Veitch Wellness Centre is committed to providing the best care possible to you! We recognize that shared knowledge and collaborative effort benefit us all.  Therefore, 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!

Dr. Smallwood
(709) 634-5449

Dr. Wentzell
(709) 634-3001

Wellness Family Practice
(709) 388-2300

Dr. Victoria Ralph

Family Physician

Dr. Ralph is a family physician from Carbonear, Newfoundland. She graduated from Memorial University medical school and went on to complete her family residency throughout Newfoundland as well as Nunavut. She was happy to join the Medical on Second clinic in 2022.

Ryan Jackman

Family Physician

Dr. 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, […]

Dr. Paula Cooper

Family Doctor

Dr. 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 Physician

Melissa 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 […]

Dr. Katy Smallwood

Obstetrician – Gynecologist

Katy 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 […]

Dr. Tracey Wentzell

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. 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 […]

Dr. Shanda Slipp

Family Physician

Dr. 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 Physician

Dr 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 […]