Our Story

Many people want to change the healthcare patient experience for the better, but the how and when remains illusive. Our journey in launching Essential Clinic was a long and windy one. Our team was initially involved in creating clinical decision software to streamline clinics (SnapDx). From that experience we saw that most traditional clinics are not ready yet to to adopt technology in a transformative way.

So we decided to start our own clinic. Essential Clinic is built from the ground-up with our own vision of how evidence-based guidelines should be used to treat common healthcare issues, starting with hair loss. We hope the end result is happier patients. It’s working so far, and more is yet to come!

Our Team

Omer Chaudhary, MD

Omer Chaudhary, MD

Staff Physician

Dr. Chaudhary is our family doctor licensed and based in Ontario. He has more than 10 years experience of medical practice. He is dedicated to grant his patients access to online healthcare. Passionate about technology, it’s with great interest that he joins Essential Clinic’s team of physicians.
Hisham Al-Shurafa

Hisham Al-Shurafa


Hisham’s an expert in healthcare software and has built many products relied on by patients and doctors alike for medical decision making. He’s a founder of award-winning SnapDx and Pixineers Inc. Previously he worked at Amazon and Microsoft as PM & SDE. Hisham has a Systems Design Engineering degree from the University of Waterloo.

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