Matthew Lazar MD, FRCPC, FAAP grew up in Winnipeg, graduating from Joseph Wolinsky Collegiate and the University of Manitoba Faculty of Medicine. After adventuring off to Toronto for Internship at Doctors Hospital, Pediatric specialty training was completed back home at Winnipeg's Children's Hospital. Matthew is a Fellow of both the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Academy of Pediatrics, and is a member of both the Canadian and Manitoba Pediatric Societies. Private practice was initially at the Medical Arts Building in downtown Winnipeg, but is now happily nestled in at Sterling Lyon Pediatrics at the Sterling Lyon Health Centre. Matthew is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Manitoba and has hospital privileges at the WRHA teaching hospitals including St. Boniface and Health Sciences Centre's Women's and Children's Hospitals. Married, with four children (two of each), Matthew enjoys marveling at kids' transformations from beautiful babes to cool sophisticated young adults; as well as Science Fiction, Big Band music, and long walks on the beach with his beautiful wife.
Dr. Ruth Grimes was born in Regina Saskatchewan to pediatricians Dr. Hugh and Dorothy Grocott. After completing her formative education in Regina, she attended the University of Saskatchewan for medical school. After graduation, she moved to Winnipeg for an Internship with the intention of applying for a pediatrics residency position subsequently.
Four years of residency, of which the last year was as a Chief Resident, was followed by 2 years of fellowship training in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology. After qualifying in her sub-specialty, she joined in pediatric practice at the Medical Arts building in 1995 to begin a primary care and consulting practice in pediatrics and benign hematology.
Dr. Grimes is an Assistant professor with the University of Manitoba. She is active provincially and nationally in resident education and professional development through her involvement in the Manitoba Pediatric Society, Canadian Pediatric Society and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. She has been on the board of the Children's Hospital Foundation since 2006. She was formally the section head of Community Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital ( 2000-2010 ).
Dr. Grimes is married and has 3 teenage children. She enjoys reading, music, ballet, and ZUMBA!
Dr. Martinez was born and raised in El Salvador. He and his family immigrated to Canada in the early 1990's and has called Winnipeg his home since.
Always drawn to children, he worked as a camp counselor throughout several summers of his adolescence which cemented his desire for a career working with children.
He attended St Paul's High School and completed his medical and pediatric training at the University of Manitoba and the Winnipeg Children's hospital. He started his practice working with the Medical Arts Pediatrics group and moved with them to their current location at Sterling Lyon.
Favorite things include: music, movies, democracy, coffee, immunizations, jalapeño peppers, pupusas, salsa (both the food and the dance) and stuff.
Although initially a fervent soccer player he now plays ultimate frisbee. He is the lucky father of two and husband of one.
Favorite children's books include: Good Night Moon, I Want My Hat Back, Little Pea, Don't Let The Pigeon Drive The Bus, Hug Time and Scaredy Squirrel.
Tannis Wiebe MD FRCPC was born and raised in Winnipeg. She completed a Bachelor of Environmental Science at the University of Manitoba in 1996. She then completed Medical school at the University of Manitoba in 2001. She completed her pediatric residency at the University of Manitoba in 2006 and then went on to complete sub-specialty training in Developmental Pediatrics in 2008 also at the University of Manitoba.
Dr Wiebe now splits her time between her general and consultative pediatric practice at Sterling Lyon Pediatrics and the Child Development Clinic at Children’s Hospital. She also does clinics at FASD Manitoba and goes to Chesterfield Inlet, Nunavut to do clinics.
Dr Wiebe is a lecturer at the University of Manitoba and is actively involved in teaching a wide variety of trainees. She has hospital privileges at Health Sciences Center’s Children’s and Women’s hospitals and Saint Boniface Hospital.
Dr. Wiebe is a member of the Manitoba and Canadian Pediatric Societies as well as the Society of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics.
Dr. Wiebe has 2 children (a boy and girl). She loves spending her free time with her family and pets, going to the cottage, traveling and doing yoga.
Meghan Cranston MD, FRCPC, FAAP was born in Winnipeg but grew up in the Toronto area. She was happy to return to Manitoba to pursue training in the Department of Genetics and Biochemistry at the University of Manitoba.
It was early in her medical training at the University of Manitoba when Dr. Cranston realized her passion for pediatrics. She completed her specialty training in Pediatrics at the Winnipeg Children’s Hospital and was delighted to join Sterling Lyon Pediatrics as a practicing Community and Consultant Pediatrician.
Dr. Cranston is a member of the Manitoban and Canadian Pediatric Societies. She has hospital privileges at St. Boniface and Health Sciences Centre's Women’s and Children’s Hospitals. She maintains a position as Lecturer within the Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics and Child Health and enjoys teaching all levels of trainees the wonderful joys of working with children and teens.
Dr. Cranston is married and keeps very busy with her two young children. She enjoys keeping active with her family, traveling, and spending time at the family cottage.
Jenette Hayward grew up in Winnipeg and graduated from Glenlawn Collegiate Institute. She obtained her Bachelor’s of Science in Microbiology, Medical degree and specialty training in Pediatrics from the University of Manitoba.
Jenette has a special interest in complex chronic care. In addition to working at Sterling Lyon Pediatrics, she spends time at the Rehab Center for Children where she works in Spina Bifida and feeding clinics. She is married to a wonderful husband who teaches middle school science.
In her spare time she enjoys trying new restaurants, photography, scrapbooking, snowboarding, and running.
Tavis Bodnarchuk MD FRCPC was born and raised in Winnipeg. He completed a Bachelor’s of Science (General), Bachelor’s of Science (Medicine), Medical Degree and specialty training in Pediatrics at the University of Manitoba. His professional interests include Child Protection and Vaccination.
Dr. Tavis now splits his time between his general and consultative pediatric practice at Sterling Lyon Pediatrics and the Child Protection Centre at Children’s Hospital. He also works occasionally in the Children’s Emergency Department in Winnipeg.
He is a lecturer at the University of Manitoba and is actively involved in teaching a wide variety of trainees. He has hospital privileges at Winnipeg’s Children’s, Women’s and Saint Boniface Hospital.
He is a member of the Manitoba and Canadian Pediatric Societies as well as the American Academy of Pediatrics.
He has 2 children (a boy and girl). He is an avid hockey fan (Winnipeg Jets) and enjoys camping and traveling.
Dr. Matthew Lazar
Dr. Ruth Grimes
Dr. Eddsel Martinez
Dr. Tannis Wiebe
Dr. Meghan Cranston
Dr. Jenette Hayward
Dr. Tavis Bodnarchuk
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