The Liver Transplant Advisory Committee (LTAC) advises on inter-provincial operational and clinical policies, standards of practice and evidence-based practice with respect to liver listing and allocation.

Liver Transplant Advisory Committee Members

Dr. Susan Gilmour (Chair) | Regional Program Clinical Director AHS - Stollery Children's Hospital, Alberta Health Services, Edmonton, Alberta

Dr. Peter Kim  | Liver Transplant Program Director & Surgical Lead - BC Transplant, Hepato-Pancreatic-Biliary Section Head - VCH, Vancouver, BC

Dr. Vladimir Marquez | Gastroenterologist VCH - Vancouver General Hospital, Diamond Health Care Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia

Dr. David Bigam  | Interim Zone Section Chief, General Surgery AHS, University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta

Dr. Anton Skaro  | Transplant Surgeon LHSC, University Hospital, London, Ontario

Dr. Yaron Avitzur  |  Gastroenterologist Medical Director, Intestinal Transplantation, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario

Dr. Vicky Ng | Staff Gastroenterologist, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario

Dr. Nazia Selzner‑Malekkiani | Transplant Hepatologist, Toronto General Hospital Multiorgan Transplant Program, Toronto, Ontario

Dr. Geneviève Huard | Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Montreal CHUM, Montreal, Quebec

Dr. Maged (Peter) Ghali | Program Director, Hepatology and Liver Transplantation, Site Director, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, MUHC – Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal, Quebec

Dr. Peter Metrakos | Medical Director, Liver Transplant Program MUHC, Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal, Quebec

Dr. André Roy | Surgeon hepato-biliary, pancreatic, liver transplantation, Therapeutic retrograde endoscopy CHUM - Saint-Luc Hospital, Montreal, Quebec

Dr. Mark Walsh | Surgical Director HSC, Victoria General Hospital, Nova Scotia Health Authority, Halifax, Nova Scotia 

Dr. Julie Zhu | Medical Director, QEII Health Sciences Centre Division of Digestive Care and Endoscopy, Halifax, Nova Scotia


Catherine Butler, DirectorOrgan & Tissue Donation & Transplantation


Last Updated May 2024