Family Health Teams & Medical Clinics

Northeastern Manitoulin Family Health Team


The Northeastern Manitoulin Family Health Team is a Ministry of health funded corporation offering a Physician governed family health team. Our Family Health Team, which is comprised of the 7 Physicians of Little Current Medical Associates, 2 Nurse Practitioners, 2 Physician Assistants, 2 Nurses, 3 Registered Practical Nurses, a Pharmacist, a Social Worker, a Dietitian, Medical Receptionist, and an administration team commits to offering quality primary health care in a collaborative setting.


We provide services to all community members living in Little Current, Whitefish River, Sheguiandah, Aundeck Omni Kaning and Wikwemikong. The NEMFHT commits to offering quality primary health care in a collaborative setting.


Services we offer:


  • Monday to Friday Walk in Clinic services – 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. with Nurse Practitioner
  • Monday to Friday Walk in Clinic – 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. with Registered Nurse
  • Same day next day appointments
  • Hospital discharge appointments within 7 days
  • Telemedicine visits with specialist



Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (with some evening clinics)


To express your interest to register as a patient, please contact us:


Northeastern Manitoulin Family Health Team

15 Meredith St. E

Little Current, ON P0P 1K0

Phone: (705) 368-2450 Press #2, then press #0


For general inquires you can contact:

Judy Miller, Executive Director(705) 368-2450 ext. 2757 or email

Locum Opportunities


Would you like a chance to practice family medicine in a community that is renowned for its recreational opportunities, including some of the best boating destinations in the world!? Little Current, on Manitoulin Island, located only 1.5 hours from Sudbury, is an ideal spot for an excellent locum experience.


We have a group of 7 highly experienced physicians, all of whom are long-standing NOSM preceptors.  You will spend time in ER, community and First Nations clinics and be guaranteed time off post call. The ER is attached to the clinic and hospital so there is always someone nearby to ask for advice or as backup.


Remuneration is through the OMA Rural Locum Program which pays clinic days plus travel expenses (within Ontario), travel days honoraria and accommodation. ER is supplemented through the Sessional Program plus extra benefits including HOCC, LTC On-Call funding, shadow billing and some ER procedures are fee for service. Your accommodations will be first class, with a fully-furnished waterfront condominium overlooking the marina.


Call us and speak to our Business Manager Sally Greenwood

Phone: (705) 368-2450 ext. 2759



Or you can write to us at:

Little Current Medical Associates, Box 549, Little Current, ON, P0P1K0

Manitoulin Central Family Health Team


Manitoulin Central Family Health Team provides quality team based care that is patient centered, comprehensive, and integrated for all of our patients. Working as a team, patients receive care in their community that is focused on disease prevention and health promotion.


The Manitoulin Central Family Health Team is located in the picturesque town of Mindemoya, on Manitoulin Island. The providers of care include a team of 6 full-time physicians, as well as the complimenting services of nursing, nurse practitioners, social work, health promotion, physiotherapy, pharmacy and dietetics.


Our Health Care Provider Team includes:


  • Dr. Mouafak Al Hadi
  • Dr. Maryna Harelnikava
  • Dr. Frances Kilbertus
  • Dr. Kevin O’Connor
  • Dr. Maurianne Reade
  • Dr. Shruti Sebastian
  • Dr. Andrew Stadnyk
  • Patreen Hare RN(EC)
  • Tara Rollins RN(EC)
  • Karen Carrick RPN
  • Ann Cranston RN
  • Chris Wallace RN
  • Lianne Charette, Health Promoter
  • Nola Thompson, Dietitian
  • Gerlinde Goodwin, Social Worker


Contact Information:


Manitoulin Central Family Health Team
2120B Hwy 551, PO Box 150
Mindemoya, ON P0P 1S0

Phone: (705) 377-4088

Phone: (705) 377-5371

Fax: (705) 377-5372Website:

Assiginack Family Health Team


The Assiginack Family Health Team is located in the town of Manitowaning, which is located on the eastern portion of the Manitoulin Island nestled in a picturesque bay. Our Family Health Team has adopted and modified the Advance Access Care Model. We have three open access clinics during the week with no cap on them. The other two days are booked appointments. We offer to our patients our own Palliative Care, House Calls, minor office Surgical Procedures, Foot care for diabetic patient, Lab services in addition to our Preventative Care and Acute Clinic Care. We also do Wellness Care, Chronic Disease Management and Health Promotion Programs. We have been successful in working with partners to get Physiotherapy and Dietician Services. We have a satellite clinic in M’Chigeeng.


Our Care Provider team consists of but is not limited to:


  • Dr. Michael Bedard
  • Joanne Mellan – RNEC
  • Marsha Moggy – Nurse
  • Carmen Sloss – Diabetic Foot care Nurse
  • Allan Chislett – MSW, RSW
  • Nola Thompson – Dietician
  • Given Cortes – Life Style Coach
  • Marcie Hughson – Life Style Coach


Our administrative team consists of:


  • Sandra Pennie – Executive Director
  • Sherry Case – Receptionist
  • Judy McDermid – Medical Clerk


Contact Information:


Assiginack Family Health Team

23 Spragge Street

P.O. Box 10

Manitowaning, ON P0P 1N0

Phone: (705) 859-2170

Fax: (705) 859-2212


Gore Bay Medical Centre


The Gore Bay Medical Centre provides medical services to residents of western Manitoulin communities and First Nations, from Kagawong to Meldrum Bay. The office is very well equipped, including electronic medical records (EMR), on-site X-ray, EKG, laboratory services (blood tests) and a minor procedure room. Our small team includes 3 experienced physicians, reception staff, a venipuncturist and an X-ray technologist.


However, we work as part of a much wider team. We work closely and collaboratively with 2 Gore Bay community pharmacists, Gore Bay ambulance paramedics, home care nurses and a palliative care nurse practitioner, visiting dietician, diabetes educator, and mental health workers. Lab services are provided in conjunction with Lifelabs. All X-Ray studies are read and reported by the radiologists at Health Sciences North in Sudbury. Our doctors have an excellent working relationship with Manitoulin Health Centre and our colleagues at the family health teams on the island, and First Nation health centres in the west end.


In addition to office based services and specialist referrals, our physicians provide house calls, attend and care for residents at Manitoulin Lodge Nursing Home, and conduct doctor's day clinics at Sheshegwaning and Zhiibaahaasing First Nations. Gore Bay Medical Centre hosts an Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) studio for clinical and teaching videoconferences. Gore Bay is a teaching site for the Northern Ontario School of Medicine.


Contact Information:


Gore Bay Medical Centre

Phone (705) 282-2262, or by fax at (705) 282-2370

Medical Practice Opportunity


Experience country living at its best – many recreational opportunities, clean air and water, friendly communities. We currently have an opening for a full-time physician, with a Rural Northern Group Practice (Type 2) Agreement. Remuneration is competitive and benefits also include annual leave, maternity benefits, locum coverage program, and the Ministry of Health provides a generous rural incentive bonus among other benefits.


Interested physicians can call the Gore Bay Medical Centre at (705) 282-2262 and ask to speak with one of the physicians.

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Locum Opportunity


Manitoulin Island is a great place to spend some time, and Gore Bay is a great place for locum work. Locum physicians at the Gore Bay Medical Centre do clinic-based care and provide clinical support to the local nursing home.


There are no hospital duties. Remuneration includes the Rural Family Medicine Locum Program (RFMLP) daily payment topped up with a rurality bonus, plus travel and accommodation expenses, plus 100% of any 3rd party billings for services provided.


Contact Information

Gore Bay Medical Centre at phone (705) 282-2262, or by fax at (705) 282-2370


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