YOUR HEALTH. OUR PASSION.

Elna Medical

YOUR HEALTH. OUR PASSION.

The largest network of primary and specialty care clinics in Canada

+ 61

Medical Clinics

+ 800

Health Professionals

+ 1 M

+ 1 million of patients per year

About Us

ELNA Medical is a Montreal-based company that brings together the largest network of medical clinics in Canada. It has over 800 medical professionals in 61 primary and specialty health care and occupational health clinics under the private and public healthcare systems. True to its mission and innovative spirit, ELNA is committed to making a meaningful contribution to the health and well-being of every patient by providing personalized, easily accessible and exceptional-quality medical services, all supported by leading-edge technologies. ELNA Medical is associated with CDL Laboratories, a leader in the private laboratory industry in Quebec.

  Vision

To bring a unique dimension to Canadian healthcare and be recognized as the essential reference in our field.

 Mission

To make a distinctive contribution to the health and well-being of every patient by providing easily accessible medical services of exceptional quality.
By leveraging advanced technologies and AI, we are able to effectively support doctors and patients.

  Values

Quality

The skills of our highly qualified and experienced doctors and caregivers, and their ability to provide quality care, are brought to light. The quality of care is constantly measured and improved.

Excellence

We encourage our team of healthcare professionals to innovate and strive for excellence in every pursuit.

Respect

We serve each and every one of our patients in a courteous, respectful and dignified manned. We are sensitive towards their concern and their physical needs.

Ethics And Integrity

We are committed to maintaining the highest level of ethics and integrity.

Leadership

we strive to be the best at what we do.

The strength of our network

ELNA Medical is a Canadian network of clinics, medical complexes and telemedicine facilities.

It is the largest network of primary and specialty care clinics in Canada, with 61 clinics and over 800 medical professionals in Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta.

The Elna Medical Health Experience

Our multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals and our high quality clinical programs allow us to offer our patients the “Elna experience”. We foster a fully integrated medical approach, centered on the patient, offering both a quick access to our services and the highest standards of quality in a full range of medical services. Our clinics are ultra-modern and the environment is both peaceful and convivial.

We promote a fully integrated and patient-centered medical approach, offering both rapid access to our services and the highest standards of quality in a full range of care. Our Elna Medical clinics and complexes are ultra-modern and the environment is both peaceful and friendly.

Our Leadership Team

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Laurent Y AMRAM

President & Chief Executive Officer

Laurent Amram is a dynamic entrepreneur and the visionary behind some of Quebec's most successful corporate-owned healthcare ventures. Laurent founded CDL Laboratories in 1993, which has grown to become a leading Canadian diagnostic laboratory and national showcase/business partner of Roche Diagnostics. Today CDL Labs proudly serves more than 350 clinics and thousands of MD's, with a relentless focus on quality , service excellence, cutting-edge technology and innovation. Building on its successes, in 2016, he launched a network of medical service facilities under the ELNA Medical banner, which has quickly become the largest network of primary and specialty care clinics in Canada with more than 54 medical clinics, 800 health professionals and one million patients served per year.

Jean-François BOILY

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Jean-François Boily has 17 years of experience in the field of finance. He has a proven track record in financial and investor relations, raising capital, corporate governance as well as mergers and acquisitions in the pharmaceutical, clinical and bioresearch sectors. During the course of his career with mid-size private as well as large publicly traded companies, he held several top-level positions and successfully implemented and monitored company-wide objectives, policies, procedures, processes, programs, and practices to ensure continuously sound financial accounting and the achievement of established goals. Before joining ELNA, Mr. Boily served as CFO of two publicly listed innovative biopharmaceutical companies and, prior to that, held senior financial positions at TEVA Canada. A CPA, CA, he holds a Bachelor of Business Administration – Specialization in Accounting from HEC Montreal.

 

 

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Patrick GOSSELIN

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

Patrick Gosselin is a highly skilled IT executive with proven success leading teams through the strategy, design, and implementation of advanced technology solutions across large medical and retail networks. As Head of IT at Medicentres Canada Inc., he was responsible for developing and implementing the strategic technology road map for the largest chain of corporately owned medical clinics in the country. The innovative solutions he put into place continue to help the clinic network – now part of ELNA Medical - rapidly expand, providing enhanced physician access and patient care, resulting in better health outcomes for Canadians. Prior to joining Medicentres, Mr. Gosselin held roles of increasing responsibilities in IT over two decades at the Rexall Pharmacy Group, owned by McKesson Canada. He led technology advancements for more than 450 retail pharmacies and long-term care homes.

 

 

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Zachary STAUBER

Chief Strategy Officer (CSO)

Zachary Stauber is a proven leader in digital transformation. He brings his experience from global management firm McKinsey & Company's New York office where he drove digital transformation in complex, highly regulated industries, such as aerospace, automotive, and pharmaceutical. He notably led building out the global consulting firm’s digital procurement offerings, including the acquisition and integration of Orpheus, a spend intelligence platform. Prior to this, Mr. Stauber was a mechanical engineer for multiple startups and acted as a researcher in Asia and Europe. Mr. Stauber holds an MBA with a focus in Operations, and a Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering, both from the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). 

 

 

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Ravi DESHPANDE, PharmD

Chief Business Development Officer, Canada

Ravi Deshpande is a former health professional. He holds deep experience in specialty pharmaceuticals, drug development and commercialization, post approval launch and channel development. Prior to joining ELNA Medical, he served as special advisor to the CEO of McKesson Canada advising on the corporate strategy and M&A activities of McKesson, Rexall, Claimsecure and Well.ca. Mr. Deshpande has held appointments in the hospital sector and was assistant professor of Medicine at the Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Wake Forest University in North Carolina. He co-founded Phase 4 Health, a pharmaceutical services firm providing patient, prescription and consulting services to the pharmaceutical industry. It was acquired by McKesson Canada in 2005.

Dr. Benjamin BURKO

Chief Innovation Officer

Dr. Benjamin Burko is a graduate of McGill University (BSc. 1984, MDCM 1988) and completed his General Pediatrics Residency/Emergency Fellowship at The Montreal Children's Hospital in 1993. He is an assistant professor of medicine at the McGill University Health Centre in the department of Pediatrics and Family Medicine, and clinician teacher, supervising 75 trainees per year. From 1997 until early 2020 he was the practice manager and medical director of Tiny Tots Medical Centre, the largest (non-hospital) pediatric ambulatory facility in Canada, which features the services of over 50 Family Medicine and Pediatric Specialist doctors as well as a team of allied therapists in two locations - servicing the needs of 140,000 patient visits annually. He has been on the forefront of using technology to enhance medical office administration and clinical encounters, driving operational expenses and office overhead to record lows while creating efficiencies enjoyed by the Physicians, Support Staff and Patients alike. He was the project manager that brought both clinics to a fully paperless Electronic Medical Record environment, as well as the widespread adoption of Medical Scribes. In 2000, he created North America's first on-line Patient Scheduling system and raised private and institutional equity to fund the venture. He is a regular speaker on a national and international level in Pediatrics and Practice Management. He has been active on a number of boards, one of which was the Faculty Advisory Board of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences of McGill University, which he co-chaired from 2016-2018.

Yolaine COHEN SCALI

Vice-President, Business Development — Value Creation

Yolaine Cohen Scali is an experienced executive in business development strategy whose strong ability to identify and secure valuable partnerships and collaboration opportunities led to important pharmaceutical product portfolio expansion and growth across Canada. Most of her close to 20-year career was spent in the healthcare sector, more specifically in various key roles at Pharmascience Inc. Before joining ELNA, Mrs. Cohen spearheaded the successful licensing of Crescita Therapeutics Inc’s flagship dermatology product in key international markets. Mrs. Cohen holds a Master in Operations Research as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Quantitative Methods from HEC Montreal

 

Wayne SAMUELS

General Manager, Medicentres Canada

(A wholly owned ELNA subsidiary outside of Quebec)

Wayne Samuels is a healthcare leader and strategist with extensive experience leading teams in multiple industries across three continents. A former Partner in PriceWaterhouseCoopers’ (PwC) Health Advisory practice and senior leader at Canada Health Infoway, Wayne has led teams in solving problems across virtually all segments of the healthcare system, working with providers from hospitals to community care, as well as manufacturers and innovators, patient and advocacy groups, and policy makers and funding agencies. Wayne also focused on helping private companies succeed within Canada’s public healthcare system as the leader of the New Health Entrants practice at PwC Canada.

As General Manager of Medicentres Canada, Wayne oversees all of ELNA Medical’s clinics and the administrative support team outside of Quebec.

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