About Pacific Maternity Group
We are a group of family physicians who are committed to providing quality maternity and labour care. Delivering babies is a very positive part of our medical practice.
Our objectives are:
- to achieve healthy outcomes for mothers and babies
- to promote childbirth as a natural and healthy process
- To involve you and your support person in decision making
Dr. Amy Atchison
301-1711 Cook St, Victoria, BC
Dr. Atchison grew up in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. She completed her undergraduate and medical school training at the University of Saskatchewan in 2006. After making a move to a warmer climate here in Victoria, she went on to become a Canadian College of Family Physicians certified family physician. She shares a full service family practice with Dr Carol Ng in downtown Victoria. Dr. Atchison brings a wealth of practical knowledge and is open to integration with alternative medicine. She lives in Esquimalt and enjoys spending time outdoors with her two small children and being active in the local arts community. She has been challenging herself by studying the art form of flamenco.
Dr. Caity Chilton MD CCFP
1300-6660 Sooke Rd, Sooke, BC
Dr. Chilton is originally from Maple Ridge, BC. She received her Bachelor Degree in Biology and Psychology at the University of Victoria in 2011, then moved to Vancouver to study medicine at UBC after working briefly as a piano teacher. After completing the Family Medicine residency program in Ottawa in 2018, she moved back to Victoria and worked as a locum around the South Island before joining a wonderful practice in Sooke. She and her husband, new son, and dog are happy to be planting roots where they first met. She loves yoga, family walks with her pup, gardening, knitting, cooking, camping, hiking, and music.
Dr. Allison Ferg MD CCFPTuscany Medical Clinic
102-1646 McKenzie Ave. Victoria BC
Dr. Ferg was born in Winnipeg and raised in Flin Flon, Manitoba. She loved growing up in the subarctic, where she and her brothers enjoyed boating, fishing, swimming and camping during the long northern summers. She graduated from the University of Manitoba with her medical degree in 1984, immediately left the long cold winters behind to study family medicine in Victoria, and has practiced here since 1986. Allison enjoys spending time with her two young adult children, travelling with her husband, walking her dog, sitting in her garden, listening to all sorts of music, and reading voraciously. She loves to teach family medicine residents and medical students. She is a retired runner and has completed three Boston Marathons. Her new passion is cycling. And she has never met a gadget she didn’t like.
Dr. Telen Harper
#204-1931 Mt. Newton Cross Rd., Saanichton, BC
Dr. Harper has served the Saanich Peninsula area for over 24 years, providing health care to the whole family. She studied medicine at the University of British Columbia (1984-1988) followed by a year of post graduate study at the Memorial University of Newfoundland (1989). Professionally, she has a special interest in integrating acupuncture and traditional chinese medicine into the established western medical care model. She spent her early childhood years in Hong Kong and is fluent in cantonese dialect. She feels privileged to be able to share the joy of witnessing the arrival of new little ones over the years. Outside of work, her passions include organic gardening (garlic is her specialty) and creating recipes, and experiencing the cultural diversity of the world through travels. In April 2015, she and her husband excitedly welcomed the arrival of their first grandchild.
Dr. Minette Erlank
201-284 Helmcken Rd, Victoria, BC
Dr. Erlank grew up in South Africa and completed her medical studies at the University of Pretoria in 2006. In 2010 she moved to Quesnel, Northern BC with her husband where they lived and worked until the summer of 2016. Victoria is home now and Minette and her husband feel blessed to be able to raise their three children here. In her free time, Dr. Erlank enjoys painting, running and spending time with family and friends.
Dr. Rose Lenser
215-3066 Shelbourne Street Victoria, BC
250-388-4211Tsartlip Health Centre (two Thursdays per month)
#3 Boatramp Road Brentwood Bay, BC
Dr. Lenser was born and raised in Terrace and is proud to be a native of northwestern British Columbia. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree at Concordia University in Montreal and completed her medical degree at the University of British Columbia in 1999. Dr. Lenser finished her UBC Family Practice residency in Victoria in 2001. She loves being a family doctor and enjoys the privilege of providing maternity care to her patients. Dr. Lenser is a happy to be a mother of three wonderful sons. She keeps busy with her kids, her pets, and keeping fit with swimming, cycling, and running.
Dr. Jennifer Manklow
#204-1931 Mt. Newton Cross Rd., Saanichton, BC
Dr. Manklow attended medical school at the University of British Columbia, graduating with her medical degree in 2004. She completed her family medicine residency in Victoria in 2006. She works for Dr. Telen Harper in Saanichton. She enjoys providing maternity care as well as general family practice care.
Dr. Monica Mentz
326-1175 Cook St, Victoria, BC
Dr. Mentz was born in Johannesburg, South Africa and is the eldest of five children. She studied medicine at Stellenbosch University and graduated with her medical degree in 1984. She left South Africa in 1987 on an adventure to see the world with her then-fiancée, and decided to immigrate to Canada soon after because of South Africa’s political instability. Monica and her husband, also a physician, were married in 1989. They have three children, two sons and a daughter, a Jack Russell terrier and a budgie. Her hobbies include running, tennis and raising children, though she knows that kids are more of a full-time job than a hobby!
Dr. Patricia Olsen
201-284 Helmcken Rd, Victoria, BC
Dr. Olsen grew up along the north shore of Lake Superior in Northern Ontario. She has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Western Ontario and earned her M.D. from the University of Ottawa in 1990. After completing her family medicine residency in Ottawa in 1992, she returned to Thunder Bay and practiced for two years before getting married and moving across the country to Victoria, where she has been in family practice since. She loves babies. As a matter of fact, she loves them so much that she had four of her own. Dr. Olsen is now quite happy to be helping others welcome their little ones into the world. Outside of work, Dr. Olsen is active in the community, and loves music and the arts, reading and sewing. Her favourite past time of all, though, is cheering her kids on in their many adventures and activities.
Dr. Molly Forrester
2A-2379 Bevan Ave, Sidney, BC
Dr. Molly Forrester was inspired to pursue medicine after the humanitarian organization Médecins Sans Frontières was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1999. This interest was furthered through subsequent volunteer trips to a mission hospital in Zimbabwe. She completed her Honours Bachelor of Science at the University of Toronto and subsequently attended medical school at McMaster University. In 2011, she moved from the Toronto area to Victoria to complete her training in family medicine. In addition to office-based family medicine, she offers maternity care and in-hospital care at Saanich Peninsula Hospital. She has three little ones of her own and takes great joy in welcoming new life into the world!
Dr. Juliane Riemer
246 Delgada Road, Victoria, BC *as of June 1st 2021
Dr. Juliane Riemer was born in Calgary, Alberta, and completed her M.D. through the University of Alberta in Edmonton. She moved to Vancouver Island in 2009 to complete her residency program, and found that this place was too good to leave! She and her husband and kids are so thankful to call Victoria home. Juliane Riemer has always loved the maternity side of medicine, and is excited to be able to work with you through your prenatal, labour and delivery, and postpartum care! When she is not working, she loves exploring the back woods with her family and never turns down a chance to hang out at the beach!
Dr. Ashley Williams
Dr. Ashley Williams grew up in Steveston, BC and went to Edinburgh, Scotland for medical school. She was very excited to come back to BC and complete her family medicine residency in Victoria. She loves providing maternity care and also works as a general family physician and hospitalist on the Peninsula. When she's not working, she's either hiking, or playing disc golf with her dog and fiancé. She also loves drinking coffee and discovering new breweries.