I recently had a total knee replacement at Kemptville District Hospital. From admitting to discharge, my experience could not have been more positive. The kindness, care and service were exceptional and way beyond words. I have never experienced such excellent personal care and I have had many surgeries before this one.

I am vegan and therefore do not consume any animal products whatsoever. The dietitian came to discuss my diet with me soon after my surgery and I was accommodated for the first time ever. I could not believe the level of personal attention. There is so much more that I could say about this hospital and its staff and all of it would be positive. A big thank you to all of the medical staff and volunteers.

– Dora Ferraro, Ottawa


Lowell Green

There’s no question in my mind that if a knee or hip replacement is in your future, by far the best place to get it done is at Kemptville District Hospital. It’s so professional, stress reducing, friendly and pain free, you wonder what in the world you were worried about.

I was in on Monday, out on Wednesday and back on the air on Friday with a brand new beautiful knee! Not only that, but the parking is a whole lot cheaper – no big crowds – Graham’s bakery sent me some butter tarts and the new knee has taken at least five strokes off my golf game!!!   A gold medal for KDH!

– Lowell Green, Ottawa


I was the first patient to undergo knee replacement surgery at KDH on October 17, 2011. One month later, I was finishing physiotherapy and enjoying increased range of motion in my knee. I would like to commend the staff at KDH, who were genuinely eager to help, every one of them. The minute I stepped in, I was welcomed, and it just went up from there. I was especially pleased when one of the nurses called me at home the week after my operation to see how I was doing.

– Renie Schonberg, Metcalfe


I would like to thank Dr. Schnurr, his office staff, the OR team and the day surgery LR2 nurses on the morning of October 29, 2012 when I had my colonoscopy. Everyone was so pleasant and informative and made the morning go so quickly and safely. As a human resources professional dedicated to client service, I can attest to their compassion and dedication to doing the job right and putting people/patients first. Thank you all so much for taking such good care of me and all the other patients that morning.

– name withheld on request