Deborah Prior, MD

Specialty: Family Medicine

Medical School/College: University of British Columbia

Location: Hirsch Clinic - VMH

Additional Info:

Dr. Deborah Prior, MD, is a highly esteemed member of our medical team here at Hirsch Clinic, Vernon Memorial Healthcare and we are proud to introduce you to her remarkable journey and commitment to healthcare.

Hailing from a suburb of picturesque Vancouver, BC, Dr. Prior embarked on her path to a fulfilling medical career. She earned her medical degree from the University of British Columbia, a pivotal step in her pursuit of excellence in healthcare. Following medical school, she completed her internship in Newfoundland, gaining valuable experience and insights into the diverse world of medicine.

The spark that ignited Dr. Prior's passion for medicine was kindled by an inspirational biology teacher during her high school years. His unwavering encouragement and belief in her abilities led her to choose this noble profession. From that point on, she knew that she wanted to make a meaningful impact on the lives of individuals and families through medicine.

Throughout her career, Dr. Prior has practiced general medicine with a specialization in Obstetrics (OB). She has a deep-seated commitment to taking care of families and patients of all ages, ensuring their well-being through a wide range of medical services.

In 2022, Dr. Prior was honored to be named a Rural Health Ambassador, a recognition that underscores her commitment to improving healthcare access and quality in underserved communities.

In her practice, Dr. Prior firmly believes that patients are not merely clients; they are individuals deserving of utmost care and respect. She approaches each patient as she would her own family members, striving to provide personalized, compassionate, and evidence-based care.

Dr. Prior's passion lies in the diversity of general practice, with a particular emphasis on women's health, thanks to her background in Obstetrics. This allows her to address a broad spectrum of healthcare needs and serve as a trusted partner in her patients' wellness journeys.

What Dr. Prior cherishes most about her work is the opportunity to connect with her patients and support them through the various phases of life. Whether it's during joyful or challenging times, she finds immense satisfaction in being a source of guidance, comfort, and healing.

Medical Interests
  • Obstetrics - Family Medicine - Pediatrics
Deborah Prior, MD

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