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Dr. Chandi Chandrasena

Dr. Chandrasena is OntarioMD’s Chief Medical Officer and an experienced peer mentor and educator. She is knowledgeable about digital health tools and technology and practical ways to incorporate them into practice.

Dr. Chandi Chandrasena has been a family doctor for over 20 years and practises in Ottawa, Ont. She is also OntarioMD’s Chief Medical Officer, providing the clinical perspective and advice to inform current and future digital health products and services for physicians to add increasing value to patient care.

Before joining OntarioMD, Dr. Chandrasena was an OntarioMD physician peer leader for six years mentoring physicians and practice staff to incorporate technology effectively into their workflows. She has been a regular speaker at many national and provincial conferences providing practical tips and best practices on certified electronic medical records systems and integrated digital health tools, as well as medical mobile apps that clinician practices have found valuable for patient care. Dr. Chandrasena also works closely with the Continuing Medical Education Department at the University of Ottawa.

Dr. Chandrasena has advised the Champlain Local Health Integration Network on local issues and providing clinician-facing solutions, and has had roles on several boards and executive committees and co-chaired committees on virtual care and digital technology. Dr. Chandrasena has held many leadership roles at the OMA, including the elected chair (2018-2020) for District 8.

Speaking topics

Innovation and technology


Family medicine



Languages spoken


Presentation titles

Medical apps
Virtual care from your family doctor
Physician burnout from a tech perspective

Dr. Chandi Chandrasena

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