Toula Zootis

Toula Zootis
Clinic Manager

Toula graduated from Ryerson University with a Bachelor of Applied Arts in Administration and Information Management. She has over 13 years of experience in medical clinic operations. Toula has a strong interest in preventative medicine and balancing a healthy lifestyle. She enjoys travelling and exploring new places.


Andrea Langdon

Andrea Langdon
Patient Support Manager

Andrea comes to Slimband with experience in customer service, marketing, and film/television. She trained as a dancer for many years, which provided her with the determination and attention to detail that has proven to be an asset in her role at Slimband. She has a passion for helping others, and enjoys seeing patients realize their weight loss goals.


Alle Choi

Alle Choi, RD, BSc
Registered Dietitian

Alle graduated from McGill University with a Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Sciences. As part of the dietetics program she completed her internships working in multiple fields of nutrition around Montreal, QC as well as an international placement with the Diabetes Association of Barbados, Barbados. She is currently a member of the College of Dietitians of Ontario and Dietitians of Canada. Alle is passionate about promoting healthy eating and has a strong interest in diabetes education.


Sharon Sonnilal

Sharon Sonnilal RN, Bscn.
Post Op Support Nurse

Sharon has had many fruitful years of float nursing, working in trauma, medical-surgical, operating room, maternal, pediatrics, critical and palliative care. She is a current member in good standing with the College of Nurses and Registered Nurses Association of Ontario. Sharon is dedicated and committed to excellence in patient education and protection. Her passion for the profession is exhibited in her delivery of patient care.


Johanna Grant

Johanna Grant RN
Post Op Support Nurse

Johanna has been practicing nursing for the past 13 years; she is a graduate of both Humber College and Ryerson University. Johanna is proud to provide positive support to Slimband patients throughout their weight loss journey.


Sarah Hillier

Sarah Hillier RN, Bscn.
Fill Adjustment Specialist

Sarah is an experienced critical care nurse in the area of pediatrics. She is a member of the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) and the Registered Nursing Association of Ontario (RNAO). Sarah conducts fill adjustments for our patients in Hamilton, Kitchener and London.


Joy Dhanoya

Joy Dhanoya RN, Bscn.
Fill Adjustment Specialist

Joy completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Langara College in Vancouver, BC. She works as a surgical nurse as well as a fill nurse for Slimband in British Columbia. Joy is a member of the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia.


Imeritz Reyes

Imeritz Reyes
Patient Intake Coordinator

Imeritz holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Management. She has over seven years of experience in administration and customer service in telecommunications, construction, and the food & beverage industries. She loves movies, travelling, and playing volleyball. Imeritz is an enthusiastic, compassionate hard worker.


Lorissa Kusiba

Lorissa Kusiba
Patient Support Specialist

Lorissa is an honors student with a bachelor's degree in medical administration; she is a caring and compassionate person, with a strong sense of client care. Lorissa is an avid car enthusiast, passionate baker, and has a deep appreciation for the outdoors.


Dina Lacerna

Dina Lacerna
Patient Support Specialist

Dina holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Management Marketing. She has over 9 years of experience in customer service and administration in both the retail and banking industries. Her passion for helping others, serves her well in supporting Slimband clients.


Suzan Dabas

Suzan Dabas
Patient Support Specialist

Suzan holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and is currently pursuing registration as a Registered Nurse. She has over seven years of experience in administration and retail management. Suzan enjoys spending her time volunteering at her local community centre, that focuses on youth leadership and health promotion.

Eshwar Ghuman

Eshwar Ghuman
Customer Relations Manager

Eshwar is a graduate from the University of Western Ontario, who holds a degree in Health Sciences. In addition, he also graduated from Windsor University School of Medicine. He has over ten years experience in the areas of Health & Wellness. Eshwar manages the consulting department along with the inbound customer service team. He's very passionate about advocating preventive medicine, along with assisting patients towards making smarter life choices.


Cindy Richardson

Cindy Richards
Slimband Consultant

Cindy comes from a very small town in Northern Ontario. At Slimband she is happy to be able to help people understand that there is a safe, healthy, way to lose weight.


Belina Patini

Belina Patini
Slimband Consultant

Banded in January 2001, Belina was among the first patients in Canada to get an adjustable gastric band (LAP-BAND®). This firsthand experience provides Belina with the understanding and knowledge necessary to offer support and advice to get people started on their weight-loss journey.


Brenda Bretzke

Brenda Bretzke
Slimband Consultant

Brenda studied psychology in university and has spent over 20 years in the customer service industry. She was banded over a year ago, and after losing over 100 pounds she feels like she is living the life she has always wanted.


Aviva Hermannoff

Aviva Hermannoff
Slimband Consultant

Aviva is a high school teacher who lived in Israel for 10 years before joining Slimband. Aviva graduated from York University and holds a B.A. Honours, B.Ed, and an M.Ed. She has three children, and in her spare time enjoys salsa dancing, Zumba, and working out.


Katherina Goldwarg

Katherina Goldwarg
Inbound Customer Service Representative

Katherina's work experience includes over 3 years in specialty photography for a prestigious plastic surgery company. Prior to that, she was a Senior Account Executive for 9 years for a stock photo company. Katherina is fluent in French, and brings a wealth of knowledge to the table to support Slimband's clients.


Chris Daniels

Chris Daniels
Inbound Customer Service Representative

Chris is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer with over 16 years of experience in client relationship management. Chris is a proud father, an enthusiastic bass player and an excellent cook. He majored in Communications while attending university in England and looks forward to helping Slimband clients on their weight loss journey.


Kris Borenstein

Kris Borenstein
Administrative Secretary

After honing her administrative, organizational and communication skills working in an architectural office setting, Kris joined Slimband in 2010. With her energetic and personable approach, Kris, who holds a Bachelors of Arts from the University of Toronto, serves as the friendly first point of contact for anyone calling or visiting our clinic.

Noreen Benedicto

Noreen Benedicto RN
Operating Room Nurse

Noreen has been a Registered Nurse for over 12 years. She has extensive experience in plastics, gastric banding, and internal medicine. Noreen has more than 10 years experience in the operating room. She is energetic, fun, a hard worker, and dedicated.


Laura Timpano

Laura Timpano RN
Recovery Room Nurse

Laura has extensive experience in all areas of nursing. She is a hardworking, compassionate person with a very keen clinical eye. Throughout her years at Slimband, she has maintained her reputation as a reliable and competent recovery room nurse.


Yolanda Albino

Yolanda Albino RPN
Recovery Room Nurse

Yolanda has over 15 years of nursing experience. She is a hardworking, caring, compassionate nursing assistant for the Slimband recovery room.


Arnel Albino

Arnel Albino RPN
Recovery Room Nurse

Arnel started his career in the Philippines as a Registered Nurse more than 19 years ago, specializing in emergency care and endoscopy. Arnel has also been a Firefighter for more than 8 years. He is a hard worker and a dedicated member of the Slimband team.


Grazyna Chomicz

Grazyna Chomicz RN
Operating Room Nurse

Grazyna has been in nursing since 1982. She has extensive experience in plastic/cosmetic surgery, gastric banding and minor invasive surgeries. Grazyna is a team player and fun to work with. She is energetic, organized and professional.