Our Advisory Team

Dr. Yoel Abells
  • Dr. Yoel Abells
  • BSc., MHSc., MD, CCFP, FCFP
  • Medical Director, Forest Hill Family Health Centre
 

Dr. Yoel Abells is the Medical Director of the Forest Hill Family Health Centre. He provides comprehensive medical care with a focus on women and children. Dr. Abells is on staff at Mount Sinai Hospital (where he delivers babies) and the Humber River Regional Hospital (also working in the Emergency Department). In addition to his Medical Degree (from McMaster University), he has a BSc. in Psychology and a MHSc. in Health Administration from the University of Toronto. He did his residency training in Toronto. Dr. Abells is a Certificant and Fellow of the Canadian College of Family Physicians and a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians. He is also on the faculty of the University of Toronto’s Department of Family and Community Medicine and is very involved in undergraduate and graduate teaching.

Dr. Abells has served (and continues to serve) on a variety of hospital and community-based boards, committees and working groups. Additionally, he has lectured at various venues, has appeared on a variety of radio and television shows, including a regular segment on Global Television. He most recently began a regular column in the National Post.

Dr. Yoel Abells appears Tuesdays on Global Morning News and Wednesdays on the Body & Health page of the National Post.