Dr. Michal Pawlik was born in Poland. He immigrated to Canada with his parents at age 6. He returned to Poland to do medical school and later did family medicine residency in Winnipeg Manitoba. He has worked for eight years in New Westminster mainly in a family medicine clinic but later also did inpatient work in the psychiatric unit at Royal Columbia Hospital. In addition to working in New Westminster he has done several locums around British Columbia and in Nunavut.
In addition to general family practice Dr. Michal Pawlik has an interest in mental health. He has been on mental health shared care and child and youth mental health committees in New Westminster. He has recently taken training in cognitive behavioural therapy and can provide clinical counseling to his patients in addition to general family medicine care.