180 Riverside Dr. East, Drumheller, AB

Team Members


Riverside Medical provides comprehensive patient-centred care grounded in evidence-based medicine. We rely on a multi-disciplinary team of professionals to provide quality care.

  • Dr. Rithesh Ram

    Dr. Rithesh Ram

    Physician, President, Founder & Family Man

    Specialty: Family Medicine, Epidemiology, Teaching, Medical Leadership Special interests: Emergency Care, Mental Health, Chronic Pain, biographical background: Dr. Rithesh Ram is a family physician in Drumheller, Alberta. He is an AHS staff physician in the Central Zone. He was born and raised in Camrose, Alberta. Dr Ram is passionate about teaching, and is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine where he is the residency training lead for Drumheller. He also ...

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  • Dr. Farah Marani

    Dr. Farah Marani

    Permanent Family Physician

    Dr. Marani’s commitment to Riverside Medical has been preempted by an unforeseen family situation. Regretfully, she will not be able to continue coming to Drumheller to see the patients at Riverside Medical. Dr. Marani wishes to extend her sincere apologies for not being able to fulfill her commitment. Dr. Marani is a recently-graduated full-scope family physician who is accepting new patients. She completed part of her training in Drumheller and loved it, thus deciding to come back. ...

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  • Ashlyn Herzog

    Ashlyn Herzog

    Patient Care Manager

    Growing up in the rural community of Delia, NE of the town of Drumheller, I developed a deep love for rural living, which persuaded me to return to rural after completion of my Practical Nurse Diploma. I felt the need to give back to my community and surrounding areas, in the field of nursing. I spent two years in Red Deer, completing Red Deer College’s outstanding PN Program. The program at RDC is renowned for its fast-paced, challenging, hands-on approach. Given the challenges that ...

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  • Kathy Stark

    Kathy Stark

    Clinic General Manager

    The path that led me to a management position in a rural healthcare setting began after completing a diploma in administration from Hollingshead Business College in Calgary. I was employed in the oil and gas industry for ten years in Calgary, Alberta. The desire to give my children the small town experience to grow up in, led us to the decision to move back to my hometown of Drumheller. My work experience in healthcare includes over twenty years of dedicated service which began when I accepted ...

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  • Candace Baxter

    Candace Baxter

    Patient Care Coordinator & Medical Office Assistant

    I moved to Drumheller when I was 15. Due to lack of employment in BC, my father had found steady work here. So, In October of 1985, we packed up and headed to AB, I literally cried the whole way. I proceeded to graduate from DCHS, now known as DVSS, in 1988. At 17 I started working for a grocery store called Allwest, it was there that I had taken an interest in General Bookkeeping, but also my passion for interaction with the public flourished. It was during these years, my love for the ...

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  • Jessie Hansen

    Jessie Hansen

    Patient Care Coordinator



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  • Rachel Dundas

    Rachel Dundas

    Registered Psychologist

    Professional Qualifications I am a Registered Psychologist with the College of Alberta Psychologists. I completed aMasters degree in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University in 2015, and have alsocompleted additional training and certification in play therapy, sand tray therapy, andtrauma. I am a Certified Trauma Practitioner certified by the National Institute for Traumaand Loss in Children. I consider myself a depth Psychologist, meaning I work collaboratively with clients to ...

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  • Medical Residents

    A medical school graduate undergoing specialty training (family medicine, emergency medicine, surgery, etc).

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  • Medical Students

    A student in a graduate-level medical program training to apply for a medical residency program.

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Our Location

Drumheller Doctors Clinc is located on the third floor of the Riverside Health Centre Building. Our Physicians are here to service your medical needs.
Riverside Medical Clinc PO Box 1990
180 Riverside Drive East
Drumheller, Alberta
T0J 0Y0
Phone: 403-823-5000
Fax: 1-403-961-0016

Holiday Hours Closed Monday, December 25, 2017, Tuesday December 26, 2017 and Monday January 1, 2018