Here at Eglinton Mavis Veterinary Hospital, we provide a truly unique approach to veterinary care and medicine.
Our team stays on top of the latest research and medical knowledge, to ensure our skills are kept sharp so we can provide the best possible care to help your pet stay happy and healthy.
Dr. M. Azhar Chishti DVM, PhD.Owner, Veterinarian
Dr. Chishti completed his degree in Veterinary Medicine (DVM) in 1981 and joined as a lecturer in the Department of Pathology. Dr. Chishti was then awarded a scholarship to obtain is PhD in Poland.
After completing his PhD, he started his post-doctoral training at the New York State Department of Health from 1991 to 1996.
Dr. Chishti then decided to move to Canada to further his career. He has a passion for research, diagnostic pathology, neurogenetics and therapeutic medicine. He worked at the University of Toronto from 1996 to 2002 where he developed the world’s best transgenic model for Alzheimer’s disease, as well as vaccines which will hopefully be available in the near future. His extensive education has allowed him to publish over 50 scientific publications in high ranked medical journals.
Dr. Chishti has always loved animals and due to this, he decided to pursue his career in Veterinary Medicine. He has practiced in diagnostic pathology, emergency medicine and all other aspects of Veterinary Medicine.
He was determined to further his skills in small animal medicine and therefore started as a locum Veterinarian. He has extensive experience in diagnostics, surgery, emergency and internal medicine. He loves dealing with challenging cases where he gets to use his professional skills in diagnostics and experience in internal medicine.
In the spring of 2020, Dr. Chishti decided to pursue his passion and is now the owner of the Eglinton Mavis Veterinary Hospital. He is looking forward to working with our amazing team and is excited to meet and build relationships with our wonderful clients and patients!
Dr. Chishti believes that pets are an essential part of any family. He aims to provide the highest quality care for pets and their loved ones. He also believes life is a continuing learning process and always focuses on constantly improving his surgical, emergency and internal medicine skills through education courses, seminars and discussions with colleagues.
Dr. Chishti is a member in good standing with:
-College of Veterinarians of Ontario
-Ontario Veterinary Medical Association
-Canadian Veterinary Medical Association
-American Veterinary Medical Association
Dr. HalaVeterinarian, DVM
Dr. Hala graduated in 1998 from Assiut University with a degree in Veterinary Medicine (DVM). She then completed her post graduate diploma in microbiology form Cairo University in 2004. Her goal is to create a comfortable, friendly, caring and compassionate environment to all clients and their pets. Outside of veterinary medicine, Dr. Hala enjoys spending time with her husband and three kids. Some of her many interests include traveling, reading, doing crafts and cooking!
Dr. Hala is a member in good standing with:
- College of Veterinarians of Ontario
- Ontario Veterinary Medical Association
- Canadian Veterinary Medical Association
- American Veterinary Medical Association
Andreia , RVTHospital Manager/RVT
Andreia graduated from the Veterinary Technician program at Seneca College in 2018. Ever since she was little she aimed to provide comfort to animals and help mend them back to health. Her goal is to ensure that every patient feels loved and has a stress free experience. Due to Andreia's dedication to her work and golden heart, she became our Hospital Manager to help better serve our beloved clients and patients. She currently has two cats named Roxy and Simba, and a dwarf rabbit named Bun Bun. During her spare time, she enjoys playing with her cats, reading and watching Netflix.
Candice , RVTRegistered Veterinary Technician
Candice graduated from The University of Toronto Mississauga for Biology and Environmental Science in 2017 and from Sheridan College for Veterinary Technician in 2019. Shortly after graduating, she wrote the Veterinary Technician National Exam, officially making her an RVT! She enjoys working with animals on a daily basis. In particular, she loves to train her grandmother's dog to do new tricks such as closing cabinets, rolling over and fetch. During her free time she enjoys watching movies, escape rooms and day trips with her friends.
Lauren, VTVeterinary Technician
Lauren is currently enrolled in the Veterinary Technician program at Sheridan College, with plans to write her RVT examination after graduation.
Ever since she was a little girl, she knew that she would be working with animals one day. One of her main interests when it comes to veterinary medicine, is preventative medicine, as her goal is to help ensure that all pets live a long, happy and healthy life.
Although she currently doesn't have any pets of her own, she absolutely loves dogs, particularly any poodle mix! When she's not studying or here at the hospital, she enjoys drawing and playing video games.
WinnieReceptionist / Veterinary Assistant
Winnie graduated from The University of Guelph for Animal Biology. Although she doesn't have any pups or kitties of her own, she never says no to cuddle sessions when an opportunity presents itself! She has been an animal lover since she was young, and has committed herself to pursuing a career as a veterinarian. She currently has a rescue turtle named Erwin. When she's not studying the days away, you can find her enjoying hobbies such as dancing, reading or just relaxing in the sun.
GabriellaReceptionist / Veterinary Assistant
Gabriella started as a co-op in high school and due to her gentle and kind demeanor, she is now a receptionist / vet assistant. She has always had an interest and love for animals, and enjoys being able to aid in keeping pets at their best and brightest. She has grown up with pets her whole life and currently has a German Shepherd named Diesel. Her hobbies include walking her Diesel, reading and watching movies.
GordonClient Care Specialist
Gordon joined the Eglinton Mavis family in early 2014. Originally from a rescue, he was in several times for numerous ailments. We decided to foster him to keep a better eye on him. It wasn't long until the staff and our clients fell in love with him. The rescue caught on and soon dropped off his papers to declare him our official clinic cat! Gordon's hobbies include napping, begging for treats, cuddling and stealing food from other cats and people. He spends his holidays at Deanna's house enjoying the comfy couches!