ExecHealth Supports Fight For The Cure

  ExecHealth is pleased to support Fight For The Cure in support of The Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation by providing pre-fight boxing medicals. Final Round Boxing Club and The Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation founded the FFTC Gala in 2008 to help raise money to increase survivorship in our region. It’s an exciting evening that pairs […]

Kudos To ExecHealth’s Louise Killens

Once again this year ExecHealth physiotherapist Louise Killens will be travelling to Guatemala as part of a volunteer medical team providing care to those who would otherwise go without. Louise is also selling free-trade Guatemalan coffee with proceeds going to the Guatemala 2014 project. 500g bags are being sold for $15 and can be ordered […]

ExecHealth Announces Launch of Sclerotherapy Clinic

ExecHealth is pleased to announce that it is now offering treatment of varicose and spider veins and is one of only two facilities in Ottawa to offer on-site ultrasound assessments and ultrasound guided sclerotherapy. Ultrasound guided sclerotherapy is an advanced treatment that allows specially trained physicians to visualize and treat difficult veins. This program is led […]

ExecHealth Chosen By the Office of the Auditor General of Canada

ExecHealth is pleased to announce that it has been chosen by the Office of The Auditor General of Canada to provide corporate medical services to employees on matters specifically related to accommodation needs, fitness for work, return-to-work, medical retirements, on-duty injuries and mental health crises. The Office of the Auditor General of Canada audits federal […]

ExecHealth Supports #Climb4Cord

ExecHealth is pleased to support Canadian Blood Services Mount Kilimanjaro #Climb4Cord by providing pre-expedition medical check-ups to participants. #Climb4Cord is  is a fundraising event  to raise funds to build a national public cord blood bank. Canada is the only G8 country without a public, national umbilical cord blood bank. Canadian Blood Services, as a trusted healthcare […]

Ontario Drops Annual Physicals

As of the beginning of January, healthy patients between the ages of 18 and 64 will no longer receive a full annual physical from their physician. Instead, patients will receive “personalized health reviews” which will involve limited examination, fewer tests and more discussion. The change is a result of the recent collective bargaining agreement between […]

Zostavax And Pnemovax 23 Strongly Recommended

The National Advisor Committee on Immunization, a division of the Public Health Agency of Canada strongly recommends that people over the age of 60 years be immunized with the Zostavax vaccine. They also strongly recommended that people over the age of 65 years be immunized with both the Zostavax and Pneumovax 23 vaccines. The first […]

Dr. Salima Shamji Joins ExecHealth

ExecHealth is pleased to announce that Dr. Salima Shamji has joined its medical staff. Dr. Shamji obtained her medical degree at MacMaster University and completed her residency in Family Medicine at the University of Ottawa in 1996. Dr. Shamji also holds a fellowship in Care of the Elderly Geriatrics. She is currently Medical Director at […]