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Medical Team

Carren Ramirez

RN - Medical Manager

Carren is a Registered Nurse who completed her Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing at York University. She has been part of the HealthOne team as a clinic nurse since 2014, and has also gained experience as both a community nurse and a travel nurse in various settings.

Carren sought out a career in the medical field in hopes of having a job that was both challenging and inspiring at the same time. Now, she’s thrilled to have the opportunity to empower patients and their families with knowledge while helping to advocate for them and help them during challenging periods in their lives.

Outside of work, she enjoys hiking, music, and journaling. Carren is also fluent in Tagalog and English.

(Amy) Xi Yang

RPN - Registered Practical Nurse

Xi Yang graduated from Centennial College from the Registered Practical Nurse program. She is registered with the College of Nurses of Ontario and also holds a certificate in Cardiology from Humber College. Xi has worked in long-term care facilities, specialist clinics, and walk-in family medicine clinics.

She was driven to pursue a career in healthcare because she is extremely passionate about helping people and has always had a strong interest in anatomy and the physiology of the human body. At work, Xi loves to meet and interact with a diverse range of people each day and make a difference in their lives.

Outside of work, she enjoys travelling, exercising, and learning new languages. She is fluent in both English and Mandarin.

Dr. Jitesh Parekh

Family Physician, Clinical Director

Dr. Parekh completed his training to become a family physician at the Royal College of General Practitioners. Before this, he completed his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery and a Bachelor of Science in Medical Ethics and Law at Kin’gs College in London, England. Dr. Parekh has a wide range of experience in the medical field. He’s worked as a family physician in hospitals and communities across London specializing in urgent care, mental health and elderly medicine. In his work, Dr. Parekeh firmly believes in providing a holistic approach to healthcare by understanding the wider psychological impact health problems have on patients. He feels rewarded each day to help his patients by improving their health and wellness.

Dr. Farnoosh Soltani

MD - Family Physician

Dr. Farnoosh Soltani is an experienced family physician who is driven by her goal of helping each patient live an optimally healthy life. She is a firm believer in preventative health and is passionate about working with people of all ages, from babies and youth to seniors. Dr. Farnoosh graduated with an MD from the Iran University of Medical Services and also graduated from the Tehran University of Medical Sciences in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Farnoosh has also graduated from the Manitoba License Program for International Medical Graduates (MLPIMG) at the University of Manitoba where she further developed her skills and expertise in family medicine. She looks forward to meeting you and providing you with a caring, nurturing and patient-centered experience at HealthOne Medical Centre.

Dr. Maryam Pakravan

Family Physician

Dr.  Maryam  Pakravan is an experienced family physician who is dedicated to providing care to individuals of all age groups. She graduated from Iran University of Medical Sciences with an MD in 2000 and received her Psychiatry Specialty Board from the same university in 2006. Maryam has also graduated from the Clinical Skills Assessment and Training program (CSAT) at the Memorial University of Newfoundland. She strongly believes that practicing as a family doctor while having a background in psychiatry creates the most comprehensive type of practice and adds a unique element to the practice of medicine, which is empathy. As a family physician, she is thoroughly committed to educating patients and coordinating patient care with other specialists. She looks forward to meeting you and providing you with a patient-centred experience at HealthOne Medical Centre.

Dr. Michael Verbora


Dr. Michael Verbora earned an MBA from the Odette School of Business in 2009 and an M.D. from Schulich School of Medicine at Western University in 2013, before entering Family Practice residency at the University of Toronto. To date, he has completed over 5,000 cannabinoid therapy consultations and is a global medical expert in the field of cannabinoid therapy. He serves as Chief Medical Officer of Aleafia Health, a Canadian Producer of medical cannabis and cannabinoid research. Dr. Verbora is also the medical director of Field Trip Health, a mental wellness company focused on psychedelic-assisted therapy.

Dr. Verbora is committed to helping patients heal through botanical medicines while developing scientific evidence on these therapies.