Liver Transplant Advisory Committee (LTAC)

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.



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


Mr. Sean Delaney

Senior Advisor & Program Lead

Canadian Blood Services

Christina Parsons

Program Manager

Canadian Blood Services

Last updated March 2022