Rahi Victory, BSC, MD, FRCSC, FACOG
OBGYN, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Specialist
Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgery


Dr. Rahi Victory Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada Fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists The namesake of our practice, Dr. Victory is a board-certified Obstetrician, Gynaecologist and Infertility specialist dedicated to helping improve the reproductive health of men and women. .


He is fully licenced in both Canada and the U.S. and welcomes patients from all backgrounds to our state-of-the-art clinic. His passion for promoting reproductive health is reflected by his deep commitment to educating and helping patients, active involvement in fertility research and also for creating a multi-disciplinary clinic environment that embraces patient-centred and wholistic healthcare



Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada

Fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

Reviewer of a number of obstetrics and gynecology journals.

For a list of Dr. Victory’s publications click here.


Lab Director


She is passionate about exceptional patient satisfaction and derives great joy from each and every pregnancy achieved. Fariba is the Laboratory Director and Senior Embryologist at Victory Reproductive Care where she has been a key part of the team delivering some of the highest pregnancy rates of any fertility centre across the country. By applying sophisticated techniques in the laboratory, and delicate handling of the gametes and the embryos, she aims to increase the effectiveness of treatment and the likelihood of successful pregnancies. She ensures that the VRC not only meets, but exceeds the highest laboratory standards. Fariba holds a Ph.D. in Reproductive Biology from Queens University jointly conferred with Tehran University.


Dr. Fariba Khosravi has over 15 years of experience in reproductive biology and assisted reproductive techniques, working in a number of different fertility centres in Canada and the United States. She is an expert in a number of cutting edge and advanced assisted reproductive techniques.



Ovarian Vitrification and In-Vitro maturation of primordial follicles

She is a reviewer for a number of Reproductive Biology journals such as Andrology and Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics.

Member of CFAS, ASRM and ESHRE.

Dr. Kerry Mayrand

Family Medicine Practicing in Women’s Health

Dr. Kerry Mayrand is a uniquely brilliant and talented family physician with a specific interest in women’s health and pregnancy. She is a graduate of the University of Windsor in Environmental Engineering and the Department of Education, also the McMaster University Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine. She completed her residency training through the University of Western Ontario , Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Windsor Campus. Dr. Mayrand is known for her exceptional empathy and compassion and unparalleled skills in helping patients navigate through emotionally and psychologically difficult circumstances.

Dr. Jennifer Strong

Naturopathic Doctor

As a licensed naturopathic doctor, Jen is immensely passionate about working with people to help them better understand their health and its role in reproductive care, and empower them to make positive changes to improve their chances of fertility. Naturopathic care is a unique and individualized treatment plan that looks at the root cause of health concerns and addresses them naturally. Many treatment options are available including nutritional support, supplementation, herbal remedies, homeopathic remedies and acupuncture.

Darcy Thachuk

Social Worker

Darcy’s goals with counselling services are to help individuals and couples achieve optimal psychological wellness throughout their fertility journey. Darcy’s compassionate and caring approach provides a safe and nurturing environment to explore emotional, mental, physical and social challenges with a strength-based focus designed to empower you on your journey. Her extensive education and work history are laudable.

Wendy Victory, BSc

Business Manager

Wendy works behind the scenes to make sure staff have all the tools they need to perform their daily tasks and to provide the best quality care to our patients. She oversees business administration and development to ensure a seamless synthesis between scientific, technological and clinical advances which ultimately allow the staff to deliver the best and most authentic patient experience possible.

Mara Menard. B.A.

Office Manager

As a cornerstone of our practice and founding member, Mara brings unparalleled expertise in organisation to our clinic and keeps all of us on schedule and doing our best. She continuously advances our ability to deliver the highest levels of care, service and efficiency to all aspects of our practice. Mara is skilled in mastering complex administrative duties, all aspects of staff training and clinic management, and Dr. Victory’s multiple schedules.

Ashlee Tavolieri

Medical Receptionist

Ashlee’s warm and inviting demeanour is an excellent introduction to our clinic and the first face that people see when they arrive. She is calming, helpful, compassionate, sympathetic and immensely kind. Ashlee is uniquely capable of multitasking and can set patients and staff at ease with her diligent, comprehensive approach to helping patients with their day to day needs.

Tanya McKay

Medical Receptionist

Tanya is the first person you interact with when you contact the Sarnia office. Her calm and friendly manner will instantly put you at ease as you are gently guided on your journey through infertility.

Lisa Hogan

RN, Nurse Manager

Anyone and everyone who has met Lisa will immediately recognize her incredible talent at making every experience an incredible one. Lisa’s incredible organizational and management skills have revolutionized the way we run VRC and she is an invaluable member of our team. She knows how to make every patient feel comfortable, acknowledged and cared for and brings to the table phenomenal technical skills and experience. Lisa always strives to be at the forefront of fertility care and makes sure everyone else is functioning at the highest possible level.

Kasia Guarasci

RN, Nurse Practitioner

Kasia is an extraordinarily dedicated nurse practitioner. She rapidly developed a passion for women’s health and loves to form close and trusting relationships with her patients. She did this on labour and delivery and now works closely with our patients to provide them with seamless care on their journeys. Kasia’s calm, caring manner sets everyone immediately at ease and her exceptional professionalism means she takes care of you like she would her own family.

Sarah Hillier

Registered Practical Nurse (RPN)/IVF Coordinator

Sarah comes to us with extensive clinical experience and oversees all our autologous IVF patients on their individual journeys. Capable of overseeing numerous patients engaged in a host of evaluations and treatments, Sarah continuously strives to increase patient success and satisfaction. She is the gateway to understanding your unique fertility needs and is committed to helping you each step of the way.

Tara Kuehl

RN Infertility Nurse

Tara is able to put patients at ease with her warm and engaging personality. Her vast nursing experience allows her to multitask proficiently, helping out in all areas of the clinic when needed.

Grace McIntyre

RPN Infertility Nurse

Grace is committed to ensuring our patients feel comfortable from the moment they first walk into our office. Her background in mental health allows her to provide extraordinary emotional support with patients who are feeling the stress that can be accompanied by a diagnosis of infertility.

Lindsay Smith

Registered Practical Nurse

Lindsay is our incredible nursing team member in our Sarnia clinic. She is exceptionally skilled and organized and attends to the simplest and most complex of situations with grace and efficiency. She has extensive experience in maternity and child health and possesses tremendous communications skills on a background of compassion and empathy. She goes above and beyond for every patient and promotes what she teaches by living an exemplary healthy lifestyle.

Megan Farmer

RPN, IVF Nurse

Megan works tirelessly every day to help patients using their own eggs and sperm as they navigate their IVF journey. Her incredibly kind and gentle nature helps patients feel comfortable and supported on their journey. Her ever-present smile always sets her patients and colleagues at ease. She is very attuned to the needs of her patients and makes sure that patients are thoroughly confident as they progress through their cycles.

Alyssa Hodgkins

RN, Third Party Nurse

Alyssa’s incredible commitment is obvious to everyone who knows her. She treats every patient as though they are family and makes everyone feel as though they are her only focus. Whether in the OR providing anaesthesia, or managing a donor/surrogate cycle, Alyssa’s boundless enthusiasm and confidence shine through, making every situation a better one. Her years of labour and delivery experience give her unique insight into every woman’s journey from eggs to babies!

Amy Ryan

RN, Third Party Nurse

Amy is an incredibly dedicated and hard working nurse on our third party team and one of our anaesthesia providers in the OR suite. Amy is an extremely motivated, determined, intelligent and capable nurse. She makes every journey seamless and efficient and never misses a beat! She will always impress with her laser focus on every detail and her ability to deal with all issues with confidence, skill and great compassion. Her calm confidence makes everyone know that they have a winning fighter in their corner.

Denise Green

RPN, IUI nurse

Denise brings a wealth of experience and skill to our nursing team. Her bright and cheerful demeanor are readily apparent and her ever present smile helps set all patients at ease. Denise has an excellent track record with helping our IUI patients navigate their journeys successfully!

Staffy Christian

Junior Embryologist

Staffy has rapidly become a team favourite with her warm smile and always pleasant nature. Staffy is uniquely gifted in not only having a background in embryology, but a medical degree as well. She uses her incredible background to hone in on every case and ensure the best possible outcome in every case. She is an exemplary team player and a very welcome addition to VRC. Her amazing skills continue to augment VRC’s exceptional embryology program under the auspices of our Lab Director, Dr. Khosravi.

Kim LaButte

Laboratory Manager

Kim’s flawless management of our labs is matched only by her amicable personality and great sense of wit and humour. She oversees countless lab assessments on a daily basis and ensures that our lab values are accurate and provided in a timely manner. Her extensive experience and training give her the exceptional ability to solve any mechanical or technical problem.

James Borody

Medical Laboratory Technician

James is a certified lab technician who has worked in labs all over the world. He uses his extensive lab experience to ensure our patients have a great experience at their early morning appointments and get their results in a timely manner.

Lauren Lanschoot PHD

Junior Embryologist.

Lauren is a rarity these days: a PhD embryologist with a wide breadth of knowledge and experience. Her intelligence and skills are readily apparent in all her endeavors and she is an amazing teammate to work with. Her efficiency and diligence are second to none, making her an invaluable asset to our embryology lab team.

Amber Howe


Amber is an amazingly hard working and dedicated team member. She brings an incredible work ethic and eagerness to learn. She quietly and efficiently completes her tasks and is instrumental in our sperm analyses and processing. Her skill and dedication have been instrumental to helping many patients achieve their dreams!

Chalu Jao


Chalu is our exceptional dedicate phlebotomist. Chalu is gifted with years of experience and makes even the most challenging blood draw a breeze. Her warm and inviting personality set patients at ease and allows the experience to flow with maximal comfort. Many patients are thrilled that they barely felt the needle.

Debbie Simpson

Diagnostic Medical Sonographer

Debbie’s phenomenal ultrasound skills have made every patient’s experience amazing. Gentle, calm and always pleasant, Debbie knows how important ultrasonography is to our patients and is ready to set your mind at ease when going through testing. She has extensive experience and makes every ultrasound low stress using a combination of her calm, amazing smile and famous dance tunes playing in the background.

Paolina Perciballi

Diagnostic Medical Sonographer

No stranger to early mornings, Paolina is a regular member of our ultrasound technician staff. Her specialty sonography training makes her a perfect addition to our team. She is skilled at performing her monitoring ultrasounds and her warm disposition easily puts our patients at ease.

Amber Green

Diagnostic Medical Sonographer

A seasoned sonographer in her own right, Amber brings a wealth of skill to our clinic. Her friendly demeanour and natural affinity for early mornings makes her a great person to see at the start of your day. Her steady hands and sharp eyes capture all the information we need to track your progress.

Janelle Burr

Ultrasound Technologist

Janelle uses her profound ultrasound knowledge and experience to bring quality care to our patients at their ultrasound appointments. Her big heart and caring personality allow her to feel for every patient she is with.

Azza Farag

Ultrasound Technologist

Azza’s extensive background in obstetrics and gynecology allow her to give the best possible care to our patients at every visit. She has a gentle and caring presence which helps keep our patients calm at their early morning appointments