Dr. Arina Melnik, MD CCFP

Dr. Arina Melnik graduated in 1997 from the University of Tartu, Estonia. Before moving to Canada she completed Pediatric residency. After working as a pediatrician for few years in Estonia, she moved to Calgary and did her Family Medicine residency at University of Calgary.

Since then Dr. Melnik has been practicing in Calgary area. She is very approachable and ensures that her patients get the quality of care that meets her and patients expectations.

Dr. Melnik is an experienced and capable physician who is able to provide care in all aspects of Family Medicine, with a special interest in prenatal care, pediatrics, and women’s Health. Dr. Melnik speaks in English, Russian and Estonian.

Dr. Lily Toma, MD CCFP

dr_lily_tomaDr. Toma embraced the art of medicine in the ’80s. Upon graduating from University of Medicine and Dentistry “Dr. Victor Babes ” in Timisoara, Romania she completed a 3 year training in general practice followed by a 4 year comprehensive postgraduate training program in general pediatrics.

Her family emigrated to Calgary, Canada in the ’90s where Dr. Toma completed an additional postgraduate training program in family medicine.

Ever since she has worked in several medical clinics around Calgary with the last ten years being focused mostly on the NW area of the city.

Besides medicine Dr. Toma enjoys spending quality time with her family and her dog Chaya , practicing yoga, and staying involved in several projects around her community.

Dr. Curtis Manning, MD CCFP

dr_curtis_manningDr. Curtis Manning completed his medical education at the University of British Columbia following his degree in Kinesiology and Biomedical Physiology at Simon Fraser University. He subsequently completed his Family Practice Residency at the University of Calgary.

Dr. Manning offers full service Family Practice, including a number of in-office procedures, and has special interest in Sports and Exercise Medicine. His interests outside of medicine lie in his active engagement in skiing, hiking, and cycling.

Dr. Taffeta Fitterer, MD CCFP

Born and raised in Saskatchewan, Dr. Fitterer completed her medical studies through the University of Saskatchewan with postgraduate Family Medicine training in Regina. Prior to medicine Dr. Fitterer trained in Calgary, Alberta and Regina, Saskatchewan completing an undergraduate Biological Sciences degree with an Honours focusing on Phylogenetics.

Dr. Fitterer was awarded the Beattie Prize for the highest academic standing in Psychiatry in her graduating medical class.

In addition to full service family medicine, special interests include mental health, cognitive behavioural therapy, evidence based alternative and complementary therapies, marital wellbeing, women’s, children’s, refugee and aboriginal health.

Dr. Fitterer is an advocate of patient health and well being and a strong proponent of patient focused comprehensive care.