Critical Care

Critical Care Medicine is a branch of medicine concerned with the provision of life support or organ support systems in patients who are critically ill and who usually require intensive monitoring.

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. 

Contact Information
Division of Critical Care Medicine
P3311 - 1081 Burrard Street
Vancouver, B.C., V6Z 1Y6
Telephone: 604-806-9405

Dr. Demetrios Sirounis, Division Head & Clinical Professor

Dr. Peter Dodek, Professor
Dr. Jim Russell, Professor
Dr. Demetrios Sirounis, Clinical Professor and Head 
Dr. Keith Walley, Professor
Dr. Najib Ayas, Associate Professor
Dr. John Boyd, Associate Professor
Dr. Delbert Dorscheid, Associate Professor
Dr. Adam Peets, Clinical Associate Professor
Dr. Greg Grant, Clinical Assistant Professor
Dr. Kendeep Kaila, Clinical Assistant Professor
Dr. Ruth MacRedmond, Clinical Assistant Professor


All members of the Division are involved in providing clinical teaching at all levels. The ICU rotations for specialty residents from Medicine, Anesthesia and Surgery are highly rated at St. Paul's Hospital. 


The research program in Critical Care Medicine is comprehensive, spanning from molecular and cellular biology through large animal models to clinical research in critically ill adults. The basic science research program is based in the Cardiopulmonary Laboratories at St. Paul's Hospital. The clinical research program is focused in the intensive care unit at St. Paul's Hospital. 

For more information on Critical Care Medicine, please explore this useful website: 

UBC Division of Critical Care Medicine