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Lab Technician

Sue was raised in Victoria but has called the Cowichan Valley home for many years and has been with Dr. Philippson from the beginning of his practice. Sue played field hockey at a high level for many years and has continued to be heavily involved in the sport both as coach and player. Recently she has tried her hand at golf and is slowly creating a golf swing rather than a hockey swing. Sue also has three children and is proudly the second grandmother in our office.


Clinical Assistant

Wendy, raised in Chemainus and Duncan, has been with Dr. Philippson for 17 years. Wendy and her husband Greg have three boys, almost all graduated from high school. Her passion, other than her family, is running and she has just completed her first marathon at the BMO Vancouver International Marathon.


Clinical Assistant

Sandra has been with Dr. Philippson for 10 years and also grew up in the Cowichan Valley. Sandra and her husband Nigel have 2 children who have both been heavily involved in Valley sports. Nigel has played and coached soccer for many years.

Lori W

Clinical Assistant

Lori has been with Dr. Philippson from the start and is proud to make Cowichan Valley home. Lori and her husband Kevin have two children in grade school who are both active in hockey. Lori and Kevin are also busy with other sports in the Valley but as with many team sports find themselves traveling across the province to different tournaments.


Scheduling Coordinator

Tina is proudly the first of Dr. Philippson’s office staff to present a grandchild to the world. Tina is Cowichan Valley raised and has been with Dr. Philippson for almost as long as he has been in practice. Tina is married to Mike and they have two children and one grandchild. Both Tina and Mike have been heavily invloved in the baseball community in the Valley.

Lori T

Office Coordinator

Lori is a long-term Cowichan Valley resident originally worked in the banking industry and has been with Dr. Philippson from the beginning. She and her husband Terry have two grown children who still live in the Valley. They all love the outdoors and spend many a weekend with family and friends on the water of Lake Cowichan.

Dr. Jay Philippson


Dr. Jay Philippson grew up in Chemainus and graduated from Chemainus Secondary School. Following graduation he attended UBC for degrees in both Commerce and Dentistry. Dr. Philippson received many awards in dental school including acceptance into Omicron Kappa Upsilon society which recognizes the top students in each dental class.

While in dental school, Dr. Philippson met and married his wife, Ana, who was born in Brasil. From Brasil, she and her family moved to Montreal and ultimately Vancouver.

Dr. Philippson and his wife have 3 children: Jacinta, Cassia, and Lucas. Both girls were born before the family moved to Edmonton where Dr. Philippson attended the University of Alberta to take his Orthodontic specialty training.

The family moved to Duncan in December of 1993 and Dr. Philippson has been in practice in Duncan since that time.

Dr. Philippson is active in the community as a volunteer and as a supporter of many local and national charities including the Cowichan Sportsplex as a medallion sponsor and Cowichan District hospital. Dr. Philippson is also an avid skier, golfer, fisherman and cyclist.