Our Team


rebecca-pratt

DR. REBECCA PRATT - MBBS, FRCPC

ST. CATHARINES
180 Vine St. S.
Suite 201

CENTRAL BOOKING LINE

Local main line: 905-228-0402
Local fax line: 905-662-3304

Toll free main line: 1-855-210-0757
Toll free fax line: 1-855-210-0758

Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology

Dr. Pratt is a fellow of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. She completed both her Internal Medicine Residency and 2 years of fellowship in Allergy and Clinical Immunology at McMaster University.

Dr. Pratt is an Assistant Clinical Professor at McMaster where she is involved with research and enjoys teaching residents and medical students.


dr_sophia_xuc

DR. SOPHIA XU - MD, FRCPC

BURLINGTON (NORTH)
2951 Walkers Line

CENTRAL BOOKING LINE

Local main line: 905-662-3303
Local fax line: 905-662-3304

Toll free main line: 1-855-210-0757
Toll free fax line: 1-855-210-0758

Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology

Dr. Xu completed her Paediatric residency, followed by 2 years of fellowship in Allergy and Clinical Immunology at McMaster University. In her training she treated both adults and children with allergic conditions. She is a certified fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in both specialities.

Dr. Xu has practiced in Milton, and will be expanding to Aviva Medical Specialist Clinic in Burlington. She is pleased to accept referrals for adult and paediatric allergy & clinical immunotherapy and is looking forward to participating in the care of your patients.


dr_vipul_jain

DR. VIPUL JAIN - MBBS, FRCPC

STONEY CREEK
35 Upper Centennial Pkwy
Suite 2C

CENTRAL BOOKING LINE

Local main line: 905-662-3303
Local fax line: 905-662-3304

Toll free main line: 1-855-210-0757
Toll free fax line: 1-855-210-0758

Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology

Dr. Jain completed his Internal Medicine training from Memorial University of Newfoundland. Here he also did extra elective training in dermatology. Dr. Jain subsequently trained in Allergy and Clinical Immunology at the University of Manitoba where he developed an interest in Skin Immunology and did additional electives in psoriatic arthritis, contact dermatitis, patch testing, and medical dermatology. Dr. Jain's previous research interest included penicillin allergies and angioedema. His current interest includes eczema, psoriasis and hives.

Now Accepting Referrals For:

  • - atopic dermatitis/eczema
  • - urticaria/angioedema
  • - psoriasis
  • - anaphylaxis
  • - warts
  • - immunodeciency
  • - occupational allergy
  • - allergic rhinitis
  • - asthma
  • - food allergy
  • - venom allergy
  • - punch biopsy
  • - pruritis/itch
  • - contact dermatitis

dr_shannon_french

DR. SHANNON FRENCH, FRCPC

BURLINGTON (NORTH)
2951 Walkers Line
Suite 305 - 3rd floor

CENTRAL BOOKING LINE

Local main line: 905-662-3303
Local fax line: 905-662-3304

Toll free main line: 1-855-210-0757
Toll free fax line: 1-855-210-0758

ALLERGY, ASTHMA & CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY

Dr. Shannon French is a fellow of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada & is certified in the fields of Clinical Immunology & Allergy (adult and pediatric) and General Pediatrics.

She completed her Pediatric Residency at Queen's University. She then completed her fellowship in Clinical Immunology and Allergy at McMaster University.

She currently serves the Burlington, Hamilton, and surrounding Halton region, and is pleased to accept referrals for both adult and pediatric patients.


netee-papneja

Dr. NETEE PAPNEJA - MD, FRCPC

BURLINGTON (NORTH)
2951 Walkers Line
3rd floor

STONEY CREEK
35 Upper Centennial Pkwy
Suite 2C, 2nd floor

CENTRAL BOOKING LINE

Local main line: 905-662-3303
Local fax line: 905-662-3304

Toll free main line: 1-855-210-0757
Toll free fax line: 1-855-210-0758

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Dr. Papneja received her medical degree from the University College Dublin, Ireland. She trained in Internal Medicine at McMaster University and completed her fellowship in Endocrinology and Metabolism at the University of Western Ontario. Dr. Papneja received her fellowship from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in 2013 and obtained her subspecialty certification in Endocrinology and Metabolism in 2014.


mohammed-azharuddin

DR. MOHAMMED AZHARUDDIN - MD, MBBS, ABIM, FRCPC

BURLINGTON (NORTH)
2951 Walkers Line

CENTRAL BOOKING LINE

Local main line: 905-662-3303
Local fax line: 905-662-3304

Toll free main line: 1-855-210-0757
Toll free fax line: 1-855-210-0758

Endocrinology

Interest in diseases that affect the endocrine system including Type I diabetes.


Dr Mohamed

DR. MEDINA MOHAMED, MD, FRCPC

BURLINGTON (NORTH)
2951 Walkers Line
Suite 305

STONEY CREEK
35 Upper Centennial Pkwy
2nd floor
Suite 2C

CENTRAL BOOKING LINE

Local main line: 905-662-3303
Local fax line: 905-662-3304

Toll free main line: 1-855-210-0757
Toll free fax line: 1-855-210-0758

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism


vikas-pandith

DR. VIKAS PANDITH - MD, Dipl. ABIM, FRCPC

BURLINGTON (NORTH)
2951 Walkers Line
3rd floor

CENTRAL BOOKING LINE

Local main line: 905-662-3303
Local fax line: 905-662-3304

Toll free main line: 1-855-210-0757
Toll free fax line: 1-855-210-0758

Rheumatology, Metabolic Bone Health Internal Medicine & Cardiac Diagnostics

Specializes in disease affecting joints, muscles & bones with interest in research & complex autoimmune diseases.


Dr-Farahani

DR. MOZHGAN FARAHANI - MD, FRCPC

BURLINGTON (NORTH)
2951 Walkers Line
3rd floor

STONEY CREEK
35 Upper Centennial Pkwy
Suite 2C - 2nd floor

CENTRAL BOOKING LINE

Local main line: 905-662-3303
Local fax line: 905-662-3304

Toll free main line: 1-855-210-0757
Toll free fax line: 1-855-210-0758

Neurology

Specializes in general neurology complaints and diagnoses including headache, neurovascular disorders, MS and other demyelinating disorders, neuromuscular and movement disorders


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Dr. UMMI HABIBA - MD,FRCPC,NCMP,MBBS,FCPS

BURLINGTON (NORTH)
2951 Walkers Line
3rd floor

CENTRAL BOOKING LINE

Toll free main line: 1-855-210-0757
Toll free fax line: 1-855-210-0758

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Information Coming Soon


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DR. ROBERT JOSEFCHAK - Hon. BSc., M.D. FRCS(C)

ST. CATHARINES
180 Vine St. S.
Suite 306

CENTRAL BOOKING LINE

Toll free main line: 1-855-210-0757 X 510
Toll free fax line: 1-855-210-0758

Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr. Josefchak's scope of practice now entails assessments and treatments of any Orthopaedic concern including Sports Medicine. Advise, therapy,and investigations will be advised or arranged after your patients visit. If invasive treatments are required the appropriate surgical referral can be arranged.

Some of the in office treatments available include:

  • Cortisone Injections
  • Viscosupplementation Injections
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) injections

kaiser-qureshy

DR. KAISER QURESHY - MD, FRCSC

STONEY CREEK
35 Upper Centennial Pkwy
1st floor - ENT Clinic

CENTRAL BOOKING LINE

Local main line: 905-662-3417
Local fax line: 905-592-2325

Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)

Specializes in adult and pediatric otolaryngology with interest in snoring and sleep apnea, dysphagia, dysphonia and laryngopharyngeal reflux, chronic cough, neck masses, dizziness ,vertigo and tinnitus.


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DR. SHANEELA SHAHID - MD, FRCPC, FAAP

BURLINGTON (NORTH)
2951 Walkers Line
3rd floor

STONEY CREEK
35 Upper Centennial Pkwy
2nd floor

CENTRAL BOOKING LINE

Local main line: 905-592-3950
Toll free main line: 905-336-9632

Consulting Pediatrics

Consulting pediatrician with a special interest in neonatal patients and ADHD.



youssef-slataroff

DR. YOUSSEF SLATAROFF - MBChB, DPM, FRCPC

BURLINGTON (NORTH)
2951 Walkers Line
3rd floor

CENTRAL BOOKING LINE

Local main line: 905-592-3950
Toll free main line: 905-336-9632

Psychiatry

*Specializing in diagnosing and treating mental disorders, depression, anxiety & bipolar mood disorders.


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Dr. ANDREW LAVIGNE - MD, FRCPC, CSCN Diplomate (EMG), Dip. Sports Medicine

BARRIE
11 Lakeside Terrace
Suite 501

CENTRAL BOOKING LINE

Local main line: 705-726-7427
Local fax line: 705-725-7313

Physiatry

*Sports Medicine
*Musculoskeletal disorders of the upper and lower extremities, ultrasound guided procedures and spasticity management, including therapeutic Botox and phenol blocks


Dr-Hilary-Klassen

DR. HILARY KLASSEN - MD, FRCPC

BARRIE
11 Lakeside Terrace
Suite 501

CENTRAL BOOKING LINE

Local main line: 705-726-7427
Local fax line: 705-725-7313

Physiatry


Dr-Kathyrn-Wilkins

DR. KATHRYN WILKINS - MD, FRCPC

BARRIE
11 Lakeside Terrace
Suite 501

CENTRAL BOOKING LINE

Local main line: 705-726-7427
Local fax line: 705-725-7313

Physiatry

*Physical medicine and electrodiagnostic consultation
*Special interest in therapeutic Botox for movement disorders such as cervical dystonia, facial dystonias and hemifacial spasm, spasticity migraine. She is also involved in amputee and bracing care


Dr.Micheal-Mitar

DR. Michael Mitar - MD, FRCPC

ST CATHARINES
180 Vine Street South
Suite 201

CENTRAL BOOKING LINE

Toll free main line: 1-855-210-0757
Toll free fax line: 1-855-210-0758

Respirology & Internal Medicine

I received my medical degree at the University of Toronto. I then went on to complete my Internal Medicine residency and Respirology fellowship at the University of Western Ontario in 2017.
I have since been working as a respirologist and currently have hospital privileges at
Niagara Health Sciences - St. Catharine's General Hospital.

The scope of my practice includes the full breadth of adult respiratory issues such as COPD, asthma, cough, bronchiectasis, interstitial lung disease, pulmonary hypertension, abnormal chest imaging and abnormal pulmonary function testing, among others.


Dr. Saif Ullah

DR. SAIF ULLAH - MD, FRCPC

STONEY CREEK
35 Upper Centennial Pkwy
Suite 2C - 2nd Floor

CENTRAL BOOKING LINE

Local Main Line: 905-662-3303
Local Fax Line: 905-662-3304

Toll free main line: 1-855-210-0757
Toll Free Fax Line: 1-855-210-0758

Respirology & Internal Medicine

Dr. Ullah is an Internal Medicine graduate and received his Medical Degree from Rawalpindi Medical College, Rawalpindi, Pakistan.

He then went on to complete his Internal Medicine residency and Pulmonary fellowship from the University of Alberta.

After fellowship, Dr. Ullah moved to Ontario and joined the Niagara Health System working as a consultant Pulmonologist at St. Catharines General Hospital for 4 years.

Dr. Ullah is pleased to collaborate with you to provide diagnosis and management in adult respiratory conditions including asthma,chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, bronchiectasis,interstitial lung disease and pulmonary hypertension. Furthermore, he will provide an evaluation of chronic cough, dyspnea, hemoptysis, abnormal pulmonary function tests or chest imaging.


dr_ronen_jhirad

DR. RONEN JHIRAD - MD, FRCS (C)

STONEY CREEK
35 Upper Centennial Pkwy
Suite 2C, 2nd floor

BURLINGTON (NORTH)
2951 Walkers Line
3rd floor, suite 305

CENTRAL BOOKING LINE

Local main line: 905-662-3303
Local fax line: 905-662-3304

Toll free main line: 1-855-210-0757
Toll free fax line: 1-855-210-0758

Vascular & Endovascular Surgeon

Dr. Ronen Jhirad is a Canadian McMaster University trained Vascular Surgeon from with extensive experience in endovascular techniques. He has been practicing full time vascular surgery for over 12 years both in Canada and the U.S. He holds a Certificate of Special Competence in Vascular Surgery with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and completed his medical school training in Toronto. Dr. Jhirad is also a member of the Canadian Society for Vascular Surgery and holds a diploma in Clinical Epidemiology Research from Memorial University.

ACCEPTING REFERRALS FOR:

  • - Lower extremity wounds where there is a concern about a diabetic, arterial, venous and/or neuropathic component
  • - Aortic or other peripheral aneurysms
  • - Suspected chronic arterial insufficiency causing such symptoms as leg claudication and rest pain
  • - Symptomatic varicose veins
  • - Asymptomatic carotid occlusive disease
  • - Temporal artery biopsy where there is a suspicion of temporal arteritis
  • - Renal failure needing evaluation for hemodialysis access