250-352-6611 | Clinic Hours: Mon-Thurs 9-4:30 & Fri 9-3

Bridging healthcare in our community.

Since 1950, the Medical Clinic of Nelson, British Columbia has offered the highest quality medical care at our convenient downtown location. Our mission is to provide comprehensive, patient-focused care through an evidence-based, caring, and collaborative approach.

Information For Patients

Nelson Medical Clinic Services

Clinic services include an IPCC Nurse, Respiratory Services, Pharmacy and Lab to provide a team-based approach and maximize patient care.

If you would like to book an immigration medical exam, please fill out the form here.

We offer:

  • The highest quality medical care
  • Inpatient care at Kootenay Lake District Hospital if required
  • After-hospital follow-up care
  • Skilled prenatal, obstetric and newborn care
  • Home visits
  • Emergency care for minor injuries
  • Minor surgery under local anesthetic
  • Medical examinations (including drivers and insurance medicals)
  • Knowledgeable, professional and friendly clinic staff
  • Convenient downtown location, with ample parking
Booking an appointment

Please be kind and patient, our front staff are trained to help patients and we make every effort to make your experience pleasant and comfortable. Please note that we are completely supportive of our staff and neither the doctor nor management will tolerate any rude or aggressive behavior.

Please call 250-352-6611 to book your appointment or book online.

While dealing with the current pandemic is the health care industry’s top priority, it’s important that patients are able to access their family physician to deal with ongoing or emerging medical concerns. Our physicians are able to provide all patients with a telehealth appointment via phone and in person appointments as necessary.

Cancellation / Missed Appointments

We are a very busy clinic. We require no less than 24 hours notice for appointment cancellation.

We do have a cancellation fee based on our no-show policy. You will receive a letter if you have missed 2 appointments to outline this cost.

Confidentiality & Privacy

All of our staff have signed confidentiality agreements and we are dedicated to ensuring patient privacy and confidentiality. We cannot guarantee the privacy of anything sent to us by email so we recommend you contact the office by phone for all inquiries.

COVID-19 Clinic Protocols

Clinic COVID Protocols

  • To align with Kootenay Lake Hospital and Interior Health, Nelson Medical Clinic is requesting that all patients and visitors to the clinic wear a mask.  Hand sanitizing or hand washing is mandatory upon entry.  We are accepting any kind of mask (ie cloth, K95, or medical grade) and will happily provide you with a mask upon entry to the clinic. 
  • Please call 250-352-6611 to reschedule your in-clinic appointment if you have:
      • fever and/or chills
      • new or worsening cough
      • shortness of breath
      • sore throat
      • new muscle aches
      • headache
      • tested positive for Covid (or are awaiting the results of a Covid test)

    COVID Information

    KLH Lab Booking
    Life Lab Booking (downstairs at Nelson Medical Clinic)

    Book Online 

    Check in with with the SAVE MY SPOT app or online

    Walk ins may have to wait, we encourage you to be kind and patient.

    Questions by phone: 250-352-9360, mon – fri, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    MyHealthPortal: Get Your KLH Lab and Medical Imaging Results

    MyHealthPortal is an online tool that allows Interior Health citizens 24-7 secure access to their personal health information.

    View your lab results, medical imaging reports (such as X-Ray, CT, and ultrasound scans), certain transcribed reports, upcoming IH facility appointments, and recent visit history.

    Click here to register for MyHealthPortal.


    Prescription Refills

    We do not renew prescriptions without an appointment.

    If you require a prescription refill, please book your appointment at least 2 weeks in advance of need by phoning 250-352-6611.

    If you do not currently have a family physician or nurse practitioner

    We are not currently accepting new patients.

    Patients looking for a family physician should ensure they register on Kootenay Boundary’s Health Connect Registry (Or call 811 to register). The Health Connect Registry is a new region-wide patient registry for people who are looking for a physician or nurse practitioner. All clinic lists are being combined on this registry and patients are being attached to practitioners in chronological order as space becomes available.

    Click here to register for the Health Connect Registry, Kootenay Boundary.

    Our Clinic

    806 Vernon Street Nelson, BC  V1L 4G5

    Phone: 250-352-6611
    Fax: 250-352-6624

    Monday – Thursday 9 am – 4:30 pm
    Friday 9 am – 3 pm
    Closed weekends & stat holidays

      Our Team

      Nelson Medical Clinic is a collaboration between medical practitioners with diverse backgrounds, who have in common a passion for providing high quality, accessible, sustainable community health care.

      Where To Find Us