Ultimate Care Providers

Each and every day, Mackenzie Health's physicians go above and beyond to provide the ultimate in care to our community. They do so while also strengthening Mackenzie Health's Culture of Generosity and donating to the Ultimate campaign — demonstrating their firm belief in our organization and the importance of supporting its future. Here's just a few of those Mackenzie Health heroes and the reasons behind their act of generosity.

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Randa inspired her daughter Sophia Grammenis to enter the nursing profession in 2019. Sophia is currently enrolled in the Registered Practical Nursing program at Seneca College and will be graduating in the spring.

Randa and Sophia's Story

Rozeny (Jing), Registered Practical Nurse at Mackenzie Health embodies the definition of an exceptional nurse. A staff member since 2008, Jing has made an impact on every single patient she’s cared for and every colleague she’s worked with.

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At only 19, Sarah was diagnosed with diabetes. If you ask Sarah, it wasn’t research or family history that prompted her to get checked. In fact, it was her cat, who was diagnosed with diabetes three months earlier, and the symptoms she displayed that spurred Sarah to pay her family doctor a visit.

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After years of studying sciences and being exposed first-hand to her mother, an incredible role model, and long-time employee at Mackenzie Health, Eti knew her calling was health care.

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Receiving care at a hospital as a child can be a nerve-racking experience, but for Diana it was an eye-opening event, leading her to a successful career in health care. The compassion and comfort she received from her nurse at that time inspired Diana to dream of a job where she can support others on their health journey and make a positive impact on people’s lives. 

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For almost 40 years, Dr. Bill Butler called Mackenzie Richmond Hill Hospital home. In the summer of 1981 Dr. Butler joined the Mackenzie Health Department of Anesthesia and in early 2020, he made the difficult decision to retire his scrubs.

Read Dr. Bill Butler's Story

As both a donor and physician, Dr. Steven Youssoufian feels a strong sense of responsibility towards Mackenzie Health. “If you have the opportunity to lead, you absolutely should,” he says.

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Dr. Kogon takes pride in being a husband, father and surgeon. He donates to Mackenzie Health to thank the community for allowing him to achieve his life goals. “I consider myself blessed in many ways,” he says. “Philanthropy is an opportunity to genuinely contribute to the various communities that have helped me get to where I am today.”

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Dr. Matilda Ng has been practicing philanthropy for as long as she’s been practicing medicine. Influenced by the charitable nature of her late physician husband, Dr. Ng has been moved to support the organizations she believes in strongly but none more so than the place where she has dedicated her life’s work for 35 years: Mackenzie Health.

Read Dr. Ng's Story