EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Sept. 1, 2010) - Wellpoint Health Services Corp., a leader in corporate and occupational medicine across Canada, today announced the grand opening of a new clinic in Edmonton, Alberta. The company has acquired an existing clinic, The Doxx at Kingsway, which will become Wellpoint Health Corp. as of September 1, 2010.
"We are thrilled to open our first location in Edmonton and further expand our service offering to our existing and new clients," explains Shameer Dada, President of Wellpoint Health.
"We have been warmly welcomed into the community, and we look forward to bringing expert diagnostic health care to the people of Edmonton."
The new Wellpoint Health location will offer a combination of different medical services, including occupational medicine, travel medicine, and a family practice. The clinic's Occupational Medical services will include pre-employment medicals, audio and drug testing and the treatment of Workers Compensation Board (WCB) injuries.
The Edmonton clinic is Wellpoint's third new location to open since January 2010.
"The new office is a strong addition to our rapidly growing company. It will further enable us to provide services to both our regional and national clients," says Dr. Sanjeev Sharma, CEO of Wellpoint Health.
Wellpoint Health Edmonton is located at Kingsway Garden Mall, Edmonton, Alberta T5G 3A6. The clinic is open Monday – Thursday from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m., and Friday from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
For more information about Wellpoint Health Services Corp., please visit http://www.wellpointhealth.ca.
About Wellpoint Health Services Corp.
Wellpoint Health Services Corp. is a leading national provider of corporate and occupational medical services. Founded in 2004, Wellpoint has experienced unprecedented growth from the initial Toronto clinic, to over 5 offices in 3 Canadian cities servicing almost 100,000 patients. Wellpoint has assembled one of the industry's premier occupational health teams comprised of physicians, nurses, and physiotherapists, in order to deliver consistent high service. It is a commitment to providing leading evidence based medicine that has made Wellpoint one of the largest providers of medical services in Canada. Wellpoint provides a comprehensive range of occupational and corporate health services consisting of, but not limited, to occupational medicine, executive medicals, return to work programs, aviation medicals, disability case management, mobile testing, pre employment testing, and travel medicine.