Our Doctors

Our physicians will focus on medical education regarding new and existing medications and information sharing with national and international resources.

Dr. Unjali Malhotra¬†CCFP Women’s Health NCMP is a Certified Menopause Practitioner through the internationally accredited organization, The North American Menopause Society. Dr. Malhotra is a Family Physician with extensive training and expertise in Women’s Health and University program development and improvement in Canada. She is the former Medical Director of Options for Sexual Health (Planned Parenthood). She is the creator and Program Director of a Women’s Health Residency training program for family practice residents at UBC and is the founder of the provincial HPV program through Options for Sexual Health. Dr Malhotra is the Program Director of the UBC Women’s Health Residency Program at UBC. Dr Malhotra is¬†the current board Chair¬†of the SOGC’s¬†CFWH (Canadian Foundation for Women’s Health http://www.cfwh.org)¬†and can be seen by referral.

Dr. David Kendler, ProHealth.¬†MD FRCP (C) Endocrinology. Dr. Kendler is one of Canada’s leading endocrinologists and osteoporosis experts; he is the Director of ProHealth Clinical Research Centre and Osteoporosis Program. Dr. Kendler is a partner of Graceful Vitality and can be seen by referral. ProHealth specializes in women’s health, metabolic disease (osteoporosis), men’s health and endocrine disease. ¬†The Clinic Research Centre at ProHealth is a major North American Centre for clinical research trials. ¬†Please read more about ProHealth at :¬†www.prohealthcr.ca/

Dr. Darren Lazare Urogynecology: Dr Lazare is a partner of Graceful Vitality. He is a urogynecologist and can be seen by referral. Dr Lazare completed his residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of British Columbia.  He then went on to complete a sub-specialty fellowship in Urogynecology at the University of Alberta.  His practice is focused on female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery which encompasses non-surgical and surgical management of urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, and post-partum perineal injury.

Dr. Ali Zentner Internal Medicine/Cardiology. Dr. Zentner is a partner of Graceful Vitality and can be seen by referral. She practices Internal Medicine and is a specialist in cardiac risk management and obesity. She was the medical expert on the hit CBC reality series Village on a Diet and is a contributor to CBC’s Live Right Now campaign as well as a frequent guest expert on CBC’s The National.  Dr Zentner is the author of The Weight-Loss Prescription Рcheck it out! http://www.penguin.ca/nf/Book/BookDisplay/0,,9780143187677,00.html

Dr. Dedeshya Holowenko is a Family Physician with extensive menopause experience including vaginal health and sexual health. She is often assisting the menopause team. She has previously worked at the Mature Women’s clinic in Winnipeg, Manitoba and has completed a CFPC training program in women’s health.

Graceful Vitality has relationships with Cardiology, Internal Medicine and Endocrinology to ensure your relevant general health concerns including osteoporosis are managed effectively.