On The Brink | Dr Robin Johnson | Episode #50

Dr. Johnson is an Obstetrician/Gynecologist who works at the University Hospital of Northern BC. Her education involves studies at Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia, as well as UVIC in Victoria and UBC in Vancouver.

Dr. Jonson is proudly indigenous and from the Carrier-Chilcotin Tribal Council. This is a First Nations tribal council located in the Chilcotin District of the Central Interior of the Canadian province of British Columbia, and also on the Fraser River near the city of Quesnel.

Dr Robin Johnson is the founder and Medical Director of Blossom Fertility and Medical Clinic. She is also one of the first Indigenous OBGYNs in Canada. Dr. Johnson discovered joy in women’s health care as a medical student at University of British Columbia where she graduated in 2001. She then went on to train in obstetrics and gynecology at Dalhousie University, completing her training in 2006.

Dr Johnson returned to her home community of Williams Lake to live close to family and friends, later moving to Prince George in 2013. She now works at the University Hospital of Northern British Columbia and has a practice that includes general obstetrics and gynecology as well as her special interests in fertility and gender diverse healthcare. Seeing a need in the community for fertility care closer to home, Dr Johnson opened Blossom Fertility and Medical Clinic in 2019 (https://blossomfertility.ca/).

Dr Johnson enjoys skiing, reading, and baking with her three kids who range from elementary school to college age.

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