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180 Riverside Dr. East, Drumheller, AB

The Heart has Bandaged Moments: Notes on Small Town Medicine

Here we will share information about the Patient Medical Home family practice, plus other helpful and fun articles.

There is no “God” in Medicine

A couple posts ago, Veronique wrote about Dr. Gregory House, a notorious television physician with a "God complex" and an ego nearly as big as Trump's. In fact, most entertainment portrayals of physicians tend to showcase the "God complex" doctor – the one we hate because of his ridiculous bedside manner – but also the one we learn to respect becau...
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Theme Room: Nature

Together we were a group of individuals all with a common cause and when asked in a split second to contribute a theme name to one of the patient exam rooms my answer was easy. Nature, and as the conversation progressed and we were then presented with the question, why the name choice. Again, my answer seemed easy. Nature is where I go to keep my s...
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Theme Room: Books

As you know from coming to the clinic, instead of having personal physician offices, our examination rooms are "Themed Spaces" and the physician comes to you. The aim is to dismantle the hierarchy of the patient entering a physician space, and instead to make the exam room a mutual area inspired by the art of medicine: the patient-physician encount...
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Here’s to the Fools Who Dream

Rithesh has always been a thoughtful gift giver, but this year he truly outdid himself. For my birthday and graduation he gave me a professional recording studio certificate to record a selection of my favourite songs. Not only did I have fun singing in a studio, but also the girls now have tracks to listen to when I'm away for residency training. ...
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Almost a Real Doctor: Starting Residency

Yesterday was my first day of residency: July 4th, Independence Day. I couldn't help but smile given it was my first day as an independent doctor…well, sort of What is residency? How does medical school work? Patients often ask these questions, curious about the training requirements. They often laugh and make side comments such as "man, you've pro...
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Kindness Everyday Keeps the Doctor Away

Big news: Kindness is healthy! Being kind releases oxytocin, which triggers the release of nitric oxide, which in turn shrinks inflammation, reduces blood pressure and minimizes heart disease. But do doctors need to be kind? Like many television fans, I've watched House and enjoyed the sarcastic intelligence and conniving manipulations of Dr. House...
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Why a Patient Medical Home

Yesterday's The Medical Post featured an article on how 90% of Alberta family physicians endorse the new approach to team-based primary care. The new model being proposed will deliver more community-based health care and representatives from all zones will form committees to shape this framework and develop a successful service plan. I have to begi...
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Riverside Medical Lunch and Learn - Dermatologist Dr. Wang

Lunch and Learn with special guest Dr. Wang Dermatologist Dr. Wang speaks on three important topics when it comes to the health of your skin. -Moles -Exzema -Acne

Riverside Medical Lunch and Learn - Pediatrician Dr. From

  Lunch and Learn with special guest Pediatrician Dr. From  Dr. From Speaks on what he treats mostly which is kids with mental health issues including ADHD, autism, anxiety, depression and how it affects their functionality.

Riverside Medical Lunch and Learn with Dr. Ram and Ray Ainsough

Dr. Ram and Ray Ainscough touch base on the responsibilities of your doctor and pharmacist and answer questions from the audience.

We Would Like to Welcome Jennifer Danielsen (Nurse Practitioner) to the Riverside Medical Team

We are pleased to have Jennifer as part of our staff. Read more about Jennifer in her bio below and about the important role that nurse practitioners play.  "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 Nur...
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2017 BUSINESS EXCELLENCE AWARDS DRUMHELLER

Congratulations to Dr. Rithesh Ram on receiving Business Professional of the Year award, presented by the Drumheller & District Chamber of Commerce.

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
 
 

EXTENDED HOURS EVERY MONDAY FROM 6-8PM (Hours subject to change for holidays)