The colorectal surgery team at St. Paul’s enrolls one fellow each year into a two-year fellowship program, consisting of one clinical year and one non-clinical year. 

The clinical year of training is at St. Paul’s Hospital, while the non-clinical year consists of classes at UBC.

For details, please see here.

Current Fellows:

Dr. Maniar

Dr. Reagan Maniar is the colorectal fellow currently completing her clinical year at the University of British Columbia.

Dr. Maniar is originally from Winnipeg, where she completed medical school and her General Surgery residency at the University of Manitoba. She has done additional training to undertake a Master of Science degree from the University of Manitoba, which she plans to complete this fall. The focus of her thesis is improving surgical skill evaluations. In July 2016, she began her fellowship here in Vancouver.

Dr. Maniar’s past research focused on surgical education and improving the quality of colorectal cancer operative reporting through synoptic reports. She enjoys educating and teaching residents and medical students, and plans to remain involved in these activities throughout her fellowship. During her research training at UBC, she will focus on patient-related outcomes for inflammatory bowel disease and return to work after colorectal surgery. 

Dr. Hyea Min Yoon

Dr. Hyea Min Yoon is the colorectal fellow in the non-clinical year at the University of British Columbia.

Dr. Yoon completed medical school at Queen's University and completed her General Surgery residency at the University of Calgary. After graduation, she underwent further training at McMaster University and completed a fellowship in Advanced Gastrointestinal Minimally Invasive Surgery.

During her non-clinical year, she will pursue a Master's of Health Sciences at the University of British Columbia. She is interested in research on quality improvement in Colorectal Surgery. 


Fellowship Alumni:

Dr. François Letarte

Dr. Dilip Gill

Dr. Ryan McColl

Dr. Magdalena Recsky

Dr. Irene Schornagel

Dr. Thamer Al-Tayeb