Dr. Medhat (Med) Orfaly

February 15, 1936 – June 19, 2021
Dr. Medhat (Med) Orfaly

February 15, 1936 – June 19, 2021

Med Orfaly, M.D., born in Cairo, Egypt on February 15, 1936, died in White Rock, B.C. on June 19, 2021 at the age of 85 years. He is survived by his wife Julia Orfaly (nee Popowich), sons Robert M.D. (Edlyne) and Roland M.D. (Katriona) and grandchildren Victoria, Matthew, Daniel, and Erin.

After completing medical school at Cairo University, Med immigrated to New York City in 1961, where he met Julia and they married in 1966. After Med completed his surgical training, they immigrated to Canada in 1973 and settled in Montreal. Dr. Orfaly practiced general surgery at St. Mary’s Hospital and pediatric surgical emergency at St. Justine Hospital for 26 years. Following his retirement, Med and Julia moved to White Rock, British Columbia to be close to their children and grandchildren.

A service in honour of Med Orfaly was held on July 8th at the Chapel of the Gardens of Gethsemani Cemetery. Obituary


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