Our Newmarket Team
Dr. Behfar Sanjari, DC, RAc (Chiropractor, Registered Acupuncturist)
Dr. Sanjari is a licensed Chiropractor and Registered Acupuncturist, through the College of Chiropractors of Ontario and the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario. He obtained a Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours) from the University of Western Ontario in 2001, certification in Acupuncture through the International Academy of Medical Acupuncture in 2003, a Bachelor of Science in Human Biology from National University of Health Sciences in 2003, his Doctor of Chiropractic in 2005 from National University of Health Sciences, a Diploma in Acupuncture from the Canadian College of Holistic Health in 2006, additional training and certification in Functional Capacity Evaluations with Metriks Education Inc. in 2007, Certification as an Independent Chiropractic Examiner in December 2010 from CMCC, Certified Provider of the Graston® Technique in 2013, Certified Neuro-Structural Taping Provider in 2013 and a Certified Complete Concussion Management™ practitioner as of November 2014 through the Complete Concussion Management™ network. Dr. Sanjari continues to attend workshops and seminars to keep abreast with health care industry developments, and is the Clinic Director of both Richmond Hill and Newmarket locations.
Vahid Ghafarian, PT (Registered Physiotherapist)
Vahid Ghafarian is a duly qualified registered physiotherapist, licensed in Ontario. He is the recipient of a B.Sc. in Physiotherapy from the University of Tehran; a Master Degree in Public Health (MPH); a Medical Doctor (M.D.) from the University of Tehran; and a Certificate of Ergonomics from the University of Lulea in Sweden. He has 25 years of experience on war induced trauma and spinal-cord injuries, occupational physiotherapy and injury prevention.
Vahid has been working in private and schedule-5 practice for years specializing in the rehabilitation and assessment of motor vehicle accident injuries. Vahid has experience performing Physical Demads Analysis, Ergonomic Assessments, File Review and Workplace Modifications. Vahid currently specializes in ANLI, In-Home and Worksite evaluations. Vahid is also certified as a Complete Concussion Management™ practitioner as of November 2014.
Dr. Amir Ahsan, DC (Chiropractor)
Dr. Ahsan is a licensed Chiropractor and a certified acupuncture provider in the province of Ontario. He holds a honours baccalaureate degree in Life Science from McMaster University and earned his degree of Doctor of Chiropractic from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. Dr. Ahsan has pursued continuing education courses including a certificate in Functional Integrated Acupuncture, and a Certified Complete Concussion Management™ practitioner through the Complete Concussion Management™ network. Dr. Ahsan grew up in Newmarket, Ontario and was introduced to chiropractic and manual medicine through athletics during his high-school and university career. His model of care is to provide individualized treatment for each patient, helping them to reach both their health, and functional-mobility related goals.
Dr. M. Elmpak, C. Psych. (Registered Psychologist)
Dr. Elmpak is a duly registered Psychologist practicing in the Province of Ontario. In 1996, she received her Doctorate Degree in Psychology from the University of Toronto. Dr. Elmpak has been involved in psychological research, training, assessment, and therapy in a variety of settings. She performs assessments and treatments in the area of personal injury and disability. She has been providing rehabilitation, vocational and disability assessments and treatments since 1996. She is also working as Professor of Psychology and Director of the International Student Program at the Adler Graduate Professional School.
Charlotte Jones, BASc, RD (Registered Dietitian)
Charlotte Jones is Registered Dietitian with a passion for helping people to live a healthier lifestyle through food and nutrition choices. She uses a positive mindset in working with clients to help them achieve optimal health through individual lifestyle and food preferences. Charlotte received her BASc in Applied Human Nutrition from the University of Guelph in 2015. Recently, in July 2016, she graduated from her dietetic internship with Hamilton Health Sciences. Charlotte is a member of the College of Dietitians of Ontario and of Dietitians of Canada. She grew up on a farm in the small town of Midland, Ontario where her family raises beef and chickens. Charlotte still helps out in her family’s large garden where they grow all kinds of vegetables and fruit. One of Charlotte’s passions is eating local and emphasizing the farm to table movement in knowing where food comes from. Some of Charlotte’s hobbies include photography, music, and experimenting in the kitchen with new recipes.
Kenneth Boone, RMT, (Registered Massage Therapist)
Kenneth Boone started his career as a trained Intervenor for people who were born deafblind or acquired it later in life. This experience further sparked his passion for working with people and making a difference in their lives. He then went back to school and graduated from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydro-Therapy and is now a caring passionate therapist. Kenneth provides General Swedish Massage, relaxation, trigger point therapy, myofascial release, deep tissue and treatment based conditions such as; Temporomandibular dysfunction and tension headaches and more.
Oksana Tribble (Office Manager)
Oksana Tribble graduated from Seneca College in 2000 as a Medical Office Administrator. In Addition to her Medical Office Administration Diploma from Seneca College, Oksana has over 13 years experience, working primarily for the same employer, at various locations in diverse capacities. In these central capacities, Oksana worked in medical and clerical administration, while prioritized and co-oridinated various responsibilities with warmth and professionalism. In these positions Oksana was recognized by her employers, as well as managers, for her organization and problem solving skills and ability to accommodate exceptional requests and demands in a short period of time, with excellence and professionalism, while maintaining an excellent rapport with all patients, staff and management involved.
Kelsey Landry (Medical Office Administrator)
Kelsey graduated from Everest College in 2014 (with honours) as a Medical Office Administrator. Kelsey has over 8 years experience working in customer service. She prides herself in the excellent client service she has to offer. Kelsey is highly proficient in computer skills including word processing, data base management and electronic communications. Kelsey has exceptional multitasking and problem solving skills. Kelsey is also certified in performing ECGs and phlebotomy procedures.
Maryam Ashkiani, BA Honours (Part-Time Office Administrator)
Maryam Ashkiani has been working as a receptionist at Chiro-Med Rehab Centre since August 2013. She graduated from York University with a Honors Degree in Psychology. Aside from working at our clinic, Maryam is also a private tutor; for all high school levels of English. When she is not working, Maryam also participates in various charities, including this year’s TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes. Maryam is quite adventurous, while she enjoys spending quality time with her family, and friends, she also loves to travel, experience new things, and learn about various cultures. Maryam is fluent in both English and Farsi.