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Dr. John Wade
Rheumatology

Dr. John Wade is a leading rheumatologist in Canada. He believes that outstanding clinical and diagnostic assessment combined with generational change in therapeutics over the last decade have altered the lives of patients with arthritis for the better.

Dr. John Wade completed his medical studies at the University of British Columbia and Harvard Medical School. Since returning to Vancouver General Hospital and the University of British Columbia, he has focused on optimizing care for patients with arthritis and other inflammatory disorders.

He has been a leader in training future generations of doctors. Dr Wade has served as Head, Division of Rheumatology, Vancouver General Hospital; Post Graduate Medical Director, Department of Medicine , University of British Columbia; Board Member, The Arthritis Society BC and Yukon Division and President Medical Staff, Vancouver General Hospital.

Dr. Wade has spent over 20 years being a leader in continuing medical education. He believes that learning is a lifelong experience. He has chaired over 50 local, national and international medical meetings to improve doctors’ knowledge in both internal medicine and rheumatology.

Dr Wade and his colleagues at ARTUS Health Centre strive to offer outstanding care to treat patients with arthritis.

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Did You Know?

Did You Know – Vasculitis

Vasculitis is a form of blood vessel inflammation that often needs urgent treatment.

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Did You Know – Rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis can affect people at any age, often young women.  ARTUS doctors can help manage this condition.

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Did You Know – Gout

Gout is a common form of arthritis that can be extremely painful. ARTUS doctors can help prevent further flares.

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Did You Know – Myositis

Myositis is a rare disease of the muscle that causes weakness.  ARTUS doctors are experts in treating this condition.

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Did You Know – Meet Our Team

The ARTUS team involves multidisciplinary care with rheumatology doctors, nurses and physiotherapy.

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Did You Know – IV

Many arthritis medications must be given through an IV.  The ARTUS team will make your experience a pleasant one.

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Did You Know – osteoporosis

If you have broken a hip, ARTUS osteoporosis specialists can help prevent further bone loss.

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Did You Know – Arthritis

Patients with skin psoriasis can get inflammation in their joints.  ARTUS can help.

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Did You Know – Ankylosing spondylitis

Ankylosing spondylitis causes back inflammation, often in young, healthy men.  New treatment options can make this condition very manageable.

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Did You Know – Back Pain

There are many non-surgical treatments for mechanical back pain.  ARTUS has expertise in this area.

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