Dr. Patrick Whelan has had a distinguished career as a General Surgeon at MSH. He has led many initiatives to improve and advance the surgical program and served as the hospital’s Chief of Surgery from 2009 to 2019.

Dr. Whelan completed his BSc degree at Memorial University and went on to medical school at Dalhousie University. He completed his surgical training at the University of Toronto and worked for a year in British Columbia. Dr. Whelan has a special interest in surgical oncology and has completed extra training in that field.

Dr. Whelan is a proud Newfoundlander. He is well known for his gregarious laugh and his significant volunteer efforts around the world. He has seen the whole country and he thinks Oak Valley Health is the best!