Dr. Dhanjit Litt is a clinician, teacher, and healthcare leader who completed his training in Internal Medicine at the University of Toronto in 2015. In addition to serving as our Chief of Clinical Staff, Dhanjit is also the Division Head and Service Medical Director of the Internal Medicine / Hospitalist Medicine division at Trillium Health Partners, Canada’s largest community-based academic hospital.
As a Lecturer at the University of Toronto and an award-winning teacher, Dhanjit’s main interest is Interprofessional Education. Our patients expect us to care for them in teams. Dhanjit believes it is important to prepare the next generation of patient care providers on how to do this effectively.
Dhanjit’s passion for team-based, interprofessional, patient centered care is what brings him to Health One Toronto. His vision involves integrating cutting edge technology, health advocacy, and specialized healthcare services to help people live healthy and inspired lives.
Dr. Shivji began his studies at McMaster University in Hamilton, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Life Sciences. He went on to complete his medical training at St. George’s University which allowed him to do clinical training in Brooklyn as well as doing a transfer program in the UK.
While completing his residency in Philadelphia, Dr. Shivji discovered his passion for helping people one-on-one. He began focusing his practice on preventative and obesity medicine and helping people achieve their health-related goals. He recently held his own cooking class series to demonstrate healthy recipes for his clients.
Dr. Shivji brings this passion to his Family Medicine practice at HealthOne. In his spare time, he enjoys playing hockey and is an avid Leafs and Raptors Fan!
Dr. Stephanie completed her family medicine training in Australia after working for several years in orthopedics and emergency medicine. Prior to this, she studied Medicine at University College Dublin and obtained degrees in Computer Science and Psychology from Western University. Dr. Stephanie enjoys all areas of general practice and has particular interests in sports medicine and women’s health. While living in the Gold Coast, she worked as an athlete doctor at the 2018 Commonwealth Games and the team doctor for the Gold Coast Suns Women’s AFL team. Her goal is to build a successful practice where patients can optimize their health while feeling supported and safe.
Dr. Stephanie enjoys yoga and tennis outside of work, as well as cheering on our Toronto sports teams – especially The Raptors.
Dr. Kara completed her family medicine training at Toronto Western Hospital through the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto. Prior to this, she studied at McGill University, earning a Bachelor of Science in Anatomy and Cell Biology. Dr. Kara’s love for family medicine comes from developing meaningful relationships with diverse patients of all ages and supporting them through various life stages. Specifically, she has a strong interest in the areas of women’s health, mental health and preventative care. She aims to educate and empower her clients to actively participate in their healthcare decision-making.
Outside of the clinic, she loves baking, DIY projects, yoga, traveling, visiting cafes and spending quality time with loved ones.
Jaspreet graduated in 2013 with an MD from the Medical University of the Americas in Nevis. She then moved on to train with the University of Oklahoma, Tulsa in family medicine from 2015-2018. Jaspreet was driven to medicine not only because of her academic interest but its’ ability to allow her to connect with diverse populations and have a positive impact on people and communities. Her passion for family medicine lies in preventative care and its ability to help individuals reach their specific health goals. In her work, Jaspreet believes in setting personal goals for health and identifying what type of lifestyle is comfortable and sustainable for each individual.
Her future ambitions include establishing a practice that she can grow with and becoming involved in her community to raise awareness surrounding health and wellness. Jaspreet’s hobbies and interests outside of work include traveling, reading, swimming, and volleyball.
Dr. Basra’s passion for sports-inspired him to become a Medical Doctor of Internal Medicine and Sports Medicine. He completed a Primary Care Sports Medicine fellowship working as the team physician for the SUNY Buffalo Division 1 NCAA teams. Dr. Basra is trained in musculoskeletal ultrasound diagnostics and treatments including joint injections, platelet-rich plasma treatments, and prolotherapy. He is also board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and currently on staff at Trillium Health Partners as a General Internist. Dr. Basra strives to provide exceptional medical care by integrating science and technology. He also prides himself on teamwork to provide evidence-based recommendations.
After earning his black belt in Isshin-ryū karate at a young age and playing competitive football, soccer, and pole vaulting, he understands the drive to continue to stay healthy and the importance of a comprehensive approach to guiding patients to achieve their goals.
Dr. Ghassemian is dual certified to treat adults and children in the field of Allergy and Immunology. She completed her medical training at Queen’s University and her Internal Medicine Residency and sub-specialty training in Clinical Allergy and Immunology at Western University. She enjoys the impact that diagnosing, treating, and even de-labelling allergies can have on patients and their care. She is excited to be joining the team at HealthOne in downtown Toronto!
In her spare time, Dr. Ghassemian enjoys exploring Toronto, travelling, cooking, and hopes to learn some new languages.
Mohammad Ansarian, MD, FRACP, aspired to pursue a career as a doctor for as long as he can remember. After obtaining his MD at the National University of Iran, he completed a 6-year pediatrics training program primarily based in Dunedin, New Zealand. After this, he worked in New Zealand for 20 years before moving to Edmonton and joining the faculty of the University of Alberta, where he worked for another 12 years. Mohammad has always been passionate about his job, and particularly enjoys working with children. He is passionate about providing them with excellent quality care so they can live long and healthy lives.
Outside of work, Mohammad lives with his wife in Etobicoke and enjoys hiking, socializing, travelling, and filming his travels.
Dr. David Fox is a highly experienced Respirologist who pairs his interest in managing complex diagnoses with his dedication to providing the utmost standard of care in prevention and treatment. He previously earned the position of Chief Resident for Internal Medicine and Chief Fellow for Respirology at the University of Saskatchewan. Before this, he obtained his MD and pursued his residency training in Internal Medicine. Dr. Fox values the importance of promoting cardiopulmonary wellness through establishing therapeutic goals to improve physical well-being. He plans to expand his practice overseas in the future, as he strongly believes in providing accessible care and patient education to those in impoverished communities.
Outside of work, Dr. Fox enjoys cooking, running, traveling, and golfing.