The Autism Integrated Medical Services (AIMS) is the multidisciplinary team of physicians working closely with ABLE. This is where patients can get MSP-covered services such as developmental and behavioural paediatrics and medical genetic consultation (some genetic services are not MSP-covered), as well as specialized private services. Dr. Edgar Jiménez, Dr. Suzanne Lewis, Dr. Melvin de Levie, Dr. Jennifer Slater, and Heather MacRitchie make up the AIMS team at our Richmond location.

 

If you would like to access our medical services, please have a physician fax a referral to 604-238-9222. Clients are able to self-refer for private services.

 

Dr. Edgar Jiménez, BSc MD FRCP(C)

Dr. Jiménez is a community developmental and behavioural paediatrician offering MSP-covered and private services. Private services include Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) assessments, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), Complex Developmental Behavioural Conditions (CDBC) and Community Living BC (CLBC) assessments for children aged 0 – 18 years.

Dr. Jiménez offers an array of MSP-covered medical services, such as:

  • General paediatrics consultations
  • Developmental and behavioural paediatric consultations, including ADHD
  • Autism query consultations
  • FASD query consultations
  • Limited mental health consultations and ongoing care
  • Ongoing developmental and general paediatric care

Dr. Melvin de Levie

Dr. Melvin de Levie is a seasoned paediatrician with a focus on behavioural inquiries. His services are covered by MSP and include:

– Autism query consultations
– ADHD assessments
– Ongoing care for children with neurodevelopmental disorders

Dr. M. Suzanne Lewis 

Dr. Lewis is a highly specialized paediatrician with a strong focus on medical genetics and genetic research. She offers MSP-covered services as well as private genetic services in partnership with BC Children’s and Women’s Health Centre. Some of her services offered include:

– Genetic assessments
– Molecular You testing
– Whole Exome Sequencing
– Paediatric consultations

Dr. Jennifer Slater, MD FRCPC

Dr. Slater is a child and adolescent psychiatrist with sub-speciality training in assessment and treatment of emotional and behavioural challenges in the paediatric population. Her focus at AIMS is private autism assessments.

Heather MacRitchie

Heather is our genetic counsellor and works closely with Dr. Suzanne Lewis to provide specialized genetic care to patients with neurodevelopmental disorders.