About Us

Our Vision

ARTUS Health Centre (ARTUS) is Western Canada’s largest independent rheumatology clinic. It is situated at 839 Broadway West and was established more than ten years ago as a leading care provider in the area of rheumatology. Its four medical directors are Royal College certified rheumatologists. The clinic also has access to physiotherapy, several rheumatology nurses and administrative staff. The clinic also provides infusion services through Pacific Arthritis Centre. All the medical directors at ARTUS are Professors at the University of British Columbia, Division of Rheumatology. As such the clinic is a vibrant centre of medical education and the largest centre of rheumatology training in the Province. In addition, the clinic has added the expertise of other doctors with specialized training in vasculitis and ultrasound.

At ARTUS, we specialize in diagnosing and treating patients with rheumatologic diseases.  The rheumatologists at ARTUS work closely with experts in physiotherapy and a wide complement of nursing staff to ensure that the best outcomes for our patients are realized.

Did You Know?

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 – 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 – 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 – Vasculitis

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

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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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Did You Know – Arthritis

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

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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 – osteoporosis

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

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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 – Meet Our Team

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

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