Healthy Lives For Everyone

OUR VALUES

HONESTY

We operate with integrity and honesty

EFFICIENCY

We respect our patients' time and concerns

KNOWLEDGEABLE

We strive to exceed industry standards by keeping informed on the latest advances in medicine

THOUGHTFUL

We think about your unique needs first

We emphasize your

health and wellness

Healthy Lives For Everyone

OUR VALUES

HONESTY

We operate with integrity and honesty

EFFICIENCY

We respect our patients' time and concerns

KNOWLEDGEABLE

We strive to exceed industry standards by keeping informed on the latest advances in medicine

THOUGHTFUL

We think about your unique needs first

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 Clinical Department Head for Internal Medicine, ICU and CCU 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.

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.

Murtaza Amirali

Dr. Murtaza Amirali

MD CCFP
Family Medicine

Dr. Amirali is a family physician holding Certification with the Canadian College of Family Physicians. He completed Medical School at the University of Calgary followed by his Rural Family Medicine Residency in Southern Alberta. He also holds a certificate of added competence in enhanced surgical skills in obstetrics. In addition, he holds a Master of Biotechnology and diplomas in cardiovascular technology and healthcare administration.

CLINICAL INTERESTS

Dr. Amirali’s interests are in optimization of hypertension, lipids, and smoking cessation. He also provides service in rural and regional settings including urgent care, rural emergency medicine, hospitalist medicine and obstetrics.

Murtaza Amirali

Dr. Herbert Alejandro Manosalva

MD LMCC
Neurology | Fellowship Movement Disorders, Neurogenetics & Stroke Neurology

Dr. Manosalva is a MD LMCC in Neurology. He completed Medical School, including the specialty in Neurology, at the National Unviersity of Colombia. He worked in the Netherlands Antilles, and trained assistant physicians rotating in the department of Neurology from the University of Groningen Holland before coming to Canada in 2011. He completed his sub specialty in Movement Disorders and Medical Genetics at the University of Alberta. He centered his research in Vascular Parkinsonism. He continued doing a fellowship in Stroke Neurology & Cerebrovascular diseases at the Universities of Alberta, and Toronto, in the Sunnybrook Hospital.

CLINICAL INTERESTS

Dr. Manosalva has an interest in patients with different kinds of neurological disorders, including patients with Epilepsy, Migraine, Dementia, Multiple Sclerosis and Movement Disorders. His sub specialty particularly includes Idiopathic Parkinson Disease, parkinson plus syndromes. Also the treatment of dystonias, blepharospasm and hemifacial spasm with Botulinum Toxin. He had training in hereditary ataxias and spastic paraparesis.
Dr. Manosalva is a staff physician – neurology consultant at Medicine Hat Regional Hospital, and is the current director of the Stroke Prevention Clinic and Urgent TIA clinic. He is participating in the multicentre ACT trial which compares Alteplase vs Tenecteplase in the treatment of patients with acute stroke. He has been working in young patients with stroke and trying to understand what was the cause for it, including diverse pathology such as vertebral dissection, Fabry disease, and novel treatments in central retinal artery occlusion.

Dr. Emad A. Salih

MB BCh FRCPS(C)
Consultant in Neurology + Pain Management

Dr. Salih has been practicing as a consultant in neurology and pain medicine at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital since 2007. He graduated from Ai-Shams University Medical School, Egypt in 1996, followed by his certification in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation from Ain-Shams University and his United States Medical Licensing Examinations both in 1999. He subsequently received training in Internal Medicine at Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn and; Neurology at New York University and The University of Cincinnati. Following this training, he completed a one-year fellowship in Interventional Pain Management at the University of Colorado. Shortly after, he obtained his certification from the American Board in Psychiatry and Neurology and his certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Dr. Salih practiced as a Neurology Consultant and held the position of Director of Pain Medicine at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton, Ohio from 2004 till 2006 followed by a year in Saudi Arabia where he practiced as a Neurology Consultant.

CLINICAL INTERESTS

Dr Salih’s interests are in headache management, pain medicine, general neurology, epilepsy, and detection and treatment of stroke. His experience and training in neurology and pain management complements the Southern Alberta Medical team as they provide the best care for their patients.

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF

Chloe Kilkenny

General Manager

Chloe is the General Manager at Southern Alberta Medical. She attended Lethbridge College where she completed her diploma in Nursing and furthered her education through Conestoga College completing a diploma in Leadership. Certifications in Administration and Kinesiology are some of the continued education Chloe has brought to the Southern Alberta Medical team. Chloe’s interests are health and safety, educating the public and healthcare operations with a dedication to entrepreneurship and private health business. She understands the importance of relationships, service and personal wellness.

Arlene Ashwick

Clinic Manager

Arlene is the Clinic Manager at Southern Alberta Medical. She attended Medicine Hat College where she completed the Medical Office Assistant and Medical Terminology program. Subsequently, she studied Medical Billing, Schedule of Benefits, and Effective Secretarial Skills. She is certified in CPR, First Aid and Home Care Nursing. Arlene serves as a mentor to students that are completing their Medical Office Assistant practicum at Medicine Hat College. Arlene’s interests are managing clinic staff, hiring and training. She understands the ethics of confidentiality and the importance of patient relations. She is well versed in medicolegal issues along with private and public insurance claims.

Joni

Medical Office Assistant

Louise

Medical Office Assistant

Jackie

Reception

Teresa

Reception

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.

Echocardiography Technologists

Position Open

We are actively recruiting four Echocardiography Technologists. View the career posting Echocardiography Technologist

Amanda

Cardiology Technologists

Respiratory Therapists

Position Open

We are actively recruiting two Respiratory Therapists to join our team. View the career posting Respiratory Therapist

Exercise Physiologists

Position Open

We are actively recruiting two Exercise Physiologists to join our team. View the career posting Exercise Physiologist