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Dr. Paul Etheridge (MB.ChB, DA, CCFP)
Doctor Etheridge has training in family medicine, anesthesia and chronic pain management. He completed the Pain Medicine fellowship program at McGill University in 2011/2012.

Dr Etheridge is the Medical Director at the Okanagan Interventional Pain Clinic in Kelowna, British Columbia. He specializes in ultrasound guided pain procedures and continues to do research in this field with McGill University.

Dr. Pam Squire
Doctor Squire currently practices in Vancouver B.C. where she has a consultative practice in complex pain. She is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the department of Family Practice at the University of British Columbia and is involved in medical education and curriculum development for both undergraduate and post-graduate physicians. She was a member of the guidelines committee (2010-2012) for Pain Medicine, the national group mandated to write the curriculum for the new Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons specialty of Pain Medicine.

In 2008 she was given the inaugural Helen Hays award for excellence in pain management and in 2010 she was given the Academic Pain Educator of the Year award by the American Society of Pain Educators.


Dr. Brian Rambaransingh (BSc., MD, FRCPC, CSCN (EMG), RMSK)
Doctor Rambaransingh has training in radiology and physical medicine and rehabilitation (PMR). He is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in PMR. He is also a Diplomate of the Canadian Society of Clinical Neurophysiologists. He holds a membership with the American Institute of Ultrasound Medicine. He is also registered in Musculoskeletal Sonography by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography.

Doctor Rambaransingh has a special interest in the application of diagnostic and interventional ultrasound in pain, musculoskeletal, and neuromuscular medicine.


Dr. Bill Nelem (MD, FRCSC, MEd, CCC)
Doctor Nelems has recently closed his practice in Thoracic Surgery, having developed life-long interests in non-cardiac chest pain, thoracic outlet syndrome and those aspects of cervical spine disease that manifest as chest pain.

He is a Professor Emeritus at the University of British Columbia and has career experience in teaching and research, aspects that he will continue to develop with the Okanagan Interventional Pain Clinic. He also holds a Masterís degree in Counselling Psychology and is a Canadian Certified Counsellor with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association. He and his wife Mary Ellen, also a CCC, are interested in the psychological support of chronic pain patients. He founded the Okanagan Zambia Health Initiative, an organization committed to education and capacity building of health professionals in Zambia www.okazhi.org


Dr. Rick De Villiers (MB.ChB)
Doctor De Villiers has training in family medicine and musculoskeletal pain management. He is a new addition to our team and will work in our myofascial clinic treating soft tissue pain and lower back pain complaints.

Neil Pearson (PT, MSc)
Neil Pearson is a physiotherapist, yoga therapist and Clinical Assistant Professor at UBC. He works in Penticton exclusively with people with complex pain conditions, and provide therapeutic yoga classes. Neil's key areas of special interest are pain education and integrating therapeutic yoga with western pain care. www.lifeisnow.ca

Dr. Owen D Williamson (MBBS, FRCSC, FFPMANZCA)
Dr Owen Williamson is an orthopedic surgeon who specialised in spine and trauma surgery. In 2007 he became the first orthopedic surgeon in Australia to be accredited as a specialist pain medicine physician.
Since migrating to Canada in 2011, Dr Williamson has practiced as a pain physician at the interdisciplinary Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre Pain Clinic in Surrey, BC.
Dr Williamson specialises in the management of spinal and peripheral musculoskeletal pain.

Hospital
Ambulatory Care
2268 Pandosy St
Kelowna, BC V1Y 1T2
Clinic
Suite 303, 570 Raymer Ave
Kelowna, BC V1Y 4Z5
Call
Tel: 250-860-9754
Fax: 250-860-9760
Calls answered 10AM-12PM, 1PM-3PM
Clinic Hours
Monday - Thursday 8AM - 5PM
Dr. Paul Etheridge

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