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To see information related to our clinical activity, please see the Gastroenterology Clinic web page.

Our Team


  • Vishal Avinashi, Division Head
  • Orlee Guttman, Program Director
  • Alice Foster
  • Andrea Martinez
  • Andy Skinn
  • Collin Barker
  • Jocelyn Jeong 
  • Kevan Jacobson
  • Richard Schreiber
  • Sally Lawrence
  • Simone Nicol 
  • Sylvie Lebel (On leave)


  • Aruna Sethuraman
  • Hiba Binomar
  • Irit Berger

Clerical Staff

  • Complex Feeding and Nutrition Service
  • Follow-Up Patient Bookings / Clinic Secretary
  • New Patient Booking Secretary


  • The majority of our members are involved with research. To see more information about GI research, visit our site on the BC Children's Hospital Research Institute


  • Debbie Martins (Complex Feeding and Nutrition Service)
  • Emma Gilchrist
  • Kirstin Wingate (On leave)
  • Soleina Karamali (Complex Feeding and Nutrition Service - On leave)


  • Alex Oullette (Outreach - On leave)
  • Caitlin Lavoie (GI Nurse Clinician)
  • Deceree Biggs (Complex Feeding and Nutrition Service)
  • Dejia Herbert
  • Gregory Georgio (Transplant Nurse)
  • Jennifer Ruben (On leave)
  • Jessie Ahuja (Transplant Nurse)
  • Julliene Uy (GI Nurse Clinician)
  • Kaitlyn Kho
  • Marijana Kraljevic (Transplant Nurse)
  • Rosemary Cooke (GI Nurse Clinician)
  • Rhonda Retel (GI Nurse Clinician)
  • Sarah Fay (Transplant Nurse)
  • Teresa LaPorta (GI Nurse Clinician)

Nurse Practitioner

  • Sarah Kaiser (Complex Feeding and Nutrition Service)

Social Work

  • Amy Mcatavey (BSW, Complex Feeding and Nutrition Service)
  • Avery Marte (BSW)
  • Kathryn Urquhart (MSW Complex Feeding and Nutrition Service)

Occupational Therapy

  • Rochelle Stokes (Complex Feeding and Nutrition Service)
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