Gynecology Oncology

Gynecologic Oncologist

At Lakeridge Health, we continue to upgrade and expand our 5 hospitals in both rural and urban settings, to provide quality, integrated patient care and treatment programs. To this end, expansion of Surgical Oncology is a major focus. Lakeridge Health, in collaboration with the RS McLaughlin Durham Regional Cancer Centre is seeking an energetic full-time Gynecologic Oncologist to join our team as we continue to grow our program which will eventually consist of four Gynecologic Oncologists. The candidate sought will demonstrate high clinical standards and a commitment to quality of healthcare delivery as well as quality improvement. Our Surgery program consists of 98 surgeons (19 Ob/Gyns), 51 anesthesiologists and 28 ORs across four sites.  The Gynecologic Oncologist we seek is a strong communicator and believes strongly in multidisciplinary collaborative patient care.

RS McLaughlin Durham Regional Cancer Centre is a well-integrated cancer centre that provides comprehensive multidisciplinary cancer management to a population of approximately 1.6 million people. In addition to the well-established medical and radiation oncology programs, the centre also hosts the Central East Thoracic surgical oncology program. In addition to a number of treatment modalities offered by radiation oncology, there is a strong gynecology brachytherapy program.

There is an active regional outreach program to which oncologists make a major contribution to patient care in the Peterborough, Cobourg, Lindsay, Ajax/Pickering and Scarborough areas. The cancer centre actively participates in a high volume of Clinical trials supported by a well- established structure within our research department. Physicians participate in residency educational programs.

The successful applicant must be eligible for licensing as a specialist in Ontario and have Royal College Gynecology Oncology certification at the time of appointment.

Lakeridge Health is a teaching site for Queen’s University and the successful applicant will be eligible for an academic appointment.


Lakeridge Health has everything you seek  in your career and beyond.  As one of Ontario's largest hospital networks and the dedicated cancer centre for the Central East, we foster a culture that promotes career advancement, learning opportunities and great quality of life.  This family focused region offers a full range of year-round leisure and sports activities and all the amenities associated with modern metropolitan centres.

Through our five hospital sites in Ajax, Bowmanville, Oshawa, Port Perry and Whitby, and leading cancer, nephrology and mental health and addictions programs, we provide a broad range of healthcare services to a diverse population.  We empower people to live their best health.

Oshawa is located in Durham Region, an expanding community 50 km east of Toronto.  It is the home of Ontario Tech University, and is within easy reach of both fine countryside and Toronto's cultural attractions.

Please forward a letter of interest, accompanied by an updated CV, to: Lakeridge Health (Attention: Dr. Greg Athaide), Medical Affairs Office, 1 Hospital Court, Oshawa, ON  L1G 2B9. Tel: 905-576-8711 x33720. E-mail:

Application closing date: October 31, 2021.

In accordance with the Canadian Immigration regulations, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada, but all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

LH will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant's accessibility needs.  If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact the Medical Affairs Office.