Old South Maternity Care Doctors
Dr. Cheryl Smits, BSc, MD, CCFP
Dr. Smits completed her medical degree at the University of Western Ontario, and her residency in Family Medicine at the University of British Columbia.
After starting a family practice in Vancouver, she completed her Enhanced Skills Fellowship training in Obstetrics at BC Women's Hospital in Vancouver. She has practiced family medicine obstetrics since 2007, and returned to London in 2010. She strongly believes in the value of family-centred maternity care, and sought like-minded physicians to create Old South Maternity Care in 2013.
On top of a very rewarding career, she enjoys reading, running, beach volleyball, triathlon, music, and spending time with her husband and 3 young children (who were all delivered by her family doctor!).
Dr. Crystal Marko, BSc, MD, CCFP
Dr. Marko completed her medical degree at UBC. She made way to London Ontario and completed her Family Medicine residency and Enhanced Skills Fellowship in Obstetrics at Western University.
Her proudest accomplishment in life is her family. It is with this passion that she is dedicated to providing full service family practice in the community.
When not working, she enjoys almost all outdoor activities. From downhill and cross-country skiing in the winter, to running, biking and camping in the summer.
Dr. Laurence Dales, BSc, MD, CCFP
Dr. Dales obtained her Medical Degree at McMaster University. She then completed her Family Medicine Residency and enhanced skills training in Obstetrics at Queen’s University.
She is passionate about Women’s Health and Family Medicine-centered maternity care. She aims to provide an evidence-based and patient-centered experience.
In addition to her career she enjoys exercising, reading, traveling and spending time with her husband and son.
Our associates are physicians who do not practice at our clinic but who do regular or occasional call coverage for our patients.
Dr. Caitlin Thompson, BHSc, MD, CCFP, completed medical school at Western University as part of the charter class for the satellite campus in Windsor, ON. She then came back to her hometown of London to complete her Family Medicine Residency and did a fellowship in Obstetrics and Women's Health through Western in London and Chatham.
In her spare time, she enjoys reading and travelling as well as running, biking, swimming and hiking.