Rob Tarzwell, MD

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Rob Tarzwell


MD, University of Manitoba

Academic appointment

Clinical Assistant Professor, University of British Columbia


Dr. Tarzwell is certified in both psychiatry and nuclear medicine by the Royal College of Physicians of Canada. His main clinical and research interest is the use of functional brain imaging in diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders.  He is interested in new media as a clinical teaching tool, and created the One Minute Medical School channel on YouTube to disseminate videos on medical topics for a general audience.  Dr. Tarzwell is also a co-founder of Viewers Like You Productions, a Vancouver and Toronto based film and television production company. He is very interested in the use of technology to improve healthcare delivery, and he is a Medical Director of Psychiatry for Medeo, a telemedicine company linking doctors to patients via encrypted video.

What I do when I'm not working

I hold the world record for a continuous table hockey match (30 hours). When I’m not upping my game, I visit local vintage stores to add to my collection of vintage wristwatches.



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Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine
Detwiller Pavilion, 2255 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC