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Ross Memorial Hospital Mourns The Sudden Passing Of Dr. Gargi Bhatia

KAWARTHA LAKES-Ross Memorial Hospital announced the passing of Dr. Gargi Bhatia today.

Dr. Bhatia has provided obstetrical and gynecological care at Ross Memorial Hospital since 1980.

A champion of women’s health, Dr. Bhatia has garnered the respect of patients, colleagues and the entire community according to the hospital.

“Dr. Gargi Bhatia touched so many lives over her 40-plus years at Ross Memorial Hospital,” says Dr. Bharat Chawla, RMH Chief of Staff. “Having known Dr. Bhatia personally and professionally for 24 years, I am proud to call her an incredible physician, a caring colleague, a determined advocate for women’s health, and a dear friend. My thoughts are with her husband, Raj, children, Sacha and Sonya, and the entire Bhatia family. She was extremely proud of her family and especially thrilled with the addition of her new granddaughter. She will be dearly missed.”

Dr Bhatia spent her entire career at Ross Memorial Hospital.  Dr. Bhatia obtained her medical degree by the time she was 22. She emigrated to Canada and completed her fellowship in Ottawa. Dr. Bhatia and her family moved to the area in 1981 according to My Kawartha.

Dr. Bhatia passed away on Nov. 3, 2021 following a medical emergency.

“Ross Memorial Hospital extends its deepest sympathies to the Bhatia family, everyone here at RMH, and so many in the community who have benefitted from her care and kindness.”


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