Jeff Van Impe
Dr. Jeff Van Impe

Dr. Jeff Van Impe, Psychiatrist-in-Chief


Dr. Jeff Van Impe joined the hospital in 2010 and has worked on a variety of programs. He provided leadership as the Medical Director of the electroconvulsive therapy program and the Provincial Forensic Programs before taking on the interim role as Psychiatrist-in-Chief in July 2017. He was appointed permanently in that position in January 2017. 

Dr. Van Impe obtained his Doctor of Medicine from the Western University in 2005 and Psychiatry specialty from McMaster University in 2010. He received his subspecialty designation in Forensic Psychiatry from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in September 2016.

Dr. Van Impe is also the lead psychiatrist for the Mental Health Courts in Barrie and Orillia and an Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct) in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences at McMaster University.