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West Lincoln Memorial Hospital
West Lincoln Memorial Hospital (WLMH) has been providing exceptional care and service to over 65,000 residents of West Niagara since 1946. WLMH officially became a site of Hamilton Health Sciences in 2013 through amalgamation.

Each year, staff and physicians at WLMH care for more than:

• 25 000 individuals through the Emergency Department

• 2 900 patients admitted to the hospital

• 1000 babies and their mothers

• 2 700 surgeries performed, of which, 80% are on an outpatient basis

WLMH is unique in its focus on integrating primary care. Local and family physicians comprise the medical staff working in the Emergency Department, Operating Rooms, and through all areas of the hospital.

In partnership with McMaster University’s Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, WLMH is a teaching site for medical students in the Niagara Region.

About the Medical Director
Chief Assistant:
Ashleigh Del Bianco
phone 905.945.2253 ext. 330
Dr. Gary Benson
Dr. Gary Benson, M.D., CCFP, FCFP. (LM). has been the Medical Director for the WLMH site since 2013. Dr. Benson was previously the WLMH Chief of Staff from 2008-2013. Dr. Benson is a Family Physician and GP Anesthetist – he has retired from clinical practice, and as of 2015, is primarily involved in Medical Administration. Dr. Benson is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the DeGroote School of Medicine at McMaster University.
WLMH Management
Rebecca Repa
Vice President
Executive Assistant: Tania Alves
ext. 12236
Cindy MacDonald
Directory of Community Programs
Administrative Assistant: Audra McMaster
905.945.2253 ext 222
Vikki Meler
Site Administrator
Administrative Assistant: Audra McMaster
905.945.2253 ext 222
Kelly Vailancourt
Clinical Manager – C Ward, ER, ICU
Administrative Assistant: Kristen Diliberto
905.945.2253 ext. 210
Vikki Metler
Clinical Manager – Seniors Programs, Mental Health, Palliative Care, Allied Health
Administrative Assistant: Kristen Diliberto
905.945.2253 ext. 210
Caroline Mitchell
Clinical Manager – Day Surgery, Perioperative
Administrative Assistant: Kristen Diliberto
905.945.2253 ext. 210
Kelly Gardner
Clinical Leader – Obstetrics
Administrative Assistant: Kristen Diliberto
905.945.2253 ext. 210
Fran Riley
Clinical Manager – Colposcopy, Obstetrics
Administrative Assistant: Lindsey Kitchen
905.521.2100 ext. 72265
Site Leads
Dr. N. Nwebube

Dr. T. Johnson
Emergency Department

Dr. B. Prysiazny
Diagnostic Imaging

Dr. J. Ginsburg
Internal Medicine

Dr. L. Zettel

Dr. P. Cano

Dr. S. Donaghy

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Ashleigh Del Bianco at email or at phone 905.945.2253 ext 330
Hamilton Health Sciences • Hamilton, Ontario • 905.521.2100

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