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Onil Bhattacharyya, MD, PhD

Senior Scientist, Women’s College Research Institute
Frigon-Blau Chair in Family Medicine Research, Women’s College Hospital
Family physician, Women’s College Hospital
Associate Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto
Assistant Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto

Dr. Onil Bhattacharyya is a family physician and the Frigon-Blau Chair in Family Medicine Research at Women’s College Hospital. He is also an associate professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine and the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto. He was a 2015-16 Harkness Fellow in Health Care Policy and Practice, based at the Commonwealth Fund. He received his medical degree from University of Montreal, has a PhD in health services research from the University of Toronto and was a Takemi Fellow at the Harvard School of Public Health.

He was co-lead of BRIDGES: Building Bridges to Integrate Care, an Ontario Ministry funded incubator for new models of care for complex chronic disease. He is clinical lead of the Primary and Integrated Care Innovation network for Ontario (called Better Access to Care for Complex Needs), and co-Chair of the National Leadership Council, both funded by the Canadian Institute for Health Research Strategy for Patient Oriented Research. His research focuses on structures to create innovative care models, integrating methods from the software and design industries for service development with quality improvement and implementation science approaches to evaluation.


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  • Fully affiliated with:
  • University of Toronto

  • A member of:
  • Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario (CAHO)