Dr. Jason Kur

Dr. Jason Kur is at the forefront of treating rheumatologic diseases in Canada. His philosophy of patient-centred, evidence-based therapy brings the latest in medical advancements to the treatment of complex inflammatory conditions.

Dr. Jason Kur has a Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Medicine from the University of Alberta and was trained in both internal medicine and rheumatology at the University of British Columbia. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine.

He is a member of the clinical staff of Vancouver General Hospital and a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of British Columbia teaching junior doctors and medical students. His practice interests include psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis / spondyloarthopathies, osteoporosis and gout. He also travels frequently to care for outreach patients in Terrace, BC.

Dr. Kur has had extensive experience representing doctors in Canada. He has served as the President of the Canadian Federation of Medical Students and a member of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Medical Association.

He has sat on many national committees and routinely lends his voice in the discussion of rheumatology care locally and nationally. He currently serves as the President of the British Columbia Society of Rheumatologists with an interest in physician resource issues.

Dr. Kur enjoys many of the activities the West Coast offers, including swimming, running and cycling. He’s an avid competitor in triathlons, running and skate skiing.


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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 – 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 – osteoporosis

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

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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 – Arthritis

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

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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 – 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 – 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 – 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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