Our Physicians


Dr. A.C. Gigg M.B., B.Ch., D.P.D, CCFP

Dr. R.J. Botes M.B.Ch.B

Dr. Antoinette Gossmann M.B, Ch.B, M.R.C.G.P

Dr. Cody Thomson MD, CCFP, B.Sc

Dr. Cody Thomson was born and raised in Drayton Valley and trained at the University of Alberta for both Medical school (Graduating in 2011) and Family Medicine Residency (Completion in 2013). He enjoys practicing a broad range of office medicine including Pediatrics, Men’s and Women’s health, chronic disease management, many minor surgeries and procedures including vasectomy. He is also passionate about emergency medicine and critical care, and he spent a significant amount of time in his medical training focussing in this.

After finishing his medical residency, Dr Thomson and his family moved to Drayton Valley where they live full time. He started his permanent practice at Claro Family Practice in July 2013.

Most recently Dr Thomson has made the addition of medical aesthetics into his realm of interests and practices part time at Sunkissed Laser and Spa. He administers Botox, Dysport and Xeomin and will soon add Cosmetic Fillers to his repertoire.

He is married with three children and they enjoy boating and water skiing in the summer, hiking, dirt biking, downhill skiing and snowmobiling.

They all enjoy small town life and spending time with friends and family.

Dr. Anthony Froud M.B., B.Ch., M.R.C.G.P

Dr. Bryan Frobb MD CCFP BSc. (Hons)

Dr. Branden Ayotte MD CCFP BSc.

Dr. Ayotte was born and raised in Drayton Valley.  He attended the University of Alberta for the entirety of his training, completing his Bachelor of Science with a specialization in Psychology in 2013 and his Doctor of Medicine in 2017.  He then completed an additional 2 years of training in Family Medicine before returning to Drayton Valley to start a permanent full-time practice.  Dr. Ayotte enjoys a wide variety of medicine from pediatrics to geriatrics, with special interests in Mental Health, Chronic Pain, Women’s Health, Procedures, and Emergency Medicine.  He has full admission privileges at the Drayton Valley Hospital and regularly works in the Emergency Department.  


He is married with 2 children and enjoys outdoor activities, motorcycle riding, and photography.