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Sunshine Coast Division of Family Practice

The Sunshine Coast Division of Family Practice represents physicians who support the communities along the lower Sunshine Coast, including Earl's Cove, Langdale, Madeira Park, Pender Harbour, Sechelt, Robert's Creek, and Gibsons.

Together, the members work to improve local primary care, increase local physicians' influence on health care delivery and policy, and provide professional support for physicians. Membership is open to all physicians practising or recently retired on the Lower Sunshine Coast, including specialists and locums.

The Division gives local physicians an opportunity to work collaboratively with Vancouver Coastal Health, the General Practice Service Committee (GPSC), and the Ministry of Health to identify health care needs within the Sunshine Coast community and to develop workable solutions to meet those needs.

Division Snapshot

GPs in the Area
Total Number of Division Members


November 2011

Board of Directors
6 members

Health Authority
Vancouver Coastal Health

Employment Opportunities

Locum Opportunities

Administrative Opportunities 


Looking for a Family Physician on the Sunshine Coast??


Currently, there are no physicians on the Sunshine Coast accepting new patients with the exception of new maternity patients (see below).
There are two walk-in clinics available. Please contact Gibsons Medical Associates at (604) 886-2868 or Cowrie Medical Clinic at (604) 670-6222 for hours.  


Physicians Accepting New Maternity Patients

Dr. Jane Bishop - Arbutus Clinic 604-885-2384

Dr. Jenn Baxter – Gibsons Medical Clinic 604-886-2868
Dr. Rayna Sivakova – Gibsons Medical Clinic 604-886-2868 

Dr. Julie Baxter - Sechelt Medical Clinic 604-885-2257  
Dr. Jack Bryson - Sechelt Medical Clinic 604-885-2257
Dr. Sarah Lasuta – Sechelt Medical Clinic 604-885-2257

Dr. Jeannette Gibbons - Upstream Medical Clinic 604-885-6400
Dr. Karen Scott – Upstream Medical Clinic 604-885-6400


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Contact Us

Mailing Address:

PO Box 274
Sechelt, BC  V0N 3A4

Sonja Sorensen
Administrative Assistant
604 740 6707 (c)


Susan Papadionissiou

Executive Director
778 385 9908 (c)

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