Midland welcomes new family physician Dr. Alia Ali
May 6, 2020 – Midland is now home to a new family physician – Dr. Alia Ali. Having recently moved the Midland area, Dr. Ali is excited to welcome patients with her new family medicine practice, which also has a focus on obstetrical care.
Dr. Ali’s first introduction to the Midland and area community was through working at Georgian Bay General Hospital (GBGH). In December 2021, she opened her doors at the Huronia Medical Centre, where she has taken over the practice of Dr. Richard Thomas. Dr. Ali has a passion for family medicine, women’s health, medical teaching, working with marginalized populations, and issues of justice and equity in healthcare.
“I am very excited to contribute to both family health and women’s health, while also practicing medicine at GBGH,” says Dr. Ali. “During my short time in Midland so far, I have really enjoyed the area and all it has to offer. I am looking forward to contributing to the health and well-being of this community.”
Originally from Pakistan, Dr. Ali moved to Canada in 2012 with her husband and two children. Dr. Ali completed medical school in Pakistan, where she also did four years of residency focused on Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Living in Alberta prior to Ontario, Dr. Ali also worked as a surgical assistant before deciding to pursue family medicine training at the University of Calgary. After two years of training, Dr. Ali also completed a year of obstetrical surgical skills at the University of Manitoba before moving to Midland.