The Team

This highly trained and experienced team will be your circle of care every step of the way. Depending on your needs, you may see fetal medicine specialists, neonatologists, geneticists, pediatric specialists, anesthesiologists, specialized high-risk obstetric nurses, allied health-care professionals, surgeons and advanced diagnostic specialists from across Mount Sinai Hospital and The Hospital for Sick Children.

Dr. Greg Ryan

Dr. Greg Ryan

Head, Ontario Fetal Centre

Dr. Nimrah Abbasi

Dr. Nimrah Abbasi

Dr. Marie Czikk

Dr. Marie Czikk

Dr. Sebastian Hobson

Dr. Sebastian Hobson

Dr. Johannes Keunen

Dr. Johannes Keunen

Dr. John Kingdom

Dr. John Kingdom

Dr. Tim Van Mieghem

Dr. Tim Van Mieghem

Dr. Gareth Seaward

Dr. Gareth Seaward

Dr. Rory Windrim

Dr. Rory Windrim

Dr. Wendy Whittle

Dr. Wendy Whittle

  • Dr. Greg Ryan, Head, Ontario Fetal Centre
  • Dr. Nimrah Abbasi
  • Dr. Marie Czikk
  • Dr. Sebastian Hobson
  • Dr. Johannes Keunen
  • Dr. John Kingdom
  • Dr. Tim Van Mieghem
  • Dr. Gareth Seaward
  • Dr. Rory Windrim
  • Dr. Wendy Whittle

Fetal Centre Nurses & Sonographers

Colleen Anastasiadis

Colleen Anastasiadis

Nurse, RDMS

Leah Arellano

Leah Arellano

Nurse

Vijayalakshmi Ayyathurai

Vijayalakshmi Ayyathurai

Sonographer, RDMS

Connie Bartley

Connie Bartley

Nurse

Jaclyn Besner

Jaclyn Besner

Nurse

Tiffany Biro

Tiffany Biro

Nurse

Tamara Brazilevsky

Tamara Brazilevsky

Nurse

Moira Dodds

Moira Dodds

Nurse, RDMS

Nancy Erwin

Nancy Erwin

Nurse

Sandra Everets

Sandra Everets

Nurse

Elizabeth Groves

Elizabeth Groves

Nurse, RDMS

Elva Konomi

Elva Konomi

Sonographer, RDMS

Ingrid Larsen

Ingrid Larsen

Nurse, RDMS

Yee Man Lee

Yee Man Lee

Sonographer, Ultrasound Educator, RDMS

Tasha Lewis

Tasha Lewis

Nurse

Natalie Lu

Natalie Lu

Clinical Nurse Specialist

Bita Mehdi-Damavandi

Bita Mehdi-Damavandi

Nurse, RDMS

Anne O'Conner

Anne O'Conner

Nurse, RDMS

Sandra Pellecchia-Clarke

Sandra Pellecchia-Clarke

Nurse

Lindsay Pollard

Lindsay Pollard

Clinical Nurse Specialist

Mary Quinlan

Mary Quinlan

Nurse, RDMS

Janet Randle

Janet Randle

Nurse

Kristine Raso

Kristine Raso

Nurse

Karina Rojas

Karina Rojas

Nurse

Preethi Sethi

Preethi Sethi

Sonographer, RDMS

Heather Shaw

Heather Shaw

Nurse

Jennifer Vaughan

Jennifer Vaughan

Nurse

Leslie Vermeersch

Leslie Vermeersch

Nurse, Fetal Therapy Coordinator, RDMS

Laura Visheau

Laura Visheau

Nurse, RDMS

  • Colleen Anastasiadis, Nurse, RDMS
  • Leah Arellano, Nurse
  • Vijayalakshmi Ayyathurai, Sonographer, RDMS
  • Connie Bartley, Nurse
  • Jaclyn Besner, Nurse
  • Tiffany Biro, Nurse
  • Tamara Brazilevsky, Nurse
  • Moira Dodds, Nurse, RDMS
  • Nancy Erwin, Nurse
  • Sandra Everets, Nurse
  • Elizabeth Groves, Nurse, RDMS
  • Elva Konomi, Sonographer, RDMS
  • Ingrid Larsen, Nurse, RDMS
  • Yee Man Lee, Sonographer, Ultrasound Educator, RDMS
  • Tasha Lewis, Nurse
  • Natalie Lu, Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Bita Mehdi-Damavandi, Nurse, RDMS
  • Anne O’Conner, Nurse, RDMS
  • Sandra Pellecchia-Clarke, Nurse
  • Lindsay Pollard, Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Mary Quinlan, Nurse, RDMS
  • Janet Randle, Nurse
  • Kristine Raso, Nurse
  • Karina Rojas, Nurse
  • Preethi Sethi, Sonographer, RDMS
  • Heather Shaw, Nurse
  • Jennifer Vaughan, Nurse
  • Leslie Vermeersch, Nurse, Fetal Therapy Coordinator, RDMS
  • Laura Visheau, Nurse, RDMS

Fetal Centre Operating Room Nurses

Catherine Angotti

Catherine Angotti

Clinical Nurse Specialist

Melina Careri

Melina Careri

Nurse

Genevieve Crete

Genevieve Crete

Nurse

Greer Dean

Greer Dean

Nurse

Rachel Hamilton

Rachel Hamilton

Nurse, Clinical and Systems Flow Facilitator

Kim Ngo

Kim Ngo

Nurse

  • Catherine Angotti, Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Melina Careri, Nurse
  • Genevieve Crete, Nurse
  • Greer Dean, Nurse
  • Rachel Hamilton, Nurse, Clinical and Systems Flow Facilitator
  • Kim Ngo, Nurse

The Team at The Hospital for Sick Children

Dr. Georges Azzie

Dr. Georges Azzie

Paediatric Surgeon, Program Director, Division of General and Thoracic Surgery

Dr. Darius Bagli

Dr. Darius Bagli

Staff Urologist, Associate Head, Division of Urology; Associate Surgeon-in-Chief, Department of Surgery

Dr. Susan Blaser

Dr. Susan Blaser

Neuroradiologist, Diagnostic Imaging

Sara Breitbart

Sara Breitbart

Nurse Practitioner, Paediatric Neurosurgery

Dr. Paolo Campisi

Dr. Paolo Campisi

Paediatric Otolaryngologist, Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

Dr. Rajiv Chaturvedi

Dr. Rajiv Chaturvedi

Interventional Cardiologist, Fetal Cardiac Program

Dr. Vann Chau

Dr. Vann Chau

Neurologist, Division of Neurology

Dr. Priscilla Chiu

Dr. Priscilla Chiu

Paediatric Surgeon, Division of General and Thoracic Surgery

Dr. Paige Church

Dr. Paige Church

Physician Lead, Spina Bifida/Spinal Cord Injury Program Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

Dr. Joana Dos Santos

Dr. Joana Dos Santos

Medical Urologist, Division of Urology

Dr. James Drake

Dr. James Drake

Surgeon-in-Chief, Department of Surgery, Chief, Perioperative Services, Head, Neurosurgery

Nathalie Dutil

Nathalie Dutil

Clinical Nurse Coordinator, Fetal Cardiac Program

Dr. Annie Fecteau

Dr. Annie Fecteau

Paediatric Surgeon, Division of General and Thoracic Surgery

Dr. David Fisher

Dr. David Fisher

Medical Director and Plastic Surgeon, Cleft Lip and Palate Program, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Dr. Lindsay Freud

Dr. Lindsay Freud

Fetal Cardiologist, Fetal Cardiac Program

Dr. Vitor Guerra

Dr. Vitor Guerra

Staff Cardiologist, Fetal Cardiac Program

Dr. Sharifa Himidan

Dr. Sharifa Himidan

Paediatric Surgeon, Division of General and Thoracic Surgery

Dr. George Ibrahim

Dr. George Ibrahim

Staff Neurosurgeon, Neurosurgery

Dr. Edgar Jaeggi

Dr. Edgar Jaeggi

Cardiologist, Head, Fetal Cardiac Program

Dr. Martin Koyle

Dr. Martin Koyle

Head, Division of Urology

Dr. Abhaya Kulkarni

Dr. Abhaya Kulkarni

Staff Neurosurgeon, Neurosurgery

Dr. Jacob C. Langer

Dr. Jacob C. Langer

Paediatric Surgeon, Division of General and Thoracic Surgery

Dr. Armando Lorenzo

Dr. Armando Lorenzo

Paediatric Urologist, Division of Urology

Sonila Mustafa

Sonila Mustafa

Clinical Nurse Coordinator, Fetal Cardiac Program

Dr. Frank Papanikolaou

Dr. Frank Papanikolaou

Paediatric Urologist, Division of Urology

Dr. Agostino Pierro

Dr. Agostino Pierro

Paediatric Surgeon, Division of General and Thoracic Surgery

Dr. John Phillips

Dr. John Phillips

Plastic/Craniofacial Surgeon, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Cleft Lip and Palate Program and Craniofacial Program

Hazel Pleasants-Terashita

Hazel Pleasants-Terashita

Nurse Practitioner, Paediatrics Neonatal Intensive Care/General & Thoracic Surgery

Mandy Rickard

Mandy Rickard

Nurse Practitioner, Paediatric Urology

Patricia Rowe

Patricia Rowe

Nurse Practitioner, Paediatric Neurosurgery

Dr. Varsha Thakur

Dr. Varsha Thakur

Fetal Cardiologist, Fetal Cardiac Program

Dr. Michael Seed

Dr. Michael Seed

Division Head, Cardiology, Fetal Cardiologist, Fetal Cardiac Program, Cardiac Radiologist, Diagnostic Imaging

Dr. Paul Wales

Dr. Paul Wales

Paediatric Surgeon, Division of General and Thoracic Surgery

Dr. Justyna Wolinska

Dr. Justyna Wolinska

Neonatal and Paediatric Surgeon, Division of General and Thoracic Surgery

Dr. Shi Joon Yoo

Dr. Shi Joon Yoo

Cardiac Radiologist, Fetal Cardiac Program

Dr. Augusto Zani

Dr. Augusto Zani

Paediatric Surgeon, Division of General and Thoracic Surgery

  • Dr. Georges Azzie, Paediatric Surgeon, Program Director, Division of General and Thoracic Surgery
  • Dr. Darius Bagli, Staff Urologist, Associate Head, Division of Urology; Associate Surgeon-in-Chief, Department of Surgery
  • Dr. Susan Blaser, Neuroradiologist, Diagnostic Imaging
  • Sara Breitbart, Nurse Practitioner, Paediatric Neurosurgery
  • Dr. Paolo Campisi, Paediatric Otolaryngologist, Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
  • Dr. Rajiv Chaturvedi, Interventional Cardiologist, Fetal Cardiac Program
  • Dr. Vann Chau, Neurologist, Division of Neurology
  • Dr. Priscilla Chiu, Paediatric Surgeon, Division of General and Thoracic Surgery
  • Dr. Paige Church, Physician Lead, Spina Bifida/Spinal Cord Injury Program
    Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Dr. Joana Dos Santos, Medical Urologist, Division of Urology
  • Dr. James Drake, Surgeon-in-Chief, Department of Surgery, Chief, Perioperative Services, Head, Neurosurgery
  • Nathalie Dutil, Clinical Nurse Coordinator, Fetal Cardiac Program
  • Dr. Annie Fecteau, Paediatric Surgeon, Division of General and Thoracic Surgery
  • Dr. David Fisher, Medical Director and Plastic Surgeon, Cleft Lip and Palate Program, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Dr. Lindsay Freud, Fetal Cardiologist, Fetal Cardiac Program
  • Dr. Vitor Guerra, Staff Cardiologist, Fetal Cardiac Program
  • Dr. Sharifa Himidan, Paediatric Surgeon, Division of General and Thoracic Surgery
  • Dr. George Ibrahim, Staff Neurosurgeon, Neurosurgery
  • Dr. Edgar Jaeggi, Cardiologist, Head, Fetal Cardiac Program
  • Dr. Martin Koyle, Head, Division of Urology
  • Dr. Abhaya Kulkarni, Staff Neurosurgeon, Neurosurgery
  • Dr. Jacob C. Langer, Paediatric Surgeon, Division of General and Thoracic Surgery
  • Dr. Armando Lorenzo, Paediatric Urologist, Division of Urology
  • Sonila Mustafa, Clinical Nurse Coordinator, Fetal Cardiac Program
  • Dr. Frank Papanikolaou, Paediatric Urologist, Division of Urology
  • Dr. Agostino Pierro, Paediatric Surgeon, Division of General and Thoracic Surgery
  • Dr. John Phillips, Plastic/Craniofacial Surgeon, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Cleft Lip and Palate Program and Craniofacial Program
  • Hazel Pleasants-Terashita, Nurse Practitioner, Paediatrics Neonatal Intensive Care/General & Thoracic Surgery
  • Mandy Rickard, Nurse Practitioner, Paediatric Urology
  • Patricia Rowe, Nurse Practitioner, Paediatric Neurosurgery
  • Dr. Varsha Thakur, Fetal Cardiologist, Fetal Cardiac Program
  • Dr. Michael Seed, Division Head, Cardiology, Fetal Cardiologist, Fetal Cardiac Program, Cardiac Radiologist, Diagnostic Imaging
  • Dr. Paul Wales, Paediatric Surgeon, Division of General and Thoracic Surgery
  • Dr. Justyna Wolinska, Neonatal and Paediatric Surgeon, Division of General and Thoracic Surgery
  • Dr. Shi Joon Yoo, Cardiac Radiologist, Fetal Cardiac Program
  • Dr. Augusto Zani, Paediatric Surgeon, Division of General and Thoracic Surgery

The Paediatric Team at Mount Sinai Hospital

Dr. Prakesh Shah

Dr. Prakesh Shah

Neonatologist, Paediatrician in Chief

Dr. Poorva Deshpande

Dr. Poorva Deshpande

Neonatologist

Dr. Yenge Diambomba

Dr. Yenge Diambomba

Neonatologist, Clinical Director of Nurseries

Dr. Emer Finan

Dr. Emer Finan

Neonatologist, Director Neonatal-Perinatal Training Program

Dr. Amish Jain

Dr. Amish Jain

Neonatologist, Director Targeted Neonatal Echocardiography Program

Dr. Ed Kelly

Dr. Ed Kelly

Neonatologist, Director Neonatal Development Follow Up Clinic

Dr. Ashraf Kharrat

Dr. Ashraf Kharrat

Neonatologist

Dr. Max Kirtsman

Dr. Max Kirtsman

Neonatologist

Dr. Shoo Lee

Dr. Shoo Lee

Neonatologist

Dr. Tom Leibson

Dr. Tom Leibson

Neonatologist

Dr. Adel Mohamed

Dr. Adel Mohamed

Neonatologist

Dr. Karel O’Brien

Dr. Karel O’Brien

Neonatologist

Dr. Jyotsna Shah

Dr. Jyotsna Shah

Neonatologist

Dr. Vibhuti Shah

Dr. Vibhuti Shah

Neonatologist

Dr. Sharon Unger

Dr. Sharon Unger

Neonatologist, Medical Director of the Rogers Hixon Ontario Human Milk Bank

Dr. Jennifer Young

Dr. Jennifer Young

Neonatologist

Dr. Kin Fan Young-Tai

Dr. Kin Fan Young-Tai

Neonatologist, Director Neonatal Resuscitation Program

  • Dr. Prakesh Shah, Neonatologist, Paediatrician in Chief
  • Dr. Poorva Deshpande, Neonatologist
  • Dr. Yenge Diambomba, Neonatologist, Clinical Director of Nurseries
  • Dr. Emer Finan, Neonatologist, Director Neonatal-Perinatal Training Program
  • Dr. Amish Jain, Neonatologist, Director Targeted Neonatal Echocardiography Program
  • Dr. Ed Kelly, Neonatologist, Director Neonatal Development Follow Up Clinic
  • Dr. Ashraf Kharrat, Neonatologist
  • Dr. Max Kirtsman, Neonatologist
  • Dr. Shoo Lee, Neonatologist
  • Dr. Tom Leibson, Neonatologist
  • Dr. Adel Mohamed, Neonatologist
  • Dr. Karel O’Brien, Neonatologist
  • Dr. Jyotsna Shah, Neonatologist
  • Dr. Vibhuti Shah, Neonatologist
  • Dr. Sharon Unger, Neonatologist, Medical Director of the Rogers Hixon Ontario Human Milk Bank
  • Dr. Jennifer Young, Neonatologist
  • Dr. Kin Fan Young-Tai, Neonatologist, Director Neonatal Resuscitation Program

The Prenatal Diagnosis and Medical Genetics Team

Dr. David Chitayat

Dr. David Chitayat

Medical Geneticist, Head, Prenatal Diagnosis

Dr. Karen Chong

Dr. Karen Chong

Medical Geneticist

Dr. Maian Roifman

Dr. Maian Roifman

Medical Geneticist

Alina Bielak

Alina Bielak

Genetic Counsellor

Kayla Flamenbaum

Kayla Flamenbaum

Genetic Counsellor

Nicole Gojska

Nicole Gojska

Genetic Counsellor

Stephanie Hedges

Stephanie Hedges

Genetic Counsellor

Marie Injeyan

Marie Injeyan

Genetic Counsellor

Diane Myles Reid

Diane Myles Reid

Genetic Counsellor

Rachel Silver

Rachel Silver

Genetic Counsellor

Andrea Staines

Andrea Staines

Genetic Counsellor

Ronni Teitelbaum

Ronni Teitelbaum

Genetic Counsellor

Stephanie Telesca

Stephanie Telesca

Genetic Counsellor

Tami Uster

Tami Uster

Genetic Counsellor

  • Dr. David Chitayat, Medical Geneticist, Head, Prenatal Diagnosis
  • Dr. Karen Chong, Medical Geneticist
  • Dr. Maian Roifman, Medical Geneticist
  • Alina Bielak, Genetic Counsellor
  • Kayla Flamenbaum, Genetic Counsellor
  • Nicole Gojska, Genetic Counsellor
  • Stephanie Hedges, Genetic Counsellor
  • Marie Injeyan, Genetic Counsellor
  • Diane Myles Reid, Genetic Counsellor
  • Rachel Silver, Genetic Counsellor
  • Andrea Staines, Genetic Counsellor
  • Ronni Teitelbaum, Genetic Counsellor
  • Stephanie Telesca, Genetic Counsellor
  • Tami Uster, Genetic Counsellor

Nursing Leadership Team

Dina Da Rosa

Dina Da Rosa

Clinical Coordinator

Amy Proulx

Amy Proulx

Clinical Director – Women’s and Infants’ Ambulatory Program

Katie N Ellul

Katie N Ellul

Clinical Coordinator

  • Dina Da Rosa, Clinical Coordinator
  • Amy Proulx, Clinical Director – Women’s and Infants’ Ambulatory Program
  • Katie N Ellul, Clinical Coordinator

Administrative Support

Renato Maboot

Renato Maboot

Leah Martindale

Leah Martindale

Zana Mohammed

Zana Mohammed

Dominga Orias

Dominga Orias

  • Renato Maboot
  • Leah Martindale
  • Zana Mohammed
  • Dominga Orias

Women’s and Infants’ Health Leadership

Joanne MacKenzie

Joanne MacKenzie

Senior Director Women's and Infants' Health

Dr. Mathew Sermer

Dr. Mathew Sermer

Obstetrician and Gynaecologist in Chief

  • Joanne MacKenzie, Senior Director Women’s and Infants’ Health
  • Dr. Mathew Sermer, Obstetrician and Gynaecologist in Chief