About Dr. April Sanders

Dr. April Sanders is an experienced skin and vein care physician working in the Okanagan Valley in BC, Canada. “Dr. April” began her career as an elementary and high school teacher.A second career was that of a busy family physician involved in obstetrics, emergency department coverage, hospital work and general medical care. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Simon Fraser University (1975) and an MD degree from the University of British Columbia (1984). She worked for a year at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver, B.C. as a rotating intern, finishing in 1985. “Dr. April” took a sabbatical from medicine between 1997 and 2001 and served as a Member of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia representing Okanagan-Vernon, holding the positions of Education and Mental Health critic while in Government.


In recent years, Dr. April has become a phlebologist (vein specialist) honing her skills both in Vernon and as part of a medical team that provides annual vein care treatments in Honduras. Pursuing a lifelong interest in skin disorders, Dr. April completed a Diploma in Dermatology through Cardiff University, Wales in the summer of 2010.Dr. April is an expert Botox and tissue filler injector and has an excellent “aesthetic eye” due, in part, to her skills as an artist. Dr. Sanders is a member of the Canadian Medical Association, British Columbia Medical Association, Canadian College of Family Practice, Canadian Society of Phlebology, The American College of Phlebology and the Canadian Association of Aesthetic Medicine.

In her spare time April enjoys jogging,mountaineering, biking, blogging, skiing, diving,sewing, beading, cooking, reading and most of all, spending time with her family.

For further information or service, see: http://www.sandersmed.com/index.html

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