Dr. Mark Dermer is a Medical Director and telemedicine physician for Dialogue, Canada’s leading telemedicine company. He previously worked as a community family physician from 1992-2018 and was the founder and lead physician of an 11-doctor practice in Ottawa that is recognized as a Canadian leader in innovative, high quality care. He also has experience in acute hospital and nursing home care.
Since 1996, Dr. Dermer has provided strategic advice, clinical expertise, program development, research and communications for organization and clients in a wide variety of healthcare environments. His consulting work focuses on enhancing the quality, safety and efficiency of care through innovation, optimization of information systems and the measurement of outcomes.
Dr. Dermer has also worked as a Clinical Advisor and Physician Educator for a subsidiary of the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) and served as a Senior Medical Advisor to Canada Health Infoway. He holds an MD from McGill University.