Tanis Blench, MD
Dr. Blench graduated in 1976 from the University of Alberta with a BSc in Medical Science and a Medical Degree. After two years post-graduate residency training, she accepted an offer to practice family medicine in Lloydminster, Alberta. Her practice included anesthetics, general surgery, obstetrics, care of the newborn and general practice. Dr. Blench was a member of the active medical staff of the Lloydminster Hospital and she provided acute trauma care in the Emergency room of that hospital.
Dr. Blench was privileged to be the founding Chairman of the Early Intervention Program that provides high risk newborns with special care and long term follow up. She was a member of the Anesthetic and Operative Deaths Committee, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Province of Saskatchewan.
In 1982 Dr. Blench relocated her practice to Calgary, Alberta. She joined the Elbow Drive Medical Clinic and the Acadia Fairview Medical Clinic. She was a member of the active medical staff of the Holy Cross Hospital and the Rockyview Hospital, served on the Pediatrics Committee and on the Maternal Care Committee, and was involved in teaching interns and residents. Dr. Blench developed a keen interest in neonatal resuscitation, low risk obstetrical care, sports medicine, women’s health issues and the assessment of chronic pain.
Since 1996, she has studied the Canadian Securities Course, taken accounting and management courses at the University of Calgary, completed a MBA at the Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario, and earned a diploma from the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine in the USA. She has been engaged as an expert witness on a case by case basis to provide opinions on the standard of care by the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Province of Alberta, and by prominent medical legal lawyers in Calgary.
Currently, Dr. Blench has restricted her scope of medical practice to an innovative medical specialty—Anti-Aging Medicine.