Dr. Suhas B. Joshi has been a practicing pathologist for over thirty five years. He has been the Regional Medical Director of Laboratories at Niagara Health since its inception and he was the first Chief of the department of laboratory medicine at Niagara Health till 2018. Dr. Joshi has been with MDS/LifeLabs for over thirty five years as a medical director for Niagara Region in the past and now as a staff pathologist.
As a recognized physician leader, Dr. Joshi has served on Executive Board of Lincoln County Academy of Medicine (District 4), including a term as the President and several years as a geographical delegate to the OMA Council. He was the physician lead at the Niagara District Health Council. Dr. Joshi has served on advisory boards of Quality Management Program – Laboratory Services (QMP-LS); Ontario’s Forensic Pathology Advisory Committee (FPAC) and on the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care Expert Panels for Pathology. He is the current Regional Lead for the CCO-CPSO’s Quality Management Partnership for Pathology.
Dr. Joshi was on the Executive Board of Ontario Association of Pathologists (OAP) from several years, including a three year term as the President, during that time he became one of the co-founders of the Path2Quality. Dr. Joshi has been associated with OMA Section on Laboratory Medicine for many years, including a term as the Chair of Tariff Committee, a term as the Chair of the Section and many years as a Section delegate to the OMA Council. At present, he is the Vice Chair of the Section.