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Dr. Caroline Kargel

Headshot of Caroline Kargel.

OCFP Programs: Peer Connect

Clinical Interest: Addiction Medicine, Chronic Pain

Affiliated With: The Simcoe Clinic

Practice Model: Fee for Service (FFS)

OH Region: Central Region (MH/CW/C/NSM)


Dr. Caroline Kargel is a fellow with the College of Family Physicians of Canada. She has focused on treatment of patients with chronic pain since 2007 and is currently a pain consultant at The Simcoe Clinic in Barrie, ON.

In 2019 Dr. Kargel received her Certificate of Added Competence in Addictions Medicine from the College of Family Physicians of Canada. She now also has an addictions practice at the Towards Recovery Centre in Barrie.

Other medical practices include the Huronia Urgent Care Clinic and Emergency Department at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre.

Dr. Kargel received her Bachelor of Science in physiology at the University of Toronto in 1994. She went on to study medicine at Queen’s University, finishing her MD degree in 1997. She completed a residency in family and emergency medicine at McMaster University in 2000.

She enjoys teaching and has done numerous talks for physicians in her community. She was a mentor in the OCFP’s Medical Mentoring for Addictions and Pain program. She is a compassionate physician who values collegial learning.