Dr. Sarah Koughan,
Dr. Sarah Koughan grew up in Orillia, where she developed a love for the community and a
passion for health sciences. She began her academic career at Queen’s University, graduating in 2016 with
an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Life Sciences. During her undergraduate studies, Dr. Koughan
developed a keen interest in chiropractic through her own treatment experiences and by shadowing many
talented and established chiropractors. She eagerly applied to the Doctor of Chiropractic Program at
Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, and was extremely honoured to receive an entrance scholarship
awarded to the student with the highest overall admissions score.
Dr. Koughan graduated Summa Cum Laude from Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in
2020. She was very grateful to receive the 2020 Walter Sturdy Memorial Scholarship, an honour presented
to the student who has achieved the highest overall academic standing across the four year Doctor of
Chiropractic program. Throughout her chiropractic studies, she also received awards for excellence in the
subjects of anatomy, biomechanics, nutrition and diagnostic imaging. While at Canadian Memorial
Chiropractic College, Dr. Koughan enjoyed any opportunity to engage with the North York community.
During her final year, she was grateful to accept a volunteer position where she acted as a co-ordinator and facilitator of the Tri-Congregational Church Senior’s Exercise Class.
Dr. Koughan is thrilled to be a member of the talented team at Orillia Synergy Healthcare and is
eager to give back to the community that makes her proud to call Orillia home. She has experience
managing a wide variety of musculoskeletal and persistent pain conditions using an active approach and
utilizes multiple treatment techniques including individualized rehabilitation/exercise prescription, patient
education, chiropractic manipulations/mobilizations, and manual and instrument assisted soft tissue
therapies. Dr. Koughan is passionate about providing inclusive and patient-centered care for individuals
across all activity levels and life stages. She works with each of her patients to develop personalized
treatment plans to help them to meet their health and wellness goals, and return to the activities they find