Dr. Andy Mtambo joined “We Care Medical Clinic” in August 2021. Originally from Zambia, Dr. Mtambo brings more than 20 years of medical experience as a Family Physician to the team. He practiced medicine in Zambia for about six years and migrated to Canada in 2006, where he practiced in Saskatchewan and moved to BC in 2016.
Before moving to Saskatchewan, Dr. Mtambo worked as the Clinical Trials Coordinator at BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDs. He published and presented numerous articles in several leading medical journals. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Biology, a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from the University of Zambia and a Master of Public Health from Simon Fraser University.
With a passion for clinical research in improving patient care, Dr. Mtambo firmly believes in providing evidence-based patient-centred care. He is an active listener and encourages patients to participate in managing their health. He enjoys minor surgical procedures like removing small lumps, removing foreign bodies, repairing lacerations, wedge resection of ingrown toenails, incisions, and drainage of abscesses. On a more personal note, he loves to volunteer for local and international health organizations, play golf, chess, and attend social events. Besides his membership with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC, Dr. Mtambo is a member of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan, College of Family Physicians of Canada, Doctors of BC, and the Canadian Medical Protective Association. Dr. Mtambo is fluent in English and several Southern African Languages.