180 Riverside Dr. East, Drumheller, AB

Team Members


Riverside Medical provides comprehensive patient-centred care grounded in evidence-based medicine. We rely on a multi-disciplinary team of professionals to provide quality care.

  • Dr. Rithesh Ram

    Dr. Rithesh Ram

    Physician, President, Founder & Family Man

    Specialty: Family Medicine, Epidemiology, Teaching, Medical Leadership Special interests: Emergency Care, Mental Health, Chronic Pain, biographical background: Dr. Rithesh Ram is a family physician in Drumheller, Alberta. He is an AHS staff physician in the Central Zone. He was born and raised in Camrose, Alberta. Dr Ram is passionate about teaching, and is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine where he is the residency training lead for Drumheller. He also ...

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  • Kathy Stark

    Kathy Stark

    Clinic General Manager

    The path that led me to a management position in a rural healthcare setting began after completing a diploma in administration from Hollingshead Business College in Calgary. I was employed in the oil and gas industry for ten years in Calgary, Alberta. The desire to give my children the small town experience to grow up in, led us to the decision to move back to my hometown of Drumheller. My work experience in healthcare includes over twenty years of dedicated service which began when I accepted ...

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  • Ashlyn Herzog

    Ashlyn Herzog

    Patient Care Manager

    Growing up in the rural community of Delia, NE of the town of Drumheller, I developed a deep love for rural living, which persuaded me to return to rural after completion of my Practical Nurse Diploma. I felt the need to give back to my community and surrounding areas, in the field of nursing. I spent two years in Red Deer, completing Red Deer College’s outstanding PN Program. The program at RDC is renowned for its fast-paced, challenging, hands-on approach. Given the challenges that ...

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  • Candace Baxter

    Candace Baxter

    Patient Care Coordinator & Medical Office Assistant

    I moved to Drumheller when I was 15. Due to lack of employment in BC, my father had found steady work here. So, In October of 1985, we packed up and headed to AB, I literally cried the whole way. I proceeded to graduate from DCHS, now known as DVSS, in 1988. At 17 I started working for a grocery store called Allwest, it was there that I had taken an interest in General Bookkeeping, but also my passion for interaction with the public flourished. It was during these years, my love for the ...

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  • Jessie Hansen

    Jessie Hansen

    Patient Care Coordinator

  • Jennifer Danielsen

    Jennifer Danielsen

    Nurse Practitioner

    Originally growing up south of Delia I look forward to bringing the Nurse Practitioner role back to Drumheller and Riverside Medical Clinic. Following the completion of my Bachelor of Nursing Degree at the University Calgary, I was drawn into the fast paced, high acuity of the emergency room in Calgary where I continue to work casually. After this adrenaline-inducing and eye opening experience, I chose to push my boundaries and accepted a position with the Federal Government working in remote ...

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  •  Dr. Lisa Lopez, AuD., R.Aud.

    Dr. Lisa Lopez, AuD., R.Aud.

    Doctor of Audiology

    Dr. Lisa Lopez has over 20 years of experience in many different areas of Audiology. From manufacturing to private practice, she has enjoyed the many genres of helping people hear better. Dr. Lopez understands the challenges of hearing loss, she herself is hearing impaired and has been successfully aided for years. With her experience as an Audiologist as well as her hearing impairment, she has seen the changes over the years and is amazed at our advanced in technology and what they can do for ...

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  • Ray Ainscough

    Ray Ainscough


  • Medical Students

    A student in a graduate-level medical program training to apply for a medical residency program.

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Our Location

Drumheller Doctors Clinc is located on the third floor of the Riverside Health Centre Building. Our Physicians are here to service your medical needs.
Riverside Medical Clinc PO Box 1990
180 Riverside Drive East
Drumheller, Alberta
T0J 0Y0
Phone: 403-823-5000
Fax: 1-403-961-0016

WALK IN AVAILABLE EVERY MONDAY FROM 6-8PM (Hours subject to change for holidays)