Disease Site Group Contacts

CancerCare Manitoba uses a multidisciplinary approach to patient care by bringing together professionals to focus on a specific area of cancer or hematology.

Below is a directory of contacts for each of our DSG chairpersons or a designated lead for specialty area.

Breast

Disease Site Group Chair: Dr. Saroj Niraula

Admin Support number: 204-787-1992

Central Nervous System (Brain)

Disease Site Group Chair: Dr. Saranya Kakumanu

Admin Support Number: 204-787-2175

Endocrine/Thyroid

Disease Site Group Chair: Dr. Elizabeth Salamon

Admin Support Number: 204-787-1340

Gastrointestinal

Disease Site Group Chair: Dr. Vallerie Gordon

Admin Support Number: 204-787-1884

Genitourinary

Disease Site Group Chair: Dr Arbind Dubey

Admin Support Number: 204-787-2175

Gynecological

Disease Site Group Chair: Dr. Erin Dean

Admin Support Number: 204-787-1340

Head & Neck

Disease Site Group Chair: Dr. Ahmet Leylek

Admin Support Number: 204-787-4760

Hematology/Hemostasis

Disease Site Group Chair: Dr. Vi Dao

Admin Support Number: 204-235-3394

Leukemia

Disease Site Group Chair: Dr. Kristjan Paulson

Admin Support Number: 204-787-2293

Lymphoproliferative Disorders

Disease Site Group Chair: Dr. Pamela Skrabek

Admin Support Number: 204-787-8776

Pediatric

Disease Site Group Chair: Dr. John Doyle

Admin Support Number: 204-787-4135

Sarcoma

Disease Site Group Chair: Dr. Mohamed Akra

Admin Support Number: 204-787-2175

Skin

Disease Site Group Chair: Dr. Justin Rivard

Admin Support Number: 204-787-1884

Symptom Management

Disease Site Group Chair: Dr. Paul Daeninck

Admin Support Number: 204-235-3394

Thoracic

Disease Site Group Chair: Dr. Amit Chowdhury

Admin Support Number: 204-787-2173