Dr. Christian Rucker

Dr. Christian Rucker

Christian Rucker MD CCFP ABAM 

Dr. Rucker earned his medical degree at Western University and completed his CCFP (family practice) residency at UBC.  He also obtained his ABAM  (American Board of Addiction Medicine) in 2002. 

At CHANGEpain, Dr. Rucker provides consultations, myoActivation trigger point injections and collaborates with other pain specialists at CpC to help patients with complex issues that involving assessing and weaning of opioid medications.

Dr. Rucker also works at Vancouver General Hospital, practicing in the chronic complex pain and addiction medicine program.  He has worked with inpatients there since 1997.  He also practiced palliative care at VGH for seven years.

Besides pain medicine, Dr. Rucker enjoys physical activity, good friends, tending his vegetable garden and cooking.