VGH is one of two acute care facilities that are part of Vancouver Hospital & Health Sciences Centre. It is the major patient care, teaching and research hospital in British Columbia, Canada. VGH is a 950-bed facility offering a full spectrum of medical and surgical services, ranging from community outreach programs for the citizens of Vancouver to specialized tertiary services for the people of B.C. The hospital has been accredited as a
Level I Trauma Centre in British Columbia.
The Gordon & Leslie Diamond Health Care Centre brings together Vancouver General Hospital’s (VGH) outpatient care services – including specialty clinics, along with medical education, physician teaching clinics and research – at one site. The Diamond Health Care Centre benefits an estimated 600,000 patients each year and is a valuable part of Vancouver Coastal Health's commitment to medical education, research and patient-centred care.
The Department of Radiology is located on the ground floor of the Jim Pattison Pavilion South. We are immediately adjacent the emergency department and the operating rooms and intensive care units are located on the floor above.
The department has twenty-seven staff radiologists all of whom have academic appointments with the University of British Columbia. Many members have cross appointments with other university departments with whom they closely collaborate.