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Ottawa Senators team doctor in critical condition following motorcycle crash

Aug 29, 2010, 5:05 PM EDT

Ottawa Senators team doctor Dr. Donald Chow is in critical condition following a motorcycle accident Saturday afternoon in Ottawa.

According to TSN, he suffered severe head and chest injuries in the accident when his motorcycle collided with the passenger side of a car, throwing him from the bike. Dr. Chow is the head physician out of six doctors on the Senators staff.

  1. carla scharf - Aug 29, 2010 at 5:29 PM

    Hey Doc…
    I’m devastated to hear this news…you fixed me, you made me walk again, and I bought you a Harley Davidson Mug to thank you…I’m looking at it now…this is not fair….please, get better….please…I will think of you every day ok…you are a special person…and we need you….get better…
    you will never be forgotten by me….you are my hero
    Carla Scharf

  2. S Garvey - Aug 29, 2010 at 6:47 PM

    Dr. Chow,
    You’ve helped me out so much over the years with my back.
    You are a special doctor & we all need you back.

  3. S Garvey - Aug 29, 2010 at 6:48 PM

    Dr. Chow,
    You’ve helped me out so much over the years with my back.
    You are a special doctor & we all need you back.

  4. MH Orr - Aug 30, 2010 at 7:22 AM

    Dr. Chow & family I met you breifly when you did my son’s 2 back surgeries. I thank you so much for that. I only hope now you can come back to do more for others. Rob sends his regards to you & your loved ones. You are a very special person with amazing talents. We will be thinking of you each & everyday so get well soon.

  5. Zandra - Aug 30, 2010 at 8:32 AM

    Dr. Chow
    I could hardly walk needing two canes…I would cry every 20 min…I didnt know life without pain meds….
    You gave me my life back and kept your promise to get me back on my bike. You are a hero to many We need special people like you. I will be thinking of you everyday. Please get better!

  6. Vicki McLaren - Aug 30, 2010 at 9:28 AM

    You fixed my sister’s leg after her motorcycle accident and when a bone infection set in, you were there for me as well. We need your great compassion that you show everyone to continue so I am praying for your speedy recovery. You are the best.

  7. Marta - Aug 30, 2010 at 10:41 AM

    To Dr. Chow and family
    Dr. Chow you are in my thoughts and my prayers. Please get better. You helped my partner after she was hit by a car and made her run again. It was touch and go, but you made it happen. You encouraged me when I was in the hospital soon after brain surgery, now it is my time to ask you to fight.You are a top notch surgeon and we need you. Please get better, and we hope to see you around soon
    I will be thinking and praying for you everyday.

  8. T. Mask - Aug 31, 2010 at 6:49 PM

    To Dr. Chow and Family
    You have been my doctors for years , you have fixed my back ,right leg and a finger on my right hand, you are a very special and talented doctor and very nice to deal with , hope you get better soon you and your family will be in my thoughts and prays for a speeded recovery .

  9. milly - Sep 2, 2010 at 9:17 PM

    I just could not believe when i heard that Dr. Chow was in this terrible accident……I felt so bad for him and his very nice family.
    I work in construction and a few years ago I worked on repairs to the street he lived on and spoke to him and his wife quite a bit. I have had pain in my fingers for a few years and one morning he said hello and we spoke for a few minutes so I mentioned about my hand and he took like ten minutes to have a look at it and tell me what to do to see if it would help me out.
    He is such a class guy, very down to earth and nice. Actually, his whole family is awesome; very friendly and respectfull.
    I wish him and his family all the best and may he get back on the saddle very soon.
    GOD BLESS Dr. Chow

  10. Ruth - Sep 5, 2010 at 10:34 AM

    My family and I are praying for you Dr. Chow. We will NEVER forget the smile that spread across your face and the hope you restored for us after seeing my sister’s bone scan results following chemotherapy and radiation for stage IV breast cancer. You were so kind, patient, and clearly happy for us. Words cannot express our gratitude. May God be with you now as you fight your way back from the tremendous injuries you have suffered. We know that miracles are possible having witnessed one, so we will pray for one for you now: it is your turn. May God be with you and your family.

  11. Kelly - Sep 23, 2010 at 10:32 AM

    I am praying for your recovery every day since I heard about your accident. You have done so much for me. The first surgeon to do something and fix my shoulder and my hand. I remember when I broke my hand on a cruise in January and when I got back you rearranged your entire surgery schedule to get me into surgery the following day. You and your staff were amazing. I enjoyed our chats about hockey.
    I wish him and his family all the best and I look forward to seeing you across the Sens Stadium soon!
    God Bless Dr. Chow

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