Dr. Lyn Pascoe
Dr. Pascoe has retired from her work as a family physician and is now devoting her time to Viva Medical Aesthetics. With 15 years of experience in injecting Botox and Fillers, and ongoing training with leaders in the profession, Dr. Pascoe is highly trained and skilled at giving you the results you want. Dr. Pascoe received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Auckland and her Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Otago in New Zealand.
Dr. Pascoe completed her post graduate studies in New Zealand, Toronto, and Vancouver before calling Tofino home for her first two years of family practice. While in Tofino, Dr. Pascoe was instrumental in establishing clinics for the First Nations residents of Hot Springs Cove.
When Dr. Pascoe moved to the Cowichan Valley, she continued full service family practice which included obstetrics, emergency, and hospital work.
During her career, Dr. Pascoe has been a leader in developing new healthcare initiatives and programming in the Cowichan Valley. Most recently, she became a trainer for Nurse Practioners and established a position in her clinic for an NP who works with patients dealing with mental health issues, addiction, and homelessness.
Dr. Pascoe developed an interest in cosmetic medicine based on patients’ inquiries about Botox for migraines. She was certified in the use of therapeutic and cosmetic Botox in 2003. Dr. Pascoe regularly attends advanced training sessions including those presented by experienced neurologists. Dr. Pascoe established Viva Medical Aesthetics in 2005. It is a boutique med spa that offers a full range of services and products including photofacial rejuvenation, medical grade skin care products, Botox, fillers, and mineral make-up.
Dr. Pascoe is a member of the Doctors of BC, the Canadian Medical Association, and the Family Physicians of BC.
When she is not working, Dr. Pascoe is passionate about outdoor pursuits. She loves kayaking, cross-country skiing, swimming, hiking, and biking.