Clinical and Surgical Staff
Kiran Patel M.D., F.R.C.P.C
Dr. Patel is the Medical Director and head Anesthetist at the Macleod Trail Surgical Centre. Dr. Patel has over 30 years of experience in his field and has overseen approximately 6,000 cosmetic surgeries during his impressive career.
Dr. Patel received his Medical Degree from the University of Toronto in 1983, then subsequently completed his training in Internal Medicine (1987) and Anesthesia (1988) at the University of Calgary. Following his training, Dr. Patel was offered a position at the Foothills Medical Centre, where he held the position of Clinical Services Director from 1991 – 1995. Dr. Patel has a position at the Rockyview General Hospital and is Medical Director for the Anesthesia Centre. He was previously the Medical Director for the Cosmetic Plastic Surgery Centre, a private plastic surgery hospital, for 12 years until it closed in 2011.
Dr. Patel is widely respected by his colleagues and peers and revered for his expertise in his field, as well as his personal integrity and character. His kind and gentle nature and ability to effectively communicate the anesthetic process help our patients in Calgary feel reassured and relaxed going into surgery. In addition, his vast experience, training and knowledge make him one of the most qualified Anesthetists in his field.
Vanessa Fedorchuk RN, BN, CANS
Clinical Nurse Injector
Vanessa graduated from the University of Lethbridge with her Bachelor of Nursing degree in 2007 and is one of Canada's few Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialists. Following graduation, she combined her love of travel with her passion for nursing and spent the next four years abroad, honing her skills and gaining valuable experience in her field. She returned to Alberta to continue her nursing career and joined Macleod Trail Plastic Surgery in 2012. Her easygoing nature and positive attitude create a calm and relaxed environment, making your experience enjoyable.
Vanessa is a skilled Certified Nurse Injector and skin care specialist. She will work one-on-one with you to analyze your skin care issues, including deep lines, loss of volume or deteriorating skin quality, and formulate a comprehensive plan tailored to your needs. Vanessa understands the importance of achieving natural results and continually educates herself on the latest techniques and procedures. She is an active American and Canadian Society of Plastic Surgical Nurses member. To learn more about our skincare lines and injectable options, you can book a free consultation with Vanessa by calling her direct line at (403) 452-7986. For further information, you may also visit our skincare page.
Brittany Pond RN, BN & Amanda Van Ham RN, BN
Brittany Pond and Amanda Van Ham are vital members of our surgical nursing team. Our surgeons hand-picked them for their exceptional knowledge, skill and compassion. Amanda and Brittany are mothers with young children and have a nursing background in labour and delivery. This experience makes them uniquely capable of empathizing and caring for patients who are nervous or in pain. Our patients frequently comment on their unique bedside manner and the difference they make to their surgical experience.