Dr. Sonia Habibian

Medical Director

Dr. Sonia Habibian Whiterock Medical Director

Dr. Sonia Habibian received her medical degree and speciality in general cardiology in Iran. After 9 years working as a cardiologist, she moved to Canada in 2005. She graduated as a certified family physician from University of British Columbia in 2011. She became interested in addiction medicine during her residency program and has pursued this interest ever since. Dr. Habibian has focused her practice upon all aspects of addiction medicine, obtained the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM), is a fellow of American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM), certified from Canadian Society of Addiction Medicine (CSAM), and a certified Medical Review Officer (MRO). She has finished the Canadian Addiction Medicine Research Fellowship program in July 2018.

Dr. Habibian is highly experienced thanks to her work as an addiction consultant working in in-patient and out-patient settings such as Royal Columbian and Saint Paul’s Hospitals, Vancouver detoxification centre, Creekside withdrawal management centre and a private addiction clinic in Surrey.