Education and Research

Education and Research

Crowfoot Village Family Practice is an official training site for the University of Calgary Department

Meet our Residents

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Dr. Vivan Cheng

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Dr. Yu Ling (Vivian) Cheng completed medical school at University of British Columbia. She immigrated from Taiwan to Canada at the age of 17, and completed a Bachelor's degree in Microbiology & Immunology at UBC prior to medical school. In her spare time, Vivian enjoys traveling to different places to experience various cultures and meet new people. When she is not at work, she enjoys biking and exploring different trails, watching movies with friends, and coffee-shop hopping while reading books. Vivian hopes to explore new interests in global health and women's health during residency, and have a fulfilling and rewarding stay as a resident in Crowfoot Family practice.

 

Dr. Julie Croteau

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Dr. Julie Croteau was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta. She completed a BSc. in Chemical Engineering at the University of Alberta prior to completing her Medical Degree at the University of Calgary. She is thrilled to be joining the team at CVFP for her family medicine residency. When she's not working, you can often find her in Canmore with her husband and their dog, hiking, biking, skiing and adventuring. She also enjoys yoga, reading and spending time with friends.

Dr. Norry Kaler

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I'm excited to start working as part of the CVFP team. I'm a 36 year old father of 2 young girls. I crave spending time with my girls. We are constantly adventuring into the mountains to paddle, hike, bike, ski, and relax. Our 5 year old loves tennis and we find ourselves playing 4-5x/ week. In the winter we try to hit our favourite secret toboggan runs near Canmore and some skating in our homemade hockey rink. I grew up in Edmonton, did my undergraduate degree in Prince George, BC , my MSc doing diabetes research in northern Aboriginal communities, and then my MD at Dalhousie University in Halifax. In between my education, I was a ski coach/instructor, and lived in Sweden for a year. I'm looking forward to serving the patients at CVFP.

Dr. Kesa Robinson

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Dr. Robinson was born and raised in Brooks, Alberta and completed both her BSc. in Kinesiology and Medical Degree at the University of Calgary.  She has a special interest in health promotion and chronic disease management but above all loves family medicine and is thrilled to be joining the team at CVFP!  In her spare time you will likely find her in Kananaskis where she shares a home with her husband.  She loves cooking, game nights, running, and curling up on the couch with her favorite TV show or good movie! 

Dr. Nancy Li

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Dr. Li was born in Hangzhou, a beautiful city in the SE part of China. She moved to Calgary with her family at the age of 11. She completed both of her undergraduate degrees in Health Sciences and Medicine at the University of Calgary. She is excited to be at CVFP as a Family Medicine resident. Outside of work, she plays the Pipa - a traditional Chinese musical instrument. She has performed at the Jack Singer Concert Hall, Jubilee Auditorium, appeared on Breakfast Television, and even collaborated with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra. She also enjoys board games, traveling, and trying new foods!

 

Dr. Mandy Lim

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Dr. Amanda (Mandy) Lim grew up in Calgary and attended medical school at the University of Calgary. Within Family Medicine, her interests include chronic disease management, preventative medicine and interdisciplinary primary care, so she is super excited to be working with the team at CVFP. Mandy enjoys music, photography, experimenting in the kitchen, and playing Ultimate Frisbee. She also spends much of her free time mentoring youth in her church community. Her hope is to continue in a path of life-long learning by having a diverse, community-based family practice in Calgary upon completion of her training.

Dr. Zaven Mangassarian

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Zaven was born in Abu Dhabi and lived in three countries before immigrating to Canada as a teenager. He is of Armenian heritage. He completed medical school at the University of Toronto after obtaining a BASc in Civil Engineering from the same university. He is delighted to be joining the innovative Crowfoot Village Family Practice for the two-year University of Calgary Family Medicine Program (his first choice). He enjoys hiking, being outdoors, travelling, learning languages, and meeting people from diverse backgrounds.

Dr. Cale Moore

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Dr. Cale Moore was born and raised in NW Calgary.  He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Calgary before moving to Edmonton to attend medical school at the University of Alberta.  After completing his residency in 2016, he plans to practice family medicine with a focus in sports medicine in Calgary.  He is married, has one beautiful daughter, and two cats.  He is an avid sports fan, and enjoys playing basketball, and hockey whenever possible.  

Dr. Barbara Mroczek

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Dr Mroczek was born in England and raised in various cities in the lower mainland of British Columbia. Barbara completed an undergraduate degree in Biology at Simon Fraser University, and medical school at the University of British Columbia. In her spare time, she enjoys anything that allows her to be outdoors - in particular hiking, skiing and snowshoeing. Following residency, Barbara plans to have a comprehensive community family practice with a special focus on prenatal care and low-risk obstetrics. She is very excited to join the team at CVFP, and to explore Calgary and the Rockies!

Dr. Bill Ressl

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Dr. Bill Ressl was born in Northern Alberta and grew up in Vancouver, completing studies in Engineering Science at Simon Fraser University. Having worked as an engineer for many years in Vancouver and Taiwan, he returned to Alberta to complete his medical school at the University of Calgary.  He is now excited to join the Crowfoot Village Family Practice to launch a career in Family Medicine, in all its glorious variety.  In his spare time, you may find him indoor climbing or hiking the mountains with his wife and two very energetic sons, or simply running around (decidedly not lost) in Nose Hill Park.

Dr. Kaitlin Robertson

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Dr. Kaitlin Robertson was born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta where she completed her undergraduate degree in Biology at the University of Alberta. Medical school brought her down the highway to the University of Calgary and first introduced her to the CVFP family - where she has now found her home for residency. When not in clinic, she can be found exploring Calgary’s restaurant scene along 17th Avenue or racing off to all four corners of the city to participate in intramural sports.

 

Dr. Sharon Szeto

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Dr. Szeto was born in Singapore and raised in Surrey, BC.  She completed both her BSc in Microbiology and Immunology and medical degree at the University of British Columbia.  She is currently completing her family medicine residency at the University of Calgary and has a special interest in women's health and maternity care.  In her spare time Sharon enjoys trying out new recipes and spending time outdoors.  She can often be found doing long runs along the river.

 

Dr. Elana Taub

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Dr. Elana Taub was born and raised in Calgary. Before joining the family medicine residency program at the University of Calgary, she completed an undergraduate life sciences degree at Queen's University, a Masters of Science in the faculty of kinesiology at the University of Calgary and medical school in Victoria as part of the UBC Island Medical Program. When she's not at the office, she can usually be found rowing on the Glenmore Reservoir. She is also an avid cyclist and x-country skier, and enjoys spending time hiking and snowshoeing in the mountains. A competitive athlete all her life, Dr. Taub has a special interest in musculoskeletal and sports medicine.

 

 

   

 

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