February 5, 2009 - Saint John|
A retinal surgery program will be established this year at the St. Joseph's Hospital, with financial support from the provincial government. Health Minister Michael Murphy and Supply and Services Minister Ed Doherty announced today that the Department of Health will be investing $550,000 in 2009-10 to help set up the program. Dr. Dan Polya, an ophthalmologist with a fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery, will perform the surgeries.
From left: David Barry, president of the board, St. Joseph’s Hospital Foundation; Murphy; Polya; Doherty; Saint John Mayor Ivan Court; and Lancaster MLA Abel LeBlanc.