Dr Richard Wadge
July 10, 2018

Since April, in the series "Doctors Making a Difference, "Doctors of BC has been profiling BC physicians going above and beyond to create better patient care or improve the medical system. 

We've asked doctors to nominate their colleagues, a number of whom this spring...

Dr Melissa Obersholster
June 20, 2018

In addition to caring for her patients, she is a leader in recruiting physicians to Vancouver Island. “We don’t recruit a physician, we recruit a family.”

 

When Dr Melissa Oberholster first arrived in Nanaimo BC, straight from South Africa in January 2009, two feet of...

Dr Tom Wallace
June 6, 2018

When patients go into the hospital for surgery, everyone  — especially the patient — wants the operation to go well with no complications, a quick recovery time and a short hospital stay.

Kamloops surgeon Dr Tom Wallace is helping lead a special approach — that includes the patient as a...

Dr Shikha Minhas
May 11, 2018

As a palliative care physician, Dr Shikha Minhas can’t offer her dying patients miracle cures. But she can give them comfort as they pass.

With her medical expertise and compassionate manner, she has cared for hundreds of patients at Surrey Memorial Hospital during their journey at the...

Dr Peimer with patient
April 18, 2018

As a physician in South Africa, Dr Jeff Peimer blended his time between two passions - psychiatry and emergency medicine. He loved the ER for its fast-pace and medical diversity. He loved psychiatry for its careful, respectful listening, its need to ask the right questions to get to the right...