Our Doctors

April Sanders BSc, MD, CCFP, FCFP, DPD

April_1Dr. April Sanders obtained her MD degree from the University of British Columbia in 1984. “Dr. April” began her career as a busy family physician involved in obstetrics, emergency department coverage, hospital work and general medical care. April obtained her Diploma in Dermatology from Cardiff University, Wales in 2010 and provides referral-only general practice dermatology services to patients in the North Okanagan and beyond. As well, April is a sought-after phlebologist (vein specialist), honing her skills both in Vernon, BC, and as part of a medical team that provides annual vein care treatments in Honduras.  Dr. April is also an expert BOTOX® and Juvederm (tissue filler) injector and, as an artist, has an excellent “aesthetic eye”.

In addition to Dr. April’s expertise, you’ll appreciate her caring, emphatic manner and the time she takes to address her patient’s concerns.


Awards

  • Bachelor of Science in Biology, Simon Fraser University, 1975
  • MD, University of British Columbia, 1984
  • Diploma in Sport Medicine, Canadian Academy of Sport Medicine, 1994
  • Fellow, Canadian College of Family Practice, 2004
  • Diploma in Dermatology, Cardiff University (Wales), 2010

Association Memberships

  • College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC
  • Doctors of BC
  • Canadian Medical Association
  • Canadian College of Family Practice
  • Canadian Society of Phlebology
  • American College of Phlebology
  • Canadian Association of Aesthetic Medicine.

Appointments

  • Clinical teaching position University of British Columbia Medical School.

William Sanders BSc, MD, CCFP, FCFP, ABVLM, DPD

Will_1Dr. William Sanders obtained his MD degree from the University of British Columbia in 1984. “Dr. Bill” had a busy general and sport medicine practice until 2005 when he became interested in phlebology (vein medicine) and medical aesthetics. As the medical director of Sanders Medical Skin/Vein/Laser, Bill has overseen the accreditation process through the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC that has awarded Sanders Medical the designation as a Non-Hospital Medical Surgical Facility for the purposes of performing endovenous laser therapy (EVLT) for medically significant varicose vein disease. In addition, Bill is an expert aesthetic injector and laser physician. Like his wife, Bill obtained a Diploma in Dermatology in 2010 from Cardiff University and oversees a busy practice in GP Dermatology.

 


Awards

  • Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, Simon Fraser University, 1980
  • MD, University of British Columbia, 1984
  • Diploma in Sport Medicine, Canadian Academy of Sport Medicine, 1994
  • Certificate in Medical Acupuncture, Acupuncture Foundation of Canada, 1996
  • Fellow, Canadian College of Family Practice, 2004
  • Diplomate American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine, 2009
  • Diploma in Dermatology, Cardiff University (Wales), 2010

Association Memberships

  • College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC
  • Doctors of BC
  • Canadian Medical Association
  • Canadian College of Family Practice
  • Canadian Society of Phlebology
  • American College of Phlebology
  • Canadian Association of Aesthetic Medicine

Appointments

  • Clinical teaching position University of British Columbia Medical School.
  • Examiner, Department of Dermatology, Cardiff University (Wales)