THE EXCEL TEAM

Excel Health is doctor-owned and operated. Every member of our team – from our physicians and specialists to our office managers and partners – is committed to delivering a seamless and comprehensive health care experience personalized to you.

OUR PHILOSOPHY

Comprehensive, Coordinated and Continued Care

In line with the College of Family Physicians of Canada, Excel Health’s vision is to offer comprehensive, coordinated, and continuing care to patients by providing unprecedented access to health care, enabling them to live their best life.

Excel Health is made up of a trusted and experienced team of physicians, specialists, nurses, medical office assistants , pharmacists and other professionals who take a patient-centered approach to care.

YOUR PHYSICIANS TEAM

DR. mICHELLE MCDOWELL MD,
INTERNAL MEDICINE

Dr. Michelle McDowell completed Internal Medicine residency at University of Calgary. She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physician of Canada (FRCPC) and American Obesity Medicine certification. As a General Internist, Dr. McDowell is a specialist in acute and chronic multisystem disease and has expertise managing a vast array of medical presentations. Her areas of special interest, include asthma, COPD and thyroid diseases, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, dyslipidemia, obesity, diabetes, electrolyte disorders and renal dysfunction.

DR. ATEF ABDERAHEM
INTERNAL MEDICINE

Dr. Atef Abderhem graduated from Medical school in Egypt and then worked for 3 years as a General practitioner serving rural communities in Egypt. His love for travel led him to move to Canada as an immigrant where he adapted very well to his new home. Since arriving in Canada, and after gaining insight into the Canadian health care system and health culture, he began his journey of getting certified as an Internist. In the course of doing this, he completed residency training in Internal Medicine at the University of Calgary. He has a keen interest in preoperative assessment, cardiovascular preventative medicine, management of heart failure, diabetes, asthma, COPD and thyroid diseases.

DR. LINWIE NYATI MD,
PEDIATRICIAN

DR. SALEM ALEWAN MD,
RESPIROLOGIST

DR. BAKIR AL TIKRITI MD,
CHRONIC PAIN & ADDICTION SPECIALIST

DR. RASHA IESSA MD,

FAMILY PHYSICIAN

DR, Banoub Tamer MB Chb, Md
Family Physican

Dr. Banoub was born and raised in Egypt. He graduated in 2004 from Ain Shams Univeristy in Cairo, Egypt, since graduation he practiced as a hospitalist and Family Doctor for almos 10 years before relocating to Calgary.  He has worked in Tom Baker Cancer Centre, he was involved in providing medical care and palliative managment for cancer patients.  He practiced in Prince Albert, SK as a family physician and hospitalist for 4 years.  He relocated back to Calgary and has joined Excel Health Medical Clinic.

Dr. Banoub enjoys the variety and scope of practice that Family Medicine provides, he is a dedicated physician and has a keen interest in senior medicine, palliative and pain managment. Dr. Banoub is a credentialed member of the Canadian Academy of pain manement and registered as a diplomate.

DR. Grace Akinsiku MD,
FAMILY PHYSICIAN


YOUR HEALTH CARE TEAM

Dr. Essam Elbeshti
gENERAL mANAGERR

PENNY PACHOLOK
ASSISTANT MANAGER


TRISH ELLIOTT
LPN

Marina schwab
CLINICAL SUPPORT

GINA BAGNOL
CLINICAL SUPPORT

TASHA LOCKE
CLINICAL SUPPORT

Laura SILVA
LPN

philip presto
lab technician

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