Dr. Colin Sentongo

Chief of Staff (non voting)

Dr. Colin Sentongo served KDH as Chief of the Anesthesia Department for six years before being appointed Chief of Staff in 2021. His main areas of interest are both Emergency Medicine and Anesthesia. He did his Family Medicine Residencies at both the Northeastern Ohio School of Medicine and the University of Calgary, followed by further Anesthesia training at the University of Ottawa. He previously worked in multiple Emergency Departments across Alberta before moving to Ontario to focus more on Anesthesia. Dr Sentongo is committed to helping to train the next generation of physicians; his ongoing responsibilities in this area include teaching anesthesia electives to University of Ottawa Family Practice residents year-round. His dedication to patient centred care was the driving force behind the development of a number of new surgical programs, processes, and protocols during his tenure as Anesthesia Chief. Dr. Sentongo’s leadership style is characterized by transparency in decision-making, inclusion, and relationship building.

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