Dr. Stefanie Green completed a Bachelor of Science, with honours, from the
University of Toronto in 1989. She then went on to obtain her medical degree
at McGill University in 1993. She further trained in Family Practice at McGill
University, completing her residency in 1995. She continued her studies,
completing a fellowship in Palliative Care and a fellowship in Infant and
Maternal Health also at McGill University in 1995 and 1996.
Dr. Green was recruited from residency directly into an academic/teaching
position with McGill university at the Jewish General Hospital in Montreal.
There she had a full-spectrum family practice including hospital care, maternity
care and teaching responsibilities to both medical students and medical residents
completing their training.
After one year, and marriage, she moved with her husband to Toronto and became
affiliated with the University of Toronto as an academic physician with her
own practice at the St. Jamestown Health Centre, formerly of the
Wellesley-Central Hospital. This practice was also a full spectrum family
practice with a large focus on women's health and maternity care to the diverse,
multi-cultural population of inner-city downtown Toronto. In 1998, she gave
birth to a son. In 1999, Dr. Green became the head of the Department of Family
Medicine's Obstetric Group at St. Michael's Hospital, the largest family
medicine training program in Canada. In 2000, she gave birth to a daughter.
In 2001, Dr. Green and her family moved to the United States of America where
she was a full time mother and homemaker for 10 months. She returned to Canada
and moved to Victoria in 2002 where she once again began practicing family
medicine and maternity care. That same year, she started the Quintessence
Maternity Group and in 2003 she re-focused her practice solely on maternity
Dr. Green has lived through health care restructuring in three provinces.
She speaks English and French and plays a pretty good game of ice hockey.
Her children continually teach her how to be a better physician by ensuring
she learns to listen, be patient, and recognize everyone for their individuality.
P.S. from the doc: That's a picture of my son on the top right-hand