South Okanagan Similkameen Division of Family Practice

Penticton

 

Overview

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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.

More information: Penticton Tourism, Penticton Relocation, Penticton Real Estate

 

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

IHA-7307

Fairview Medical Clinic

IHA-7233

Primacy Medical Clinic

 

Sage Medical Clinic

IHA-7249

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.