TEAM

Dr. Karen Choi

Dr. Karen Choi, MD CCFP

Medical Doctor, Injury Management Consultant IMC

Dr. Choi loves people. She is a ray of sunshine and a wealth of knowledge for anyone who seek care after an injury. Dr. Karen Choi is an experienced general practitioner, with a focus on musculoskeletal medicine (MSK) and occupational medicine.  She is a certified Injury Medical Consultant of Alberta here to assist those injured from a car accident and sports. Dr. Choi is also the lead physician to our Athlete program

Dr. Karen Choi [ kəˈren ]
Intelligent, honest, independent, considerate, articulate

Dr. Sophie Macrodimitris

Dr. Sophia Macrodimitris

Psychologist

Dr. Sophia (Sophie) Macrodimitris brings nearly 20 years of expertise in behavioural medicine/health psychology to add to the comprehensive care provided at Velocity.

Dr. Macrodimitris is knowledgeable, compassionate, and collaborative in her approach to client care. Using her proficiency in psychodiagnostic interviewing and evidence-based psychotherapies, Dr. Macrodimitiris works with clients and our team to identify, understand, and address common emotional (e.g., Acute Stress Disorder; Post Traumatic Stress Disorder; driving phobias, depressed mood), physical (e.g., chronic pain), and social/interpersonal (e.g., family stress) issues experienced after a medical injury.

Evidence-based interventions provided by Dr. Macrodimitris include: exposure therapy and cognitive reframing to manage acute anxiety, trauma, and avoidance; breathing retraining and mindfulness approaches for anxiety/panic attacks and chronic pain; and interpersonal and cognitive behavioural therapies to address depression. All interventions are individualized with the goal being to help clients to get back to living a full life as quickly as possible.

Dr. Sophie Macrodimitris [ soh-fee ]
Caring, collaborative, professional, knowledgeable, grateful

Janice Cathcart

Janice Cathcart

Psychologist

Janice has been practicing for over 20 years in various settings including hospitals, colleges and private practice. Her focus is in trauma, PTSD, headache/chronic pain, addictions, and stress management.

Prior to entering the field of psychology, Janice worked as a mental health nurse, which provided the experience in working with people along the full continuum of mental health issues. In addition to her graduate education in Counselling Psychology, further training in Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy, Integrating somatic psychotherapy with exposure therapy, Chronic Pain Self-Management and Mindfulness Meditation.

Her therapeutic approach is client-centered and collaborative, you will work together to determine goals for therapy, as well as the structure and pacing of the process. Learn more about Janice on her website here: http://www.cathcartcounselling.ca

Janice Cathcart [ jan-is ]
Compassionate, optimistic, approachable, encouraging

Eric Moon

Eric Moon

Physiotherapist

Eric offers a variety of treatments such as shockwave therapy, IMS, ultrasound. He has extensive experience in acute pain, MVA, sport injuries as well as concussion and vestibular rehabilitation. Eric believes in taking every opportunity to educate his patients as “knowledge provides understanding of treatments and the enthusiasm to heal”.

Eric Moon [ er-ik ]
Easy going, ambitious, comedic, professional, knowledgeable, a cool guy

Torri Barnes

Torri Barnes

Physiotherapist

Torri uses evidence based treatments such as shockwave and manual therapy. Her focus is on individualized exercises, patient education and self-management strategies to optimize quality of life throughout all stages of recovery.

Torri Barnes [ tawr-ahy, tohr-ahy ]
Friendly, courteous, responsible, compassionate

David Genert

David Genert

Registered Massage Therapist

David uses an orthopaedic approach to massage therapy. He offers various musculoskeletal tests to effectively determine the root cause of each issue, reduce pain, improve range of motion and posture. David’s wide range of massage therapy techniques such as Swedish massage, myofascial release and cross fibre friction makes him a therapist for patients who suffer from acute and or chronic pain.

David Genert [ dey-vid ]
Professional, light-hearted, genuine, thorough, creative

Erin Hubbell

Erin Hubbell

Registered Massage Therapist

Erin has a solid following of patients due to her permanent smile and natural ability to heal people around her. Her passion is to combine the art of TCM, acupuncture and massage Therapy into treatments. Erin tends to customize treatments for our patients. Common concoctions of techniques of Othopedic, Acupressure, Swedish and Tuina massage.

Erin Hubbell [ er-in ]
Cheerful, positive, thinker, chef, caregiver

Lola Schanklies

Lola Schanklies

Registered Massage Therapist

Lola always has a smile with a fun and easy going personality. She has 14 years of experience as a Massage Therapist helping patients with Injury Recovery, muscle stress and pain along with improving Reduction of Range of Motion (ROM). She uses Traditional Massage Techniques (Relaxation and Therapeutic), static stretching and Thai style stretching.

Lola Schanklies [ loh-luh ]
Friendly, motivated, cooperative

Dr. Randy Wilkie

Dr. Randy Wilkie

Chiropractor

Dr. Randy Wilkie has been practicing Chiropractics in Calgary for over 20 years. It was in treating injured patients after their motor vehicle accidents where Dr. Wilkie saw the need for a multidisciplinary approach to care. It is Dr. Wilkie’s vision that ignited the creation of Velocity Injury Medical Clinic.

Dr. Randy Wilkie [ ˈrandē ]
Charismatic, energetic, adventurous, affectionate 

Vivian Wang

Dr. Vivian Wang

Chiropractor

Dr. Vivian is an evidence-based practitioner who strives for patient centred and collaborative care. She uses a manual therapy approach to treatment and will take any opportunity to educate patients and provide individualized active care exercises to improve their daily function and quality of life.

Dr. Vivian Wang [ viv-ee-uhn ]
Genuine, empathetic, collaborative, curious

Maria Wu

Maria Wu

Communications

Maria is the What When Where Why of Velocity Injury Medical Clinic. Corporate relationships are built beginning with an email to mwu(at)velocityclinic.com

Maria Wu [ ˈmärēə ]
Inspiring, compassionate, honest, joyful

Hannah Sim

Hannah Sim

Physiotherapy Assistant

Hannahs passion for healthy lifestyle and education has led her to complete her Bachelors degree in Kinesiology. She strives to inspire patients by educating and offering a variety of exercises that cater to unique lifestyle and what one enjoys doing.

Hannah Sim [ han-uh ]
Independent, relaxed, confident, friendly

Holly Jones

Holly Jones

Patient Case Coordinator

Holly is has been practicing as a Registered Nurse for 40+ years. She brings forth her experiences from outpatient clinics, bedside care and hospital administration to our patients at Velocity! Holly’s passion has always been caring for others and collaborating with all members of the healthcare team. Her unique skillset is now focused directly on MVA patients to ensure cohesive multidisciplinary care to best cater each individual.

Holly Jones [ hol-ee ]
Energetic, motivational, honest, generous, reliable

Brenda Murdoch

Brenda Murdoch

Patient Account Coordinator

Brenda looks after our patients through numbers, she is the person coordinating letters to adjusters, processing payments and liaison between Extended healthcare, insurance adjusters, lawyers and Velocity Clinic. When a patient is involved in a car accident, the paper work can be overwhelming, Brenda manages every patients chart to ensure financial ease for our patients.

Brenda Murdoch [ bren-duh ]
Meticulous, patient, gentle, punctual

Elizabeth Zabala

Elizabeth Zabala

Medical Office Assistant

Elizabeth is our welcome smile at the entryway. She coordinates appointments, organizes schedules and assists our MVA doctors with patient care.

Elizabeth Zabala [ ih-liz-uh-buhth ]
Methodical, bright, considerate, musical

Evita Molino

Evita Molino

Medical Office Assistant

Evita is here to welcome everyone upon entering clinic. She coordinates patient appointments and triages referrals for optimal patient care. She assists practitioners with any administrative needs.

Evita Molino [ e-vee-tuh, -tah ]
Intuitive, eloquent, honest, responsible