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Ratings for Dr. Alim R. Devani

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My appointment with Dr.Devan I seemed like he was in a rush and I did not receive proper treatment

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Submitted December 2, 2016

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Had a great experience today at the clinic. Was seen on-time and had a biopsy done for a suspicious lesion on my arm. The reception was very happy and the nurses were great. Just have to wait for the results but Dr. Devani was awesome!

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flag | Submitted November 15, 2016

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horrible doctor. Doesn't write clear or detailed instructions of how medical staff should use the prescriptions. seems to have ADHD. Moody or nice, flip flops. Doesn't do his own instruction writing and passes it off to a nurse that wasn't even in the room. Many errors, mistakes, missed or wrong things written. Also doesn't use protective glasses when burning off skin cancer and has accidently dropped this fluid onto eyelid.

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Submitted October 10, 2016

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NOT IMPRESSED!!! Started on time but spent less than 3 minutes with me and didn't even look at my eczema. Was more interested in getting me to talk to his staff at his cosmetic clinic across the hall. After waiting months to get in I expected much more than a quick "moisturize more" excerpt. I will not be returning to him in the future and will be telling my family GP who referred me about my experience.

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flag | Submitted October 3, 2016

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Had to hold long enough to get an answering service get me to leave a message. No return call for 3 days. Once there, started right on time, but spent all of 2 minutes with me and I was out the door. Returned a few months later and same in and out. Was also told that if it wasn't working I can't be doing it right... Went back a third time to get a refill on the prescription (can't do that over the phone) and this time he pointed out that he could get the marks off my face with a laser device. I asked how much, he said probably around $150. I said sure and left paying $200. And used the Vaseline he told me to buy. Had to go back because my face inflamed within a few days and massive flakes were peeling and had become sore. Was told that I should have just used the other cream I had. Even though it specifically says not to be used on the face. Hopefully I will be able to see someone else soon.

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Submitted August 30, 2016

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I have found him to be very competent and very confident in what he does. Having the appointment actually take place on time is a bonus.

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flag | Submitted August 14, 2016

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Great service. Dr. Divani is always on time and provides thorough and friendly service. I have seen him for both skin issues and for face rejuvenation. He does an awesome job on all fronts. The staff are very friendly and his assistant is great. All-in-all, I love this place.

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flag | Submitted July 22, 2016

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Trying to call the desk in a nightmare. You will be on hold for a long time. One time I called the service said I was number 33 in the queue! I just hung up and tried the next day. I got in to see him about severe psoriasis. It took some work on his part but got me approved for Stelara and within 3 months I was 50% clear now 5 month later I am about 80% clear. He knew his stuff, he was fast but I don't mind that as long as what he does works. I would trust him with any other derm issues.

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flag | Submitted July 20, 2016

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Dr. Devani is an amazing doctor. He treated a muscle in my cheek with botox. I was having a tough time chewing food. I can now eat properly without any pain.

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flag | Submitted June 21, 2016

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Dr. Devani and his staff are amazing I did an accutane treatment for 6 months. Dr Devani was amazing when it came to my concerns regarding my acne. Being in my 30's I never thought that's when acne would start. I was nervous about going on Accutane Dr . Devani was very good on making sure the process went great. I had NO side effects and my face cleared up I would recommend Dr . Devani and Acctuane if you are struggling with adult acne or acne at any age.

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flag | Submitted June 7, 2016

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Dr. Alim R. Devani's Credentials



Accepting New Patients

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Biography

BSc (with distinction), MD, FRCPC (Dermatology), FAAD (Dermatology) ----- Dermatologist and Dermatologic Surgeon with special interest in skin cancer (melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer), psoriasis and clinical trials. ----- Dr. Alim Devani, MD, FRCPC, FAAD is a double board-certified dermatologist in both Canada and the USA and graduated from the University of Alberta Dermatology program in June 2012. Dr. Devani completed his medical school at the University of Alberta in 2007 and was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha [AOA] honor medical society during his graduating year for his academic accomplishments. He also completed his undergraduate degree with distinction from the University of Calgary in 2003. During Dr. Devani’s residency in dermatology, he has written research articles, book chapters and has had the fortunate opportunity to give presentations to fellow residents, medical students and other medical practitioners. He also received the 2012 Dermatology Resident of the Year award from his program in his final year of residency and was also selected by the Professional Association of Residents of Alberta as the recipient of the resident of the month award in November 2011. Dr. Devani has a keen interest in medical and surgical dermatology including skin cancer [melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer], psoriasis, acne and auto-immune connective tissue diseases. Dr. Devani is also the head and director of clinical trials at IFSA which is focusing on dermatological diseases including psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, acne and skin cancer. ----- Office details: Institute for Skin Advancement Market Mall Professional Building Suite 206, 4935 40th Ave NW Calgary Alberta T3A 2N1 Office Phone: 403-284-4222 Office Fax: 403-284-5272 Website URL: http://DermDocs.ca


Languages

  • English

Education

  • University of Alberta (Grad. 2007)
  • University of Calgary (Grad. 2002)

Other Specialties


Areas of Expertise

  • Skin cancer
  • Psoriasis
  • Acne
  • Melanoma
  • Basal cell carcinoma
  • Laser resurfacing
  • Laser hair removal
  • Botox injections
  • Rosacea
  • Squamous cell carcinoma of the skin
  • Moles
  • Actinic keratosis

Awards & Recognitions


    Publications & Research

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