Accessible Care Pregnancy Clinic

Meet our team

Dr. Anne Berndl

Dr. Anne Berndl is a maternal-fetal medicine specialist at Sunnybrook, assistant professor at the University of Toronto and an associate scientist at the Sunnybrook Research Institute. She is the creator and director of the accessible care pregnancy clinic, the first clinic in North America to provide pregnancy care specifically for women with physical disabilities. Dr. Berndl is also the chair of the Women's Health Guideline – Spina Bifida Association and has received grants for work in the field of spinal cord injury and myasthenia gravis during pregnancy. She has multiple research projects in the field of pregnancy experiences for women with physical disabilities, with the goal of providing excellence in pregnancy, labour and birth care for people with
physical disabilities.

Elizabeth Jung

Elizabeth Jung is the advanced practice nurse for the accessible care pregnancy clinic Elizabeth graduated from York University with her master of science in nursing degree in 2013 and has 13 years of high risk obstetrical nursing experience. She obtained her diabetes educator certification through The Canadian Diabetes Educator Certification Board in 2017. Elizabeth's special work interests include management of medically-complex pregnant patients living with physical disabilities, and diabetes management in pregnancy.

Sameera Khatib

Sameera Khatib has over 18 years of experience leading and supporting diverse clinical operations in the field of ultrasound imaging. She is the team leader of the DAN Women & Babies Program's ultrasound department. Her educational background includes a bachelor's degree in health administration from Ryerson University and a postgraduate advance diploma in ultrasound from Michener Institute, Toronto.