Vanig Garabedian

Dr. Vanig Garabedian
Vanig Garabedian

Dr. Vanig Garabedian moved with his family to Canada from Syria in December 2015 as a refugee.  

In Syria, he worked as an obstetrician-gynecologist for 15 plus years including 4 years in a war zone.  He was the medical director of the largest hospital in the Middle East.  Dr. Garabedian practiced in both public and private hospitals and taught in an obstetrician-gynecologist residency program and nursing school.  He completed his medical training at Tishreen University.  This includes his obstetrician-gynecologist residency in Damascus and his master’s degree in obstetrics-gynecology (board certified from Syrian Board of Medical Specialties).  He is a registered physician in Canada. 

Dr. Garabedian is passionate to assist people integrating into Canada and providing support in times of crisis. He has made numerous contributions in many refugee and newcomer communities and organizations.  Among them:  The Together Project, TRIEC, Woodgreen Immigrant Services and Access Centre. 

He is married and has 3 daughters. His favourite activity is spending time with family.  His favourite food is Syrian kabab.