Dr. Andre Van Wyk

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Born and educated in South Africa, Dr. Andre van Wyk joined Fort Family Practice in 2002. He graduated from the University of Stellenbosch in 1988. After finishing medical school he worked in England, before coming to Canada in 1992. He worked in Newfoundland for 2 years and rural Manitoba for 9 years, taking a sabbatical in 1998 to complete a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) at the University Cape Town, South Africa.

He has a special interest in child and youth mental health, serving as the founding co-chair of the Langley Youth action Team (LAT) tasked with reducing barriers to access in child and youth mental health in our community. He has been on the board of Langley Division of Family Practice since its inception, he is also involved in peer teaching through Practice Support Program of Doctors of BC and is a clinical instructor at UBC.

He lives in Langley with his wife Hester Vivier and his 5 children, a dog and 3 cats. He enjoys cycling, running, kayaking, hiking travelling, reading and motorcycling.