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Central Health welcomes new doctors to the Coast of Bays Region

January 18, 2023



Central Health is very pleased to announce that it has had success in the recruitment of 3 physicians for the Coast of Bays region. Positions range from full time to part time. This will provide intermittent coverage to the region until June 2023. The coverage schedule for Emergency Room services will continue to be communicated to the public as per Central Health communications practices. Please join us in welcoming the following physicians to Central Health:

Name: Dr. Madan Mariappan

Arrival Date: December 2022

Location: Bay d'Espoir Community Health Centre, St. Alban’s

Length of Stay: Full time permanent

Name: Dr. Robert Jong

Arrival Date: January 2023

Location: Connaigre Peninsula Health Centre, Harbour Breton

Length of stay: Part time until June 2023

Name: Dr. Zachary Price

Arrival Date: February 2023

Location: Connaigre Peninsula Health Centre, Harbour Breton

Length of stay: Part time until June 2023

These physicians will support the tremendous work and dedication of area staff and physicians who provide care to the region on a daily basis.

The Regional Health Authority would like to thank its Recruitment and Retention team, the Provincial Government, and the people of the Coast of Bays for their efforts and support throughout this process. Central Health continues its efforts in recruitment for this area for both physicians and healthcare providers.


Gayle St. Croix

Director of Communications and Government Relations

Tel: (709) 572-1165

Email: gayle.stcroix@centralhealth.nl.ca





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