Scientist, MD, MBA, MSCPH, DTMH
Dr. Andrew Kestler is an emergency physician at St. Paul’s and Vancouver General Hospitals in Vancouver, and a Clinical Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine. He has additional training in healthcare administration, public health, and tropical medicine.
- Opioid agonist therapy
- Substance use
- Harm reduction
Dr. Kestler is the Vancouver Coastal Health Regional Emergency Department Addictions Lead and a leadership group member of an implementation science program at the CIHR-funded Canadian Research Initiative on Subtance Misuse (CRISM).
- Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, UBC
- Physician Lead, Emergency Department Opioid Crisis Response, St. Paul’s Hospital
- Emergency Physician, St. Paul’s, Vancouver General, and BC Children’s Hospitals