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Newcomers to Canada Clinic

The goal of the Newcomers to Canada clinic is to diagnose, treat and manage infant, children and adolescent newly arrived immigrants, refugees or refugee claimants with existing and chronic illnesses.

In addition to general pediatrics medical care, our clinic includes multi-disciplinary support for child development, navigation for resources, dietitian and social work services to support families in their transition to Canada.

Team members

Dr. Tony Barozzino Dr. Shazeen Suleman Dr. Ripudaman Minhas
Dr. Tony Barozzino - physician lead Dr. Shazeen Suleman - physician lead Dr. Ripudaman Minhas - developmental pediatrician lead
Dr. Elizabeth Young Alyson Martinez Dorjana Vojvoda
Dr. Elizabeth Young - developmental pediatrician Alyson Martinez – dietitian Dorjana Vojvoda – patient navigator


All consultations are by referral only. A member of our clinic team will contact the patient within two weeks of receiving a referral.