Meet Our Team

Get to Know Our Growing Mimico Medical Team

Dr. Michael Katarynych

Family Physician

Dr. Michael Katarynych completed a BA in Psychology at the University of Waterloo before pursuing medical school at the American University of the Caribbean. He completed a clinical clerkship in New York and went on to specialize in Family Medicine at Dalhousie University in Halifax, NS. He spent two years there training in mixed rural/urban Family Medicine.

After graduating, Dr. Katarynych practiced medicine in the iconic Peggy’s Cove region for a number of years before returning home to Ontario. He has since practiced office and hospital-based Family Medicine in the area and is excited to now establish his practice in Etobicoke.

Outside of work he enjoys spending time in the outdoors – camping, hiking, and canoeing.

Dr. Katarynych offers comprehensive care and is passionate about connecting with his patients. He believes in the importance of a strong patient-doctor relationship and is committed to delivering exceptional medical care with kindness and understanding.

Dr. Katarynych is not accepting new patients.

Dr. Mahmuda (Maha) Mukty

Family Physician

After completing her Family Medicine residency training at the University of Manitoba, Dr. Mukty served the urban community of the city of Winnipeg for over 10 years. This period of community service gave her a tremendous feeling of satisfaction. As her expertise and skill set strengthen over time, so too does her enjoyment of working with a diverse community and serving people of all ages and from all walks of life.

Dr. Mukty firmly believes that trust is the foundation of the doctor-patient relationship. Her goal is to give each patient her undivided attention and provide them with the best care possible.

Dr. Mukty is fluent in English, Bengali, Hindi, and Urdu.

Dr. Mukty is not accepting new patients.

Dr. Mary Clare Luca

Family Physician

Dr. Luca is a board-certified family physician who enjoys providing primary care to patients of all ages. She has a special interest in Women’s Health, mental health, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. She places particular value on the relationship she develops with each patient in order to understand them as a whole person.

Dr. Luca received an HBSc and Ph.D. in Pharmacology at the University of Toronto. She completed medical school at the University of Toronto and residency through UofT’s Department of Family and Community Medicine.

Dr. Luca is excited to practice family medicine in Etobicoke, where she was born and raised. She enjoys spending her free time with her two young children, going for long-distance runs, and playing soccer. Dr. Luca has conversational skills in Italian and French.

Dr. Luca will be heading off on maternity leave in August 2021. She has, however, arranged for a locum physician to care for her patients during that time. The locum physician will be able to see new patients for Dr. Luca. Those patients will be registered in Dr. Luca’s practise and will continue to see her upon her return.

Dr. Luca is not accepting new patients.

Dr. Shoghi Nikoo

Family Doctor

Dr. Shoghi is an enthusiastic new family doctor with a passion for healthful wellbeing and social justice. He provides non-judgemental, anti-oppressive, sex-positive comprehensive primary care.

Dr. Shoghi Nikoo received his BA in psychology from the University of Alberta and his MA in sociology from the University of Calgary. He completed medical school at the University of Calgary and finished his residency in Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto. He is a board-certified family physician who loves to learn and to listen.

Dr. Shoghi has experience working in sexual and gender health, including family planning, HIV medicine, and trans* care. He went into family medicine to provide primary care to those who need it most, and he is excited to help you be your best, healthiest self.

​Dr. Shoghi is not accepting new patients.

Dr. Milan Atanackovic

Family Physician

Dr. Atanackovic is a board-certified family physician with a passion for primary care and preventive medicine. He is especially interested in Family Planning, Reproductive Health, and Women’s Health. He is excited to be back in Etobicoke, providing quality medical care to the community in which he grew up.

Dr. Atanackovic received a BSc in chemistry from York University before leaving Canada for medical training. He attended an international medical program with St. George’s University School of Medicine, finishing his clinical rotations in New York City. Subsequently, Dr. Atanackovic completed a 3-year family medicine residency program at Stamford Hospital, with the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Dr. Atanackovic practiced medicine in New York State for several years, focusing on full-time primary care management of both the adult and pediatric populations, as well as providing part-time care in the urgent care setting.

Dr. Atanackovic is dedicated to providing the best medical care possible for his patients, with compassion, respect, and empathy.

Dr. Atanackovic is not accepting new patients.

Tara Cameron, Physiotherapist

Dryneedling, HBSc (Kin), BEd, MScPT, Physiotherapist

Tara attended the University of Western Ontario where she obtained an Honours Bachelor of Science with a specialization in Kinesiology. She took her passion for science and fitness education and obtained her teaching degree from the University of Toronto. Tara then continued her education and earned a Master’s of Science in Physical Therapy. She has also taken post-graduate courses in Manual Therapy, Dryneedling, and is a Functional Movement expert. Tara has taught workshops at the Toronto Yoga Conference and has a passion for combining Physiotherapy with Yoga to keep you happily and safely on your mat.

Tara’s passion for learning keeps her on the cutting edge of treatment advancements. She believes in combining manual therapy, exercise, and retraining your functional movement patterns. You will gain an excellent understanding of your injury and security in your recovery. Tara advocates for injury prevention as well as rehabilitation. Why not learn where your weaknesses are and target them pre-injury?

Henry Truong, Physiotherapist

Orthopaedic Therapy, Deep Tissue Release, Acupuncture

Henry received his Master of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Toronto (in 2011). During his studies, he had clinical internships at various hospitals including Toronto General Hospital, Sunnybrook Hospital, and Toronto Rehab. He completed his master thesis on the self-management of various chronic conditions in the home care setting, published in Physiotherapy Canada.

Prior to studying physiotherapy, Henry attended York University and obtained a bachelor degree in Kinesiology and Health Science with specialized honours.

Henry has completed the Level 3 Advanced Orthopaedic Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy courses. He is also certified in Contemporary Medical Acupuncture, Advanced Vestibular Rehabilitation, Soft Tissue Release, and Modern Cupping Therapy. The various skills and techniques allow Henry to effectively treat pain and dysfunction resulting from various injuries and chronic conditions.

During his free time, he enjoys playing basketball, racquet sports and has a huge passion for food!

Jake Head, Physiotherapist

Functional Movement Screening, NeuroKinetic Therapy

Physiotherapist Jake Head is an avid athlete who has experience in high-level hockey and football. His love of sport led him to completing an undergraduate degree in Kinesiology at the University of Western Ontario while playing Varsity Football for the Mustangs.

​Jake’s ever-growing interest in human movement and its interaction with sport took him to The University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia where he completed his Masters in Physiotherapy studies in 2008. 

With over 12 years of experience, Jake believes in the importance of listening and developing strong lines of communication with his clients, while using a holistic and biopsychosocial approach to achieve their goals.

Using his advanced clinical reasoning skills and movement screens, Jake strives to not just treat the condition, but to find its root cause so that his client can experience long term success.

Jake has post graduate training in SFMA (Functional Movement Screening) and NKT (NeuroKinetic Therapy). Jake also has 10 years of experience with custom knee brace measurements and fitting and is happy to use that experience to benefit his clients.

Dr. Shelley Gorman

Psychologist

Dr. Gorman is an undergraduate of Stanford University and York University. She has her graduate degree, Ed. D. OISE, University of Toronto and is registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario.

Dr. Gorman’s professional positions:

  • The Clarke Institute of Psychiatry, METFORS
  • Ontario Ministry of Correctional Services, a psychologist for “Young Offenders” males and females, ages 16-18 Vanier Centre in Brampton
  • Psychologist, employed by Peel Memorial Hospital in Brampton, as Director of Addiction Counseling Services of Peel
  • Private Practice – specializing in individual counseling and psychotherapy, couples therapy, addiction counseling, and trauma

Dr. Gorman offers psychologist services for individuals, couples, addiction issues and meditation

Casey Watson

Registered Nutrition and Wellness Coach

Casey Watson is a Registered Nutrition and Wellness Coach who approaches her work with great empathy and knowledge. Casey can assist you in finding simple, daily tweaks, to improve your health – no fads or drastic changes. She’ll work with you to find what your system needs to get you back into balance.

If you’re struggling with pain, lack of energy, addiction or are just feeling generally unwell, Casey can work with you to get you back to feeling your best. By providing a safe space, and using nutrition, meditation, and visualization, Casey can assist you in your healing journey.

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