Dr. Justina Sam is a general gastroenterologist. She sees patients with gastrointestinal issues and performs gastroscopies and colonoscopies. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from the Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours) Program at McMaster University.
Dr. Sam completed medical school and training in internal medicine and gastroenterology at The University of Toronto. She was the co-chief resident during her gastroenterology training and was the recipient of the Dr. KN Jeejeebhoy Award for Excellence in Gastroenterology.
She is a member of the Ontario Association of Gastroenterology and the Canadian Association of Gastroenterology.
She worked for 2 years as a gastroenterology clinical associate at North York General Hospital doing primarily inpatient work and caring for patients hospitalized with acute gastrointestinal issues, where she managed patients in the emergency room, on the wards, and in the intensive care unit. She also worked for 6 months covering an established gastroenterologist’s practice at St. Michael’s Hospital, where she gained valuable experience managing patients with various conditions, particularly inflammatory bowel disease and irritable bowel syndrome. Dr. Sam decided to settle down in an outpatient gastroenterology practice.
She speaks Cantonese and English and some Mandarin. There is Mandarin translation available through our office.