Our Doctors

Our Doctors

Dr. Brian Martin

Dr. Martin grew up in Kelowna and attended Washington State University, as well as the University of Alberta for his undergraduate work. He also attended the University of Alberta for his medical school, and subsequently entered the UBC Family Practice Residency Program. After graduating there, he came back to Kelowna to work locums and Emergency, until he joined Lake Country Family Practice in 1992. He is married to Correne, his high school sweetheart, and they have raised three wonderful children. His interests include ultra-endurance cycling, hockey and traveling with Correne. During riding season, which is from March to October, his bike can be seen parked at the back of the lunch room, as he enjoys riding back and forth to work in the beautiful Okanagan weather.

Dr. Paul Nickerson

Dr. Paul Nickerson grew up in Port Coquitlam BC and spent his summers in Lake Country. He attended Simon Fraser University for his undergraduate degree in Kinesiology and was a member of the SFU swim team. He completed medical school at the University of British Columbia and residency training in Family Practice through Dalhousie University. Dr. Nickerson is married with 3 children. Interests include teaching medical students, skiing, Thursday Night Hockey and driving his kids to dance, cheer, gymnastics, and volleyball.

Dr. Mike Penney

Dr Penney grew up in Toronto and obtained his undergraduate degree in Biology and Chemistry at the University of Waterloo. He obtained his medical degree at the University of Calgary and attended the family practice program at Dalhousie University. He and Dr Loucks are married and have 3 kids and one grandchild. His outside interest are mountain and road cycling, cross country skiing and recreational hockey at which he has little skill but plenty of enthusiasm!

Dr. Sarah Cheeseman

Sarah Cheeseman grew up in Meaford, Ontario, a farming community on the shores of Georgian Bay. She attended Acadia University in the beautiful Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia for her undergraduate degree in Biology. She moved further east to Ireland to complete medical school at the University of Limerick, where she lived and trained for 4 years. After this adventure, Sarah returned home to Canada and moved west to join the UBC Rural Okanagan Family Practice program based in Kelowna. Sarah’s interests outside of medicine include hiking, skiing, equestrian sport, and spending time with family and friends.