Meet our Physicians
Dr. Rita Awad
Dr. Rita Awad. MB BCh, CCFP. Family physician and active member of College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. She graduated from the faculty of medicine at Alexandria University in 1990. She has been in practice in Canada since 2011. She speaks English and Arabic.
Dr. Awad completed her family medicine residency in Newfoundland.
She is our kindest physician and the person to go to for problem solving.
Dr. Raafat Abdelshahid. MB BCh, CCFP. Family physician and active member of College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. He graduated from faculty of Medicine at Cairo University in 1986. He speaks English and Arabic.
Dr. Abdelshahid is a great listener, and strong advocate for his patients.
Dr. Narmin Ibrahim
Dr. Narmin Ibrahim. MB ChB. CCFP. FCFP. Family physician and active member of College of physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. She graduated from faculty of medicine at Salahaddin University in 1986. Dr. Ibrahim specialized in Gynaecology and Obstetrics before completed her family medicine residency at the University of Saskatchewan. Dr. Ibrahim recently moved to Ottawa from Saskatchewan where she practiced family medicine and provided obstetrics care for 17 years. She received additional training in cosmetic procedures. She speaks English, Kurdish and Arabic.
Dr. Ibrahim is very passionate and serious about her work. She knows more than average about war and peace.
Dr. Oussama Fares
Dr. Oussama Fares. MB BCh, DESS. CCFP. Family physician and active member of College of physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. Dr. Fares is the newest physician in our team. He graduated from the faculty of medicine at the Cairo University in 2001. He completed a degree in health services administration at the school of public health at the University of Montreal. Dr. Fares completed his residency in family medicine at McGill University in 2011. He speaks English, French and Arabic.
Dr. Fares cares about the mental health of his patients as well as their physical well-being.