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Who we are

The Ontario Thoracic Society (OTS) is a medical section of The Lung Association – Ontario (TLA). Its membership consists of practicing respirologists and lung researchers in Ontario.

Ontario Thoracic Society Executive Committee (2017)

OTS Chair: George Chandy, MD, MSc, FRCPC
OTS Chair-Elect: Eric Hentschel, MD, FRCPC
OTS Past Chair and OTS TLA Board Representative: Thomas Kovesi, MD, FRCPC

Members at Large

Dhenuka Radhakrishnan, MD, FRCPC
Khalil Sivjee, MD, FCCP, FRCPC
Kam Soghrati, MD, FRCPC
Cory Yamashita, MD, FRCPC
Martin Stampfli, PhD

Ex-Officio Members

OTS/TLA Board Representative: Michael Fitzpatrick, MD, FRCPI, FRCPC, DABSM
Research Advisory Committee Chair: Chung-Wai Chow, MD, PhD
BBC Chair 2018: Alberto Neder, MD, PhD
TLA Board Member: John Granton, MD, FRCPC
OMA Representative: Helen Ramsdale MA, BM, MRCP(UK), FRCPC
Program Director Representative: Chris Li, MD, FRCP(C)
PCAP Representative: Nick Vozoris, MD, FRCPC, MHSc
Thoracic Surgery Representative: Christian Finley, MD, FRCS (C)
Pediatric Representative: Theo Moraes, MD, PhD, FRCPC
Resident Representative: Coleman Black, MD, FRCPC

OTS Medical Director: Hedy Ginzberg, MDCM, FRCPC, PhD
OTS Coordinator: Erin Radford


Contact Us

Ontario Thoracic Society
18 Wynford Drive, Suite 401
Toronto, ON M3C 0K8
Tel: (416) 864-9911 or Toll Free: 1 (888) 344-5864
Fax: (416) 864-9916
Email: ots@lungontario.ca