Dr. Tyler Stitt, DVM, MPH&TM, BSc

Molassas and Tyler, Tanna Island, Vanuatu. Early 1980's
Molassas and Tyler, Tanna Island, Vanuatu. Early 1980’s

Dr. Stitt grew up in Nanaimo, where he and his sister learned to ride under the instruction of Jennifer Payne at Pyramid Stables. He was first exposed to equine veterinary medicine while riding shotgun as a high-school student with Dr. Bettina Bobsien.

Following high-school, Dr. Stitt completed a BSc from the University of Saskatchewan, an MPH&TM (Masters in Public Health and Tropical Medicine) from James Cook University in Townsville, Australia, and a DVM (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine) from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Stitt returned to Nanaimo in 2008 to pursue human-animal population health research at the Centre for Coastal Health, and in 2011 opened Winchelsea Veterinary Services.

Dr. Stitt continues to share his time between the Centre for Coastal Health (CCH) and Winchelsea Veterinary Services (WVS).  

Behind the name:

DVM – Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Saskatoon SK, CA; 2008
MPH&TM – Master of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Townsville Qld, AU; 2004
BSc – Bachelor of Science Honors, Saskatoon SK, CA; 2002

Aziz Gappan

Aziz on a field day with Winchelsea Veterinary Services

Aziz is a highly experienced equine reproduction veterinarian with a master’s degree from Hama University, Syria, and a Doctorate from Al-Baath University. He has over a decade of diverse experience from Syria and Saudi Arabia, and more recently in Canada.

Specializing in artificial insemination and embryo transfer for Arabian horses, Aziz led advancements in equine reproductive services as the owner of Mohraty Clinic in Saudi Arabia. He is dedicated to advancing scientific knowledge in the field of equine reproductive medicine.

Aziz is currently preparing to accredit his certificate to be licensed to work in Canada as a veterinarian, and is actively increasing his knowledge in small animal and agriculture practice, reflecting a dedication to comprehensive veterinary care. Outside of work, Aziz enjoys basketball, swimming, and volunteering, showcasing a commitment to personal growth and community service. With strong communication skills and a passion for innovation, Aziz is poised to make significant contributions to both equine and small animal veterinary medicine!