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Our Team

Meet Our Health Professionals

Dr. Louis

MD, Vascular Surgeon

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Dr. Louis graduated from Medical School in Newfoundland in 1977. He then completed a residency in General Surgery in 1983 and a program in Vascular Surgery in 1985. He has been in practice since then with a focus in vascular disease as well as diabetic foot problems. Since 1989, he has been on active staff at Peel Memorial Hospital/Brampton Civic Hospital.

Dr. Saunders

MD, Vascular Surgeon

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Dr. Saunders is a Royal College certified General Surgeon with a career long focus on treating lower extremity varicose vein disease.

Dr. Jhirad

MD, Vascular Surgeon

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Dr. Jhirad has been a McMaster Trained Vascular Surgeon for over 13 years with extensive experience in the care of Varicose Vein Patients. He is a part of the Canadian Society for Vascular Surgery and is affiliated with shouldice Hospital.

Dr. Ben Musa

MD, Cardiovascular Surgeon

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Dr. Guirgis

MD, Vascular Surgeon

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Dr. Guirgis graduated from medical school at the University of Manitoba in 2012. He subsequently completed surgical residency training in Vascular Surgery in 2017 at McMaster University. He is currently a vascular surgeon at the St. Catharines site within the Niagara Health System, in addition to his position as clinical assistant professor at McMaster University. Dr. Guirgis practices all aspects of vascular surgery including medical, surgical and endovascular management of arterial and venous disorders. He specializes in minimally invasive endovenous management of varicose veins. He brings a wealth of knowledge and up-to-date experience to our clinic.

Elvira Pokidov

RVT, OR Assistant

Laryssa Stetsenko

RVT, Sclerotherapist

Alaina Sousa


Carol Sanchez

Marketing Advisor

Sandra Centofanti

Medical Receptionist