Veen, KLHCI President, says “Dr. Fagan has been an integral part of the health care of our City residents. We hope he enjoys his well-deserved retirement in health and happiness!”

Dr. J. Choi, City of Kawartha Lakes Family Health Organization lead physician, expressed gratitude for Dr. Fagan’s years of service and dedication to the inception of the Family Health Organization.

KLHCI is a non-profit, charitable organization whose mandate is to recruit and retain family doctors for the City of Kawartha Lakes.

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Pamela Vanmeerhttps://www.kawartha411.ca/
Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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