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Compassion

Trust

We emphasize your

health and wellness

Dr. Daniel Anselm

MD PEng FRCPC
Cardiologist | Internal Medicine

Dr. Anselm is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada with specialty qualification in Internal Medicine and subspecialty qualification in Cardiology. He completed his undergraduate studies in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Toronto and subsequently acquired his Professional Engineering designation after working for several years in the automotive industry. Thereafter, he completed Medical School and his Internal Medicine Residency at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario followed by his Adult Cardiology Fellowship at the University of Calgary, Libin Cardiovascular Institute. He subsequently completed further training in Cardiac Nuclear Imaging at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute.

CLINICAL INTERESTS

Dr. Anselm’s interests are in clinical cardiology, echocardiography, cardiac nuclear imaging, and vascular risk reduction. Dr. Anselm is the President, Chief Medical Director, and a founding partner of Southern Alberta Medical. He is a staff physician at Medicine Hat Regional Hospital providing ICU, CCU, and internal medicine consultation services. He also provides consultant cardiologist services at Advanced Cardiology Consultants and Diagnostics in Calgary.

Dr. Adeel Azam

MD FRCPC
Internal Medicine

Dr. Azam is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada with specialty qualification in Internal Medicine. He completed Medical School in Pakistan and subsequent postgraduate training in England. He worked at the Bolton General Hospital, Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Colchester General Hospital, and Royal Marsden Hospital. He subsequently completed Internal Medicine Training at Brown University School of Medicine, Rhode Island and Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts. 

CLINICAL INTERESTS

Dr. Azam’s interests are in general internal medicine, diabetes, thyroid disorders, and bariatric medicine. Dr. Azam is a founding partner of Southern Alberta Medical. He is the immediate Past Chief of Internal Medicine and ICU at Medicine Hat Regional Hospital. In addition, he is the Director for the Diabetes Education Centre and Medical Lead for the Bariatric Specialty Clinic in Medicine Hat (South Zone). Dr. Azam is also a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Calgary. He is an Internal Medicine Preceptor for the Rural Alberta South Family Practice Residency Program and is actively involved in teaching Medical Students. February 2020, Dr. Azam was elected VP of the South Zone Medical Association. He is the recipient of the 2021 Rural Family Medicine Specialty Preceptor Award.

Dr. Anmol Kapoor

MD FRCPC
Cardiologist

Dr. Kapoor is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada with specialty qualification in Internal Medicine and subspecialty qualification in Cardiology. He completed Medical School in St. Petersburg, Russia followed by his Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Alberta. He completed his Adult Cardiology Fellowship at the University of Manitoba. He subsequently completed further training in vascular medicine and carotid ultrasound at the Cleveland Clinic, USA.

CLINICAL INTERESTS

Dr. Kapoor’s interest are in clinical cardiology, echocardiography, carotid ultrasound, and vascular medicine. He is a founding partner of Southern Alberta Medical and the President of Advanced Cardiology Consultants and Diagnostics in Calgary. He is the founder of the Community Heart Failure Assessment, Rehabilitation and Management Clinic (CHARM Heart Failure Clinic) and the DIL Walk Foundation. He is actively involved in multiple national and international trials in the field of arrhythmias, vascular medicine, heart failure, lipids, mobile technologies and acute coronary syndromes.

Dr. Kartik Malik

MD ABIM
Internal Medicine, Respirology + Critical Care

Dr. Malik is an Internal Medicine specialist with a subspecialty in Respirology & Critical Care. He obtained his medical degree from St. George’s University in Grenada after which he completed his Internal Medicine residency in New Jersey, USA. Following this, Dr. Malik completed his fellowship in Respirology & Critical Care in North Carolina. Prior to coming to Medicine Hat, he worked in the state of Washington for two years as a Respirologist and Intensivist.

CLINICAL INTERESTS

Dr. Malik’s special interests are in obstructive airway disease, pulmonary vascular disease, and thoracic malignancies. He is trained in advanced bronchoscopy procedures such as EBUS (endobronchial ultrasound).
Dr. Malik is a staff physician at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital where he provides respirology consultations and manages patients that are admitted to the Intensive Care Unit.

Dr. Jesse Stach

MD BMSc FRCPC
Gastroenterologist + Internal Medicine Specialist

Dr. Stach is a Gastroenterologist and Internal Medicine Specialist. He attended the University of Alberta where he obtained his medical degree and completed his Internal Medicine training. Following this, he completed his fellowship in Gastroenterology at the University of Calgary in June 2021. He will be taking referrals for consultation, gastroscopy, and colonoscopy. Jesse is originally from Medicine Hat and we are thrilled to welcome him back into the community.

CLINICAL INTERESTS

Dr. Stach’s special interests include inflammatory bowel disease, liver disease, polypectomy, and gastrointestinal bleeding. He is trained in gastroscopy and colonoscopy. He is also a staff physician at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital where he will perform endoscopy and provide Internal Medicine and Critical Care coverage.

Dr. Malay Shukla

MD
Cardiologist

Dr. Shukla has a doctorate in Medicine with a specialty in Internal Medicine and a subspecialty in Cardiology. Dr. Shukla completed his medical school, Internal Medicine, and Cardiology fellowship in India. He went on to complete cardiac electrophysiology and interventional cardiology training at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi, India. He pursued advanced heart failure training at Libin cardiovascular institute, University of Calgary.

CLINICAL INTERESTS

Dr. Shukla’s interests are in clinical cardiology, heart failure and vascular risk reduction. He is a cardiologist at Southern Alberta Medical, and a staff physician at Medicine Hat Regional Hospital providing ICU, CCU and Internal Medicine consultation services.

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF

Bojan Balic

General Manager

Joni Turton

Assistant General Manager

Teresa

Medical Office Assistant

Jackie

Medical Office Assistant

Haily

Medical Office Assistant

Cassy

Medical Office Assistant

Crystal

Medical Office Assistant

Brittney

Diagnostic Patient Coordinator

Dee

Reception

Kealy

Administrative Assistant

TECHNICAL STAFF

Shellaine MacLeod | MRT(NM)

Senior Nuclear Technologist | Senior Radiation Safety Officer

Shellaine is a Senior Nuclear Technologist at Southern Alberta Medical in Medicine Hat and Advanced Cardiology Consultants and Diagnostics in Calgary. She is the Senior Radiation Safety Office for our multicentre Cardiac Nuclear Imaging Program in Alberta. This includes sites in Medicine Hat, Calgary and Edmonton. After completing her studies to become a Nuclear Medicine Technologist, she excelled in various roles including managing multimodality facilities featuring nuclear cardiology, exercise stress testing, x-ray, and bone mineral density.

Kara Dischner

Nuclear Technologist | Radiation Safety Officer

Kara is a Nuclear Technologist at Southern Alberta Medical and the onsite Radiation Safety Officer. She is well read and relates to her patients with ease. Kara has a positive disposition, empathetic nature, but most of all cares for her patients. Since 2003, she has been recognized for her patient care and outstanding work. Kara previously worked in Texas, Manitoba, and finally in Medicine Hat for Alberta Health Services as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist and Site Radiation Safety Officer.

Brenda

Echocardiography Sonographer

Neysa

Cardiology Tech Assistant