Colorectal Cancer Program

Colorectal Cancer Program(514) 340-8222 x 28248

Medical Co-Directors: Philip Gordon, MD, Gerald Batist, MD

Clinical Administrator: Dana Porubska, BScN

Nurse Navigator: Louise Champagne, RN, BSc

The Colorectal Cancer Program is comprised of an inter-disciplinary team with expertise in medical and radiation oncology, gastroenterology, nursing, cancer genetics, cancer prevention, psychosocial support and palliative care medicine.

The Program provides the following clinical services to patients:

  • Education (in collaboration with the Cancer Prevention Centre): lifestyle changes to reduce the risk of developing colorectal cancer; importance of colonoscopy.

  • Post-polypectomy clinic: education on colon cancer, dietary aspects in colon cancer prevention, psychological support, nursing support and medical follow-up.

  • Genetic screening for hereditary cancers and counseling (in collaboration with the Cancer Prevention Centre and the Cancer Genetics Program).

  • Screening of the general population by colonoscopy.

  • Primary cancer diagnosis and treatment.

  • Treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer.

  • Access to clinical trials testing the newest treatments.

SurgeonsGastroenterologistsMedical Oncologists
Julio Faria, MDAlbert Cohen, MDGerald Batist, MD
Gabriela Ghitulescu, MDPolymnia Galiatsatos, MDPetr Kavan, MD
Nancy Morin, MDAndrew Szilagyi, MDDavid Melnychuk, MD
Carol-Ann Vasilevsky, MDRadiation OncologistsFrançois Patenaude, MD
 Boris Bahoric, MDPharmacist
Hepatobiliary SurgeonKhalil Sultanem, MDMarie-Pascale Guay, BPharm, MSc
Peter Metrakos, MDPsychosocial OncologyDietitians
StomatotherapistsSylvain Néron, PhDLouis-François Côté, PDt
Wendy Bergeron, BScN, ETNaomi Kogan, MSWTheresa Muccari, PDt
Nevart Hotakorzian, BScN, ETHinda Goodman, BSc, MSWHeather Nathens, PDt
Louise Samuel, BScNSuzanne O’Brien, MAAndreia Noguiera, PDt
PhysiotherapistDiagnostic Laboratories Nelda Swinton, PDt
Anh-Thi Tran, Pht, Dipl.AcGeorge Chong, PhDSalbi Tachejian, PDt
PathologistsGenetic CounsellorsChristina Van Der Borch, PDt
Adrian Gologan, MDNora Wong, MS, CCGCGeneticist
Esther Lamoureux, MDSonia Zaor, MSc, CCGCMarc Tischkowitz, MD

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