Hospital Board Appoints New Chief of Staff

Smiths Falls, ON – The Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Peter Roney as Chief of Staff effective immediately.  He succeeds Dr. Paul Turner who acted in the role for 8 years.  As Chief of Staff, Dr. Roney will serve as a member of the Board of Directors, Chair the Medical Advisory Committee and will also be responsible for the enforcement of medical staff bylaws.   Dr. Roney is an Urologist who has been a member of the active medical staff since 1989.  He has acted in the capacity as President of the Medical staff, Clinical Chief Surgery as well as Chairing the Medical Quality Assurance Committee.

We are pleased to have someone with Dr. Roney’s experience taking on this vital leadership role.” said Brandi Machan Hospital Board Chair.  She adds, “Our Board looks forward to Dr. Roney’s insight and we will stand behind him in this new role.”  Ms. Machan noted that “Dr. Roney is following in the footsteps of Dr Turner, who provided great leadership to this organization for many years.  I am sure that Peter will be turning to Paul for insight and mentorship.”

“I am very excited to have been afforded this opportunity and to take on this new challenge,” Dr. Roney says.  “This is an incredible organization and I very much look forward to the opportunity of working with the MAC, the administration and the board. What makes this hospital great is the stellar care provided by our physicians, the personalized touch that everyone brings to our patients and the dedication of all.”

“I am very much looking forward to working with Dr. Roney.  He is a well respected and dedicated physician.  He has done an exemplary job in the role as interim Chair of the MAC and I look forward to his input and counsel,” Todd Stepanuik PSFDH President & CEO notes.

For more information contact:

Brandi Machan
Board Chair, Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital

Great War Memorial Site
33 Drummond Street West
Perth, ON K7H 2K1
Tel: (613) 267-1500
Smiths Falls Site
60 Cornelia Street West
Smiths Falls, ON K7A 2H9
Tel: (613) 283-2330

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