Dr. Arif Janjua

BSc, MD, FRCS(C)

Otolaryngologist

Dr. Arif Janjua is a Royal College Board-Certified Otolaryngologist, with specialization in medical and surgical management of nasal and sinus disease, at our False Creek Healthcare Centre. He is also an Otolaryngologist Surgeon at the Vancouver General Hospital, St. Paul’s Hospital, and University of British Columbia Hospital. He is also a Lecturer and Preceptor within the division of Undergraduate Medical Education at the University of British Columbia.

He received his Medical Doctorate (MD) in 2002 from the University of Alberta, followed by the completion of his Residency Training in Otolaryngology in 2007 from the University of Toronto. He obtained his Clinical Fellowship in Rhinology, Endoscopic Sinus Surgery and Anterior Skill Base Surgery in 2008 from the University of Toronto.

Dr. Janjua has been active in writing several research publications and book chapters on Rhinology, Sinus Surgery and Skull Base Surgery. He has been the recipient of numerous awards and citations.


Academic Qualifications

  • Clinical Fellowship – Rhinology, Endoscopic Sinus Surgery and Anterior Skill Base Surgery University of Toronto Toronto, Ontario 2008
  • Fellowship Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada 2007
  • Otolaryngology Residency University of Toronto Toronto, Ontario 2007
  • Medical Doctorate University of Alberta Edmonton, Alberta 2002
  • Diploma of Space Studies International Space University Valparaiso, Chile 2000
  • Bachelor of Science in Physiology & PhysicsMcGill University Montreal, Quebec 1998

Achievements & Awards

  • Receiver of many awards, including
    • Glaxo Fellowship Award, Canadian Society of Otolaryngology
    • Department Research Award, Percy Ireland Otolaryngology Research Day
    • Shiley E.O. Pelausa Clinical Care Award, University of Toronto
    • Highest National Exam Score, Otolaryngology National In-Training Examination
    • Carsen Group Inc. Award for Best Research Presentation by a Resident
    • Second Prize, TYCO Surgical Skills Competition
    • Mewburn Memorial Medal in Surgery, University of Alberta
    • AE Bowie Prize in Otolaryngology, University of Alberta
    • Dean’s Honour List (8 consecutive years from undergraduate to medical education), McGill University & University of Alberta
  • Lecturer and Preceptor of Undergraduate Medical Education at the University of British Columbia
  • Principal Supervisor of Annual UBC/VGH Rhinology and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery Fellowship
  • Past Examiner in the International Comparison of Training & Competency Research at the University of Toronto
  • Active Scientific Researcher/Publisher
  • Guest Speaker/Presenter
  • Recipient of Numerous Citations

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