Our NPs

Zarna Patel, NP – Clinical Director/Lead NP

Zarna joined EKNPLC in 2019 after graduating from Athabasca University with a Master of Nursing – Nurse Practitioner degree. Prior to becoming an NP, Zarna worked at the University Health Network for 11 years as a registered nurse in the blood and marrow transplant program. She is passionate about working in primary care, providing care to individuals of all ages across their lifespan with a special interest in health promotion and women’s health. She describes her journey as an NP so far as a rewarding experience. In her down time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, trying different cuisines, and traveling.



Mahrokh Fazl, NP-PHC

Mahrokh holds a BScN and MN from the University of Toronto. After almost seven years as a RN with Mt. Sinai, Mahrokh made the decision to pursue a career in primary health care as a nurse practitioner. Her career interests are pre-natal and post-natal care and she possesses a passion for preventative care. She also speaks Farsi. Mahrokh continues to bring her wealth of career experience to the NP-led model serving the communities of North York.


Rachel Seewald, NP

Rachel has been a dedicated member of Emery Keelesdale NPLC and has been serving the surrounding communities since 2019. She holds a Bachelor of Nursing Science from Queen’s University and a Master of Nursing and NP Certificate from Toronto Metropolitan University. Prior to becoming an NP, her nursing experience spanned hospital care in a remote northern Ontario community and labour and delivery in a Toronto hospital. As an NP, Rachel is experienced in and passionate about inclusive approaches to healthcare, mental health, and women’s, and LGBTQ2S+ health.



Kavita Bailey, NP