ALS Clinic

Phone: (780) 407-3718     Fax: (780) 407-8969

4C Reception Desk (4C.101Z)

Kaye Edmonton Clinic

11400 University Avenue

Edmonton, Alberta  T6G 1Z1

The University of Alberta ALS clinic is a multidisciplinary clinic dedicated to the care of patients with ALS and other motor neuron disorders. Diagnostic services, education, treatment, rehabilitation, and research are coordinated through staff at the Edmonton Clinic and the Misericordia Hospital.


Our clinic believes in providing a multidisciplinary approach to your care, offering access to a variety of specialists at one time. We believe this approach allows us to deliver a higher quality of care.

The multidisciplinary team consists of:

Wendy S.W. Johnston, MD

Neurologist (Medical Director)

Sanjay Kalra, MD


Peter Dobrowlski, MD


Cecile Phan, MD


Ming Chan, MD

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Jonathan Chia, MD

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Erika Macintyre, MD


Margot LeClair-Upfold, RN

ALS Clinic Coordinator / Nurse Specialist

Kelly Olson

Clinic Clerk

Stuart Cleary, MSc, PhD, R.SLP

Speech Language Pathologist

Kerry Adams, MSc, R.SLP, S-LP(C)

Speech Language Pathologist

Shameem Kizar, BSc, RD


Tracey Paterson, MSW, RSW

Social Worker

Shelley Wrona

Research Coordinator

Dennell Mah

Research Coordinator

Tanya Koenig, RRT, CRE

Respiratory Therapist

Misericordia Hospital Site:

Mark Heule, MD, FRCPC


Ella Rokosh, MD, FRCPC


Sonya Wheeler, RRT, CRE, B. Tech

Senior Respiratory Therapist

Shelagh Watson-Preuss, MSc, R.SLP

Speech Language Pathologist

Hernish Acharya, MD

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Rachel Leung, RD