Our Staff

Michele Sutherland, Clinic Manager

Focus: Technician, Operating Room, Management

Michele graduated from the Health Sciences in 1985. She spent the first part of her career working as an operating room technician at the Health Sciences Centre. Shortly thereafter she transitioned into the private sector where she worked as an OR technician/Manager at the Winnipeg/Assiniboia Surgical Centre. In 1998 she joined the Western Surgery Centre where she continued her role as an OR technician and took over management responsibilities in 2006. She is excited to continue to provide the high standard of care Western Surgery Centre is renowned for.


Beverley Kibsey, Purchasing Manager

Focus: Operating Room, Management

Beverley is a graduate of the Winnipeg General Hospital and has had forty years of experience working in the OR.  For the last twenty years she has been employed at the Western Surgery Centre where she assists in the OR and is responsible for purchasing and inventory management.


Rhodora Lontoc, Administrative Assistant

Focus: Administration

Erlinda Gobenciong, Operating Room Technician

Focus: Operating Room

Christine MacMaster, Operating Room/ Recovery Room Nurse

Focus: Nursing


Candy Peters, Recovery Room Nurse

Focus: Nursing


Becky Peterson, Recovery Room Nurse

Focus: Nursing



Charlyn Capuno, Sterile Processing Technician

Focus: Operations


Shalom Jacinto, Sterile Processing Technician

Focus: Operations


Lex Capuno, Sterile Processing Technician

Focus: Operations


What's New

10 Real Reasons People Get Implants

People get cosmetic surgery for all sorts of reasons. Sadly, sometimes stereotypes or judgment are the only things keeping people from physically changing something about themselves. We’ve performed thousands of breast augmentations and lifts at Western Surgery Centre, and we make sure our patients have healthy reasons for getting surgery and have realistic expectations about the […]

Drop in Healthcare Costs for Patients Tied to Bariatric Surgery

A new study led by author Dr. Kristina Lewis from Kaiser Permanente Georgia in Atlanta suggests that bariatric surgery may be associated with reduced healthcare costs for patients in the long term. Dr. Lewis and her team mined data from national insurance claims and included nearly 10,000 bypass and banding patients, matching them according to […]

CELLINK 3D Prints Miniature Ears & Unveils First Universal Bioink for Printing Living Tissue

A startup company called CELLINK is looking to create a standard for the 3D bioprinting industry with their newly unveiled universal bioink which is aimed at 3D printing living and fully functional 3D tissue models. The bioink can be used on a range of available 3D bioprinters, as well as a standalone product which can […]