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Yukon Representative

Dr. Lindsey Campbell  - Email

WATSON LAKE, YT

@LCampbellMd

There are hospitals in Whitehorse (54 beds), Dawson City (6 beds), and Watson Lake (6 beds). Whitehorse has approximately 60 GPs and specialists. Watson Lake has 3 GP’s. Dawson City has 3 GP’s. Mayo also has a physician. Other communities (Carcross, Teslin, Carmacks, Pelly Crossing, Destruction Bay, Haines Junction, Beaver Creek, Faro, Ross River, Old Crow) rely on Community Health Centres, with care mainly delivered by community health nurses and visiting physicians.

Details on services available at each Community Health Centre are available here:  https://ykhealthguide.org/cs-communities.html

Whitehorse is the main referral centre for the other communities, and Vancouver for more complex cases. Specialist services available in Whitehorse include, amongst others, General Surgery, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Physiatry, Orthopedic Surgery, Anesthesiology, Dermatology, ENT, and Radiology.

A medical license costs $200/year, which is reimbursed fully. A locum license costs $50/year.

For locum opportunities, please see: https://yukondoctors.ca/locum and https://yukondocs.ca/

To learn about working in the Yukon, please see https://yukondocs.ca

Fee-for-service pay schedule available here: http://www.hss.gov.yk.ca/paymentschedule.php


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