Residents of Melfort, Naicam and the surrounding area will have a new Physician option starting next week.

Dr. Danielle Desjardins, who grew up in Prince Albert and graduated from the College of Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan will begin practicing on the 5th of October.

She will work out of the Nirvana clinic in Melfort as well as Naicam.

"We are pleased to welcome Dr. Desjardins to Kelsey Trail Health Region," stated KTHR CEO Shane Merriman in a news release. "Her medical knowledge will benefit the residents of Melfort, Naicam and surrounding area and her presence is a welcome resource and support for her physician colleagues in Melfort."

Desjardins is now accepting new patients, call 306-752-1300 in Melfort and at 306-874-2353 in Naicam.