Kincardine welcomes three new family doctors photo

The Municipality of Kincardine has announced that three new physicians will be joining the community to practice family medicine. 

Dr. Janine Van Veghel, Dr. Owen Montpellier, and Dr. Allegra Reeves are all currently completing their residency training. Dr. Van Veghel will potentially be able to practice family medicine as soon as August 2024. Dr. Montpellier has the potential to practice medicine as early as January of 2024. Dr. Reeves will potentially be able to begin practicing medicine in July of 2024. 

The Kincardine Family Health Organization currently has 10 physicians providing primary care for 14,500 patients.

“We are incredibly excited to have these doctors joining our team of physicians here in Kincardine. We appreciate the challenging work our physician recruiter and the Kincardine Physician Recruitment and Retention Committee are doing. Their successful recruitment of more excellent physicians for our community is incredible,” says Dr. Angela Cavanagh.

Doug Kennedy, Chair of the Kincardine Physician Recruitment and Retention Committee echoes Dr. Cavanagh’s comments: “It’s taken some great teamwork between our committee and the doctors to help put us on a great path for recruitment.

For information about the Municipality of Kincardine’s Physician Recruitment program, visit their website