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PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS & MEMBERSHIPS

Allergist and Clinical Immunologist and Royal College Certified Pediatrician 

Member of the BC and Canadian Medical Associations 

Licensed by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC 

Member of the Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology

Member of the BC Society of Allergy and Immunology 

Member of the American Association of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology 

Certified in Pediatric Advanced Life Support

 

 

Dr. Persia Pourshahnazari, MD, FRCPC

Born and raised in BC, Dr. Pourshahnazari completed her undergraduate degree in Cell Biology and Genetics as well as medical school training at UBC. She chose to stay in Vancouver, where she completed her Internal Medicine residency and Allergy and Clinical Immunology fellowship programs. She is fascinated by the interplay between the human immune system and the external environment. Her practice focuses on the diagnosis and management of allergic and immunologic diseases in adolescents and adults.

Don't worry, nobody can pronounce her last name properly - just call her Dr. P.

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS & MEMBERSHIPS

Royal College certified Allergist/Clinical Immunologist and Internist

Clinical Instructor, Department of Medicine, UBC

Member of the Canadian and BC Medical Associations

Licensed by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC

Member of the Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology

Member of the BC Society of Allergy and Immunology

Member of the American Association of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

Dr. Alanna Chomyn, MD, FRCPC

 

Allergist and Clinical Immunologist

 

Dr. Chomyn is excited to be joining Vancouver Pediatric and Allergy Centre in July 2021. As a Pediatric Allergist and Clinical Immunologist, her areas of interest include the diagnosis and management of inborn errors of immunity, food allergies, asthma, eczema, allergic rhinitis, hives, insect allergies, and medication allergies in infants through young adults. Dr. Chomyn offers a full-service Pediatric Allergy and Immunology practice including performing food challenges, and providing immunotherapy for food, venom, and environmental allergies.

 

Born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta, Dr. Chomyn completed medical school at the University of Alberta. She then went on to complete her residency in Pediatrics and fellowship in Pediatric Allergy and Clinical Immunology at the University of British Columbia, primarily based out of BC Children’s Hospital. 

 

When not at work, Dr. Chomyn enjoys hiking, gardening, and spending time with her family, friends, and golden retriever, Hazel.  

 

Dr. Chomyn strives to provide accessible, equitable, and inclusive care. Please let her know how she can best meet the needs of your child and family. 

 

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