Civic Obstetrical Group

Dr. Joyce Schachter

Dr. Schachter completed her medical degree from University of Ottawa (1994) and residency training in OB/GYN at the University of Ottawa (1999), followed by a post-graduate fellowship in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery at the University of Toronto (2001).  She founded the post-graduate Fellowship training program for Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery within the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Newborn Care (2005) and served as its first Fellowship Director until 2015.  Her research interests are in decision-making processes and innovative health care delivery in Urogynecological surgery and she is committed to the practice of narrative medicine.  She has been an active member in the OB/GYN post-graduate training committee and mentorship program.