Larissa Teng is a patient navigator and Clinical Nurse Specialist in orthopaedics at North York General Hospital, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She specifically works with patients preparing for elective hip and knee arthroplasty surgery. She completed her Masters in Nursing and Bachelor of Sciences in Nursing at Ryerson University in Toronto, Ontario. Her current research focuses on patient experience and outcomes relating to the patient navigator role. Larissa has presented at various conferences locally and nationally to inform and educate others on the role of the patient navigator.