Physician Recruitment

The County Welcomes Six New Physicians

and Recognizes Three Retired Physicians

New Physicians

Back Row left to right: New Physicians Dr. Negine Nahiddi, Dr. Sarah LeBlanc, Dr. Laura Arul, Dr. Dane Chhatwal (Absent Dr. Sara Arul and Dr. Tarik Eldjama)

Front Row left to right: Retired Physicians Dr. Lois Russell and Dr. Cliff Rice (Absent Dr. Kim Haigh)

The County of Prince Edward and the Prince Edward Family Health Team (PEFHT) officially welcomed six of the PEFHT's newest and most recently recruited doctors to the municipality at an event held on Thursday, May 31, 2018, at Parson's Brewing Company in Picton.

Dr. Sara Arul, Dr. Laura Arul, Dr. Sarah LeBlanc, Dr. Negine Nahiddi, Dr. Dane Chhatwal, and Dr.Tarik Eldjama have all joined the team within the last two years and are now practicing medicine in Prince Edward County.

The community also recognized and thanked recently retired physicians Dr. Cliff Rice, Dr. Lois Russell, and Dr. Kim Haigh. To view the rest of this news release click here: The County welcomes six new physicians


Prince Edward Family Health Team (PEFHT)

Providing comprehensive care to patients with an outstanding rural physician group in beautiful Prince Edward County.

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• To learn more about the Prince Edward Family Health Team (PEFHT). Visit

• To inquire about a career with the Prince Edward Family Health Team please contact Dr. Sarah LeBlanc,

• To learn more about building a new life in Prince Edward County visit us at

• To discover all that Prince Edward County has to offer visit Prince Edward County's Official Tourism Website at



‌Dr. Negine Nahiddi is a new physician with the Prince Edward Family Health Team, but she has known The County since she was a kid. “My family has been coming down here from Toronto since I was a teenager, but I didn’t always want to!” she laughs. Read her full story at




County Welcomes New Doctors, Salutes Retirees— – June 1, 2018