Specialty Dermatology

Subspecialty General

Role and Facility Information

The Division of Dermatology of the Vancouver Island Health Authority has an opportunity for a Dermatologist in Nanaimo located at 1200 Dufferin Crescent, Nanaimo, BC V9S 2B7.

Dermatologic services on Vancouver Island are currently provided in the cities of Courtenay, Nanaimo and Victoria.

In Nanaimo you will join one other medical dermatologist providing services to a referral population of 250,000. The patient population is quite varied with emphasis on seniors, presenting with skin cancer. Local services include phototherapy and excellent plastic surgery expertise. Affiliation with the University of British Columbia’s Island Medical Program provides teaching opportunities to medical students and residents.

Renowned for its natural beauty, mild climate and abundant recreation, Nanaimo offers unlimited possibilities for your career, family and future!

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Community Information

Nanaimo, population 90,000, is a growing and vibrant urban centre situated on the east coast

of Vancouver Island, located approximately 100 kilometers north of Victoria and offers

excellent access via commercial flights, float plane or ferry to Vancouver. The community

offers a wide variety of cultural and educational opportunities including the 800 seat

waterfront Port Theatre, the Vancouver Island University and is adjacent renowned private

schools.

Nanaimo is the outdoor enthusiasts’ paradise, providing year round access to a wide array of

recreational activities including kayaking, kite boarding, windsurfing, mountain biking, hiking,

running and golfing. Nearby Mount Washington frequently boasting the deepest snow pack in

North America, has excellent downhill, snowboarding and cross country skiing.

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Live and work in BC

Nanaimo

The bustling harbour city of Nanaimo is located on the east coast of Vancouver Island and is often known as the “gateway city” or the “gateway to Vancouver Island” with easy access to both the north/ south regions of the Island. Nanaimo also features easy access to the mainland/ Vancouver via ferry, seaplane/ commercial plane (15 mins). Boasting a diversified economy, the city is a regional centre for technology, manufacturing, tourism, retail, health, and government services. Nanaimo offers an attractive quality of life (interconnected bike route, minimal traffic, and excellent public transit), with a family-oriented culture, friendly people, and stunning views. Residents and visitors to Nanaimo enjoy hiking, kayaking, golfing, biking and swimming (multiple lakes within city limits, Nanaimo River, and Departure Bay) as well as world-class scuba diving and snorkeling.

“I love Nanaimo, it is the best-kept secret on Vancouver Island – I have the best job in the world!”

Dr. Chris Collins

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