Dr. Andrew Aiken was born and raised in Neepawa, Manitoba where he spent part of his childhood on the family farm and part in the town itself. He has ties to the Winkler area through his father who was raised on the family farm near Carman.
He graduated from the University of Waterloo in 2008. Dr. Aiken’s training included externships at the Barnett Dulaney Perkins Surgical Centre in Mesa Arizona, primary care rotations in Edmonton and Kamloops, and an internship at the University of Waterloo. After graduation, he returned close to home and has been practicing for the past five years in Brandon, MB.
Sports were a large part of Dr. Aiken’s life growing up, as a youth, he played any sport he had time for including hockey, football, baseball, soccer, lacrosse, basketball, track and field, and golf. He continues to play and support many different sports and believes in the importance of contributing to organized youth sports.
Dr. Aiken has always been involved in community and volunteer endeavours. Currently he is a member of the Lions Club and is involved in many other non-profit and volunteer organizations. He strongly believes that individual and corporate community involvement plays a large part in the strength and well-being of a community.