Medical Staff

Dr. Shahram Yazdani
Physician

Dr. Shahram Yazdani accomplished his medical education in 2002 from Tabriz University of Medical Sciences in Iran.

After completion of his medical studies he worked for over 8 years as a family physician in both urban and rural areas around his home town of Tabriz.

He came to Canada in 2010 and settled in Toronto, Ontario where he passed the Medical Council of Canada exams by 2016. During this time he was doing observer ships and involved in research activities at different hospitals affiliated with the University of Toronto. He decided to enter the SIPPA program in late 2017 and after successfully completing the required exams and assessments came to Arcola on May 24, 2019. He started his practice as a family physician on June 3, 2019.

Dr. Yazdani’s medical practice is based on building trusting professional relationships with his patients and has a commitment to their mental and physical well-being. In his opinion, working as a family doctor is one of the most rewarding professions as they relieve patients’ pain and improve their quality of life. That is the reason why he gets a great deal of satisfaction from his career as a family physician.

Dr. Osakponmwen Amayo
Physician

Dr. Amayo accomplished his medical education at University of Benin Medical School Nigeria in 1995.

He completed his internship at Central Hospital, Benin City, Nigeria. From 1995 to 2005 he was at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital – Residency Program. Dr. Amayo worked as a General Outpatient Department Doctor at Havana Specialist Hospital, Lagos, Nigeria for 8 years before coming to Canada.

Dr. Amayo and his family, wife Anthonia and three children Osarumwese, Osadebamwen and Osayimwen arrived in Ontario in 2012. He entered the SIPPA program in 2016 and after a successful completion came to Arcola.

Dr. Amayo’s philosophy of practicing medicine is a medical practice is a privilege that comes with a sense of responsibility to my patients. The opportunity given me to treat and enjoy the trust and confidence of my patients and employers is a powerful motivating force to always strive to improve with the main aim of delivering better service to my patients. Humility and mutual respect has been essential components of his practice and his overall goal has been that my patient feels a lot better after an encounter with me irrespective of the nature of care given to them.

Dr. Gagandeep Kaur
Physician

Dr. Gagandeep Kaur accomplished her medical education in 2003 from Medical College, Amristar, India. She completed her Post Graduate Diploma in Maternal & Child Health in Indira Gandhi National University, New Delhi, India and Jr. Residency, Department of Gynecology & Obstetrics at Civil Hospital, Kapurthala, India.

After completion of her internship, Dr. Kaur worked as a family physician in rural areas of Punjab, India for over 9 years.

Dr. Kaur and her family, husband, Bir and two children, Ishaan and Shiney arrived in Edmonton where she worked a physician assist in Family Medical Clinics. They have lived there for about 4 years during which time she passed her Canadian exams.

Her goal for her practice in Arcola is to give her patients comprehensive care and becoming an indispensible part of the community. She was born and brought up in a small rural community in India which makes bonding with the patients and community easier.