Dr. Laxsanaa Sivananthan graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science from McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario in 2014. She studied medicine at the Graduate Entry Medical School University of Limerick in Ireland for four years prior to returning home. She is currently completing her post-graduate training as a PGY-1 Family Medicine Resident with the University of British Columbia. She has a special interest in mental health, addictions medicine and women’s health- but above all has a passion for patient advocacy and empowering patients to be their own health advocates. She is excited to be joining the wonderful team at Fraser Street Medical for her training and to serve her local community.