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Endocrinology & Diabetes

The Endocrinology & Diabetes Unit is a diagnostic, treatment and education centre for children and families affected with diabetes and other endocrine conditions.

The endocrine conditions that we care for include variations and abnormalities of normal growth and puberty, as well as both over- and under-production of thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal, and antidiuretic hormones.

Through our affiliations with the University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, we are an academic resource centre for pediatricians and other physicians and health-care professionals who serve children affected with diabetes and hormone problems in our province.

We offer diagnosis, treatment and education for children with diabetes and other hormone-related conditions.

The hospital areas offering these services are the:

To support our patients and families, we have many resources available:

For our professional colleagues, we have information on endocrine conditions, research and training opportunities:

Our team

BC Children's UBC faculty

Community endocrinologists

  • Fatema Abdulhussein, MD, FRCPC (Vancouver)
  • Clare Henderson, MD, FRCPC (BC Diabetes)
  • Paul E. Kahlke, MD, FRCPC (Cranbrook)
  • Srinivasa Murthy Korada, MD, FRCPC (Maple Ridge, Surrey)
  • Emma McCutcheon, MD, FRCPC (Victoria)
  • Colleen A. Nugent, MD, FRCPC (Port Moody)
  • Supraja Rengan, MD, FRCPC (Surrey)
  • Sarah H. Riedlinger, MD, FRCPC (Kelowna)
  • Akash Sinha, MBBS, FRCPC (Abbotsford)
  • Suzanne Stock, MD, FRCPC (North Vancouver, Vancouver Island)
  • Zoyah R. Thawer, MD, FRCPC (Victoria)
  • Ashlee D. Yang, MD, FRCPC (North Vancouver)


  • Sarah L. Anderson, PhD, RPsych
    Clinical Instructor, Clinical Psychologist
  • Maeve Cyr, PhD, RPsych
    Clinical Psychologist
  • S. Drake, PsyD, RPsych
    Clinical Instructor, Clinical Psychologist
  • Pam Narang, PsyD, RPsych
    Clinical Instructor, Clinical Psychologist
  • Audrey F. Wexler, PhD, RPsych
    Clinical Instructor, Clinical Psychologist


Allied health staff

Administrative staff

Research staff

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Our team

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