Sujay V. Patel

BSc (Hons), MB BCh BAO, FRCPC, CIME, C-CAT (MB), CMLE

Sujay Patel

Kitchener, Ontario
Psychiatry

Area 5, Division B
(ONTARIO)

Key skills and experience

Business
Governance
Leadership
Physician wellness
World of medicine

Dr. Patel has been actively practising psychiatry for 13 years in diverse hospital and community healthcare sectors.

He brings significant healthcare system experience having worked with Canada Border Services Agency, as a coroner for the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services, and as a clinical supervisor with the Canadian Mental Health Association. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, and a former adjudicator for the Consent and Capacity Board of Ontario. He has extensive experience in legal, business, investment management, healthcare and artificial intelligence sectors. Dr. Patel’s leadership and governance activities include medical administration, government relations, patient safety and advocacy, medical regulation, as well as program development and innovation.

The Nominating Committee values Dr. Patel’s healthcare system experience, leadership roles, as well as his business and governance acumen within the profit- and non-profit sectors.

Relevant skills and experience highlights

Practice Appointments

Best Doctors Canada

Consultant Psychiatrist
2018-

Canada Border Services Agency

Consultant Psychiatrist
2013-2016

Conestoga College Health Services

Consultant Psychiatrist
2017-2018

Eastern Health (St. John's, Newfoundland)

Consultant Psychiatrist
2008-2008

Grand River Hospital Specialized Mental Health Program

Consultant Psychiatrist
2011-2017

Guelph General Hospital

Consultant Psychiatrist
2008-2015

Homewood Health Centre

Consultant Psychiatrist
2008-2011

Homewood Health Centre Workplace & Safety Insurance Board Program

Consultant Psychiatrist
2018-

Kitchener Downtown Community Health Centre

Consultant Psychiatrist
2012-

Kitchener Downtown Community Health Centre Brain Injury Program

Consultant Psychiatrist
2014-2018

Psychiatric Outreach Clinic

Consultant Psychiatrist
2013-2017

The Centre of Family Medicine

Consultant Psychiatrist
2013-2015

Traverse Independence (Acquired Brain Injury Program)

Consultant Psychiatrist
2018-

United States Veterans Evaluation Services

Consultant Psychiatrist
2019-

Waterloo Regional Homes for Mental Health Assertive Community Treatment Team

Consultant Psychiatrist
2011-2015

Professional Appointments

Bear Health Technologies

Advisory Board
2020-

Canadian Mental Health Association

Clinical Supervisor
2018-

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario

Practice Assessor
2016-
Clinical Mentor
2013-2016

Grand River Hospital Specialized Mental Health Program

Medical Director
2011-2017

Homewood Health Centre

Medical Coordinator
2008-2011

McMaster University

Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
2008-

Memorial University of Newfoundland

Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
2008-

Mental Health Without Borders

Vice Chair
2016-2019

Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services

Coroner
2017-

Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

Adjudicator for the Consent and Capacity Board Of Ontario
2013-2018

PsycIME Corporation

Medical Director
2008-

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Examiner
2015-

Rural Ontario Medical Program

Clinical Preceptor
2010-

Tri-Hospital Research Ethics Board

Board Member
2016-2017

University of Ottawa

Clinical Lecturer
2011-