Jacques West, MD, Family Practitioner

Jacques West, MD

Family Practitioner

(17)
2479 McCallum Rd Abbotsford British Columbia, V2S 3P8
Rating

4/5

About

Dr. Jacques West is a family practitioner practicing in Abbotsford, British Columbia. Dr. West specializes in Family Medicine and comprehensive health care for people of all ages.Special qualification in Orthomolecular Medicine emphacising optimal healthy eating habits, vitamin and mineral supplementation.In addition to diagnosing and treating illnesses, family practitioners also put focus on preventative care with routine checkups, tests and personalized coaching on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Dr. West possesses immense general knowledge on maintaining health and today, family practitioners provide more care for the under-served and rural populations than any other medical specialty.

Education and Training

University of Pretoria,South Africa MBCHB 1988

Provider Details

Male English

Areas of expertise and specialization

Family Medicine Canadian Board Certified(CCFP)Medical Clinic: practice management and Medical economicsLeadership certification John Maxwell and Doctors for BC

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Clinical Lecturer University of British Columbia,Medical School,Canada 2004 - 2018
  • Medical Examiner Medical Council Canada 2004 - 2018

Awards

  • Most Appreciated Family Physicians as voted by patients 2015 College of Family Physicians Canada:BC chapter 

Professional Memberships

  • Doctors for British Columbia  
  • Canadian Medical Ascociation  
  • Society of General Practitioners SGP  
  • Health Professional Council of South Africa  
  • College of Family Physicians Canada CFPC  
  • General Medical Council GMC (Foreign List)  
  • Division of Family Practice :Abbotford,Langley,Chilliwack.  
  • Medical Council of Canada  

Residency

  • University of California, Irvine

Charities and Philanthropic Endeavors

  • Covenant of Life Ministry,James Robison Ministries in Africa

What do you attribute your success to?

  • Spiritually grounded in Christian faith, family support and inspiration from his parents. He still speaks to them almost everyday.

Jacques West, MD's Practice location

Medimax Health Centers

2479 McCallum Rd -
Abbotsford, British Columbia V2S 3P8
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New patients: 604-852-2279

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Patient Experience with Dr. West


4.0

Based on 17 reviews

Jacques West, MD has a rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 17 patients. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Family Practitioner in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.
  • Sandra
    (5)

    I have been a patient of Dr West for several years. He is a very caring, knowledgeable and dependable doctor. He gets to know you as a person, asking not only about my wellbeing but also my family members. The staff is friendly and helpful. I am so grateful to have Dr. West looking after my health and wellness.

  • Sarah
    (5)

    Efficient. Excellent staff and Doctor. Even though wait time can be long but well worth it. I would totally recommend Dr. West. Dr. West was only doctor to finally listen to me with my concerns. Way to go!!!

  • John
    (3)

    Staff is very courteous and helpful. Doctors are professional in there efforts to help you.

  • Shawn
    (4)

  • Sandra
    (5)

    I have been a patient of Dr West for several years. He is a very caring, knowledgeable and dependable doctor. He gets to know you as a person, asking not only about my wellbeing but also my family members. The staff is friendly and helpful. I am so grateful to have Dr. West looking after my health and wellness.

  • Abe
    (3)

    waited an hour for refill and was dismissed without being able to ask any other questions about my health.

  • Bradley
    (5)

    Great Dr. Very accurate and too the point. Is a very approachable to alternate medicine if a person doesn't prefer the prescribed .

  • Abe
    (5)

    Dr. West does seem to care and the staff are kind. Wait times seem to be better.

  • Marylynn
    (4)

    I love the staff. Dr West is a very caring doctor and has been very thorough. If there is anything unknown, he’s not afraid to let you know and send you on to someone who does. I really appreciate his holistic and preventive approach to life’s struggles.

  • Erin
    (4)

    Best doctors in town as well as the nurses.

  • Imperial
    (4)

  • Sharon
    (5)

    Over fifteen years ago, when all other so-called 'doctors' had written me off as wheelchair bound, Dr. West agreed to see me. After a good fifteen minutes of asking questions and doing in-office assessments (reflex, etc), he asked me to do one thing: stop eating wheat. It was the hardest thing I'd ever done, as it meant an entire lifestyle change, but I managed to eliminate wheat from my diet. And a month later, I was walking with just a cane. The wheat gluten was aggravating my joints. Getting off wheat got me out of the wheelchair. He was the ONLY doctor in almost four years who had listened to me as a person, and not as a medical number for billing purposes. And he was the only doctor to 'cure' me. To this day, he has kept a close eye on my health, in all aspects. And I know I'm not the only patient he does this for. So when he's running late, I know he's giving another patient needed care, and I don't mind. I will keep him as my family doctor for as long as he is in the area, and I have nothing but good to say of him.

  • Rita
    (5)

    Dr. West is extremely thorough and accurate when examining and diagnosing. He's also a kind friendly doctor.

  • Sarah-anne
    (0)

    Great Moa’s

  • Dennis
    (5)

    Colleen was so helpful and pleasant.

  • John
    (5)

    Very good guy. Seems to really care.

  • Dick
    (2)

    Dr. West, You used to be my favorite, but today you really let me down! How can a doctor miss an appointment with a patient? Also I am also very unhappy with the wait time, but this takes "the cake" Next time I have an appointment with you I would like you to be there and to have it on time. You need to reorganize your schedules please.

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