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Bavan Sangarasivam, MD, BSc

" I want to utilise my career and educational experiences to find my niche in an organisation where I can refine and provide my skills and attributes to substantially facilitate common goals"


I come from a medical sciences and health sciences background and attained a BSc in Biomedical Sciences from King's College London (UK) and obtained my Doctor of Medicine degree from Windsor University School of Medicine. During my educational training, I have proposed a dissertation on the Cardio-protective effects of Resveratrol in red wine , conducted laboratory practicals and experienced hands on training in various hospitals, in regards to medical sub-specialties.

I have taken on various responsibilities and duties of  staff members of hospital wards, care-homes, volunteer organizations, clinics/offices and retail organizations from across the globe.

Core Competencies

  • Development and training
  • Leadership/Mentoring
  • Team building/reinforcement
  • Team Leadership
  • Relationship Building
  • Social and emotional learning
  • Customer/Client/Patient/Staff relations
  • Public Education
  • Performance management
  • Strategic management
  • Mind Mapping
  • Commitment to excellence
  • Career progression
  • Change management
  • Future planning   
  • Collaborative workings         
  • Problem Solving
  • Pattern recognition
  • Research & Analysis
  • Project Management
  • Process Improvements
  • Writing skills
  • Speaking and non verbal skills
  • Technical abilities/Computer literacy



Medicine, MD

Windsor University School of Medicine- Brighton Estates, St. Kitts, West Indies

Completed core and elective clinical rotations in Canada, U.S.A, U.K and India. Rotations included: surgery, psychiatry, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, internal medicine, internal medicine ICU/CCU pulmonology, hospital family medicine, radiology, emergency medicine, thoracic surgery, and geriatrics. Graduated 2013 and awarded Doctorate of Medicine.


Biomedical Sciences, BSc (Hons)

King's College London, England, UK

Subjects included- Physiology, Cell and Molecular biology, Immunology, Human Anatomy, Genetics, Biochemistry, Virology and Tropical diseases, Biology of Ageing, Cell and Tissue Pathology, Space and extreme environment physiology. Included laboratory work, practical work, library/ research and reviews/tutorials.
Dissertation: “Resveratrol in red wine and its effect on atherosclerosis”
Wrote a dissertation and developed an experimental design to assess the effect of the anti-oxidant Resveratrol on atherosclerosis plaque formation and cholesterol levels

Professional Experience



Tutorbright, Edmonton AB

Tutoring students from kindergarten to high school level. Subjects include: Maths, Sciences, and English



Oxford Learning Windemere, Edmonton AB

Tutoring students from Grade 1 until high school level. Subjects include,: Biology, General Sciences, Maths and English


Assistant Case Manager

Entrust Corp, Edmonton AB

Worked  as a developmental Disabilities Case Manager to provide advanced level of social services and specialized case and/or resource management for persons with intellectual/developmental disabilities and their families. Collaborated with other agencies, families, legal representatives/guardians, professionals, hospital and nursing facility staff, service providers, and others to determine the best means to meet individual client needs.



Creative Academy, Milton ON

Worked with children from preschool- Grade 12, gave tuition in classroom setting and privately at tuition center,. Subjects included: maths, English, biology, chemistry and physics.


Website Design/Marketing

Reliance Business Concepts/ Upsaras Fashion, Mississauga ON,

Helped design webpages for IT consultants, in charge of marketing for Reliance Business Concepts and Upsaras Fashion Collections.


Distribution and Assistance

Ingersoll Rand Security and Safety Canada - Mississauga, ON -

Distribution and Assistance: Picking received orders and packaging them for transport, assisted distribution manager with inventory, stocking orders, fixed and quality checked different security locks in distribution.


 CCTV Security Controller/Security Manager

Marks & Spencer, Watford England, UK

Trained in CCTV and other retail security services, trained in mostly all positions of store including- stocking, managerial services and cashier. Organised and helped
run security team and Liased with Watford Police Department. 


 Hospital Porter/General

St. Thomas' Hospital - London England, UK

Transferred patients around hospital wards.Transferred patients into hospital public transport
vehicles and provided general assistance of hospital staff and patients.


Quality Control Assistant

Clariant Masterbatches Watford England, UK

Prepared coloured polymer samples for quality checking in laboratory and production floor.


 Care Assistant

BUPA Rivercourt Nursing/Residential Homes , Watford England, UK

Moved and transported residents, bathed, clothed and assisted residents with bathroom use, serving and feeding meals to residents, tea tray services, tidying and making beds. Provided companionship and general assistance with the help of hoists, lifts and special mechanical devices. 

Volunteer and Community Activities

  • May 2016- Canadian Red Cross- Edmonton, Alberta- Fort McMurry Wildfire Relief- Following the evacuation and state of emergency due to the uncontrolled spread of the wildfires in Fort McMurry, evacuees were sent to Edmonton Alberta and required places to stay as well as household items, toiletries and clothing. Assisted at various Canadian Red Cross centres in Edmonton by greeting displaced victims, enquired about their needs, housing arrangements and health concerns if any. Helped organize, stock and distribute donated toiletries, household items, canned foods and perishables and clothing to wildfire victims. Personally assisted individuals find temporary housing in different parts of Edmonton.

  • September 2015-February 2016- Women's Habitat of Etobicoke, Toronto ON,- Volunteer:- Worked with Mrs. Lohini Ellis to present research material to the executive and donors at the charity. Conducted research with the working team to serve women and children who were subjected to violence and presented collected data. 
  • August 2014- Present- I AM- International Academy of Medicine- Co-Founder: Currently working on a free website that provides International Medical graduates and students with educational resources, such as video lectures, notes, question banks and social networking that will eventually allow them to prepare for residency positions and international examinations.

  • December 2013- Present- Heart of Compassion Care International- Volunteer: Currently assisting and advising board members on how to implement needed healthcare information and initiatives into the daily living of orphaned children in Sri Lanka. Reviewing and constructing a healthcare information program for the HCCI orphanage. 
  • January 2012- Present- Amnesty International, United Nations Commission on Human Rights- Volunteer: Helped organize and presented
    Amnesty International’s Book Release “We Accuse. War Crimes and Genocide”. Worked with members of Amnesty international, The UN Commission on Human Rights and various members and groups of the Sri Lankan Tamil community to investigate and collect evidence of genocide and war crimes in Sri Lanka.
  • December 2011 Samaritan’s Purse- Volunteer: Participated and helped organize a campaign to send shoeboxes filled with Christmas gifts to underprivileged children in Haiti. 
  • July 2001- September 2002- Watford Peace Hospice, Watford England, UK- Volunteer: Assistied Nurses with duties
    Cleaning and Safety checking kitchen. Provided Tea tray services, companionship and general patient assistance.


    March 2013- Present- Canadian Tamil Medical Association- Volunteer- CTMA (formerly CMDDA) is a non-profit organization for physicians and dentists to volunteer their services and assistance to the underprivileged Tamil community in Sri Lanka who were affected by the Civil War.

    Swimming (reached basic life guard level), basketball, yoga, Qi Gong meditation and transcendental meditation. Studying world history and religion. Composing fusion music, singing, playing guitar, animation, landscape photography and gardening.


St. John Ambulance First Aid-June 2016 to June 2019


WHMIS-May 2016

Physical and health hazards
Precautionary measures to protect your health and safety
How to choose appropriate personal protective equipment
WHMIS 2015 hazard classifications ,Hazard and safety information found on WHMIS 2015 labels, WHMIS 2015 symbols and pictograms
Information contained on safety data sheets
Worker rights and employer responsibilities under WHMIS 2015
The importance of education and training

CPI-May 2016

Crisis intervention training, Non violent crisis intervention training,


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