Dr. Robin Martin-Godelie
Interim Chief of Staff

Dr. Robin Martin-Godelie is a local Family Doctor with a special interest in Palliative Care. She has been an active staff member at the hospital since 2005. She completed her undergraduate degree and medical school at the University of Western Ontario and her family medicine residency at McMaster University. She now acts as a clinical preceptor for the Family Medicine Residency Program of McMaster University – Grand Erie Six Nations Campus.

Since coming to Simcoe in 2005, Dr. Martin-Godelie has been engaged in several positions at the hospital, including Chief of Long-term and Palliative Care, Vice President, and then Secretary-Treasurer of the medical staff executive, and the Chair of the Medical Quality Committee. She is also active with the Stedman Hospice Outreach Team, providing hospice palliative care in the community, and sits on the board of the Norfolk Haldimand Community Hospice, working towards a Center for Hospice Palliative care located in our two counties.

Dr. Martin-Godelie is a strong believer in the power of communities to support health and wellness and is committed to the ongoing quality care at Norfolk General Hospital. She is a current resident of Port Dover with her husband and two children.

Physician Chiefs – Norfolk General Hospital


Dr. Anas Al-Kassem
Chief of Surgery

Dr.  Mashalah Eshghabadi
Chief of Pathology

Dr. Baland Iqbal
Chief of General Practice

Dr. David Kennedy
Chief of Medicine

Dr. Naveen Parasu
Chief of Diagnostic Imaging 

Dr. David Roukema
Chief of Anaesthesia

Dr. Jamie Szabo
Chief of Obstetrics

Dr. William Thorogood
Chief of Complex Care