Our Physicians and Nurses

Physicians

Dr. Judy Chow MD

Dr. Judy Chow is a well-respected community general practitioner with a thriving practice in Ottawa.  Dr. Judy Chow’s patients range in age from newborns to octogenarians and her main interest is focused on preventative medicine and education. A graduate of the University of British Columbia (Silver Medalist), Dr. Judy Chow is involved with the education of medical students in her role as preceptor for the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Judy Chow is also actively involved in CME in various roles as facilitator, presenter, and organizer as well as on multiple committees for continuing medical education programs for the CPD office of the University of Ottawa.

Dr. Sanjna John MD CCFP (CoE)

Dr. Sanjna John attended the School of Medicine at Queen’s University and received her Doctor of Medicine degree in 2012. She attended the Family Medicine Residency Program at the University of Ottawa and went on to complete the Enhanced Skills Program in Care of the Elderly. Dr. Sanjna John first worked as a locum at the Riverside Court Medical Clinic in 2015 and has now returned to care for patients at the clinic. Her areas of interest include preventive care and geriatric medicine.

Dr. Fawzi Mankal MD CCFP FCFP

Dr. Fawzi Mankal completed a bachelor’s degree in Biology and a Master’s Degree in Neuroscience at the University of Ottawa and then went on to complete his medical training and family medicine residency at the University of Ottawa Medical School in 2002.
Dr. Fawzi Mankal spent 4 years in rural practice outside of Ottawa before joining Riverside Court Medical Clinic in November 2008.
His main interests are preventative care, family medicine and geriatrics.

Dr. Bella Mehta MD CCFP  FCFP

Dr. Bella Mehta is a family physician in Ottawa.  She graduated from the University of Ottawa Medical School in 1993 as the PAIRO Citizenship Award Recipient.  She completed her Family Medicine training in 1995.  In 1996 she was awarded a Fellowship in Care of the Elderly as well as a PAIRO Research Fellowship.Since starting practice she has held various positions including Attending Physician in a Chronic Care Facility, Medical Consultant at the Royal Ottawa Hospital, Academic Family Medicine and Newborn Care at the Ottawa Civic Hospital, Medical Director of the Alternate Level of Care Unit at the Ottawa Civic Hospital and as a community family practitioner for the past 16 years.

Dr.  Heidi Moore MD CCFP

Dr. Heidi Moore, originally from Fredericton, New Brunswick, moved to Ottawa in 2009 to start her medical degree at the University of Ottawa. She then began her residency training through the University of Ottawa in 2013 at Riverside Court Medical Clinic where she trained with Dr. Lisa Moore. She joined the Riverside Court team in July 2016, when she took over the practice of retiring physician Dr. David Burt. Her main interests in family medicine are preventative care, geriatrics and women’s health.

Dr. Lisa Moore MD CCFP FCFP

Dr. Lisa Moore graduated from McMaster Medical School, Hamilton, Ontario in 1989 and completed her residency training in Family Medicine at the University of Ottawa. She spent the first 11 years of her career at the University of Ottawa as an academic family physician involved in teaching, research, administration and clinical practice. She was active with obstetrics and with caring for hospitalized patients during this time. Dr. Lisa Moore has a particular interest in the delivery of primary health care, continuing medical education and training residents in family medicine. She was the Director of the University of Ottawa’s Mini-Medical School, an exciting education series for the public. She is one of the founding physicians of Riverside Court Medical Clinic, which opened at the end of 2002 and was instrumental in moving the clinic, together with the Lancaster Medical Clinic, to form the Rideau Family Health Team.

Dr. Oliver Y.C. Nguan MD MBA CCFP FCFP

Dr. Oliver Nguan was born and raised in Halifax, Nova Scotia, attending Dalhousie University for Medicine and Saint Mary’s University for his MBA. He completed his residency training at the University of Ottawa and is now a member or the U of O Department of Family Medicine, Maternal-Newborn Division. Dr. Oliver Nguan has been practicing with an esteemed group of Family Physicians at Riverside Court in south end Ottawa since 2003.

Dr. Katelyn Perkins MD CCFP

Dr. Katelyn Perkins grew up in Ottawa.  She always wanted to be a family doctor and is very happy to be practicing medicine and raising her own family here. Dr. Katelyn Perkins completed her bachelor’s degree in 2008 on a running scholarship from the University of West Georgia and worked for a couple of years after in Atlanta, Georgia at the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Centre. She then completed her medical degree in 2014 at the University of Western Ontario in London and Family Residency training at the University of Ottawa in 2016. In the year after completing residency, Dr. Katelyn Perkins has worked in clinics around the city and in the Almonte Hospital Emergency Department. In her free time, Dr. Katelyn Perkins continues to run with her dog, Georgia, and spend time outdoors with her family.

Dr. Nicole Shadbolt MD CCFP

Dr. Nicole Shadbolt completed her medical school and residency training at McMaster University. Dr. Nicole Shadbolt  began her practice as a locum, filling in for family physicians on a temporary basis.  She came to Riverside Court Medical Clinic as a locum and later started her practice here.  She has a particular interest in preventative care and evidence-based care.

Nurses

Registered Practical Nurses (RPN’s)

We are honoured to have such a compassionate and always smiling nursing team.  Our RPN’s work closely with the family physicians to ensure your health needs are met.  They make sure that everything is prepared for your appointment with the physician, such as taking your blood pressure and measurements (heart rate, temperature, height, weight etc.). They assist with your pap and breast exams, administer immunizations, allergy and flu shots. They perform wound care, staple/suture removal and other procedures such as ear syringing.  You also may receive follow up phone calls from them directly, time to time, in regards to test results and or messages from you physician.