MEET OUR TEAM

 

PHYSICIANS

DR. SHAFEENA PREMJI

MEDICAL DIRECTOR

MD, CCFP, MHA, NCMP

Hi, my name is Dr. Shafeena Premji! I was born in Toronto, Ontario and moved to Calgary when I was 8. I obtained a Masters of Health Administration Degree from the University of British Columbia in 2007. I completed medical school at the University of Calgary and then pursued and completed my residency training and Women's Health fellowship at Queens University.

In 2015, I received my North American Menopause Society (NAMS) menopause certification. I have a keen passion for all aspects of women's health - pre-conception through child bearing years and into menopause. I thoroughly enjoy following patients through their pregnancy, labor and delivery at South Health Campus, and postpartum. 

 

As the owner of Mahogany Medical Clinic, my aspiration for the clinic is that we will grow with our patients and their families over the years and remain committed to providing excellence in every aspect of patient care.

DR. MICHELLE CHOW

BSC (Hons), MD, CCFP, NCMP

Hello, my name is Dr. Michelle Chow! I was born and raised in Calgary and completed my medical degree at the University of Calgary in 2009.

I initially trained in Obstetrics and Gynecology and then went on to complete

a residency in Family Medicine in May 2017.

 

I currently work in general practice and as a low risk obstetrics provider.

I have a passion for women’s health and I am excited to be joining the Mahogany Medical clinic team. 

 

In my spare time, I enjoy hiking the Rocky Mountains, skiing and I am an avid world traveler.

DR. JEANINE JENSEN

MD, CCFP

Hello, my name is Dr. Jeanine Jensen. I was born and raised in Regina, SK and completed medical school in my home province. I moved to Calgary in 2013 where I completed my family medicine residency and fell in love with the city. My work for the past three years has focused on family practice, maternity care, labour & delivery, breastfeeding support and bladder/pelvic floor sub specialization. 

 

My husband Jared and I recently built our first home in 2017. We love cooking and entertaining, and spending time with our two cats Shiro & Sora. Jared and I are avid travelers – some of our favourite places we have visited being South Africa and France. I also love summers back in SK where I enjoy camping, fishing and boating with my family. In my spare time, I can be found taking cooking classes, learning about wine, curling and socializing with good friends.

 

I am excited to have the opportunity to join the Mahogany Medical Clinic team and work with such a talented & devoted group of people.

DR. CHRISTA KLAPKO

MD, CCFP

 Hello, my name is Dr. Christa Klapko! I am a born and raised Calgarian. I did my undergraduate degree in Biology at the University of Lethbridge, then I headed up north to Edmonton for Medical School at the University of Alberta. I was lucky to come home for my family medicine residency training through the University of Calgary. 

 

I have a wonderful, supportive husband and a beautiful little daughter named Savannah. She keeps me occupied during most of my free time! We also have a senior dog we love named Lola. I love to travel with my family, most often to the desert oasis of Palm Springs and Phoenix. 

 

In the summer you can find my family and I at the Shuswap, enjoying cabin time filled with boating and a variety of water sports. It has been my dream to be a family doctor building my own practice, and I am very excited to be joining wonderful colleagues at Mahogany Medical Clinic! 

DR. MHAIRI MITCHELL

MBChB

Hi, my name is Dr. Mhairi Mitchell! I was born and raised in Aberdeen, Scotland. I obtained my undergraduate degree in physiotherapy from Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh and completed medical school at the University of Aberdeen before immigrating to Canada in 2016 with my husband. I completed my family medicine residency at the University of Calgary in 2020 and am excited to be joining the amazing team at Mahogany Medical Clinic.

 

I enjoy getting to know my patients and all aspects of family medicine practice, particularly paediatrics, mental health and preventive medicine. 

 

Outside of work, I love spending time with my friends, family and dog. Most weekends I can be found outdoors, hiking or paddleboarding in summer and skiing in winter.

DR. ALICJA KENNEDY

MD, MPH, HBSc 

Hello, my name is Dr. Alicja Kennedy and I am thrilled to be joining the dynamic team at Mahogany Medical Clinic and being a part of your health journey.

My family immigrated from Poland to Ontario when I was two-years-old. I have called Calgary home since 2013. Before embarking on a career in medicine, I worked in Public Health for 8 years creating programs and policies for chronic disease prevention and social determinants of health. I have an Undergraduate Degree in Health Studies and a Masters Degree in Public Health from the University of Waterloo. I completed medical school and postgraduate training in Family Medicine at the University of Calgary.

I love working as a Family Physician because it allows me to build lasting therapeutic relationships with my patient’s and their families. My practice is focused on preventative care and helping patients attain their optimal health through empowerment, respect, collaboration and teamwork. I am a true believer in the patient’s medical home model, and I am committed to providing my patients with evidence-based comprehensive care. I enjoy all aspects of family medicine practice particularly mental health, women’s health and maternity care.

I live in the Southeast of Calgary with my husband, two-year-old daughter, and our two dogs. We are an active family and love hiking, biking, paddle boarding, skating and spending quality time with family and friends. I am passionate about travelling the world and exploring different cultures and ways of life. 

PERINATAL THERAPIST

HOLLY CALEB

MSW LCCE

Hi, my name is Holly! I was born here in Calgary and moved to Toronto as a child before eventually returning back full circle, as many of us Calgarians do! I obtained a Psychology Degree (BA) from Western University in 2004 and a Master of Social Work (MSW) Degree at the University of Toronto in 2006. Since then, I have worked in a range of health settings within the field of Social Work and Therapy.

 

My husband and I moved to Calgary in 2008 and welcomed our first little one in 2010. Although I was thrilled to become a mom, I also found the journey to be far more emotionally challenging than I had ever imagined. In 2015, I launched my Private Therapy Practice, ‘Labour of Love’, to pursue my passion of listening to the unique stories of other women and supporting them through the ups and downs of motherhood.


I see women for a range of perinatal issues such as fertility challenges, birth trauma, childbirth fears, postpartum depression and anxiety, breastfeeding difficulties, and grief & loss.


We’ve added a few more kiddos to our family over the years – 4 in total! Luckily my hubby is a Kindergarten teacher so he’s a great teammate in raising our amazing kids. I am so thrilled to join the Mahogany Medical Clinic team!

 

MEDICAL TEAM

 

JANET REGTS

RN, IBCLC

Hi, my name is Janet! I graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from the Calgary Conjoint Nursing Program here in Calgary in 2000. I have worked as a Registered Nurse in the areas of maternal/newborn for most of my career with a primary focus on the childbearing period. Post-partum families are my professional passion and, in 2006, I obtained my first accreditation as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. I focus on helping breastfeeding families meet their personal nursing goals. I also update my certification every five years and plan to do so indefinitely. 

 

Looking forward on a professional front, I am looking forward to obtaining certification as a North American Menopause Society practitioner in 2018. I will also extend my skills providing prenatal nursing care at Mahogany Medical Clinic. 

 

When not at work, I can usually be found spending time with my family, friends, godchildren and special kids in my life or planning yet another crazy adventure! Pink is my signature colour (as evidenced by my hair!) and believe strongly that every day can be improved with a touch of sparkle!

AMBERLY KIPRICK

LPN

Hi, my name is Amberly! Since graduating with my nursing diploma in 2008, I continue to love being a part of helping others. I have worked closely with new mothers and newborns for the last 9 years, and added family practice to my experience seven years ago as well.

 

I have trained in cardiology at the FMC at the beginning of my nursing journey.

My passion is to alway learn more about healthcare and maternity. I am currently enrolled in the University of Athabasca to further my career. I enjoy getting to know my patients and always ensure that I provide them with the same level of care I would wish for myself. 

 

WINNIE ZEEMAN

MOA

Hi my name is Winnie, I was born and raised in Calgary. I completed the Hospital Unit Clerk program through Bow Valley College and will be attending school to become an LPN in the spring. 

 

On my free time, I love being outdoors and one of my favourite activities is hiking with my family. I am also an active individual and enjoy running with my dogs. On the side of my very busy life, I like to be creative so, I have several little art projects on the go at a time, and once in a while, they get finished. 

 

I am honoured to have the opportunity to work with the Mahogany Medical Team, and look forward to getting to know the families that come visit us!

 

SHAUNA MCLEOD

MOA (Maternity Leave)

Hi my name is Shauna. I was born in raised in Winnipeg MB and moved to Calgary June of 2007 to explore this beautiful city. I graduated with a certificate for Medical Office Assistant in March 2013. I have been working as an MOA with various family physicians and recently joined Mahogany Medical Clinic. 

 

In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my little Hugo, he’s a six-year-old Chihuahua terrier and I love talking him for walks. 

 

I am very thankful to be part of this family and work with all of the wonderful physicians at Mahogany Medical Clinic.

JESSICA DENDY

MOA

Hi, my name is Jessica! I was born in British Columbia and moved to Calgary at a very young age. I recently graduated from SAIT with my Medical Office Assistant and Unit Clerk certificate. 

 

When I am not at work, I have two young boys who keep me on my toes! We often go for bike rides, and enjoy going to the movies. 

 

I am excited to start my career at Mahogany Medical Clinic and look forward to many learning opportunities. 

 

ASHLEY STAFFORD

MOA

Hi my name is Ashley! I was born in Edmonton and grew up in Calgary. I have worked in customer service for the last few years and enjoy helping people in any way I can. I recently attended SAIT where I obtained my Medical Office Assistant and Unit Clerk certificate.

 

In my free time you can often find me at my desk working on an art project or cooking in the kitchen. I am super creative and love to try new things which often shows in my projects and meals.

 

I am excited to be a part of the Mahogany Medical Clinic family and I look forward to working with the team and meeting all patients.

VISHAL DODIYA

CLINIC MANAGER

Hello, my name is Vishal Dodiya! I was born and raised in London, UK and moved to Calgary in the summer of July 2015. I come from a creative background and have extensive experience in corporate leadership. 

 

I enjoy building long-lasting client relationships and have done so over many years in both a corporate and retail capacity. I have 12 years of expertise in managing projects, corporate communications, brand management, marketing, and sales.

 

I am excited to apply my skills and experience as the Clinic Manager at Mahogany Medical Clinic!

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