Victoria, BC

Victoria Gynecology & Continence Clinic

Victoria Gynecology & Continence Clinic

Victoria Gynecology and Continence Clinic

Dr. David Quinlan is head of VIHA's Gynecology department. He is trained as an obstetrician and gynecologist, who has specialized in treating pelvic floor disorders and irregular bleeding.

Pelvic floor disorders include:

• urinary incontinence
• acute birthing injury
• bladder, bowel and uterine prolapse



Dr. Quinlan is currently Head of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Victoria General Hospital, British Columbia. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of British Columbia. He is also Director of the Victoria Gynecology and Continence Clinic.

He received his medical degree at the University of the Witwatersrand in 1983. Residency training was at the University of Natal, the University of Auckland and the University of British Columbia. He completed a 2-year Fellowship in Pelvic Surgery at the University of Utah (1993 – 1995). Dr. Quinlan has been a Visiting Consultant in Urogynaecology at both St George’s Hospital, London and Addenbrooke’s Hospital, University of Cambridge.

His clinical interests are varied and include abnormal uterine bleeding, pelvic floor disorders, colposcopy, office gynaecology and most aspects of gynaecological surgery. He has a special interest in minimally invasive gynaecology and pelvic floor reconstructive surgery.

Dr. Quinlan has extensive experience in international women’s health and has recently visited both Ethiopia and India. He was awarded the 2012 Walter Mackenzie Fellowship in Surgery by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada for fistula work in Ethiopia.

Dr. Quinlan is past president of the Western Society of Pelvic Medicine and is a board member of the Society of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of Canada.

Hours of Operation

The regular hours of operation are:

  • Monday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Thursday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Friday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Closed on weekends and all Statutory holidays.

In case of an emergency, call 911 or go to the Victoria General Hospital. An OB/GYNE is on call 24 hours a day.

Appointments are by referral only from your family physician.

To find out where we are located see our contact page.

Contact Information

101 - 1964 Fort Street
Victoria, BC, Canada
V8R 6R3

Phone: (250) 595-1059
Fax: (250) 595-1097


Patient In-Take Form:
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Pelvic Floor Questionnaire:
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Urinary Incontinence - Quality of Life Questionnaire:
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Urinary Incontinence - Severity Score Questionnaire:
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Urodynamic Information Sheet:
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Feedback Form:
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