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Cynthia Verchere, MD

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Dr Verchere practises pediatric plastic surgery at BC Children’s Hospital, and is a clinical associate professor at the University of British Columbia. In addition to her affiliation with BC Children’s, Dr Verchere is a member of the consultative staff at Vancouver General Hospital (UBC). Dr Verchere’s special medical interests include cleft lip and palate; brachial plexus injuries; pediatric burns; congenital hand, pediatric hand, and facial trauma; and pediatric microsurgery. In her free time Dr Verchere enjoys spending time with her family of boys, gardening, reading, stiltwalking, and sewing.

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News / October 2009

Still Alice. By Lisa Genova. Toronto: Pocket Books (Simon and Schuster Inc.), 2007. ISBN: 978-1439102817. Paperback, 320 pages. $17.50. This book haunts me. It is the realistic fictional account of a brilliant... Read More

Editorials / October 2009

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