Phone: 250 334 2445
Fax: 250 334 2642

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Sat & Sun: Closed
M-T 8:30 – 17:00
F 8:30-17:00

788 Grant Ave
Courtenay
BC, V9N2T3

Physicians

At Courtenay Medical Clinic, our physicians are specialists in primary care and family medicine. Their knowledge spans the width of all medical specialities. They form the backbone of the medical system and journey with you from pregnancy to end of life. Some have additional areas of expertise and may also consult for other family physician’s patients. They work as a team with nurses, specialists and other health care professionals to ensure comprehensive care.
For more information on the types of services and consultations offered by the physicians at Courtenay Medical Clinic provide visit our Services page.

Full time physicians

Courtenay Medical Clinic

Dr. Tanja Daws

Dr. Tanja Daws

MBChB, BSc Hons, CCFP

Dr. Daws was born and raised in South Africa. She obtained a BSc and BSc Honours degree in human physiology before entering medical school at the University of Pretoria. She graduated in 2000 and practiced as a family physician before moving to Canada in 2009.  She provides Family Medicine care to patients in her own full practice and consults on patients with chronic neuropathic pain, migraine and MAID on referral from other physicians.

As one of the first providers of Medical Assistance in Dying upon it becoming legal  in 2016, she teaches and mentors physicians, nurse practitioners and medical residents in MAID. She assesses and provides for patients who wish to have MAID locally and in other communities as needed.  Dr. Daws is a consultant for the RACE line for physicians in BC and Yukon . She is a founding member and board director of CAMAP (Canadian Association of MAID Assessors and Providers) and is a member of the Physician Advisory Council for Dying With Dignity Canada. She has presented on MAID internationally. She is a clinical instructor in Family Medicine at UBC.

 

Dr. Olga Lamykina

Dr. Olga Lamykina

MD, CCFP

Dr. Lamykina  obtained her medical degree at the Novosibirsk University School of Medicine in Russia. She  moved to Vancouver with her husband and young daughter in 2000. After her daughter entered primary school Dr. Lamykina began her studies for Canadian medical accreditation. She completed her residency at UBC’s School of Medicine in 2011 and received her CCFP certification in the same year.  She then joined the Courtenay Medical Clinic in 2011. Dr. Lamykina enjoys the variety and challenges that Family Practice can bring and values caring for all ages.  

In addition to her work, she and her family enjoy travel, skiing, walking with the family dogs and generally having access to the mountains and the ocean all within minutes of each other in the lovely Comox Valley.

Dr. R. Darryl MacLeod

Dr. R. Darryl MacLeod

MD, CCFP

Dr. MacLeod, is a graduate of the UBC Strathcona Family Medicine Program and joined Courtenay Medical Clinic on July 16th, 2018.  Dr. MacLeod brings with him a wealth of knowledge and excellent training in all aspects of family medicine combined with his previous experience as a Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine.  He has a passion for promoting healthy living through diet and exercise as he sees this as the foundation of wellness. Dr. MacLeod places a high importance on forming partnerships with his patients to help them attain the best health possible.  

When Dr. MacLeod isn’t busy working at the office you can find him enjoying the beauty of the Comox Valley.  He enjoys skiing and mountain biking with his wife and two daughters. Dr. MacLeod was drawn to the Comox Valley for its quiet family lifestyle mixed with the ability to enjoy the outdoors year-round.  Dr. MacLeod loves to go hiking and sight-seeing with his family or just enjoy a tasty meal at one of the many excellent restaurants. Dr. MacLeod is excited to live and work in such a beautiful environment and he looks forward to working with his patients and providing the best help possible.

Dr. Kevin Swanson

Dr. Kevin Swanson

MD, CCFP, FCFP

Dr Kevin Swanson graduated from the University of Alberta’s Faculty of Medicine with Honours in 1996, and then graduated from Dalhousie’s Family Medicine program in 1998. 

After sampling the best parts of four different provinces, he decided to settle in the best place on Earth – the Comox Valley – in 2001. He then bounced around the North Island for seven years before proudly joining the Courtenay Medical Clinic in 2008, and has been enjoying his busy practice of wonderful patients since.

When not working at the clinic, hospital, and nursing homes, he enjoys skiing, running, hiking, and spending as much time as possible with his family

Long Term Locums

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Our Staff

Courtenay Medical Clinic

Our team is dedicated to help you. They are always on the run, so we could not catch them all in one photo.