Estevan welcomes new obstetrician/gynecologist

St. Joseph’s Hospital has announce the arrival of Dr. Victor Temenu, an obstetrician-gynecologist who started his practice Jan. 25 in Estevan at the St. Joseph’s Hospital Foundation Clinic.

Temenu is a graduate of the University of Benin City, Nigeria, He completed a 5 ½-year residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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“Dr. Temenu’s arrival allows St. Joseph’s Hospital to again work towards a more comprehensive women’s health program including such services as cervical cancer screening and gynecological surgeries.

“Working collaboratively with the physicians in the St. Joseph’s obstetrical group will allow comprehensive prenatal clinics, 24-hour obstetrical call, and uninterrupted maternity services including the access to cesarean section services when required.”

Speaking at Monday night’s meeting of Estevan city council, Hoffort said they are excited to have Temenu here.

Temenu’s arrival brings St. Joseph’s physician count to 13, which includes 11 family physicians and two specialists.


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