Goderich Family Medicine


180 Cambria Road North


Goderich, Ontario


GP Anesthesia

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Aviation Medicine

Coroner Duties

Minor surgical/office procedures

Faculty to Resident Ratio:



Dr. Appavoo & Dr. Neal

Academic AspectsEdit

GP Anesthesia

Cardiac rehabilitation program

Interdisplinary clinic with psychologist, pharmacist, dietician, nurse practitioners, and diabetic nurse educator

OR assisting

Visiting pediatrician, pediatric and adult respirology, ENT, endocrinology, orthopedic, dermatology

Local general surgeon, internal medicine with cardiology focus, OB/GYN, radiologist

Dialysis unit


Dr. Appavoo & Dr. Neal

Other LearnersEdit

One PGY1 resident & One PGY2 Resident.


The Maitland Valley Medical Centre ( is a family health organization (commencing October 2008) and part of the Maitland Valley Family Health Team. It is a multidisciplinary medical clinic equipped with electronic medical records.

Alexandra Marine and General Hospital ( is across the street from the Maitland Valley Medical Centre. It is a 54-bed hospital with a multitude of local and visiting specialists.

Practice PopulationEdit

Typical rural population consisting of patients of all ages.


Goderich ( is a town of 8,000 situated along the shores of Lake Huron. The surrounding area population is around 15,000. It is renowned for its natural beauty and three fantastic beaches.


Beautiful, fully-furnished apartment.

Week in the Life of...Edit

In PGY1, a typical day will consist of inpatient work in the morning, followed by office into the afternoon. There will be attendance at an OB clinic staffed by local family physicians once to twice a week. Emergency room shifts will depend on the schedule of the preceptors – usually 1-2 shifts per week.

Other Things to addEdit

On-call according to PAIRO rules.