General Surgeon


Glistening water below lush mountains, dotted with parks frame the Okanagan's largest and liveliest population centre; Kelowna. Okanagan Lake is the perfect place to sail, kayak, or relax on the beach. Rolling greens offer world class golfing, minutes away from spectacular hiking and biking trails. In the winter enjoy ski resorts and skating rinks right at your fingertips. Decorated with heritage buildings and modern architecture, Kelowna offers something for everyone with orchards, vineyards and all the amenities of a major centre. From restaurants, and shops, to art galleries, live music and theatre, this city has it all. Come and experience our four seasons playground and see why life is better here.

Practice Details:

Excellent opportunity for a Colorectal Surgeon with fellowship training to join the team at Kelowna General Hospital (KGH). Fellowship training specifically in both malignant and benign colorectal disease is required, with preference for training in TaTME.
KGH is currently home to 9 General Surgeons with a variety of interests and subspecialties including: Surgical Oncology, Hepatobiliary, Trauma and Colorectal Surgery. In addition to elective practice and endoscopy, the position requires equal call coverage between the surgeons.

Locum opportunities are required as part of the recruitment process.
We welcome new graduates or experienced surgeons to apply.

In accordance with the Order of the Provincial Health Officer for Hospital and Community, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment for all employees and healthcare workers with Interior Health

  • Eligible for Fellowship with the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC) Doctorate in Medicine Eligible for licensure with CPSBC Coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory. Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in General Surgery and subspecialty training in Colorectal Surgery
Call Schedule:

Hours of work: No Details
On call requirements: Shared with all members of Division of General Surgery

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Relocation assistance is available

Kelowna General Hospital:

Kelowna General Hospital (KGH) is one of two tertiary hospitals within Interior Health and is the region’s main referral centre offering a full range of services with approximately 400 beds and over 84,000 ED visits yearly. Kelowna General Hospital is home to the Interior Heart & Surgical Centre (IHSC) which opened in 2015 and is BC’s only cardiac critical care centre outside of Victoria and the Lower Mainland. IHSC is Kelowna General Hospital’s principal surgical site and features 12 specialized Operating Rooms created for Thoracic, Urology, Neurosurgery, Vascular, Plastics, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Ears Nose and Throat, Orthopedics, General and Trauma surgeries with 2 ORs dedicated to Cardiac Surgery. Our state of the art Centennial Building boasts a total of 360,000 square feet, an expanded emergency and ambulatory care department, new medical inpatient units, modern operating rooms and a rooftop helipad. Within the Interior Heart & Surgical Centre, KGH has a modern maternity ward and adjacent Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. KGH has a dedicated pediatric ward, as well as, adolescent and adult psychiatry units. Enhanced laboratory and clinical departments are found in the new Dr. Walter Anderson Building. KGH is also a teaching centre for the Southern Medical Program affiliated with UBC, and has an academic campus that serves as a satellite for the University of British Columbia Medical School. KGH has become one of BC’s leading healthcare centres.

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