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Dr. Louis Scheepers

Dr. Louis Scheepers

Head, Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia

BC Children’s Hospital
4480 Oak Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3V4

Clinic telephone: (604) 875-2120

  • MBBCh; University of the Witwatersrand Medical School, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • BSc (Anatomy); University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa


  • Anesthesia; University of British Columbia


  • Pediatric Anesthesia; BC Children’s Hospital
  • Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia; Stanford University, Palo Alto, California

Certifications and Accreditations
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (Anesthesia)

Dr. Louis Scheepers is the Head of Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia at BC Children’s Hospital. Originally from South Africa, Dr. Scheepers completed his medical training at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. He has been part of the BC team since 1992 (starting as a resident and fellow) and served as a Pediatric Anesthetist before moving into his current leadership role.


In addition to clinical activities, Dr. Scheepers is an active educator within the University of British Columbia Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics. He currently serves as a Clinical Associate Professor and a Pediatric Advanced Life Support Instructor.

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