Rural and Remote Division of Family Practice

Kate McCarroll - Revelstoke Physician Lead

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Dr. Kate McCarroll was born in the Annapolis Valley in Nova Scotia and attended medical school at Dalhousie University.  She moved to Nanaimo to complete her Family Medicine residency, and since finishing in 2010, she and her husband have practiced rural family medicine in several beautiful mountain communities including Rossland, Golden and Revelstoke.

Dr. McCarroll shares a primary care practice at SMG with the other Dr. McCarroll, her husband Kirk.  She also holds a Certificate of Added Competence (CAC) in Care of the Elderly, from the University of British Columbia.  In addition to primary care for all ages, her special areas of interest include senior’s health, long term care and palliative care and she provides consultative services for these patients with her team at Revelstoke’s Seniors Health and Wellness Centre.  She is the past Medical Director of Long Term Care for Interior Health West and the current Physician Lead for the Revelstoke Chapter of the Rural and Remote Division of Family Practice. She is a Co-Chair of the Revelstoke Long Terms Care Initiative through Divisions of Family Practice and a member of the Palliative Care Committee at Queen Victoria Hospital.

The McCarroll’s have two beautiful, active young boys who keep them very busy. In their spare time they enjoy skiing, swimming, camping, canoeing, biking and just being outdoors in the wilderness in and around Revelstoke.