Tropical Medicine Clinic

The UBC Tropical Medicine Clinic is dedicated to the diagnosis and management of illness in returned travelers, immigrants and refugees as well as parasitic infections in those who have not traveled.

The clinic is located in Vancouver General Hospital and there is a satellite clinic in Surrey Memorial Hospital.

The clinic is supported by the Parasitology Laboratory and the Zoonotic and Emerging Pathogens Program at the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC).

Please note, for the Tropical Medicine Clinic patients must have a referral from a physician (family doctor or specialist).  

For Pre-Travel consultation please book an appointment at the VCH travel clinic


Tropical Medicine Clinic Location Address:


Vancouver General Hospital (VGH) – Gordon and Leslie Diamond Health Care Centre
3rd Floor, Desk 5
2775 Laurel Street
Vancouver, BC V5Z 1M9
Tel: 604-875-4588

For consultation, please fax a physician referral note:
Fax: 604-875-4013 (Vancouver General Hospital)


Surrey Memorial Hospital (SMH) – Jim Pattison Pavilion

Address and fax number to be added soon..

For consultation, please fax a physician referral note:
Fax: 604-                   (Surrey Memorial Hospital)





For children:

BC Children’s Hospital Infectious Diseases Clinic

4480 Oak Street
​Clinic 7, Ambulatory Care Building
BC V6H 3V4

– Phone 604-875-2302 / Fax 604-875-3076

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