Dr. Paxton Bach

Paxton Bach MD, MSc, ABIM, FRCPC is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of British Columbia and a general internist and addiction medicine physician at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver, BC. He additionally serves as the Co-Medical Director for the British Columbia Centre on Substance Use, and is the Director of the BCCSU Clinical Addiction Medicine Fellowship Program.

In addition to his clinical and educational roles, Dr. Bach conducts research on the epidemiology and treatment of substance use disorders, with a focus on opioids and stimulants. He is a clinical research mentor for the International Collaborative Addiction Medicine Research Fellowship, and is involved in a number of ongoing research collaborations within Canada and the United States.

Dr. Bach is certified as a specialist in General Internal Medicine through the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and an Addiction Medicine specialist through the International Society of Addiction Medicine and the American Board of Preventative Medicine.