Dr. Gene Vitug is a family physician at the Copeman Healthcare Centre in Vancouver.
Dr. Vitug is an experienced clinician, healthcare leader and entrepreneur who obtained his medical degree at the University of Alberta and completed his family medicine training at the University of British Columbia (Victoria).
Dr. Vitug has rich clinical experience in emergency medicine, hospital medicine and sports medicine. He is an associate of the Canadian Board of Occupational Medicine (ACBOM), American Board of Certified Independent Medical Examiners (CIME), and obtained his certification in Sport and Exercise Medicine (CAESM).
Dr. Vitug’s entrepreneurial experience includes his role as the co-founder and CEO of Integrated Health Logistics, which provides integrated occupational, primary and emergency medical services in the oil and energy sector. He has created remote healthcare programs including utilizing telemedicine to assist rural emergency departments in crisis and has also been involved in disaster medicine as a consultant for the Department of National Defence
Dr. Vitug was recognized for his exemplary performance in healthcare leadership in 2016, when he was awarded the Canadian Certified Physician Executive (CCPE) designation.
In his spare time, Dr. Vitug enjoys golf, hockey, fitness and spending time with his family.