C-era Medical Clinic was founded in November 1999 by Dr. Alykhan Nanji. The clinic was developed using concepts from the Harvard School of Public Health and the Faculty of Management at the University of Calgary – along with a philosophy of global best practices, preventive health care and excellent patient care.
Alykhan Nanji is a Canadian General Internal Medicine specialist with a Masters in Public Health from Harvard and an MBA from Wharton. He is also certified as a Physician Executive with the American College of Physician Executives.
Alykhan established C-era in 1999, which has grown to become one of the largest outpatient Internal Medicine groups in Calgary.
Alykhan served as the Executive in Residence (Biodevices) with University Technologies International. UTI is the technology commercialization arm of the University of Calgary. Within this role, Alykhan was the acting CEO of Project neuroArm. neuroArm is an MRI compatible, stereotactic and microsurgical robot. It has been designed for precise procedures such as brain surgery and plastic surgery.
While born in Kenya, Alykhan has been raised in Canada. He currently serves on the Health, Seniors, and Special Needs committee of the Calgary Foundation and helps to evaluate grant applications from local charities. He is a member of the Calgary MD-MBA group. He has applied Joint Commission standards to the Aga Khan Hospital in Mombasa, Kenya and has helped the Aga Khan University (Karachi, Pakistan) explore matters related to Intellectual Property management. Alykhan is also an alumni interviewer for Harvard University and Wharton Business School.