Having worked in medical clinic environments for over 12 years, Marta knows a thing or two about running a successful clinic that provides top-notch care, is patient-focused, welcoming and open. In 2007, Marta graduated from a private program in Medical Office Administration and went on to work at one of the largest rehabilitation companies in the GTA. Her career subsequently took her to many healthcare providers and clinics, allowing her to acquire hands-on experience in all aspects of clinic management and, most importantly, to help countless patients to live their best lives. Marta knows everything about the medical industry and applies her boundless knowledge and the passion of helping people every day at Holistic Medical Clinic.
Tatiana Savtchenko, RMT
Originally from Kyiv, Ukraine, Tatiana moved to Canada 20 years ago. She believes in a holistic approach to well-being and the magic of touch, so becoming a Registered Massage Therapist was a natural career choice for her. Tatiana has obtained her qualifications at Wellspring College of Massage Therapy and Holistic Health in Ontario; she is currently registered with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO). At Holistic Medical Clinic, Tatiana provides RMT services including general Swedish massage, hot stone massage, deep tissue massage, trigger points massage, prenatal massage, and lymphatic drainage.
Tatjana is a Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO) and a certified Transpersonal Psychotherapist. She holds a Master’s Degree in Psychology. Originally from Belgrade, Serbia, Tatjana has worked with refugee children and families traumatized by war, losses and existential angst. At Holistic Medical Clinic, her aim is to help her patients discover more meaningful, fulfilling and joyful existences both on an individual and a collective level. Tatjana loves art, outdoor activities, and cooking. She also practices Zen meditation.
Swati Sethi, PT
Swati Sethi is an enthusiastic and highly skilled physiotherapist from India with a deep interest in biomechanics and the effects of postural dysfunction. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree from Manipal University in India and received her Master’s degree in Physiotherapy at Coventry University in England. She loves to interact with people and get to know her patients at Holistic Medical Clinic.
Veronika Zhmurko, MD (UA), PhD, Hom
Veronika Zhmurko is a Registered Homeopath with the College of Homeopaths of Ontario (CHO). She also holds a medical degree from National Medical University in Ukraine, a PhD from the National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education in Ukraine and has a degree in Homeopathy from the International Academy of Classical Homeopathy in Greece. Veronika loves gardening, various forms of physical activity (skiing, yoga, dance), and is constantly learning and improving her professional skills and knowledge.
Dr. Michael Payan III, D.C.
Dr. Michael Payan is a Licensed Board Certified Doctor of Chiropractic in Ontario and California and a Certified Catastrophic Impairment Evaluator. Originally from Los Angeles, California, Dr. Payan has studied at the Cleveland Chiropractic College Los Angeles, University of Southern California, Los Angeles Harbor College, and Santa Monica Massage School. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Biology and an Associate Arts Degree in Psychology.
The body’s ability to perform, adapt, and heal naturally has always been of interest to Dr. Payan. Soon after becoming a massage therapist and experiencing the benefits that massage can have on the musculoskeletal system, he became interested in learning how the nervous system and its functions affect the body as a whole. This led him to become a licensed Doctor of Chiropractic.
At Holistic Medical Clinic, Dr. Payan provides chiropractic, sports rehabilitation, and physiotherapy for the patients of all ages. He enjoys running, playing sports, and spending time with his wife and children.
Natalia is a certified Osteopath registered with the Canadian Association of Osteopaths (CAO). She provides integrated manual therapy and osteopathy treatments to the patients of Holistic Medical Clinic. Helping people while getting to the root of the problem with every patient she treats is her guiding principle. Originally from Ukraine, Natalia enjoys singing, meeting new people and travelling in her spare time.
Jun Yang, RMT
Jun Yang is a licensed massage therapist originally from China where, growing up, he learned many holistic ways and approaches to health and wellbeing from his parents, traditional Chinese medicine practitioners. Besides massage therapy, Jun is also practiced in cupping and Tuina, but at Holistic Medical Clinic he treats patients exclusively as an RMT. In his spare time, Jun enjoys reading, classical music, and sports.
Zhifeng Zhang, R. TCM& R.Ac
Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine
Dr. Zhang is a licensed Acupuncture practitioner who also specializes in Acupressure, Cupping, and Herbs prescription. Originally from China, where he extensively studied Traditional Chinese Medicine, he now practices at Holistic Medical Clinic in Toronto. His main goal is to help his patients to overcome discomfort, alleviate pain and improve well-being through his many holistic practices. In his spare time, Dr. Zhang enjoys cooking, reading, and listening to music.
Varsha is an Ontario-licensed Registered Physiotherapist who was born in India and raised in Zambia (Southern Africa), where she earned her University of Zambia degree. Varsha immigrated to Canada to continue her physiotherapy practice and studies. She strongly believes that movement is life, so her goal is to always make her patients as mobile as she can. She loves interacting with clients of all ages and experiences, as well as reading and learning card games in her spare time.
Ulyana Polovka, RSSW
Counsellor and Social Worker
Ulyana holds a diploma in Social Service Work and is a member of the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW). She has 3+ years of experience working at non-profit organizations serving newcomers to Canada and advocating for vulnerable populations. At Holistic Medical Clinic, she provides counselling, crisis intervention services and referrals to patients of all walks of life.
Viktoriya Dongalevskis, RN, BScN
Cosmetic Injection Nurse
Viktoriya is a Registered Nurse with 18 years of ER experience, including 10 years of experience working at the Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto. Viktoriya holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from York University, which she compliments with a nursing and psychology degree earned in Europe. After many years of RN work she has decided to expand her professional horizons and apply her medical knowledge and a wealth of expertise to medical aesthetics and injectables. Enhancing beauty is her passion. When she is not busy with her wonderful clients, she enjoys music, travelling, and spending time with her two sons.