Two New Oncologists join OTMH Cancer Clinic


Halton Healthcare is pleased to announce the addition of two new Medical Oncologists to the Cancer Care Clinic at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital.




Dr. Michael Herman

Dr. Michael Herman and Dr. Ketan Ghate will contribute to the further development of our systemic therapy cancer care services and the expansion of the treatment of patients with solid tumour disease.

Dr. Herman recently completed a one year clinical and research fellowship at Princess Margaret Hospital and has an interest in the care of solid tumour malignancies, education, clinical trials and cancer biomarkers.


Dr. Ketan Ghate

Dr. Ghate has experience in community oncology including treating breast and gastrointestinal malignancies. Dr. Ghate is also interested in clinical outcomes research and was the recipient of the 2017 Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO Merit Award.

“We are delighted to welcome Dr. Herman and Dr. Ghate to our team at the Cancer Care Clinic. The addition of two new Oncologists will continue to support our goal of offering Halton Region patients with a cancer diagnosis, comprehensive treatment, close to home,” said Dr. John McPhaden, Medical Director, Cancer Care Clinic, Halton Healthcare.

Halton Healthcare took its first step towards providing cancer care in August 2015, offering radiation oncology consultation in partnership with the Mississauga Halton Regional Cancer Centre. After the move to the new Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, the Cancer Care Clinic opened in February, 2016 and we have been steadily growing the services offered including systemic therapy and consultation for Haematology oncology, medical oncology, and oncology palliative care.


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