Our Team

Alvand Medical Centre

Dr. Akhtari is the founder of the clinic. She is a University of Toronto graduate in family medicine and is board certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada, bringing over 20 years of experience in patient care to the clinic. She also has a fellowship in Family Medicine from the college. She is the recipient of the 5 Year Volunteer Award for volunteering with the Canadian Cancer Society in 2006 and is one of the top ‘MD rating’ family doctors.

Antonietta (Toni ): Medical receptionist and office manager with more than 28 years of experience as a medical receptionist, a very caring and professional individual who brings more trust and professionalism to this practice.

Dr. Simin Emadzadeh: is a family medicine doctor trained in Michigan, United states and is board certified by American board of family medicine and college of family physicians of Canada. She is compassionate about family practice and strives to serve the community with her passion and care. 

Dr. Julia Pasquale: is a Family Physician who earned her Bachelor of Medical Sciences (Honours) degree from Western University  and completed her Master’s of Science in Laboratory Medicine and  Pathobiology at the University of Toronto. She then completed her medical degree and residency training in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. Dr. Pasquale has a passion for women’s health which led her to complete a fellowship in Women’s Health at the University of Toronto. In addition to her family medicine practice she had enhanced skills and interest in contraception and sexual health care.


Sarvin Maysami our clinical dietitian! She is part of the team of staff we have at Alvand Medical Centre ensuring we undertake a holistic approach to health. Sarvin’s love for combining well-being with delicious and healthy eating comes across in her innovative individualization of diet recommendations. Drawing on a diverse career in dietetics, Sarvin counsels her patients on managing specific health concerns, such as diabetes and dyslipidemia. Additionally, she advises clients based on their personal needs, including balancing nutritional needs, weight management, and vegetarian/ vegan nutrition. Sarvin is a registered dietitian in good standing with the College of Dietitian’s of Ontario.

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