Meet Inspiring Physicians

Dr. Anthony Nichols

Dr. Anthony Nichols is a head and neck cancer surgeon who understands the importance of donor support in finding a cure and improving patient quality of life.

"You can see how you can improve patients’ function and quality of life."
-- Dr. Anthony Nichols

Dr. Chris Schlachta

Dr. Chris Schlachta is the Medical Director of Canadian Surgical Technologies & Advanced Robotics (CSTAR) and is helping to create the future of health care.

"We are constantly striving for ways to improve quality of care.”
-- Dr. Chris Schlachta

Dr. Bob Kiaii

Dr. Bob Kiaii is the Chair / Chief of Cardiac Surgery at LHSC and is one of the nation’s leading experts in robotic-assisted cardiac surgery.

“I do this so I can help others like my family was helped." 
-- Dr. Bob Kiaii

Dr. John Yoo

Dr. John Yoo is striving to advance the medicine of science, taking advantage of the best and brightest minds our city has to offer to find the best possible outcomes for cancer patients.

“There’s no more intimate way of practicing medicine than surgery.”
-- Dr. John Yoo

Dr. Kevin Fung

Dr. Kevin Fung is focused on patient care and surgical innovation, to perform better, more precise surgeries that support cancer care and cancer cure.

"Saving patients’ lives, removing their cancers, improving their quality of life...that’s why I get up in the morning."
-- Dr. Kevin Fung

Dr. Richard Kim

World-renowned clinical pharmacologist Dr. Richard Kim is helping ensure Personalized Medicine – physicians treating patients based on their DNA – becomes a reality.

"We have the potential to truly lead the rest of the world."
-- Dr. Richard Kim

A Canadian Icon

Dr. Hugh Allen is a Canadian icon in women’s health care – not to mention a dedicated philanthropist and inspiring visionary.

“The idea of being able to do something positive for people who needed help was a great, great inspiration to me.“
-- Dr. Hugh Allen