Our Team

Our team includes family physicians and several interdisciplinary health providers, including a psychiatrist, nurse practitioner, pharmacist, registered nurse, social worker and dietitian.

Family Physicians and Health Care Providers

Dr. Heather Abramenko

Dr. Christiane Deschenes

Dr. Franz Ferraris

Dr. Melissa Forbes

Dr. Jordan Milko

Dr. Ursula McGarry

Dr. Graeme McKillop

Dr. Sophie-Danielle Perron

Dr. Susie Quackenbush

Dr. Marisa Rossi

Dr. Julie Stewardson

Dr. Matt Tiffany

Dr. Karen Turcotte

Krista Kennedy, NP

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Phone:  613-256-3950  Fax referrals to 613-256-4618 

Dr. Dave Caloia 

Consultant Pediatrician

Dr. Corina Francu - Phone:  613-256-9370 ext 4067  Fax referrals to 613-256-0949

PLEASE NOTE - Dr Francu is no longer accepting consultations for psychiatric disorders such as depression, anxiety, parent child relationship problems, separation and divorce or behaviour problems. 

Dr. Francu accepts care of children with complex medical disorders, chronis illness or medical disabiltiy for organic problems (e.g. asthma, constipation, reflux, failure to thrive etc.) and developemental conditions (e.g. global developmental delay, autism, genetic syndromes).

Referrals will be triaged and patients will be contacted directly by Dr Francu's office.  Wait-time is 2-3 months.

Nursing Staff

Harriet Soudant, RN

Chris Harris, RN

Cindy Kealey, RPN

Caleigh McCabe, RPN

Catherine Walsh, RPN

Registered Psychotherapist

Stephanie McGrath, RP

Registered Dietitian

Janine MacLeod, RD


Jean Guy Legault


For more information on scopes of practice for interdiciplinary health providers, please visit the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care website


Peter Hamer, Executive Director

Tanya Brydges, FHT Administrator/Clinic Manager

Tracey Vandelinder, Executive Assistant

Katelyn McPhail, FHT Assistant

LeeAnn Rath, Billing Coordinator

Medical Office Staff












Support Services


Hours of Operation

Mon to Fri: Phones are answered 

8:30 am - 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Sat/Sun: Closed

After-hours care provided at the Almonte General Hospital