Physician Recruitment


  • 3 Family Physicians
  • 1 GP Anaesthetist
  • 2 General Surgeons

How to Apply

ER shifts available and on call.

About Fort Frances

Fort Frances is a full service community of 7,420 located in Northwestern Ontario on the border with International Falls, Minnesota. We have convenient air service connections to Thunder Bay, Winnipeg and Minneapolis-St. Paul.

Health-related services in Fort Frances

Hospitals and Clinics

  • Riverside Health Care Facilities
  • La Verendrye General Hospital
  • Fort Frances Community Clinic
  • Physician Group - Fort Frances Medical Associates
  • Gizhewaadiziwin Health Access Centre

Dental Centres

  • Fort Frances Dental Centre
  • Dr. M. Wu Dentistry (Family Dentistry)
  • Dr. Steve Chown (Family Dentistry)
  • Dr. Mike Botsford (Family Dentistry)


  • Fort Frances Clinic Dispensary
  • Shoppers Drug Mart
  • Pharmasave
  • Walmart
  • Safeway


  • Allen Chiropractic
  • Fort Frances Chiropractic

Physicians currently practicing in Fort Frances:


  • Dr. Melanie Halvorsen
  • Dr. Lorena Jenks
  • Dr. John Nelson
  • Dr. Robert Nugent
  • Dr. Vaishali Patel
  • Dr. Marc Ruppenstein
  • Dr. Lucas Keffer
  • Dr. Brewster Laxton
  • Dr. Karina Arnesen
  • Dr. Danielle Mitchell
  • Dr. Carolyn Trottier
  • Dr. Jeffrey Gustafson


  • Dr. Steve Chown
  • Dr. Mike Botsford
  • Dr. Joanna McQuarrie
  • Dr. Brent Danylchuk
  • Dr. Carol Begin
  • Dr. Mike Gerstner
  • Dr. Patrick Langevin
  • Dr. Mike Wu


  • Dr. Thomas Cousineau
  • Lidkea Optometry Services
  • Dr. Lorelei Locker

Contact Us

For further information on establishing a practice in the Town of Fort Frances please contact:

Elizabeth (Lisa) Slomke
Fort Frances Physicians Group
Business Manager
(807) 274-3287 ext. 254

Todd Hamilton
Physician Recruiter, Fort Frances
807-275-9794 (Mobile)