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Dr. Leah van Draanan


Dr. van Draanen, known to her patients as Dr. Leah, is from Toronto, Ontario. She completed her Bachelor of Science at the University of Waterloo and dental school at the Schulich School of Dentistry at Western University. She received two awards upon graduating from dental school – for clinical excellence and knowledge of oral pathologies. She then made the move to B.C to complete additional training in the University of British Columbia’s hospital-based residency program. Based primarily out of the Vancouver General Hospital, she treated medically complex patients, oncology patients, and trained with surgical and dental specialists during her residency program. Afterwards, she provided dental care for low-income patients, many of whom were experiencing homelessness, in Victoria prior to moving to Salmon Arm. Dr. Leah enjoys learning and continues to take continuing education courses. Aside from her clinical pursuits Dr. Leah enjoys golfing, skiing, running, and spending time with her pets. She is pleased to call the Shuswap her home and looks forward to caring for residents within her community.