Our Doctors


dr. Nicola chappell, md CCFP


dr. Nadine lundgren, MD ccfp

Dr. Lundgren has been practicing in Calgary as a family physician with a special interest in low risk Maternity for almost 20 years. She loves caring for patients at all stages of their lives, but particularly loves helping couples with the exciting transition to becoming new parents!  When she is not working in the clinic or delivering babies, she is spending time with her husband, 3 teenagers and her dog Winston.  She loves the mountains and spends as much time as possible hiking, mountain biking or skiing.


Dr. Makela Nkemdirim, MD CCFP

Dr. Makela Nkemdirim grew up in Calgary where she completed an undergraduate degree at the University of Calgary. She received her medical degree from the University of Toronto then returned to  Calgary where she completed her residency in Family Medicine in 2003. She has  practiced low risk obstetrics at the Rockyview Hospital since that time.

In her spare time, Dr. Nkemdirim enjoys spending time with her husband and two children. They love travel and spending  time  enjoying the outdoors.


dr. susan sutton, Md CCFP

Dr. Susan Sutton completed her medical degree at the University of Alberta in 1990. Both the love of the mountains and family brought her back to Calgary where she met her husband and started practicing  family medicine.  Dr. Sutton enjoys developing long term relationships with patients in her family practice.   She also feels privileged to be in involved with prenatal care and still loves the excitement of delivering babies.   When she is not working, Dr. Sutton enjoys many different active outdoor pursuits with family and friends.  Oh, she also loves to sleep and can’t seem to control her sweet tooth.


dr. krista van essen, Md CCFP