At Akira we understand that sometimes it is difficult to get to your primary care provider for medication refills. If your family doctor does not renew prescriptions directly through the pharmacy, we may be able to help.
Shazeen is a family physician who trained at McMaster University and University of Toronto. She has a special interest in preventative and addiction medicine. She is the Clinical Practice Lead for Family Medicine at Akira.
Stéphane is a physician based at the McGill University Health Center where he practices and teaches emergency medicine since 2005. He has also worked with McKinsey and others as a business consultant and has been involved with healthcare startups in Canada. He is passionate about the revolutionary potential of mobile health.
Paul is a family physician who received his training at Northwestern University, completing residency at Tufts University. He has interests in quality improvement, sports medicine, primary care clinical research and under-served care.
Pamela is a family physician based in Toronto. She completed her residency training at the University of Toronto and has a special interest in acute ambulatory care and women's health.
Ingrid is a family physician who trained at McMaster University and University of Toronto. She has specific interests in mental health, breastfeeding medicine and medical education.
Nhon is a Nurse Practitioner who completed her studies at the University of Ottawa. She has an interest in primary health care as well as women's health, specifically obstetrics.
Heather is a Nurse Practitioner and alumnus of the University of Waterloo (BSc), University of Toronto (BScN) and University of Alberta (MN). She is interested in preventative medicine, women's health and mental health.
Dr. Christie is a family physician who did a combined degree in medicine and public health at Boston University and returned home to Toronto to complete her residency training at St. Michael's Hospital through the University of Toronto. Dr. Christie has a special interest and women's and global health.
April is a Nurse Practitioner who did her studies at the University of British Columbia. She has an interest in primary health care, specifically women's health. She also enjoys providing care to remote and rural communities.
Kathryn is a Nurse Practitioner who completed her M.Sc and NP training at McMaster University. Her knowledge base is well rounded in primary health care but has a special interest in well women and infant care.