Dr. Jennifer Telford

Dr. Jennifer Telford - Pacific Gastro Health

Dr. Telford is a gastroenterologist practicing at Pacific Gastroenterology Associates and St. Paul’s Hospital with a special focus in hereditary cancer, pancreaticobiliary disease and advanced endoscopy, specifically endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP). 

Dr. Telford is a Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of British Columbia and the Medical Director for the British Columbia Colon Screening Program. Dr. Telford is actively involved in fostering endoscopy quality assurance and the advancement of research in endoscopic outcomes.

Clinical Interests

  • Therapeutic endoscopy - endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
  • Pancreaticobiliary disease
  • Hereditary cancer


  • Medical Degree – University of British Columbia
  • Fellowship in Gastroenterology – Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard University
  • Advanced Fellowship in Therapeutic Endoscopy - Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University
  • Master’s in Public Health - Harvard School of Public Health


  • Undergraduate and Graduate medical trainees
  • Therapeutic Endoscopy Fellowship
  • Direct Observation of Procedural Skills (DOPS) in Colonoscopy Assessor Course 
  • Peer performance evaluation of colonoscopy technique)
  • Skills Enhancement in Endoscopy Faculty
  • Colonoscopy Skills Improvement courses, including Train the Colonoscopy Trainer courses