Leadership Team

Lakeridge Health is governed by a voluntary Board of Trustees made up of community members, medical staff, volunteer, and Foundation representatives.

Our Senior Management Team is focused on implementing the Strategic Plan of Lakeridge Health.  The team is responsible for overseeing the administration of the hospital and relentlessly pursuing quality and safety improvements.

Matthew Anderson, President  & CEO

Matthew AndersonMatt has been working in health care since 1992. He rose quickly to leadership positions, becoming Chief Information Officer of University Health Network (UHN) in 1998. In 2000, he became a Vice President at UHN and in 2004 was named one of Canada's Top 40 under 40 by the Globe and Mail. In 2008, Matt was named CEO of the Toronto Central Local Health Integration Network (LHIN). In 2010, he became CEO of William Osler - overseeing a $655 million budget, 5200 full-time and part-time staff and 850 physicians in a hospital system of more than 850 beds. Matt became President and CEO of Lakeridge Health in November, 2016.  Matt and his wife have lived in Brooklin for 15 years and they have three children.  

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Phone Matt: 905-576-8711 ext. 2174


Tom McHugh, Executive Vice-President Clinical Programs and RVP Cancer Services

Tom McHugh

Tom McHugh has been leading quality and innovation in health care for more than 20 years. He is a registered Occupational Therapist with leadership experience throughout Ontario. Tom was most recently Executive Vice President and VP of Clinical and Cancer Services at Lakeridge Health -- where he led the Durham Regional Cancer Centre, helped develop the hospital's new Strategic Plan, led the future capital building program and created the first certified biobank at a community hospital in Canada. 

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Dr. Tony Stone, Chief of Staff

Dr. StoneTony has been working in the Lakeridge Health ER since 1992. He is a family doctor from Bowmanville and as Chief of Staff is focused on leading our doctors as they continue to make safety and quality improvements to the care we provide. 

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Phone Tony: 905-576-8711 ext. 3266



Dr. Barry Guppy, Interim Vice President Medical & Academic Affairs 

Dr. GuppyBarry joined the Lakeridge Health team in 2012 having held medical leadership positions in hospitals in Kingston and Belleville. Barry is a Neurologist and is focused on working with our doctors as we keep improving our quality and safety and driving down wait times.

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Phone Barry: 905-576-8711 ext. 3266




Natalie Hovey, Vice President Finance 

Natalie HoveyNatalie came to Lakeridge Health in 2009 from Nova Scotia where she held progressive positions at various hospitals, including Capital Health.  Natalie has helped drive our accountability agenda and is also focused on the efficiencies and quality improvements new technology can bring to our hospital.

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Phone Natalie: 905-576-8711 ext. 4232




 Wanda Leach, Interim Vice President People

Wanda LeachWanda joined the HR team at Lakeridge in 2000 from The Scarborough Hospital. She has held progressively more responsible positions within Human Resources. Under her leadership, our Hospital has won the OHA/MOHLTC Healthy Workplace gold award 5 years in a row, GTA Top 100 employer 2 years in a row, and Gold Healthy Workplace Awards for the second year from Durham Public Health.

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Phone Wanda: 905-576-8711 ext. 3229




Leslie Motz, Vice President Clinical Services & Chief Nursing Executive

Leslie Motz Bios

Leslie joined Lakeridge Health in 2010 and led our surgery program before taking on additional portfolio responsibility for pharmacy, mental health, post-acute specialty services and clinical ethics as Assistant Vice President. She is now Vice President of Clinical Services and Chief Nursing Executive.

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Phone Leslie: 905-576-8711 ext. 3899



Lloyd Rang, Senior Director Communications

Lloyd Rang

Lloyd joined our leadership team in 2015 after serving for three years at the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto. Lloyd oversees our communications team and makes sure that people in our community know about the amazing work Lakeridge Health is doing.

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Phone Lloyd: 905-576-8711  ext. 4360