Bonin, Denis

Portrait photo of Denis M. Bonin

Bonin, Denis


Academic Rank(s)

Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, UBC,

Regional Laboratory Medical Director and Clinical Department Head Interior Health Authority


Kelowna General Hospital


Dr. Bonin obtained his medical degree from the University of Ottawa. After a rotating internship at the Ottawa Civic Hospital, he completed an AP/CP residency and Hematopathology Fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. For most of his career, Dr. Bonin has worked in underserviced areas in Northern Ontario in both tertiary care and community hospital settings. Dr. Bonin has held various leadership positions in anatomic and clinical pathology, laboratory administration, quality assurance and medical education including: Chief of Pathology and Laboratory Medical Director for Health Sciences North in Sudbury, Chair of Pathology at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Board Member for the Ontario Association of Pathologists and Northeastern Ontario Regional Pathology Quality Lead for the Quality Management Partnership. He is currently practicing hematopathology at the Kelowna General Hospital and serving as the Interior Health Regional Laboratory Medical Director and Clinical Department Head. He is a Clinical Associate Professor at UBC and the Interior Health Regional Associate Academic Department Head.



Academic Background

  • MD, University of Ottawa, 1987
  • Rotating Internship, Ottawa Civic Hospital, 1988
  • Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, 1988-1992
  • Hematopathology Fellowship, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, 1993

Awards and Recognition



Research Interest

  • Quality improvement and quality assurancey
  • Pathology and laboratory medicine service and patient care

Current Projects In My Lab Include


Teaching Interest

Teaching hematopathology to: Medical students and Anatomic Pathology, General Pathology or Hematopathology residents