Our NPs


Maurice Michelin, NP-Clinic Director

Clinic Director and Lead NP for Emery Keelesdale Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic. Maurice is a graduate of McMaster University with degrees in Biology and Psychology as well as one in Nursing and is a graduate of University of Toronto’s Nurse Practitioner Program. His professional work encompasses leadership of the clinic, full scope of Nurse Practitioner duties, community development, community health locally and internationally (Mexico and El Salvador), mental health care, research and healthcare management. In 2010 Maurice submitted a proposal to the Ontario Ministry of Health to fund a primary care Nurse Practitioner Led Clinic in the north-west corner of Toronto. This successful application established the first of its kind clinic in Toronto. Through his efforts the clinic has grown to 2 burgeoning locations which serves communities in the North-west end of the GTA.

Zarna Patel, NP

Nurse Practitioner with Emery Keelesdale Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic. Zarna first graduated from York University with a Bachelors degree as a Registered Nurse.  After working for over 11 years at the University Health Network Toronto, she then completed her Masters degree as a Nurse Practitioner from Athabasca University. Zarna is passionate about all aspects of nursing and is delighted to join the team at Emery Keelesdale in order to serve the community of Humber Summit.

David Lartey, MD/DS, NP, MScN, BScN

Nurse Practitioner with Emery Keelesdale Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic. David graduated from the University of Rome La Sapienza as a Medical Doctor with Doctor of Surgery; he also holds a Masters in Nursing and alongside a Bachelor of Science Nursing Degree from the McMaster University in Hamilton. David is a great new addition to the clinical team at Emery Keelesdale and brings a wealth of experience and energy. Having passed the relevant Medical Council Canada Exams for Post Graduate Medical Training, he is currently pursuing his medical ambition towards licensure.