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Quality Patient Care
When You Need It Most

Proudly serving the Brooks community since 2011

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Welcome to our clinic

Centennial Health opened in May 2011. When the clinic was planned, the whole process was geared toward creating an environment conducive to quality patient care. As physicians & staff, we try to achieve quality care for each and every one of our patients on a daily basis.

Our Doctors

Our Family Physicians


Dr Thian Muller

Dr Muller grew up on a wine farm in Somerset West, South Africa and graduated from Stellenbosch University in 1998. After completing his internship and medical community service, he moved to Canada in 2002. He spent his first 5 years in Manitoba and has been calling Brooks home since 2007. In 2021 he completed his CCFP diploma. When he has some free time away from the clinic, he enjoys spending time with his family and enjoys hunting & boating. 


Dr Helé van Staden

Dr van Staden pursued her medical studies and graduated as a family physician in the city of Pretoria, South Africa.  She then made the decision to move to Brooks in 2022 where she has happily settled and enjoys practising with the team here at Centennial Health. She loves spending time with her family and cooking. Dr van Staden believes in offering her patients considered, evidence-based and preventative healthcare to make a positive difference to their health and lifestyles.


Dr Waltie Vermeulen

Dr Vermeulen was born and raised in the small town of Hopetown in South Africa. He followed in his fathers footsteps and graduated as a family medicine physician from the University of the Free State in 2012. 

He then went on to obtain a diploma in emergency medicine while working in Kimberley, South Africa after which he and his wife relocated to Canada in 2017. He first worked  in the rural town of St Paul, Alberta and finally moved to Brooks, Alberta in 2021. 

Since then he has been working as a family medicine physician, aiming to support the community and to provide evidence based medicine to the best of his abilities. 

He has a special interest in and offers the following:
Pain management procedures (steroid injections, PRP injections, botox injections for migraines)
Cosmetic procedures (botox injections)
Emergency medicine
Sports medicine
Low risk obstetrics
In-office procedures (skin biopsies, IUD insertion)

When not working, Dr Vermeulen likes to be active, enjoy the outdoors (winter and summer) and spend time with his family.

Our Full
Support Team

Our Local Resources

HearCANADA (formerly Zeeman Audiology) has two hearing care clinics in Alberta, one in Medicine Hat and one in Brooks.  We have been actively involved in hearing care for over 20 years, and take pride in helping thousands of patients rediscover the world of sound.

Weekly transportation service on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays for residents of the Brooks Region to Medicine Hat (statutory holidays are excluded). Priority will be given to individuals in need of medical services within Medicine Hat. 

Door-to-door wheelchair accessible service for seniors and people with disabilities. All persons utilizing the Handibus must complete an application form. The service operates within the city limits and focuses on seniors and those with cognitive and physical disabilities as well as anyone in the community that will require the service with short term disabilities.

The Brooks Community Mental Health Clinic is located within the Brooks Health Centre at 440 3 Street E, Brooks, Alberta.

Assessment and treatment will include learning about your past history, present situation, and identifying your goals.  A children’s counsellor is also available by appointment, to see ages 5 and up.

Located within the Brooks Health Centre. Provides physiotherapy services for people with physical challenges, movement disorders and/or health issues that affect their ability to function and carry out their everyday activities. They also provide rehabilitation services for patients who have recently been discharged from hospital or are recovering from surgery.

More local resources and information from the Palliser Primary Care Network

Our Clinic Photographs

Jasmin C.

“The clinic is very welcoming to ALL patients. The doctors are always able to accommodate you with an urgent appointment if need be. The secretaries are always kind and treat all patients with respect."
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Centennial Health

316 8th Ave W, Brooks,

T1R 0A1

Office Hours

Mon - Thurs

8:00 am – 12:00 pm

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

(closed 12pm-1pm for lunch)




8:00 am – 12:00 pm




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