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We are a multidisciplinary clinic committed to giving you the best and most up-to-date treatment for your injury or condition, as well as guidance on reducing the risk of further injury.
Our multidisciplinary team includes both Physicians and Allied Health professionals. Bringing multiple disciplines together strengthens and enhances the quality of your experience and level of health care that you receive. Getting Better – Together!
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ChiropractorDr. Ainsley MacKinnon is a chiropractor from small town Ontario. She graduated summa cum laude from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto. Dr. MacKinnon grew up in Ontario, but her heart was always in the East Coast. She attended high school in New Brunswick, followed by a Bachelor’s degree with Honours in Kinesiology at the University of Prince Edward Island. Finally, her heart has led her to practicing in Newfoundland.
Social WorkerCathy Wheeler-Walsh graduated from Memorial University in 2005 with a Bachelor of Social Work and from the University of Toronto in 2007 with a Master of Social Work (with a specialization in Mental Health & Health; collaborative program in Addiction Studies). She is a skilled clinician with over 15 years of experience working with youth, […]
Social WorkerCathy Fudge, BSW, MSW, RSW is a registered social worker graduated from Memorial University of Newfoundland. She has worked with mental health and addiction services for over 25 years providing counseling services for a variety of issues including trauma, anxiety, depression, self-esteem, psychosis, and many other psychiatric illnesses. Much of these skills were acquired working in mental health services providing therapy with individuals, couples, families, and groups. She has […]
Family PhysicianDr. Jackman is a family physician from Mount Pearl, Newfoundland. He graduated from Memorial University and completed his residency in Labrador with a special interest in rural and remote medicine. He moved to the west coast and joined the team at Medical on Second in early 2019. In his spare time, he enjoys playing hockey, […]
Registered Massage TherapistAmanda Hulan-Buckle graduated from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy, Halifax campus in 2009. She returned to her hometown of Corner Brook and has been treating clients in the surrounding areas ever since. Amanda specializes in prenatal massage, cupping therapy, deep tissue and trigger point therapy. Amanda treats a wide variety of conditions such […]
Medical ReceptionistDianne was born and raised in the beautiful city of Corner Brook. She graduated and completed Post-secondary studies in Office Administration and Accounting at CNA. Previous employers were Charles R. Bell, Limited and Immaculate Heart of Mary School. Now working for an amazing team at Medical On Second with “Charlie’s/Veitch’s Angels”, Dr. Nicola Penney, Dr. Paula Cooper and […]
Dr. Sinead Mercier
Orthopaedic SurgeonDr. Alanna Husch is an orthopedic surgeon from Calgary, Alberta. She completed a B.Sc in Exercise Physiology as well as her Medical Degree from the U of C before moving to St. John’s, NL to complete a residency in Orthopedic Surgery. After becoming a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada […]
Dr. Stephanie Atkinson
Orthopedic SurgeonDr. Stephanie Atkinson is an Orthopedic surgeon from Bay Roberts, NL. She completed her undergraduate and Medical Degrees at Memorial University in 2012 and remained at Memorial to complete her residency in Orthopedic Surgery. During residency, she developed a special interest in disorders of the foot and ankle. After becoming a fellow of the Royal […]
Dr. Nadean Caines
Dr. Crystal Blanchard
Obstetrician/GynaecologistDr. Crystal Blanchard was born in Corner Brook and raised in Cox’s Cove, NL. She completed her Bachelor of Science degree at Memorial University after which she completed a Bachelor of Nursing degree and worked for 5 years as a Registered Nurse in the Emergency Department at the Health Sciences Centre in St. John’s, NL. […]
Dr. Jill Carpenter
Obstetrician/GynaecologistDr. Jillian Carpenter was born and raised in the beautiful town of Norris Point. She completed her undergraduate training in biochemistry with chemistry minor through Memorial University of Newfoundland. She continued her medical training and residency in St. John’s, NL. She has been a full time obstetrician/gynecologist in Corner Brook since 2009. She enjoys spending […]
General SurgeonKatherine was born and raised in Corner Brook, NL. She attended Herdman Collegiate before attending university at Sir Wilfred Grenfell College and Memorial University where she obtained an honours degree in Kinesiology. She later obtained her medical degree from Memorial and did her general surgery residency there. She spent four years working in Northern Ontario […]
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Dr. Rebecca Lethbridge
Family PhysicianDr. Rebecca Lethbridge was raised in Paradise, NL. She completed a Bachelor of Science degree with First Class Joint Honours in Neuroscience and Biochemistry from Memorial University in 2009. She then went on to complete a Master of Science degree in Medicine (Neurosciences) in 2011 at Memorial University. Afterwards, she went on to complete her […]
Certified Foot Care NurseBorn and raised in Corner Brook, NL, Kimberly Broderick, LPN CFCN graduated from College of the North Atlantic – Practical Nursing Program 2011 and has since specialized in Advanced Footcare for Diabetic Management obtaining her certification from The Centre for Nursing Studies in St. John’s NL. Prior to her healthcare profession she worked in an industrial […]
Dr. Veronica Hutchings
Clinical PsychologistVeronica is a registered psychologist with a PhD in clinical psychology. Prior to moving back to her hometown of Corner Brook in 2015, she worked for 10 years at the QEII Health Sciences Centre in Halifax. While there, she worked in a number of areas including: pain management unit, multi-organ transplant program (kidney and kidney-pancreas […]
PharmacistJaleesa Hawco is a graduate of the Memorial University School of Pharmacy, holding a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy and a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition. She has worked in many pharmacies across the province, from the East to the West Coast, and has fallen in love with Corner Brook. She hopes to use her […]
Pharmacy AssistantKelly was born and raised here in Corner Brook. After living in Ontario for 5 years to study at Humber College, she moved back to her hometown in 2015. She has been working as a healthcare professional since April 2017 and has developed a passion for providing exceptional service to the community. Along with being […]
Medical Receptionist for Dr. BlanchardCrista Brake was born and raised in Corner Brook, NL. She attended College and graduated from the Office Administration (Medical, Legal & Engineering) Program, Honors With Distinction. She has worked for several physicians since graduation including several General Practitioners, General Surgery, Western Health and now with Dr. Crystal Blanchard, Obstetrics and Gynecology, where she feels […]
Dr. Nicola Penney
Family DoctorDr. Nicola Penney is a Family Physician from St. Anthony, Newfoundland. After starting her career as a dietitian, she went on to complete her medical degree and Family Medicine Residency at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. In 2011, she was happy to move back to Newfoundland to settle closer to family. She has been working […]
Dr. Paula Cooper
Family DoctorDr. Paula Cooper is a family physician from C.B.S, Newfoundland. She completed both her Medical Degree, and family medicine residency training at Memorial University. During her family medicine residency, she spent the majority of her training on the west coast of the province, and decided that Corner Brook was where she wanted to stay. She […]
Dr. Melissa O’Brien
Family PhysicianMelissa O’Brien was born and raised in Corner Brook. She completed a Bachelor of Nursing Degree at Memorial University and went on to work as a BN in both Corner Brook and Yellowknife. She then attended McMaster University for her degree in Doctor of Medicine and completed her family medicine residency at Memorial University through […]
PhysiotherapistJennifer received her BScPT from Dalhousie University in 1999. She has worked in private practices in Halifax, NS, St. Johns, NL and Corner Brook, NL...
PhysiotherapistA graduate from the Dalhousie University School of Physiotherapy, receiving a Masters of Science in Physiotherapy degree in 2012...
PhysiotherapistKelsey graduated from Dalhousie University in 2012 with her Masters in Physiotherapy after completing two Bachelor degrees from the University of Winnipeg...
PhysiotherapistDeanne graduated from Dalhousie University with her BScPT in 1998. Since then, she has had varied experience in many areas of physiotherapy and has...
PhysiotherapistHeather graduated from McMaster University in 2008 with a Master of Science in Physiotherapy after completing a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry-Nutrition at Memorial University in 2005. Heather completed post-graduated courses in Functional Dry Needling (Kinetacore), temperomandibular joint dysfunction (APTEI), therapeutic taping (Bahram Jam) and treatment of lumbar spine dysfunction (Jim Meadows). She has incorporated […]
Dr. Katy Smallwood
Obstetrician – GynecologistKaty Smallwood was born and raised in Corner Brook, and was thrilled to move back to Corner Brook to work in January 2014. she did her bachelors of Science degree at Acadia University, medical school at Memorial University, and her Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at Queen’s University, finishing her training in June 2012. She worked […]
· Obstetricians · Physician · Team
Dr. Tracey Wentzell
Orthopaedic SurgeonDr. Tracey Wentzell, MDCM/MBA, FRCSC, is an Orthopaedic Surgeon. She is originally from Portland Creek, NL and attended Holy Cross School in Daniel’s Harbour. She finished high school on a full scholarship at Lester B. Pearson College of the Pacific on Vancouver Island, BC in 1996. She then attended Mount Allison University in Sackville, NB […]
· Orthopaedic Surgeon · Physician · Team
Dr. Shanda Slipp
Family PhysicianDr. Shanda Slipp is a Family Physician originally from Fredericton, New Brunswick. After attending the University of New Brunswick for her undergraduate degree, she completed her medical degree at Memorial University of Newfoundland, graduating in 2007. She then completed her Family Medicine residency at Memorial, spending time all over the province from 2007-2009. After finishing […]
Dr. Perry Osborne
Family PhysicianDr Osborne is originally from Seal Cove, White Bay, on the Baie Verte Peninsula. He graduated with a Masters of Medicine (Immunology: colorectal cancer research) prior to graduating from Memorial University’s School of Medicine in St. John’s, NL in 2006. He completed a residency program in Family Medicine at Memorial University in 2008. He worked […]
Registered DietitianAngie received her Nutrition degree from Acadia University and became a registered Dietitian after she completed her dietetic internship in Edmonton, AB...
Occupational TherapistErika is originally from Central Newfoundland. She graduated from Queen’s University in 2012 with a Masters of Science in...
Registered Massage TherapistLee graduated from CCMH (Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy) Newmarket, ON in 1997 after completing a Bachelors degree at...
Registered Massage Therapist, Sports Massage Therapist (cc)Andrew studied Massage Therapy at Academy Canada in St. John’s and completed the 2200hr program in 2012. After obtaining certification with the CMTNL and NLMTA, Andrew joined the Canadian Sports Massage Therapy Association and began the certification process as a Sports Massage Therapist. Andrew has worked with every level of athlete from student to Olympians, […]
Registered Massage TherapistKalia is originally from Corner Brook and successfully completed the Massage Therapy program at Eastern College in St. John’s. As a RMT, Kalia’s goal is to assist clients into recovery so they leave feeling more relaxed overall, and experiencing relief from their symptoms. Kalia’s treatments and treatment plans will be based specifically on each client’s […]
Registered PsychologistSuanne Collins graduated from Memorial University with a Master of Education degree in Counselling Psychology. After finishing school, Suanne worked within the school system...
· Psychology · Team
Office ManagerJolene grew up in St Paul’s, NL which is a small community in the middle of Gros Morne national park. She graduated in 1993 from...
Clinic AssistantPam Keeping joined the Physiotherapy world as a secretary back in 2007. Prior to working with us here at Veitch Physiotherapy, she owned...
Medical ReceptionistMy name is Stephanie Sparkes and I graduated from college with a Medical/ Legal Office Technology Diploma 17 years ago. Since then...
Sheri Lee Hersey
Medical ReceptionistHi, my name is Sheri Lee Hersey and I moved to NL as a young girl from NS. I now live in Frenchman’s Cove, which is a small community just outside Corner Brook. I attended university and graduated from CONA with office administration. I have worked in a variety of fields, but felt that the […]
· Administrative · Obstetricians · Team