Meet The Staff


Dr. J. Scheeres MBChB, Dip(OBS)SA, FRCS(C) – Dr. Scheeres brings over 25 years of experience to the practice.  He was born and raised in South Africa.  He moved to Canada in 1995, established a busy family practice in Manitoba where he had a large obstetrical patient population.  He completed 5 years of residency at the University of Manitoba.  Dr. Scheeres developed an interest in Maternal-Fetal medicine.  He spent another year in practice at The University of Manitoba

In 2002 he was awarded for the best resident research paper in Obstetrics and Gynecology from the University of Manitoba and was recognized nationally by the Canadian Foundation for Women’s Health.  His research was published in the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology of Canada and is still used today by Motherisk as one of the references for Fetal Solvent Syndrome.  He has been a well-known Obstetrician at RVH for 11 years.  Choosing a better lifestyle, he is currently practicing in family medicine in Barrie and is a consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Stevenson Memorial Hospital in Alliston.

Dr. Scheeres’ memberships include:

  • SOGC – Society of Obstetrics & Gynecologists of Canada
  • SCC – Society of Canadian Colposcopists
  • RCPSC – Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct) Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, McMaster University



Erin  – Nurse PractitionerErin graduated in 2005 from York University with a Bachelor of Science. She continued on to become a Nurse Practitioner (Master of Science & Nursing) in 2014 from York University.  She qualified with honours and was awarded best student of her year. She is dedicated to health care and brings academic as well as practical expertise to the practice. Her warm and compassionate approach has been appreciated by all patients.



Kim – Registered Nurse Kim graduated from Georgian College in 1994 as a registered nurse.  She has vast experience in both Women’s health and pediatrics. She has been in the practice since 2006. Kim has been invaluable in the practice and much of the administrative and clinical success could be attributed to her.  She is currently the office manager.


Sarah – Administrative Assistant Sarah graduated Medical Office Administration from Georgian College in 2008, with honours.  She works casually as a Patient Services Clerk at RVH.  She has been employed with Dr. Scheeres since 2009.  Her office role includes: clerical duties, scheduling appointments, booking referrals and general inquiries.  She looks forward to getting to know you & assisting you with your health concerns.


Ashley – Physician Assistant – Ashley graduated from Laurentian university Bachelor of Arts Program in 2014 with a major in Psychology.  She graduated with honours. She then completed her Bachelor of Health Sciences Physician Assistant Program at McMaster University in 2016. She completed her Canadian Certified Physician Assistant exam in the Fall of 2016. Ashley is enthusiastic in providing effective and quality care alongside Dr Scheeres.


Patrycja (Trish) – Registered Practical Nurse  – Trish graduated from the University of Guelph – Humber in 2012 with a Bachelors Degree in Applied Sciences. She then continued her studies, and graduated from Sheridan College in 2015 as a Registered Practical Nurse. She has previous nursing experience in a variety of settings, including chronic pain. Her passion for Family Practice and Women’s Health will help provide quality care to our patients.



Janice – Administrative Assistant Janice brings to the team both her enthusiasm and dedication, as well as her long history and extensive experience in a variety of medical environments.  As part of our administrative staff she looks forward to using her experience to participate in the quality of your wellness care.



Hollie – Administrative Assistant – Hollie joined our team in 2017 as part of our administrative staff. Hollie now volunteers her services in Alliston as part of Scheeres Medicine. She shares 7 years of experience within the medical field. She will always greet our patients with a smile. Hollie looks forward improving the patient’s  health and comfort with every visit.