Calgary Medical Clinic


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Welcome:    Our clinic provides comprehensive health care for your entire family.

 

FAMILY PHYSICIANS
Dr. Connie Ellis
Dr. Gabrielle Savard
(retiring effective July 1, 2014)
Dr. Warren Stanich
Dr. Lisa Coffey

Dr. Sanjeev Bhatla
Dr. Serge Soolsma
Dr. Nadine Moneta
Dr. Remo DiPalma
Dr. Agnes Thompson
Dr. Dale Cole
Dr. Heather La Borde
Dr. Katrina Rodrigues
Dr. Carly Conly
Dr. Kanwar Braich (joining July 1, 2014)

Heather Bailey - Nurse Practitioner

Dr. Jane Alabaster - Medical Acupuncture



Bowmont Family Practice

In response to a Calgary need to serve you and others like you
who need a family doctor and who need to belong to a family practice our
Clinic has established a Clinic Family Practice.
Click here to further information and for the form to join the new Bowmont Family Practice.


Bowmont Medical is affiliated with the Calgary Foothills Primary Care Network (CFPCN).You can visit their website at: CFPCN.ca

Shared Care Practice

The Shared Care Practice has in it Dr. Connie Ellis, the family practice residents and any other doctors that are in the clinic filling in for other doctors who may be on holidays or not in the office for other reasons. Dr. Kanwar Braich will be joining the longterm locum July 1, 2014.

Office Manager: Ginny MacDougall

Bowmont Medical Clinic
6535 Bowness Road, N.W.
Calgary, Alberta, T3B 0E8
Phone: (403) 247-9797

Fax: (403) 247-0014

 

To Schedule an Appointment:

  When you call, you will be asked the following information:

 The specific reason for your visit - so we can schedule the appropriate amount of time.
 Your full name (to access your medical record).
 Your current address and telephone number (so we can reach you if necessary).

Appointments are booked in advance, but we do reserve a few slots each day for emergencies, sudden severe illness, or urgent single issue appointments. When this is the case, please do not hesitate to call our office and explain your situation so that you can be seen as soon as possible by one of the clinic physicians.

Make separate appointments for each complaint and each family member.

Please update your address and phone number if you have changed either since your last visit.

Our busiest time is between 9:00 a.m. - 10 a.m. If at all possible, for non-emergency problems, please try to call us after 10 a.m.

 

 

Unable to Attend Appointment

 

Please - If you are unable to attend a scheduled appointment, call the office to cancel as soon as possible. You can cancel an appointment via e-mail at appt@bowmont.ca or leave a message on voice mail on #60. There is a $50.00 fee for any appointments for which you do not show up. (24 hours in advance).

 

Annual Physical, Procedures and Talks

 

If you booked for an annual physical, procedures and talks: Call two working days in advance to confirm appointment.

 

We Value  
 Your Time
(and ours)

 

You can help us keep your waiting time to a minimum and the doctors to their schedule by:
 Making an appointment for each concern.
 Book for each family member who requires care.
 Arrive on time.
 Check in with our receptionist upon arrival.

 

Test Results

 

These are reviewed with your physician on a return visit. This policy is to provide for your safety, peace of mind and confidentiality.

Please book 1 - 3 weeks after your visit to review non-urgent results. Please do not call for results as these will not be given over the phone.

 

Shared Care

 

Our Calgary medical clinic is fortunate to have excellent physicians working as a team in our clinic.
There will be times when your doctor is unavailable, and one of the other physicians will assume your care. This team approach is very effective and offers our patients more flexible times to be seen.

 

Physician Responsibilities

 

We are here for you and we are responsible for providing the following:
 Extended hours and Saturday walk-in-clinics
 Obstetrical care, emergency services
  On call service
  Pre and post travel advice
  Elder care, pediatric care, palliative care
  General medical care

 

Patient Responsibilities

 

In return we expect you to be responsible for certain things:
  Attend all appointments booked and please arrive on time
  Be courteous to our staff
  Understand that there are costs to which you may be responsible, which are not covered by AHC
  Be honest with your physician
  Understand that some specialists book 2 years in advance
  For any forms to be filled out by your doctor, please give form to staff when you check in.
  Book a return visit if your condition worsens, not improve as expected or if you are concerned in any way.
 

 

Uninsured Services

 

You will be billed directly for the following services:
 Transfer of records
 Private letters and forms (sick notes, etc.)
 Insurance forms (disability, etc.)
 Third-party letters/examinations
 Telephone advice.
 Certain de-insured procedures (circumcisions, warts, injections, IUD's splints, etc.)
 Telephone prescription renewals
 Travel advice and immunizations
 Driver's License Medical
  Missed Appointments $30.00. Please be aware if you do not cancel with 24 hours notice you will be billed. After 2 missed appointments you will asked to find another physician.

Payment by cash, VISA or Mastercard.

 

Prescription Renewals

 

To ensure optimal medical care, we do not refill prescriptions over the phone. It is important that your condition and medication are reviewed on a regular basis.

 

After Hours

 

If you have a life-threatening emergency, call 911, or proceed to your nearest hospital emergency room. A clinic physician is available after hours and on weekends. Calling the clinic (247-9797) after hours will provide you with the name and number of the on-call physician. Please do not use this service for non-urgent prescription refills.

 

 

Other Physicians at the Clinic

 

In order to provide continuity and the highest quality of care to you, our patents, we have other physicians that will work in the clinic from time to time. These doctors allow our Calgary medical clinic to be open extended hours and will cover for us on holidays.

Health Plans Accepted

 

Alberta Health Care and all other provincial health care plans except Quebec.

 

 

Our Hospital Affiliations

 

 

Foothills Hospital, Calgary Alberta
Alberta Children's Hospital, Calgary Alberta

 

 

Bowmont Medical Clinic
6535 Bowness Road, N.W.
Calgary, Alberta, T3B 0E8
Phone: (403) 247-9797

Fax: (403) 247-0014