Dr. Dewald Jurgens
Dr. Dewald Jurgens received his medical degree from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, graduating with a Top Ten Academic Achievement Award. He began his medical career in South Africa, as a family physician and emergency room physician before relocating to Ireland, where he worked as an Emergency Department Registrar at a teaching hospital, mentoring and supervising junior doctors.
In 2010, Dr. Jurgens and his wife relocated to Canada where he began working in Wainwright, Alberta. Two years later, he accepted a role at Foothills Medical Clinic in Calgary, and continues to serve as a part-time locum physician, regularly traveling to rural communities. Dr. Jurgens is a Certificant of the College of Family Physicians of Canada, has completed his certification in Emergency Medicine, and is studying to achieve certification in Functional Medicine.
Married with young twin sons, Dr. Jurgens is also an avid fly fisherman and an accomplished home barista.