The Division of Pediatric Plastic Surgery has a Division Head and five staff surgeons. All of the Division members maintain some area of special expertise within the spectrum of plastic surgical practice. Drs. Bush, Courtemanche, and Verchere provide cleft care. Drs. Bush and Courtemanche also work in the Craniofacial Clinic and the Jaw Clinic. Dr. Verchere runs the Obstetrical Brachial Plexus Clinic. Dr. Courtemanche runs the Vascular Anomalies Clinic. Dr. Verchere and Dr. Hill manage the Complex Upper Limb Clinic and Dr. Verchere is the Children’s Hospital Burn Program Director. Dr. Mark Hill has a special interest in congenital hand and microsurgery and Dr. van Laeken has a special interest in facial re-animation and microsurgery.

Faculty Members

Cynthia Verchere

Division Head, Clinical Associate Professor UBC

Sean Bristol

Clinical Assistant Professor UBC

Jugpal Arneja

Clinical Professor UBC

Douglas J Courtemanche

Clinical Professor Emeritus UBC

Erika Henkelman

Clinical Instructor UBC

Sally Hynes

Clinical Instructor UBC

Staff Members

Ms. Norine Mayede, Division Administrative Assistant & Medical Office Assistant to Dr. Verchere
Ms. Wendy Moss, RN
Dr. Marija Bucevska, Research Coordinator
Ms. Rebecca Courtemanche, Research Coordinator
Ms. Rupinder Parhar, Medical Office Assistant to Dr. Courtemanche
Ms. Anastasia Mitzel, Medical Office Assistant to Dr. Arneja
Ms. Audrey Potkonjak, Office Assistant to Dr. Verchere