Division of General Surgery

Welcome to the Division of General Surgery at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Science Centre, in Thunder Bay. The department of General Surgery is currently made up of nine certified surgeons who provide their surgical services to the residents of Thunder Bay and Northwestern Ontario.  On our website you will find educational links, available patient programming and more information about our surgeons.

 The Division of General Surgery supports the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre’s values of “healthy together” and it’s mission to “…deliver quality patient experience in an academic health care environment that is responsive to the needs of the population of Northwestern Ontario”.


Meet Our Surgeons

Dr. K. Gehman

Dr. Gehman is a General Thoracic and General Surgeon and has been in practice in Thunder Bay since 1996. He sees patients for a wide variety of issues including: Diagnosis […]

Dr. K. Gehman

B.Sc., M.D, FRCSC
Dr. M. Holmes

Dr. Holmes completed an HBSc in biochemisty at McMaster University in 1997 and an MD at the University of Ottawa in 2002. He completed his General Surgery training at McMaster […]

Dr. M. Holmes

M.D, FRCSC
Dr. A. Kirk

Dr. Kirk graduated from Mcmaster University in 1982 and has been serving as a General Surgeon in Thunder Bay since July 1988. Dr. Kirk enjoys all aspects of general surgery […]

Dr. A. Kirk

M.D, FRCSC
Dr. G. Mapeso

Dr. G. Mapeso graduated from Cebu Institute of Medicine in the Phillippines, 1981 and has been practicing as a general surgeon at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Science Centre. Dr. […]

Dr. G. Mapeso

M.D, FRCSC
Dr. A. Smith

Dr. Smith graduated medical school in 2008 from the University of Toronto. He then went on to complete a five-year general surgery residency at the University of Calgary before returning […]

Dr. A. Smith

M.D, FRCSC
Dr. W. Harris

Dr. W. Harris completed Medical school at the University of Toronto and a surgical residency at McMaster University. He then went on to complete a fellowship in ERCP (minimally invasive […]

Dr. W. Harris

M.D, FRCSC, MPH
Dr. H. Telang

Dr. Telang has been working as a General Surgeon in Thunder Bay since 1999. He completed medical school at the University of Ottawa after having attended Carleton University for his […]

Dr. H. Telang

M.D, FRCSC
Dr. E. Davenport

Dr. Davenport graduated from The University of Western Ontario in 2003 and has been practicing as General Surgeon at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Science Centre since. Dr. Davenport currently […]

Dr. E. Davenport

M.D, FRCSC
Dr. S. Cassie

Dr. Cassie completed a Bachelor of Science in BioChemistry at the University of Lethbridge. He then attended Medical School at the University of Calgary, and went on to complete his […]

Dr. S. Cassie

M.D, FRCSC