About Us

We are a Calgary based company with three clinic locations dedicated to providing our patients with access to experienced and skilled Physicians, Support staff, state-of-the-art facilities and ensuring that utmost of care is provided. Our clinics provide variety of services including Family and Specialist practices.


Our Vision

To provide a high quality Integrated Medicine practice in a clean, modern, comfortable setting for patients providing a stress free, efficient, great working environment with a good work-life balance to all Physicians, Healthcare Professional and Clinic Staff.

Our Core values

We respect and care for our patients and our community.
We care for the wellbeing of our employees and strive for a good work-life balance.
We believe in efficiency and a common sense approach to doing our business.


Clinic Locations

University City Clinic
Brentwood Village Mall
327-3630 Brentwood Road NW
Calgary AB T2L 1K8
Phone: (403) 514-0500
Fax: (403) 514-9900
Website: brentwood.essencemedical.ca

Marlborough Medical Clinic
Northgate Village Mall
160-495 36 St NE
Calgary AB T2A 6K3
Phone: (403) 514-6001
Fax: (403) 514-6002
Website: www.marlboroughmedical.com

Brentwood Medical Clinic
Brentwood Village Mall
810-3630 Brentwood Road NW
Calgary AB T2L 1K8
Phone: (403) 289-1901
Fax: (403) 289-6575

Email: appointments@universitycityclinic.com

Our Physicians

Family Physicians: 

Dr. Ashima Sharma, MD
Dr. Andie Bains, MD, CCFP
Dr. Rachel Ottenbreit, MD, CCFP
Dr. Jane Flynn MBChB, MRCGP, CCFP
Dr. Andrea Ramsay MD, CCFP
Dr. Lakshmi Visvanatha MD, CCFP
Dr. Olu Oyeniran MD, CCFP

Specialist Physicians

Dr. Emilia Popsor, MD
Specialist in Pediatrics

Dr. Janel Nadeau, MD
Specialist in Neurology

Clinic Administration

Shailesh Bandekar
President & Chief Executive Officer
Email: shailesh@essencemedical.ca

Noreen McClure
Clinic Manager
Email: noreen@essencemedical.ca