Your BC Personal Health Number (PHN) or Canadian health number is REQUIRED to find your account in our system. - If you do not have a PHN or a Canadian helath number please use code "NA".Please enter your PHN or Canadian health number: Note: If you have not seen a doctor at our clinic before please do not book an appointment online. We do not accept new patients at the moment [UPDATED MARCH 10, 2023].
We offer three types of doctor's appointments: I. Phone, II. Telehealth and III. Onsite Visits.
I. Phone Visit: Use this option if you would like to have a phone conversation with the doctor and your visit does not need a physical examination. We ask for your phone number at the last step of the booking page; please make sure to provide your most updated phone number. Also make sure to have your phone accessible as upon your appointment time the doctor will try to reach you and if you do not answer it will be considered a No Show with a $50 charge as a penalty. Lastly, always expect delays (possibly up to 30-40 minutes) as the doctors may run behind their expected time. II. Telehealth Visit You can use this option to directly speak to your doctor by video-conferencing. To use this service you can use your cellphone or any device that offers audio & video usage. We use doxy.me which is a very secure platform (HIPAA compliant) used by many medical clinics and health care providers. The link to join our clinics wait-room is: https://doxy.me/sinamedical. You can open the link in any browser (no need to install an app). Please connect 10 minutes before your appointment time and make sure to provide your full official name when connecting. Please make sure you have good internet connection as video conferencing need high speed internet (25 Mbps or higher).  III. Onsite Visit: Book an Onsite appointment if you need to see the doctor in-person for a physical checkup. We have a limited space for Onsite visits. Please book for an Onsite appointment only if you meet the criteria for an in-person visit (shown in column III). The clinic reserves the right to cancel your appointment if you book and do not qualify for an Onsite visit.
Please select your doctor from the list below:
Dr. Svetlana Ruzic is a Royal College certified general pediatrician. She completed medical school at the University of Belgrade (Serbia) and pediatric residency at the University of British Columbia. She is a Faculty at BC Childrens Hospital working in the division of Oncology and Hematology and at Royal Columbian Hospital as an integral part of the general pediatric group. In the past fifteen years, Dr. Ruzic was working in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at BC Childrens Hospital as part of transport team providing urgent care in life-threatening emergencies for children in remote area. She also worked at St. Paul Hospital in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Dr. Ruzic's medical interest lies in newborn and infant care, general children and adolescent pediatrics, hematology and in complex learning and behavioral conditions. In addition, Dr. Ruzic is the preceptor for the Nurse Practitioner students, medical students and residents as she loves teaching and supporting their endeavors. Dr. Ruzic is an active member of the Ethics Committee at BCCH, member of the British Columbia Pediatric Society and Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Dr. Ruzic looks forward to working with kids and their families at Sina Medical.
Dr. Ruzic accepts referrals for patients (newborn - 18 years) for the following conditions:
To see Dr. Ruzic the child needs a referral from a medical doctor (MD). You may book an appointment with one of our MDs to discuss your child's health condition, and if the MD finds that it is necessary for your child to see a pediatrician, a referral will be prepared for you to see Dr. Ruzic.
Please select a day or a medical doctor to obtain a referral to Dr. Ruzic:
Dr. Chao is a family physician with a special interest and focused practice in dermatology and medical aesthetics. He completed medical school at the University of Calgary in 2014 and postgraduate residency training in Family Medicine at the University of Alberta in 2018. He has received training from numerous dermatologists at the University of Ottawa and University of Alberta and practiced with various dermatologists in Edmonton, AB and Burnaby, BC. He provides patient-centred, evidence-based care for dermatologic and medical aesthetic concerns. He is accepting referrals from physicians for patients with various skin conditions including: - Acne- Actinic keratosis- Seborrheic dermatitis- Eczema (atopic and contact dermatitis and other dermatoses)- Psoriasis- Warts- Seborrheic keratosis- Rosacea- Alopecia areata- Skin and mole checks- Melanocytic lesions and moles- Melasma and hyperpigmentation- Periorificial dermatitisYou need a referral from a medical doctor to see Dr. Chao. To receive a referral please book an appointment with a doctor from the list below:
Dr. Saeedreza Ganjizadeh-Zavareh (Dr. Ganji) was born in the City of Zavareh in Iran. He was accepted to Isfahan Medical School in 1986 and after graduation he worked as a family doctor in rural cities in Iran specifically seeing patients in the area of addiction and pain management. Shortly after, he immigrated to Canada and he received his Masters of Epidemiology from the University of British Columbia (UBC) in 2006. A year later, in 2007, he was accepted into Internal Medicine Residency. He received his Internal Medicine Certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC in 2011. He has been working as an Internal Medicine Specialist for the last 10 years. He is a Staff Internal Medicine Specialist at Langley Memorial Hospital, Ridge Meadows Hospital, UBC Health Sciences Centre Hospital, Vancouver General Hospital, and VGH - Gordon and Leslie Diamond Health Care Centre. He also has clinic associations with the Chest Pain Clinic - Langley Memorial Hospital (FHA). Dr. Ganji accepts referrals for all types of internal medicine care such as: Diabetes mellitus, Hypertension, Liver Disease Including medication dose adjustment, Kidney Disease Including medication dose adjustment, Dyslipidemia, Chest Pain, Dyspnea, Pain (any kind), Chronic Dizziness or Vertigo, Syncope, Jaundice, and Chronic Iron Deficiency Anemia. Urgent referrals are generally seen within one week.
To see Dr. Zavareh you need a referral from a medical doctor (MD). You may book an appointment with one of our MDs to discuss your health condition, and if the MD finds that it is necessary for you to see an internal medicine specialist, a referral will be prepared for you to see Dr. Zavareh.
Please select a day or a medical doctor to obtain a referral to Dr. Zavareh:
Sarah was born in Vancouver and grew up in South Surrey. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BsN) at Langara College in 2016 and has been working as a Registered Nurse in medical clinics around the lower mainland. She also recently finished a temporary line as a case investigator with the Covid-19 Management Team. Sarah started at Sina Medical in March 2022. In her free time Sarah enjoys exploring Vancouver as she has recently moved to Yaletown with her partner. She also enjoys reading books, painting, going for walks in nature, spending time with family/friends and her cat, Luna. Sarah offers the following services at Sina: - Adult injections: allergy shots, depo provera, shingles, tetanus, hepatitis A and B, MMR, vitamin B12, ... You can book directly with Sarah. If your injection item(s) need a prescription you still need to have an appointment with a doctor first and Sarah can help you with the administration. - Wound care and suture removal: dressing changes for chronic wounds, after suture cleanup and dressing application. Simple dressing changes without doctors orders. - Ear irrigations and cleaning, elephant ears (needs to be done by doctors order). - Height, weight, head circumference measurements. For baby checkups, the patient needs to have an appointment with a doctor first. - Check vital Signs: Blood pressure (BP), P, O2, Temperature. - Drivers and Pre-op Medical Forms: Blood pressure (BP), eyesight checks corrected and non-corrected. The appointment needs to be booked with a doctor and Sarah can help doing the measurements before/during the appointment. - Follow up with newly diagnosed chronic care patients such as diabetes/obesity, hypertension, COPD etc. She can help with monitoring Blood pressure (BP), weight, exercise, mood, nutrition, edema, wound
If you already had an appointment with your doctor and it was suggested to monitor you vitals or have general follow up questions you can book an appointment with Sarah for additional support/help. NOTE: Any appointment with Sarah need a direct order from a family doctor and the patient needs to have a family doctor in the clinic (walk-in patients are not accepted). Please book only if you are a patient of Drs. Wang, Li, Hafizi, Kingan, or Nikoo. Sarah works Mon-Fridays from 9am to 5pm. To book a dirct appointment with her please select a day/time from the list below:
Dr. Negar Hafizi accepts new patients for a limited time. You need to book an appointment for a "meet & greet" session with her first. After the appointment, Dr. Hafizi and you will decide how to proceed with this option. Please note that it is completely at the doctor's discretion who she accepts as new patients. After becoming a patient and if you have a medical file from your previous clinic(s), you will receive a Release of Information (ROI) form from our front desk which will be faxed to your previous clinic(s) to start the process of transferring your medical records to Sina Medical Clinic. It is necessary that you follow up with your previous clinic(s) to make sure that the transfer has been done on their end. Also, please note that trensferring files is not free and your previous clinic(s) may contact you for receiving a payment before they transfer your file. It is the patient's responsibility to make this payment and followup with other clinic(s) to make sure each transfer is completed.The "meet & greet" appointment is done through telehealth or phone call (not in-person) and usually takes about 10-15 minutes. Please select your preferred date/time for your appointment below:
Dr. Miranda Wiley, ND, graduated with a BSc in Human Nutrition from the University of British Columbia. She later graduated from the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine in British Columbia in 2009 and after graduating she spent a year as Clinical Resident at Boucher, then as that drew to a close in late 2010 she started a private practice in beautiful Tsawwassen, BC. Dr. Wiley now practices at Sina Pharmacy & Health Centre in Vancouver. She has been practicing naturopathic medicine for almost 10 years. Dr. Wiley seeks to identify and address the root causes of her patients’ physical, mental, and emotional health concerns. She grew up in the arts but was always drawn to science and mathematics in school, and finds the blend of scientific knowledge with the creativity required to treat the unique needs of individual patients invaluable in her naturopathic medical practice. Patients cannot be treated successfully with a cookie cutter approach, and yet the results of each patient’s treatment helps to clarify the benefits of specific therapies, diets, and interventions. Her primary areas of interest are digestive health (the root of all wellness!), mental health, pregnancy and children, the stress-sleep continuum and all of the hormonal imbalances that are at play there (adrenals, thyroid, pituitary, pancreas, pineal gland, and even liver), women’s health from PMS to menopause, and immune balance (allergies, auto-immune disorders, immune fortitude). In her practice, Dr. Wiley uses diet and lifestyle changes, supplements, herbs, prescriptions, acupuncture, Bowen therapy, NET (Neuro Emotional Technique), biotherapeutic drainage as needed to address health concerns in her patients. When not in practice she is a full-time, hands-on mum to her 6-year-old son (a former 26-week preemie and NICU alumni!) and 2-year-old daughter. She spends time with her husband and kids exploring nature, making nutritious meals, and building forts in the living room.
As a general practitioner, she treats most chronic and acute conditions but has a particular interest in these areas:
Dr. Kate grew up with her family in Minsk, Belarus and immigrated to Toronto Ontario at the age of 12. She later moved to British Colombia where she grew up. She took 6 years off after graduating high school before starting university in order to work various jobs and to find a career that she was passionate about. This brought her to going back to university for her degree in biology and then later to attain her Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine. She earned her Bachelor of Science from the University of the Fraser Valley in 2015, majoring in Biology and Pre-Medical Concentration. She then followed to earn her Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine at the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine in 2019. She is an active member of the British Columbia Naturopathic Association (BCNA), College of Naturopathic Physicians of British Columbia (CNPBC) and Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND). In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband and two dogs, baking, traveling and trying various wines and cuisines.She is currently accepting new patients and looks forward to working with you on your individual goals of health and wellness along with disease treatment/prevention.Dr. Kate is a licensed Naturopathic Physician with a passion for personalized health care in order to achieve optimal health. Longer appointments times means patient are able to discuss multiple health concerns and able to dive into patient health history. Her goal for my patients is not to merely survive their day to day life but to thrive and live their best, pain free life. As someone who was diagnosed with Endometriosis, knows all too well the daily struggles living with a chronic disease and will take your concerns seriously. You don’t have to be living with debilitating pain, fatigue, insomnia, etc. Whatever your health concern may be, together, you can optimize your health!Although symptoms management is extremely important, she strives to find the underlying cause for the bothersome symptoms in order to achieve optimum results. Her assessment tools include, but is not limited to detailed medical history, physical exams, along with appropriate laboratory and diagnostic testing.
Ms. Maryam Goldan, MCP, RCC is offering Counselling Services by Appointment
About Ms. Maryam Goldan, MCP, RCCMs. Maryam Goldan is a registered clinical counselor and a certified EMDR therapist, with over 5 years of experience in the field of mental health and wellness. She obtained her masters degree in clinical psychology from Adler University in Downtown Vancouver. Ms. Goldan specializes and has worked extensively with a variety of trauma and mental health issues. She offers individual therapy, EMDR, and life coaching to help her clients uncover the hidden blocks that are holding them back in life, and to empower them to utilize their inner power for transformation and happiness.
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Sina Medical Clinic is pleased to offer PCR Covid-19 testing which can be used for those asymptomatic patients who need to know if they have the virus or those who need a certificate for travelling purposes. Patients can book appointments as early as same-day or usually next day. Patient needs to visit the clinic (in-person) and have their sample collected at the clinic. The test results can be ready to pickup or emailed to patients as early as 24hours.
Please make sure to read and follow these steps to make sure everything is clear for you about booking and the procedure to receive a certificate.
Flu-shots are only administered through Sina Pharmacy this year. All patients are required to book an appointment and follow our safety protocols when they attend for their visit. Instructions to book an appointment can be found here.