About Us

Cardio Connect puts the focus on preventative cardiac health care.

At Cardio Connect you’ll find a welcoming and supportive environment for you to discuss and alleviate your health concerns. We utilize the latest technology to investigate the health of your heart and make recommendations based on our findings. Our recommendations may be pharmaceutical or they may be manageable lifestyle changes that will help you live longer, live healthier and have a better quality of life.

By working closely with our clients, we will reduce their risk of heart attack, myocardial infarction, angina, stroke and cardiac failure. Our staff is here to ensure that preventable heart problems don’t have the chance to impact you.

Our team of medical professionals is highly-skilled and can approach your health concerns from a number of perspectives. Whether the solution is pharmaceutical, diet or lifestyle related, we have the knowledge and experience to increase your quality of life. Learn more about our team below:

Accreditations and Affiliations

  • College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Canada
  • Canadian Cardiovascular Society
  • Canadian Medical Protective Association
  • Alberta Medical Association
  • Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation
  • American Heart Association
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Diabetes Association
  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Geriatric Association
  • American College of Sports Medicine

Meet Our Staff

Dr. Abboud Fahoum, MD

Medical Director

In addition of his practice in Internal Medicine and Cardiology, Dr. Fahoum has worked in the field of cardiac rehab for more than a decade. He is passionate about helping community members live a healthier lifestyle, partnering with our clients to set, reach and maintain their health goals. When not at work, Abboud likes to exercise and spend time with his family.

Tyler

Chief of Staff

Before joining the Cardio Connect Team, Tyler’s previous experience was in business expansion & development. He is excited to provide his strategic expertise at Cardio Connect as their Chief of Staff.  Tyler inherently understands that best practices suggest that high-quality patient care is the single most valuable asset a clinic can have and is driven by the unrelenting pursuit of patient-driven focus, ideals and clinic experience. Tyler is also an enthusiastic fan of a good cup of coffee, accounting/economics major and promotes a balanced lifestyle.

Jessica

Lead Program Nurse

By working in various community nursing roles, Jessica brings strong knowledge, patience, and compassion to our team. She is excited to learn and enhance her skills with Cardio Connect. Jessica loves spending time with her family, crocheting, and trying new hobbies in her spare time.

Chanel

LEAD EST NURSE

With 4+ years of nursing experience, Chanel continues to thoroughly love the career path that she has chosen. Her past nursing experience includes family practice, emergency, cosmetic, and maternity care. Chanel has chosen the cardiac field, as cardiovascular disease is easily preventable through proper patient education and guidance. She shares the same goal as Cardio Connect, which is focused on preventative cardiac care. Chanel wants to continue to challenge herself in the future, by pursuing further education in teaching patients diet and lifestyle management, to further better our own communities cardiovascular health as a whole.

Brittney

Program Nurse

Brittney is a compassionate nurse that loves caring for people and helping them become the strongest, healthiest versions of themselves. She’s worked in many fields such as medicine, labour & delivery, cosmetics and family medicine. She is happy to be a part of the team at Cardio Connect, helping everyone live to their fullest potentials!

Anna

Program Nurse

As a LPN with previous experience in community nursing, Anna brings empathy, compassion, and a holistic patient care approach to Cardio Connect. She is passionate in working with her patients and team, to make the best decisions with their heart health while creating a positive work environment. She continues to strive to provide the best patient care by enhancing her nursing skills and knowledge through education. Outside of work, Anna loves to spend time with her family and friends, hiking, and trying different types of food.

Kristin

Program Nurse

With 6+ years of experience as a LPN, Kristin has worked in various community-based health care settings such as home care, supportive living and long-term care. Kristin has a passion for helping people from different walks of life. Working at Cardio Connect, Kristen aspires to provide high-quality patient care with the best of her abilities in order for the patient to achieve their optimal health and well-being.

Cara

Program Nurse

Cara is a caring and empathetic nurse who brings her previous work experience in other health care modalities such as remedial massage and physical therapy to Cardio Connect. When not at work, Cara commits her free time to being a horse trainer, riding instructor, and active member of Alberta’s Search and Rescue community.

Cassidy

Program Nurse

Cassidy is a Licensed Practical Nurse that has been specializing in cardiology since the very beginning of her career. She is grateful to be able to work in a specialty that she is incredibly passionate about. She enjoys promoting cardiac health, focusing on prevention, and helping reach solutions with a holistic and patient centered approach when it comes to providing care. Her goal is to continue her education through learning more about cardiology and gaining as much experience as possible. Cassidy is excited to be a member of the Cardio Connect team and looks forward to continuing her career here.

Shaela

Program Nurse

With six years of prior experience in nursing in the areas of surgery and covid management, Shaela is excited to be a part of Cardio Connect. She always strives to promote cardiac health.

Susan

Program Nurse

Susan is a compassionate nurse with experience in the operating room, organ & tissue transplantation and covid management. Susan is passionate about learning and continually strives to increase her nursing knowledge through education. Susan is excited to be part of the Cardio Connect team. Outside work, Susan enjoys coaching her kid’s sports, cheering on the Oilers, and spending time in the mountains.

Jessy

Medical Office Assistant

Jessy has been working as a Medical Office Assistant for the last 3 years. She also has experience as a Health Care Aide in a homecare setting. Jessy loves to be a part of the Cardio Connect team and contributes to the well-being of patients. Outside of work she loves to spend time with family and friends.

Rebecca

Medical Office Assistant

Rebecca has been part of a Cardiology group for the last eight years. She is passionate about doing her part in providing the best possible care for the patients she interacts with. She is grateful to be a part of the Cardio Connect team and continues to expand her knowledge. She enjoys spending time outdoors and trying new foods when she is not working.