Clinics and Hospitals

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Whitehorse General Hospital


Whitehorse General Hospital is Yukon’s primary acute care centre, providing a full range of care, including 24/7 emergency care, inpatient and ambulatory care, surgical services, cancer care, visiting specialists clinics, therapy and lab services, and advanced diagnostic imaging.

Learn more about the Hospital here:

Quick Facts about WGH (for the year ending March 2021) :

  • Size: 56 beds
  • Staff: 686
  • Health Programs & Services: 
    • 24/7 emergency care, inpatient and ambulatory care, surgery, cancer care, visiting specialist clinic, medical rehabilitation (occupational and physical therapy, laboratory services, x-ray, ultrasound, MRI, CT, and mammograph, First Nations Health Programs

  • Admissions:3,465

  • Emergency Visits: 28,360

  • Imaging Visits: 31,474

  • Lab Visits: 26,433

  • Surgeries (same-day & inpatient): 3,282

  • MRI Scans: 2,177

  • Chemotherapy Visits:1,345

  • Specialist Visits: 7,048

  • Therapies Visits (Occupational Therapy & Physiotherapy): 3,881

  • Births: 408

Facility details

Lead or Manager

Carly Cox

Number of physicians



5 Hospital Rd
Whitehorse, YT
Y1A 3H7

"We met in Niagara at the SRPC Rural and Remote Conference. It always excites me when I get these locum opportunity reminders from the Yukon. Can't wait [to come up]" – Dr. Chem

Contact us

By email

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By phone

(226) 402-3555

YukonDocs is a part of the Yukon Medical Association (YMA) and was created in December 2021 to combat the Physician and Locum recruitment challenges the Yukon Territory is facing. YukonDocs role is to market both short-term and permanent opportunities across the Yukon to prospective Family Physicians and Specialties.