UBC Hospital (UBCH)

UBC Hospital (UBCH) opened in 1981, and is now dedicated to providing sub-acute medical and surgical care. UBCH?s innovative programs and services focus on urgent care, short-stay scheduled surgery, extended care, brain research, diagnostic services and ambulatory clinics. The Urgent Care Centre located at UBCH provides care for non-life threatening emergencies, as well as one-stop care for minor emergency treatment.

UBCH is one of British Columbia's foremost teaching and research facilities and is located on the campus of the University of British Columbia. Specialty areas at UBCH include: sub-acute medicine, general surgery, reconstructive orthopaedic surgery, psychiatry and gerontology.

UBC Hospital is comprised of three buildings:

  • Koerner Pavilion - main hospital building

  • Purdy Pavilion? - located to the left and behind Koerner Pavilion, distinguished by its red panels

  • Detwwiller Pavilion


Patients and their immediate family members can request that no information be disclosed to callers or anyone but authorized medical health care providers.

UBC Hospital

2211 Wesbrook Mall
Vancouver, BC
V6T 2A1
Phone: 604-822-7121

Hours of operation

Visiting information

Talk to the unit before visiting to determine the best time for your visit and what you should do when you arrive. Number of visitors and length of visits may be limited based on patient or unit needs. 

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Parking & transportation

??For parking information at UBC, please visit https://parking.ubc.ca/ 


?Visit the Hospital care section on our website for more information on bringing personal ID, personal belongings, hospital rooms and meals, patient services you can access and more.