The Staff

Dr. Andrew Bellini completed his undergraduate training at the University of Toronto in the Faculty of Pharmacy. He went on to complete his Medical Degree, Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology at the University of Toronto. He has been practicing in Brampton since 1997. Outside his busy clinical practice, he is actively involved with his family of 2 boys in activities such as hockey.

Dr. Issam EL-Takli graduated from medical school at the University of Baghdad in 1992. He passed his Canadian exams and competed for 24 positions through the international medical graduate program in Ontario. He then completed his fellowship in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterolgy at Queen's University. Dr. El-takli became an active staff at William Osler Health Centre in 2001. He has a great passion for medicine and takes pride in serving his patients and his community. When not at work, he enjoys his family and travelling with his wife and son.

Dr. Helena Lau graduated from medical school at the University of Toronto in 1993. She obtained her fellowships in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology from the University of Toronto. In 1998, she won a post graduate fellowship from the Canadian Association of Gastroenterology to pursue further training in gastrointestinal motility. Since 1999, she has been active staff at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital. She enjoys skiing, tennis and reading.

Dr. Vinod Puri graduated from Queen's University medical school in 1992 after doing undergraduate work at the University of Toronto. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Toronto before beginning his fellowship in Gastroenterology at McGill University. Dr. Puri has been on staff at William Osler Health Centre for 10 years. As a passionate physician, he endeavors to improve access to healthcare in the community of Brampton. In his spare time, Dr. Puri loves to ski, golf, and play chess.

Dr. Lee Roth Dr. Lee Roth completed his medical degree at Western University in 2005 and stayed in London, Ontario for his residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Gastroenterology. He graduated with a Master's of Science in Clinical Epidemiology from McMaster University, where his interest lay in inflammatory bowel disease. He holds certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, and is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology by the American Board of Internal Medicine. His personal interests lie in family, travelling and recreational flying.

Dr. Patrick Tan attended medical school at Memorial University of Newfoundland. He was then certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology at the University of Western Ontario. Dr. Tan has been appointed Site Chief of Gastroenterology at Brampton Civic Hospital and takes great pride in this role as well as providing excellent medical care. As an advocate for patients, he is interested in disease prevention such as colon cancer. In Dr. Tan's personal time, he enjoys sports and spending time with his wife and children.

Dr. Luis Ying graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto in 1994, and completed his fellowship in Gastroenterology at Queen's University in 1999. He has been an active staff at William Osler Health Center since 1999, where he is honored to serve the local community. Dr. Ying has lived in three different continents, and as such he feels privileged to understand several different cultures and to deeply respect the Canadian commitment to multiculturalism.