Dr. Arthur Vasquez


General Practicioner

Dr. Arthur Vasquez is a board-certified Family Physician at False Creek Healthcare Centre. His 20+ year career has brought him to Quebec, Ontario, Florida, New Jersey, and the Greater Vancouver area in various positions including Medical Director, General Practitioner and Emergency Physician.

Outside of his robust practice, Dr. Vasquez is a Clinical Instructor in the Department of Family Practice in the University of British Columbia. He is also an educator in with the Royal Columbian Specialty Program, and the St. Paul’s Hospital International Medical Graduate Family Medicine Residency Program. He is acting Medical Director and Principal Investigator for LMC/Manna Research, Vancouver and acting Medical Director for the Marine Gateway Medical Clinic.

Dr. Vasquez received his medical degree from the University of Saskatchewan and has his CCFP designation from the College of Family Physicians of Canada.

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Member, Canadian Hypertension Society
  • Certification in the Canadian College of Family Physicians
  • Member, Canadian College of Family Physicians
  • British Columbia Medical Assoc., Canadian Medical Assoc.
  • Member, College of Physicians & Surgeons of B.C.


JM Kovarik, JJ Curtis, DE Hricik, MD Pescovitz, V Scantlebury, A Vasquez, Differential pharmacokinetic interaction of tacrolimus and cyclosporine on everolimus, TRANSPLANT PROCEEDINGS; 2006 Dec (38): 3456-3458 M Mehra, M Zucker, , L Wagoner, R Michler, J Boehmer, J Kovarik , A Vasquez, A prospective randomized trial of basiliximab with cyclosporine, mycophenolate mofetil, and corticosteroids in heart transplantation, JOURNAL OF HEART AND LUNG TRANSPLANTATION; 2005 Sep;24(9):1297-304 J Odorico, A Langas, E Elkhammas, O Gaber, L Bonomini, D Dafoe, A Vasquez, Safety and tolerability of everolimus in simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation (SPK) in combination with Simulect, Neoral, and corticosteroids, AM JOURNAL OF TRANSPLANTATION 2003; Supp 5, Vol 3: 254 Cole E. Landsberg D. Russell D. Zaltzman J. Kiberd B. Caravaggio C. Vasquez AR. Halloran P. A pilot study of steroid-free immunosuppression in the prevention of acute rejection in renal allograft recipients. TRANSPLANTATION 2001 Sep; 72(5):845-50 Cole E. Landsberg D. Russell D. Zaltzman J. Kiberd B. Caravaggio C. Vasquez AR. Halloran P., Renal transplantation without steroids – One year results of a multicentre Canadian pilot study, Abstract #86, TRANSPLANTATION 2000 Apr; 69(8) S134 (Oral presentation at American Society of Transplantation Annual Meeting, Chicago, 1999. Oral presentation at European Society of Transplantation, Oslo, Norway 1999) Wang YM. Zintel T. Vasquez A. Gallagher CG. Corticosteroid therapy and respiratory muscle function in humans. AMERICAN REVIEW OF RESPIRATORY DISEASE 1991 Jul;144(1):108-12

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