Dr. John Fleetham graduated from the University of London in 1972. He received his postgraduate training in the U.K., Kingston, Ontario and Winnipeg, and became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada in 1977. He has practised general respiratory medicine and sleep disorder medicine at Vancouver General Hospital, UBC Hospital, GF Strong Rehab Centre and George Pearson Centre since 1981. Dr. Fleetham is a Professor of Medicine. His clinical and research interests include respiratory sleep and neuromuscular diseases and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. 


Mon - Thurs:    8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Friday:               8:30 am - 12:00 pm & 1pm-4pm

Saturday:          Closed

Sunday:             Closed

On Dec 13 2019 the clinic will close at 12pm for our annual staff Christmas lunch.


On the following Friday's the clinic will close at 3pm:

 Nov 22 2019

The Lung Centre will be closed for the holiday period from: 

8:30 am on Dec 24th, 2019 - 8:30 am Jan 2nd, 2020. 

The Lung Centre

Phone: 1-604-875-4122
Fax: 1-604-875-4695


We require a minimum of 2 business days notice for any cancellations or rescheduling of appointments.


If you do not show up for your appointment and do not contact our office, it is within the clinic’s right to charge you a missed appointment fee $50.

NEW policy on Uninsured Medical Services fees and forms (Effective August 1, 2019):

https://www.thelungcentre.ca/centre-policies (click on the link to see new fees)

© 2017 Division of Respiratory Medicine, University of British Columbia.