Dr Hartsburg has been a practicing Urologist in Barrie since September, 2003. He completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at Point Park University in Pittsburgh, PA in 1991 and then went on to Medical School at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario where he completed his MD in 1997.
Dr. Ray obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry at McGill University in Montreal and his Master’s degree in Pharmacology at the University of Toronto. He then went on to Medical School at Dalhousie University in Halifax, graduating in 2003. Dr. Ray then completed his Urology residency at the University of Western Ontario, obtaining his FRCS(C) in 2008. Two additional years of Fellowship training at the University of Toronto followed, where he further concentrated in Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) and kidney stones. Dr. Ray practices in all aspects of Urology, but has a special interest in minimally invasive treatments for genitourinary cancer as well as kidney stones.
Dr. Ray is an Adjunct Lecturer with the University of Toronto and is still actively engaged in clinical research. He is the author of over 20 published peer-reviewed articles and book chapters and has presented at numerous international meetings. Dr. Ray moved to Barrie in 2010 and rapidly put down roots. In the summer, he is an avid golfer and in the winter an active skier. He is married with two children.
Dr. Foell is the newest urologist in Barrie, having opened her practice in September 2013. Dr. Foell practices in all areas of urology, however her special areas of interest and expertise are kidney stones and minimally invasive (laparoscopic or “keyhole”) surgery, particularly for urologic cancers.
After obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Life Sciences from Queen’s University, she earned a Medical Degree at the University of Western Ontario. After graduating medical school in 2006, she stayed in London, Ontario, for five years of residency training in Urology.
In 2011, she became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Before starting her practice in Barrie, she completed two years of fellowship subspecialty training in Endourology at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto. The fellowship focused on research and advanced surgical procedures for kidney stone removal, and minimally invasive surgery for a wide variety of urologic diseases.
Dr. Foell is delighted to be establishing her practice and life in the community of Barrie.
Kim graduated as a registered nurse in 1977 from the Victoria Hospital School of Nursing, Fanshawe College in London Ontario. Kim brings with her a wide variety of nursing experience.
Until 2013, her most recent position was as a primary nurse in Radiation Oncology at the Peel Regional Cancer Centre, where she was an active member of the Brachytherapy planning project as the nurse champion.
Kim has won awards for nursing excellence and was a nominee for the Toronto Star Nightingale Award in 2011. She has been involved in the development of both male and female sexual health programs providing counselling and education to these patients.
Kim recently moved to Barrie and is looking forward to becoming an active member of the community.