Dr. Levesque is an energetic and accomplished physician. Originally from Quebec, she received her medical degree from Laval University and completed her Family Practice residency at the UBC’s highly regarded St. Paul’s Hospital Program in 2013.She is a family physician, who became an expert in preventive medicine and leader in advanced programs of health management. She has a strong passion in Dermatology, Aesthetic Dermatology, skin care and Executive Health Assessments. During her medical training, she was actively involved in various operating and administrative committees including representing her colleagues as the program’s Chief Resident.
Dr. Levesque has a strong interest in emerging global health issues and has been fortunate to work in many areas around the world including the developing country of Vanuatu, remote areas of South America, tropical environments in the Americas as well as closer to home in the interior regions of British Columbia. Given her background, she has a lot of experience in sport medicine, women’s health, preventive medicine, dermatology and aesthetic dermatology.
She also completed a Certificate in Primary Care Skin Care Medicine in 2015 certified by the University of Queensland, Australia as well as having completed her Pediatric Advance Life Support and her Advanced Cardiac Life Support programs. She also completed a Clinic Management Program in 2016 at the UBC Sauder School of Business. She also successfully completed her Aesthetic Dermatology Hands-on Diploma with the well-reputed American Association of Aesthetic Medicine and Surgery in Beverly Hills. Dr Levesque has also been an examiner for the CCFP license examination and has been involved in selecting the UBC Family Practice residents.
Prior to becoming a physician, Dr Levesque studied law and practiced as a lawyer in the areas of criminal, commercial and healthcare law. She has been presented with many awards, speaks five languages and has traveled extensively throughout the world. She strongly believes in fitness, active lifestyles and the positive impact activity has on overall health and wellness. She enjoys continually challenging herself as evidenced by successfully reaching several Andean summits over 5,000 meters, running, swimming and particularly competitive cycling where she has trained and raced extensively in North America and Europe. Among her various accomplishments, she qualified for the World Short Course Triathlon Championships in Beijing and proudly represented Canada twice at the Ironman 70.3 World Triathlon Championships in both Las Vegas and Mont-Tremblant. She also qualified at the Whistler’s Gran fondo in 2019 for the UCI Master Gran Fondo World Championship.