We are a team of local family physicians who provide maternity care at Peace Arch Hospital.  Many of us also accept patients into our family practices after your baby is born.  We work with an exceptional mutlidisciplinary team, including obstetricians, paediatricians, nurses, radiologists and anaesthetists, to ensure your health and that of your baby.  Here, you will find more information about our team members.

Dr. Semion Strovski

“I enjoy all aspects of Family Practice, but delivering babies is my long time passion.  I am happy to offer a full spectrum of maternity care, including prenatal visits, labour and delivery and postpartum care.”  Read more…

Dr. Rachel Bright

“I love providing maternity care because I relate to my patients so well. I have a lot of first-hand experience being pregnant or nursing a new baby!”  Read more…

Dr. Werner Spangehl

“Every birth is unique and it is truly a privilege to share the journey and the joy with families who attend our clinic. I cannot think of a more rewarding job than being witness to the miracle of childbirth!”  Read more…

Dr. Sumathi Gudapati

“I love all facets of maternity care — from pre-natal to delivery to post-partum. Even after twenty years, I still consider it a huge privilege to be a part of this very special journey in each of my patients lives.”  Read more…

Dr. Elizabeth Varughese

“The first time I saw a birth was in rural Saskatchewan, and I wanted to yell from the rooftops about how amazing it was. I still feel that way, and it would be an honor to be part of your birth experience.”  Read more…

Dr. Kim Veldhuis

“Every birth is a unique, vulnerable and joyous process. I am blessed to have a job in which I can contribute to and share in this experience with the parents and family and welcome new life into this world!”  Read more…

Dr. Vivian Paul

“I love working with mothers and families-to-be.  Sharing in their joy is one of my favourite parts of family medicine.”  Read more…

Dr. Katie Weiler

“It is a pleasure to care for women during their pregnancy. Attending a birth is an amazing experience and I am fortunate to share in this joy.” Read more…

Dr. Kasandra Harriman

“I am honoured to share in this special time for parents as they welcome new babes into their families.” Read more…