Dr. Charles Bonham-Carter, MBChB, CCFP
Chief Medical Director
Charles has 20 years of experience practicing family and hospital medicine across rural Canada. His interest in the field of addiction and mental health started in the early 2000s. Since then, he has developed a passionate dedication to finding solutions to the current crisis of illicit street fentanyl across the country. He is one of the founders of Change Health Care, a group of 7 addiction treatment clinics that operates within the CATC network. Since 2016, Charles has devoted his time exclusively to addiction medicine. In recent years, in addition to his clinical practice, he has become increasingly involved in addiction and mental health care in Ontario, including sitting on several healthcare policy committees at both the Ontario Medical Association and CATC.
About the Physician Advisory Group
The Physician Advisory Group (PAG) is an engaged group of highly-specialized physicians with deep expertise in addiction medicine and healthcare policy. Under the leadership of CATC’s Chief Medical Director, they oversee and guide our clinical practice related to Opioid Agonist Treatment across Canada, ensuring we remain on the leading edge of evidence-based substance use disorder treatment and intervention. This is one of the ways we uphold our commitment to our patients to provide best-in-class comprehensive care that meets their needs in response to the continuously evolving landscape of addiction in our communities.