Proudly Serving Northern B. C., since 1978
P. G. Surg-Med is authorized by the British Columbia Ministry of Technology, Innovation and Citizens’ Services for the supply of quality mobility devices and durable medical equipment for Northern and Interior British Columbia.
Based in the “Northern Capital” city of Prince George, British Columbia, P. G. Surg-Med is proud to be the leading health care product supplier since 1978. From 100 Mile House, all the way to the Yukon border, and then from the B.C.-Alberta border, to Haida Gwaii (formerly the Queen Charlotte Islands), clients and health care professionals trust P. G. Surg-Med to deliver top of the line products, to provide exceptional service, and to offer professional advice.
We welcome you to also visit our other two store locations: Surg-Med Vernon and Surg-Med Kamloops. These stores serve the Okanagan, Thompson, and Shuswap regions.
Our outstanding team at P. G. Surg-Med provides the products, service, and expertise you need to continue to pursue an active and healthy lifestyle. We strive to be “Lifestyle Experts”, and we want to help you become an expert in your own personal lifestyle needs, too.
At P. G. Surg-Med, we truly care for your well-being and we are available to assist you in any way that we can.
Russell Pratt, ATS, BMET, Rehabilitation Sales Manager, President
Russell is a graduate of BCIT’s Biomedical Engineering program, and he brings over twenty years of experience to the industry. He is a Certified Assistive Technology Supplier under RESNA (Rehabilitation Engineering Society of North America), which is an interdisciplinary association for the advancement of rehabilitation and assistive technology. All RESNA professionals adhere to and promote the highest standards of ethical conduct.
As the President of P. G. Surg-Med Ltd., Russell ensures that his team is well educated and highly trained on the most current health and safety standards and technological advances available in the health care trade. He has built numerous teams in Prince George and the surrounding area; north to Fort Nelson; west to Haida Gwaii (formerly the Queen Charlotte Islands); east to the Alberta border; and south to the town and district municipality of 100 Mile House.
A native of Prince George, Russell is also a huge sports advocate and he volunteers his valued time, expert knowledge, and many resources to the Prince George Sports Community. It is not uncommon to see him on the ice over the course of the winter months and on the sports fields in summertime. Russell supports a fun and active lifestyle, in order to maintain a healthy balance between work and play.
Russell and his sister, Sandy, are both members of the Prince George First Nations community.
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Sandy Pratt, CPA, CA, Director and Treasurer
Sandy has over twenty years of experience as a Chartered Accountant and she has held senior financial positions at both public and private companies. She began her career with Deloitte in Prince George, and is currently the CFO of a public company in Victoria, B. C.
Now also at P. G. Surg-Med, Sandy oversees the financial requirements and the strategic direction of the company, working with our dedicated team of Directors.
Sandy and her brother, Russell, are both members of the Prince George First Nations community.
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Henry Chu, General Manager and IT Professional
Henry is the General Manager of P. G. Surg-Med. In his first career, Henry travelled the world when working for a little company called General Motors Canada Ltd., later resettling in the United States for a number of years. He found his calling again in the restaurant business, and now once more in the home and healthcare milieu. On his spare time, he enjoys fine cuisine, music of all genres, road trips, and his spoiling his grand-kids.
Henry and his wife still live at home with his mom Po, who is one hundred years young.
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Cory Garfield, Rehabilitation Sales Representative – Prince George North
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Kent Nadeau, Rehabilitation Sales Representative – Prince George West
Kent joined P. G. Surg-Med Ltd. in 2001. He is a graduate of Simon Fraser University and prior to joining the company, worked for ten years as a group home supervisor for the Prince George Association for Community Living. Kent brings very valuable practical and managerial experience to the healthcare sector. He is a Certified Assistive Technology Supplier under RESNA (Rehabilitation Engineering Society of North America), an interdisciplinary association with advancement of rehabilitation and assistive technology. Kent’s territory in sales includes Prince George and points west of Haida Gwaii (formerly the Queen Charlotte Islands). He communicates and works directly with therapists to ensure that his clients receive the best medical equipment and support to suit their needs.
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Laura Ward, Home Health Consultant, Sales Department
Laura is a Certified Fitter of compression therapy socks and mastectomy prosthesis, with over thirty years of experience. Her training has also enabled her to help individuals with wound care, and incontinent and Ostomy care and product choices.
As well as being a member of the in-store customer service team, Laura is the Senior Fitter who travels to parts of Northern B. C. to provide mastectomy fittings. She facilitates on-site staff training with P. G. Surg-Med’s product line Sales Representatives, which is consistent with the most up-to-date information and training the company provides for its staff.
Laura provides in-person support to our Surg-Med Vernon and Surg-Med Kamloops stores by when visiting the area to see the B. C. Lion games and spoiling her grand-kids in Kelowna.
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Gillian Gale, Sales Representative
Gillian has been with P. G. Surg Med Ltd. since 1990, and she is a valuable and experienced asset on the in-store customer service team. Gillian is also a Certified Fitter, with First Aid training.
Gillian also provides frequent in-person training and support to our two stores at Surg-Med Vernon and Surg-Med Kamloops.
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Julie Ramsay, Sales Representative
Julie has been working at P. G. Surg-Med Ltd. since 2003. She is trained in First Aid and in compression fittings. She has been with her partner for nineteen years and they have two children together. Julie loves running, camping, hiking, and competing in marathons.
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Lisa Leong, Sales Representative
Lisa has been with P. G. Surg-Med Ltd. since 2002, and she assists with in-store customer service.
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Sarah Belshaw, Sales Representative
Sarah has been with P. G. Surg-Med Ltd. since 2005. When you call our Prince George store, the sweet voice on the phone is sure to be Sarah’s. She assists with all in-store customer service.
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Jen Erickson, Rehabilitation Coordinator, ATP
Jen is the hub of our Prince George rehabilitation service for our clients, the occupational and physio-therapists, and our staff. Jen coordinates all our rehabilitation related activities to ensure that our clients access the best services and information that they need.
After work, Jen translates her coordination skills into managing her three children’s extra-curricular programs in various sports and equestrian activities.
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Keith Byers, Senior Technician
Keith has worked in the rehabilitation mobility industry for over sixteen years; with P. G. Surg-Med Ltd. since 2010. Keith is a Certified Installer of elevators and lifts from various manufacturers, such as Waverley Glen and Savaria Concord. He has attended a variety of manufacturer training sessions and works closely with therapists to customize seating and mobility equipment to each individual client’s specific needs. Keith has lived and travelled extensively throughout Northern British Columbia, working with therapists and clients from all over the province.
Keith also ventures regularly to the lower mainland, specifically to the Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children, and the GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre in the South Cambie neighbourhood of Vancouver, where he provides his services as a technician to both venues. There, he works directly with medical professionals, therapists, and other experts, in order to provide custom seating that ensures our clients are matched with the best solution for their healthcare needs.
Reece Chartier, Technician
Reece has six years of training and experience in the healthcare industry, with a previous fifteen years in the building industry as well. His qualifications include Journeyman farmer/carpenter, Pride wheelchairs, Waverly Glen lift installation, Invacare power chair, Bruno stair lift and elevator, and emergency first aid. He has two daughters and he enjoys hunting, fishing, and building.
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Shawn Collins, Technician
Shawn is a family man with a wife, four kids, and two cats. He has been living in the north for ten years now, but he is originally from Victoria, and he has been with P. G. Surg-Med for three years. He is Bruno certified for all their products and has worked with other brands like Waverly Glen and Savaria. He has experience installing equipment like stair lifts, elevators, ceiling tracks, and floor to ceiling poles. He also does work on wheel chairs, power chairs and scooters, standers, and a variety of other equipment.
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PG Surg Med Ltd. (Prince George)
1749 Lyon Street
Prince George, BC
Toll Free: 1-800-663-2963
Hours of Operation
Monday to Friday (8:00AM to 5:00PM)
Saturday (9:00AM to 5:00PM)
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