Divisions

The Department of Medicine is organized into 16 Divisions, encompassing all aspects of internal medicine and its subspecialties. Click on a link below to view detailed information on a specific Division.

AIDS

From its inception in 2007, the Division of AIDS has worked collaboratively with the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE) (est. 1992) and the AIDS Research Program at St. Paul’s Hospital/UBC (est. 1988).

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Allergy and Immunology

The Allergy and Immunology Division consists of five members who are actively involved in providing clinical consultative services at St. Paul's Hospital and in the community.  Additionally, Members provide outreach clinics in several communities around British Columbia including Dease Lake, Stewart, Hazelton, Bella Bella, Campbell River, Parksville, Bamfield, Prince George and Sechelt. 

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Cardiology

The Division of Cardiology at St. Paul's Hospital, within the Heart Center organization, constitutes the majority of the faculty for British Columbia's premier tertiary and only quaternary cardiac program. 

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Critical Care

The Division of Critical Care Medicine consists of eleven members who are actively involved in providing patient care services in the Intensive Care Unit at St. Paul's Hospital and Mount St. Joseph's Hospital. 

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Dermatology

Our Division of Dermatology provides coverage for urgent inpatient and outpatient dermatology issues and emergencies at St. Paul's Hospital, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and cross-coverage of Vancouver Acute weekdays and evenings.

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Endocrinology

The Division of Endocrinology at St. Paul's Hospital provides consulting services to the hospital and is also involved in a number of specialized, multidisciplinary outpatient clinics, including the Diabetes Clinic, the Lipid Clinic, and the recently established Thyroid Clinic.

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Gastroenterology

The Gastroenterology Division at St. Paul's hospital has a strong clinical base, is involved in clinical research, and plays a role in undergraduate, post-graduate, and fellowship training. Division members are active provincially and nationally.

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General Internal Medicine

The Division of General Internal Medicine is comprised of 30 faculty, many of whom also participate in activities at Vancouver Acute, BC Women's and Children's hospital, and Lion's Gate hospital.

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Geriatric Medicine

The PHC Division of Geriatric Medicine has a wide range of services spanning all of the acute sites within Providence Health Care.

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Hematology

The Providence Health Care Division of Hematology comprises a faculty of seven clinicians who are actively involved in the care of patients with a wide spectrum of hematological disease from the province of BC and the Yukon.  The faculty provides primary and consultative care for patients in hospital at St. Paul's, and outpatients in a clinic or office setting.

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Infectious Diseases

The Division of Infectious Diseases at St. Paul's Hospital is comprised of a faculty of 7 clinicians and clinician scientists who are responsible for the clinical, research, and administrative teaching program of the division.

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Nephrology

The Division consists of 13 members with primary appointments at Providence, who have responsibility for the clinical, research, administrative teaching program of the division.

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Neurology

The Division of Neurology at St. Paul's Hospital now comprises a faculty of 12 clinicians and clinician scientists including one basic scientist. 

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Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

The Division of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation within Providence Health Care is a relatively small division when compared to our larger siblings. We consist of five physiatrists. 

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Respiratory

The vision of the Respiratory Division is to be a centre of excellence for the provision of compassionate, respectful care to patients with respiratory diseases and their families. We pursue excellence through ethical research and education. 

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Rheumatology

The Rheumatology Division is comprised of nine community-based rheumatologists with full staff privileges at St. Paul's Hospital as well as clinical appointments with the University of British Columbia. The Division provides emergency and inpatient consultations, specialized clinics and private practice consultation services for the full spectrum of rheumatic and connective tissue disorders.

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