1991: Dr Karime Mitha joins

Dr Jones who had been reducing his surgical work for some time, retired from practice in August 1991 and his general practice was taken over by Dr Karime Mitha. Dr Jones was with Medical Associates for 27 years. Dr. Mitha completed her medical degree at the University of British Columbia in 1990. Subsequently, she finished her rotating Internship at the University of Ottawa and returned to the Lower Mainland to begin her family practice in Burnaby. She has years of experience in family practice and maternity care, with much of her practice focused on Women’s Health and Primary Care Maternity. Since 2005, Dr. Mitha has been a clinical instructor at UBC in Family Practice and Maternity. Between 2009 and 2012 she served as the co-chair of the Department of Obstetrics at Burnaby Hospital, Dr. Mitha was on the board of the Burnaby Division of Family Practice until 2018 and is the local Department Head of Family Practice for Burnaby.