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Faculty

BC Cancer - Vancouver has 32 subspecialized medical oncologists with academic appointments at the University of British Columbia and additional privileges at Vancouver General Hospital.
Medical staff

 Each medical oncologist has some combination of patient care, clinical research (including our drug development program Phase I), teaching and administration responsibilities.

Medical Staff

Medical Oncologists:

  • Nicole Chau
  • Kim Chi - Chief Medical Officer, BC Cancer
  • Stephen Chia - UBC Division Head
  • Janine Davies
  • Bernie Eigl
  • Ciara Freeman
  • Karen Gelmon
  • Alina Gerrie
  • Sharlene Gill
  • Cheryl Ho - Program Director (fellows)
  • Paul Hoskins
  • Daniel Khalaf
  • Christian Kollmannsberger
  • Janessa Laskin
  • Nathalie LeVasseur
  • Howard Lim - Progam Director (residents)
  • Caroline Lohrisch - Professional Practice Leader, BC Cancer
  • Jonathan Loree
  • Barbara Melosky
  • Corey Metcalf
  • Lucia Nappi
  • Gary Pansegrau - Senior Executive Director, Clinical Services and Programs, BC Cancer
  • Dan Renouf - Executive Medical Director, BC Cancer - Vancouver
  • Kerry Savage
  • Laurie Sehn
  • Christine Simmons
  • Tamara Shenkier
  • Sophie Sun
  • Brian Thiessen
  • Anna Tinker
  • Diego Villa
  • Ying Wang

Dermatologists:

  • Jan Dutz
  • Vincent Ho
  • Harvey Lui
  • Youwen Zhou

Pain & Symptom Management and Palliative Care

  • Catriona Aparicio - Palliative Care Specialist, Family Medicine
  • Pippa Hawley - Palliative Medicine Subspecialist, Internal Medicine Specialist
  • Corey Metcalf - Palliative Care Specialist, Medical Oncologist
  • Julia Ridley - Palliative Medicine Subspecialist, Family Medicine
  • Lori Saretsky - GPO

General Practitioners in Oncology (Clinical Associates):

  • David Calverley
  • Sherry Chan
  • Don Cooper
  • Rose-Marie Coschizza
  • Mary Georgillas
  • Jessica Leung
  • Peter Pavlovich
  • Lori Saretsky

Neuro-oncologist:

  • Brian Thiessen
Training committee

Residency Training Program Committee

Dr Howie Lim is the Program Director of the Medical Oncology Training Program of BC. The program director chairs the residency training program committee meetings which includes representatives from other BC Cancer centres. The committee meets quarterly. 

Program Committee Members:

  • Tamara Shenkier - Vancouver Centre
  • Diego Villa - Vancouver Centre
  • Stephen Chia - Vancouver Centre
  • Caroline Lohrisch - Vancouver Centre
  • Kerry Savage - Vancouver Centre
  • Peter Pavlovich - Vancouver Centre
  • Krista Noonan - Fraser Valley Centre
  • Delilah Topic - Centre for the Southern Interior
  • Doran Ksienski - Vancouver Island Centre
Affiliations

Affiliations

In addition to full-time staff, BC Cancer has a large consulting staff. Our academic and clinical activities are closely linked with the Division of Radiation Oncology (and their training program), the Department of Medicine (particularlary the Division of Hematology), the Department of Surgery (including Gyneoncology), the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and the Department of Diagnostic Imaging. 

The 800 bed Vancouver General Hospital is adjacent to BC Cancer, Vancouver Centre, and is one of the central clinical teaching hospitals for UBC. 

BC Cancer's Research Centre houses over 13 broad research areas and is located across the street from the Vancouver Centre.

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