MD, FRCPC (Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation)
Dr. Alvin Ip is a specialist in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and is fully certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. He has a special interest in musculoskeletal medicine and has expertise in ultrasound-guided injections for joint, tendon, muscle, and nerve conditions. He strives to provide comprehensive assessments and evidence-based treatment plans for his patients.
Dr. Ip completed his undergraduate degree in kinesiology, medical school, and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency training over the course of 13 years at University of British Columbia (UBC). During residency, he served as Chief Resident and received the Kiran van Rijn Centenary Scholarship, which recognizes a resident for scholarly and clinical excellence as well as the qualities of a caring and compassionate physician.
Dr. Ip enjoys contributing to high-quality education of medical students and resident doctors. He is a physician examiner for UBC Medicine and Medical Council of Canada. He has published research in the assessment and management of post-stroke pain and spasticity in peer-reviewed medical journals.