South Okanagan Similkameen Division of Family Practice





One of only two cities in the world situated between two lakes, Penticton is the largest urban centre in the South Okanagan with a population of 44,000 people.

The city is 63kms from Kelowna and just 55 minutes from Vancouver by air. 

Penticton Regional Hospital provides core medical and surgical services to the region and includes a 24/7 emergency department,155 inpatient beds, pharmacy, medical imaging, laboratory, and numerous outpatient clinics.

Our network of primary care includes more than 60 family physicians, nurse practitioners, and allied health providers working in a variety of settings: traditional family practices, a mental health/substance use clinic, Foundry Penticton youth centre, Penticton Indian Band health centre, long term care facilities, hospice, and Penticton Regional Hospital.

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Practise in Penticton

  • Collegial call groups for weekend and holiday coverage
  • Community-wide Doctor of the Day after-hours call (1 in 40)
  • Regular CME delivered by the PRH Medical Staff Association + the Division of Family Practice
  • Teaching opportunities with UBC Okanagan South Family Medicine Residency program
  • 24/7access to a wide variety of specialists 
  • Incentives and support for long term care


Clinics + Opportunities       

Ponderosa Primary Care Centre


Fairview Medical Clinic


Primacy Medical Clinic


Sage Medical Clinic


Peach City Medical Clinic


Apple Plaza Clinic


Penticton Urgent Primary Care Centre


White Clinic Associates


South Okanagan Maternity Centre


Dr. Alex Pugachev


Dr. Jack Kooy


Carmi Professional Building practices

Dr. Richard Tatham

Drs. Ingram, Frasinski, & Wren


Dr. Ron Gans


Dr. Laura Hodgson


Penticton Indian Band Clinic


Foundry Penticton


Options Sexual Health Clinic



    Locum opportunities at Penticton clinics are posted on the BC Family Doctors website.