The Saskatchewan Health Authority is pleased to announce the arrival of a new physician to serve the residents of Melfort and surrounding area.
Dr. Chelsea Wilgenbusch will be providing physician services with the Family Physicians Group in Melfort effective July 31, 2018. She will be providing locum coverage services for Dr. Danielle Desjardins patients and covering her maternity leave starting in January 2019. She will also be providing anesthestic care as part of her full service practice.
Dr. Wilgenbusch is originally from Wilkie, Sask. She obtained her Medical Degree at the University of Saskatchewan before completing her Family Medicine post-graduate training in Saskatoon. She completed enhanced skills training in anesthesia at the University of Saskatchewan in June 2018.
Patients of Dr. Desjardins’s may contact Dr. Wilgenbusch at her office in the Family Physicians Group at 306-752-8820 to schedule an appointment. Dr. Wilgenbusch will start accepting new patients in the fall. In addition to practicing in Melfort, Dr. Wilgenbusch will also practice in Naicam one day per week.
The Saskatchewan Health Authority would like to encourage the community of Melfort to extend a warm welcome to Dr. Wilgenbusch, her husband Sandy McGillivray, and their dogs Bailee, Koko, Buster, and Ted.
Dr. Desjardins is currently seeing patients one day per week
in Melfort and one day a week in Naicam. Dr. Wilgenbusch is currently covering
Dr. Desjardins’ Melfort practice the other days of the week, while Dr.
Desjardins reduces her practice.
Dr. Desjardins will continue to see patients until taking a
leave in January 2019, with a planned return to full practice in November 2019,
during which time Dr. Wilgenbush will provide services in Naicam one day per