Dr. Mukesh Bhargava
Chief of Staff *
Dr. Bhargava has been practicing medicine in the community and at NHH since 2011, and accepted the role of Chief of Staff on July 1st, 2017. A general internist specialized in cardiology, cholesterol disorders and stroke prevention, he operates an internal medicine practice, IM Care, with his wife and business partner, Dr. Anuja Sharma. In addition to his responsibilitities as Chief of Staff, Dr. Bhargava provides care to NHH patients in the Emergency, Intensive Care and Medical/Surgical Units. Previously Chief of Medicine (from 2015 to 2017), he has also held a variety of other administrative positions with the hospital, including terms as President of the Medical Staff and Chair of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee.
Dr. Bhargava earned his medical degree in India in 1990, completed his residency in the United States (New York State) and practiced for 17 years in Maine.
* = ex officio (appointed by virtue of their office)
Board members serve from one of three wards:
Ward 1 is the Municipality of Port Hope
Ward 2 is the Town of Cobourg
Ward 3 is all other townships within the Hospital’s West Northumberland catchment area (Hamilton, Cramahe and Alnwick/Haldimand)