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How do I refer a patient to Vancouver Thoracic Surgery?

Referring doctors please fax new referrals to 604-875-5828. You will receive a fax confirmation of elective referral receipt within 2 business days.

Who are the Vancouver Thoracic Medical Office Assistants?

  • Elizabeth, Room 7115 - Office operations

  • Susan, Room 7105

  • Ana Liza, Room 7113

  • Liana, Room 7101 - UBC administration

Where is the Vancouver Thoracic Surgery Office located?

We are located at the Gordon and Leslie Diamond Health Care Centre (DHCC) on the 7th floor.  The building entrance is 2775 Laurel Street (between 12th and 10th Avenue). The closest major intersection is Oak Street and 12th Avenue.

Where can I find Parking for the DHCC and VGH?

There is by-the-hour pay parking: 

  • In the DHCC Underground Parking Lot off Laurel Street.

  • In the above ground 12th Avenue Parking Lot across from VGH (weekly passes available).

  • Metered on the streets around the DHCC and VGH.

How can I Donate to Vancouver Thoracic Surgery?

Sometimes patients ask us how to make a donation of gratitude to Vancouver Thoracic Surgery. If you that wish to make a donation, you can do so through the Excellence in Thoracic Surgery VGH/UBC Hospital Foundation account. You can access this online at:

Alternatively you can give Rebecca Sharma or Angela Chapman at the VGH/UBC Hospital Foundation a call (604-875-4676), and they would be happy to assist you in making a donation.


Gordon and Leslie Diamond Health Care Centre, Vancouver General Hospital

2775 Laurel Street, 7th floor

Vancouver, BC, V5Z 1M9

Thoracic Office Hours:

9:00am - 4:00pm Monday - Friday

Closed 12:00-1:00pm for lunch, weekends, and statutory holidays




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