THE PRACTICE

New Family Medicine Network

Dr. Lianne Butterfill MD CCFP

Dr. Josephine Dunston MD CCFP

David W.Eisen MPC MD CCFP FCFP

Karen Hershenfield MPC MD CCFP

Joanne Laine-Gossin MPC MD CCFP FCFP

Lara Rosenberg MPC MD CCFP

Kimberly Wintemute MPC MD CCFP FCFP

OUR DOCTORS
David W. Eisen, MD

I'm a practicing family physician with active clinical and teaching interests in Obstetrics, Newborn Care and Women's Health. I have an academic practice in association with North York General Hospital and the University of Toronto.

 

I teach students from other programs including the Ryerson University Midwifery program. I have chaired the Family Medicine Obstetrics Division at NYGH, and served on all of the Maternal Newborn committees there. I serve NYGH as Chief, Department of Family and Community Medicine. I have served the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario in several capacities.

Karen Hershenfield, MD
I graduated from the University of Toronto Medical School in 2007. I completed my residency and low-risk Obstetrical fellowship training in Toronto. I am involved in teaching medical students and residents in our office and at North York General Hospital. I hold the appointment of Lecturer at the University of Toronto Department of Family and Community Medicine and am an active staff at North York General Hospital

  

Kimberly Wintemute, MD

I finished my Residency at the University of Toronto in 2002. I provide family medicine care that includes obstetrics, home visits, and palliative care.

I am an assistant professor for the University of Toronto and I'm passionate about teaching and ongoing learning. I sometimes have students with me in the office. I am currently a Primary Care Co-Lead for Choosing Wisely Canada, a national campaign to help clinicians and patients engage in conversations to reduce unnecessary tests, procedures and treatments. 

I was Medical Director of North York Family Health Team from 2008-2016 and I was incredibly honoured to be the recipient of the 2014 Regional Family Physician of the year award from the Ontario College of Family Physicians. 

OUR ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS
Erika North, CCPA

I completed my Physician Assistant training at the University of Toronto in 2013 after practicing as a Registered Massage Therapist for 10 years.

 

I am going into my 8th year of practice with this fantastic team. I follow patients with diabetes and hypertension amongst other chronic diseases. I also do preventative care visits (ex: pap smears), and provide same day access for acute issues.

I am passionate about health and helping our patients achieve their health care goals.

OUR FRONT STAFF, NURSES, PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT
Elena 
Sherry
​Natalie
Susan 
Ale
Erika
Lianne Butterfill, MD

I obtained my medical degree from L'Universite de Sherbrooke in Quebec in 2014.  I then completed my residency at the University of Toronto and went on to obtain a fellowship in low risk obstetrics in Toronto in 2017.  I practice comprehensive Family Medicine in the community with a special interest in maternity care and women's health.  I practice antepartum and newborn care out of North York General Hospital.  Additional, I am involved in immigration and refugee medicine. I hold the position of lecturer at the University of Toronto and am passionate about teaching residents and medical students both in the hospital and community clinic setting.

WELCOME TO OUR PRACTICE

We are a community teaching practice, affiliated with North York General Hospital and the University of Toronto.  In addition to regular office visits, we provide a number of services outside the office, including obstetrics, same day appointments for urgent care, after-hours clinic coverage and some home visits.

We are part of the North York Family Health Team, and as such offer a variety of services, including chronic disease management, social work services, chiropody, dietary expertise, smoking cessation, cancer survivorship, and many other programs.  For a full description of our NYFHT please visit this link:http://www.nyfht.com/index.php

We are also involved in Quality Improvement and Research, and participate in a variety of projects that enhance both patients’ and providers’ care and satisfaction.

Your preventative and acute health care needs are our priorities.

Lara Rosenberg, MD

I practice comprehensive family medicine as part of the North York Family Health Team and have a special interest in maternity care. I am currently the Chair of Family Medicine Obstetrics at North York General Hospital. I enjoy teaching residents and medical students in our community office and at the hospital.

I earned my medical degree from the University of Ottawa in 2008 and then completed my Family Medicine residency at the University of Toronto. I then obtained my fellowship in low risk obstetrics at the University of Toronto.