Dr. Mark Kimmins
Type of Practice:
Retired Surgeon - Health Care Consultant

Education Associations

UBC, Queen’s University, Swedish Medical Center, Royal College of Surgeons Canada, American College of Surgeons, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

Professional Associations

Self employed consultant – Mark H. Kimmins, MD


Dr. Kimmins has a long history of leadership in the medical world and is a board-certified specialty surgeon in both the US and Canada. Experience includes instructor of medical students and residents, director of surgical training, medical staff leadership, and member of hospital and corporate boards. Within the medical cannabis and psychedlic industry, he has worked as an expert advisor and consultant, as a Chief Medical Officer and Director, and as President of one of Canada’s largest and oldest medical cannabis clinics. He has given lectures across North America on cannabinoid medicine and is the author of the textbook “Medical Cannabis in Canada”. He is a dual Canadian/US citizen and has extensive work experience in both countries.


Kimmins MH. Medical Cannabis in Canada. Georgetown Publications. In Print July 2019

Billingham RP, Isler JT, Kimmins MH, Nelson JM, Schweitzer J, Murphy MM. Diagnosis Management Common Anorectal Disorders. Current Problems in Surgery. 41(7):575-646 July 2004

Ehsan M, Isler JT, Kimmins MH, Billingham RP. Prevalence and Management of Prolapse of the Ileoanal Pouch. Diseases of the Colon and Rectum 47(6):885-8, June 2004

Melbert RB. Kimmins MH. Isler JT. Billingham RP. Lawton D. Salvadalena G. Cortezzo M. Rowbotham R. Use of a critical pathway for colon resections J of Gastr Surgery. 6(5):745-52, 2002 Sep-Oct

Ehsan M, Isler JT, Kimmins MH, Billingham RP. Ileoanal Pouch Prolapse. Poster, ASCRS, 2002 -Kimmins MH, Billingham RP. Duodenal Crohn’s Disease. Tech Coloproctology, 5:9-12, 2001

Kimmins MH, Evetts BK, Isler J, Billingham R. The Altemeier Repair: Outpatient Treatment of Rectal Prolapse. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum, 44(4):565-70, April 2001

Kimmins MH, Poenaru D, Kamal I. Traumatic Gastric Transection: A case report. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 31(6):757-8, June 1996