Dr Saad Yasin MBBS CCFP MRCGP
Dr Saad Yasin is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the department of Family Medicine, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary. He graduated in 1998 from Jinnah Sindh Medical University in Karachi, Pakistan. He completed his General Practice training in the United Kingdom in 2005. He attended 4 years of postgraduate training in General Medicine, General Surgery, Accident and Emergency Department, Orthopedic Surgery, Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, ENT, Psychiatry, Elderly Care and Palliative Care and 1 year in General Practice. He became member of the Royal College of General Practitioners UK (RCGP) in 2006. While working as a GP, he continued his further education and successfully achieved diplomas in obstetrics and gynaecology (DRCOG) from Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists UK, Sexual and reproductive health (DFSRH) from Faculty of sexual and reproductive health UK), occupational medicine (DOccMed) from University of Manchester, UK and certificate in medical acupuncture from British Medical Acupuncture Society, UK.
Dr Saad Yasin moved to Calgary in 2012. He continued his passion of teaching medical students and family medicine residents.
He is also a founding member and currently the president of the Alberta Chapter of Association of Physicians of Pakistani descent of North America (APPNA).
Dr Saad Yasin is married and has 2 teenage children. He loves to be around nature and spend his spare time with family, hiking in Rocky Mountains.
Dr Christine Kang MD CCFP
Dr Christine Kang received her medical degree at University of British Columbia and completed her residency in Family Medicine at University of Calgary. Prior to her medical training, she studied Molecular Biology and Biochemistry with a minor in Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology at Simon Fraser University, where she also obtained a Certificate in Health and Fitness Studies. She was actively involved in numerous research projects throughout her education, including transplant immunology and physiological effects of paediatric cancer treatment. Her passions outside of work include trying out new recipes and restaurants, making travel plans (and if lucky, travelling), and going to the park with her very energetic dog.
Dr Adina Constantinescu MD CCFP COE
Raised in Calgary, Doctor Adina Constantinescu majored in Biomedical Sciences with a Bachelor in Health Sciences through the University of Calgary. She went on to receive her Medical Degree from the University of Calgary. With a passion for patient and family centered care; she chose to complete her Family Medicine specialization in Calgary training in obstetrical and gynecologic care, pediatrics, adolescent and adult medicine. After completing her comprehensive family medicine training she went on to pursue a sub-specialization year in Care of the Elderly/Geriatric medicine. Doctor Constantinescu has a passion for medical research focusing on improving care for individuals with dementia and those living in long term care facilities. In addition to her family practice she also works in long-term care and wound care. Doctor. Constantinescu is married and values spending time with her family. In her free time she enjoys ballroom dancing, biking, yoga, and being with friends.
Dr Saumya Selvaraj MD CCFP
Dr. Saumya Selvaraj received her medical degree in her hometown of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan before completing her family medicine residency through the University of Calgary. Dr. Selvaraj works alongside patients in a collaborative manner when it comes to their medical care. She believes in the power of a strong healthcare team and enjoys working with her colleagues to empower patients and improve their health. She has special interests in preventative health, women's health, youth health, and nutrition and weight management. She has completed additional training in the administration of Botox and she provides injections for migraine headaches, hyperhidrosis, and cosmetics. Outside of work, Dr. Selvaraj enjoys cooking, travel, the outdoors, and spending time with family and friends.
Dr Amira Sultana Imdadullah MBBS CCFP DGO
Dr. Amira received her medical degree from India and post graduate diploma from Dublin. She has been practicing medicine in different countries India, Middle East before migrating to Canada. For the past 4 years she was working at Charles Curtis Hospital in Newfoundland and Labrador as ER and family physicians. She has quite an extensive experience in family medicine, emergency medicine, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, mental health counselling, Palliative and geriatric care. Working in hospitals she has good experience in minor procedures as well. She is very patient in providing patient care, believes in active listening and being trusted intermediary is the cornerstone of good clinical practice. Besides English she can converse in other Indian languages like Hindi, Urdu, Kanada and Tamil., also has learnt Arabic medical language in dealing Arabic clients. She likes travelling, cooking, reading and spending time with her family. She is also interested in volunteering with elderly population
Dr Luisa Fernanda Caro MD MCFP
Dr Luisa Caro received her medical degree from University of Rosario in Bogota, Colombia where she was born and raised. In her early career, Dr Caro worked in ENT and Emergency services in rural and urban cities. Later she moved to Calgary and completed her residency in Family Medicine from University of Calgary in 2010. Since that time, Dr Caro has been working to provide comprehensive care to multiple families in the community. She has interests in Child and Adolescent health, Women's health and Mental health. Dr Caro believes in the power of strong team work for the management of chronic conditions and care of the elderly. Dr Luisa Caro has also gained experience in welcoming new refugees, helping them adjust in the community, and supporting them to integrate into the health system. Dr Luisa Caro is married and has 3 children. She values the importance of supporting children on a day to day basis. She also enjoys playing squash with friends.
Dr Ulya Ansari MBBS CCFP
Dr. Ansari, a highly skilled Family Physician with an MBBS from Pune University in India with a wealth of knowledge and expertise in Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mental Health, Geriatric & Palliative Care and Minor Surgical Procedures across Canada, India, and the Middle East. Over the past few years, she worked at Dr. Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital in NL, Canada. Her fluency in English, Urdu, Hindi, Marathi, and Arabic enables her to effectively communicate with patients from diverse backgrounds. Dr. Ansari is also an avid table tennis player and enjoys taking walks outdoors to stay active.
Yasser Abdel Ati has been practicing physiotherapy for over 20 years of varied work experience in assessing and treating a wide range of conditions including musculoskeletal, neurological, cardiopulmonary and pediatric physical therapy rehabilitation. He earned his bachelor’s degree in physical therapy from Cairo University, Egypt in 1996. He then went on to complete a Master of Science degree in Physical Therapy in 2003. He became a Canadian licensed physiotherapist in 2009 and since then he has worked in private practice in Edmonton and Calgary. Yasser is a registered physiotherapist with the Alberta College of Physical Therapists. He is a member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association and its Orthopedic Division. He is also the only Canadian physiotherapist who is certified with the Advanced Soft Tissue Release (ASTR speciality) from ASTR Institute, California, USA and he is a member of McKenzie Institute Canada. In addition to over 20 years’ experience in Wet Cupping (Hijama) Yasser has a great passion for delivering the up to date evidence based therapeutic techniques to his patients to ensure achieving ultimate results. For this passion, he continues to take courses and learn about the latest research. He is experienced in McKenzie Method, myofascial and soft tissue release, orthopedic manual & manipulative therapy, biomedical dry needles, Temporomandibular Dysfunction (TMD) management, vestibular rehabilitation, laser therapy, shock wave therapy, assessment of cardiopulmonary fitness and disability in health and disease.
Beth Gardiner RN CDE GNC CRE
Beth Can assist with issues such as chronic disease education and management (Hypertension, Heart disease, Diabetes, Obesity, Asthma, COPD and more) , Blood pressure monitoring , weight management, smoking cessation, Insulin management etc
Fausta Charlong BSc, Pharm
Fausta is a qualified Pharmacist, Diabetic Educator, Respiratory Educator and Travel health adviser. As a pharmacist, Fausta works in collaboration with the doctors and provide crucial information and advise on patient's medications regarding indication, usefulness and most importantly continuation. Fausta conducts medication reviews periodically to ensure that the medication is still required and is suitable for ongoing medical conditions and for patients, hence avoid poly-pharmacy and unnecessary medications.
Mental Health Nurse
Maria has a pivotal role in the clinic's comprehensive care model. She supports patients in maintaining psychological well being, moving through difficult life transitions and making good decisions around their well-being. As Primary Care Registered Psychologist (PCRP), Maria works with a wide variety of mental health concerns. Her areas of specialty/interest include: Abuse, both victim and perpetrator - Anger Management - Anxiety - Bereavement/grief - Depression - Emotional regulation - Interpersonal skills - LGBQ2S+ concerns - Life Transitions, personal growth - Mindfulness, meditation - Pain management - Relationship issues - Self-esteem - Sleep issues - Stress management - Trauma, PTSD
Nadia Saad BBA MBA
Nadia has a Bachelor and Masters degree in business administration. Other than managing the clinic, Nadia enjoys building a long-lasting relationship with the clients.