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Winnipeg Family Practice Physician Moves to Rural Manitoba!

Dr. Edwards Tan, Family Medicine
Portage la Prairie, Southern Health-Santé Sud

Dr. Edward Tan is a Rural Family Physician who has been practicing for the past 4 years in Portage la Prairie.

He is the ER/ICU Director of the Portage District GeneralHospital. Dr. Tan also enjoys the role of the Educational Director for their resident stream. His practice consist of a mix of ER, clinic, and hospital work.

Dr. Tan was born and raised in Winnipeg and he completed his medical school and residency training at the University of Manitoba. As an medical student, Dr. Tan said that heI spent time in Portage La Prairie during his family medicine rotation and really enjoyed it there.

“Two of my close friends and classmates decided to establish their practice in Portage as well, therefore it made the decision to come here easier. Working rurally offered a unique opportunity where I have a diverse medical practice - which wouldn't have been available in the city.


Dr. Edward Tan Photo

“Coming to work is enjoyable when you have great people around you."

Dr. Tan indicted that he found some of the benefits of living in Manitoba were because, the cost of living and competitive monetary renumeration. He also indicted that he loved the great sunny warm summer days!

Dr. Tan shared the following about his experience practicing in Manitoba:

“Working in Manitoba is rewarding and unique experience. You are able work in large cities centers, small rural towns or even remotely up north. You are exposed to a variety of different patient populations and complex disease processes.