Sport & Exercise Medicine Physicians

Dr. Erika Persson

What is your role at the GSSMC?

Pediatric Sports Medicine Physician

Do you hold any positions outside the clinic?

Team Physician for Skate Canada; School Physician for student Athletes at Vimy Ridge Academy in Edmonton.  

What is your clinical speciality?

Pediatric Sport Medicine and Performing Arts Medicine

What did you study and where?

Medical School at the University of Alberta; Pediatrics Residency at the University of Alberta; Pediatric Sport Medicine Fellowship at the University of Manitoba

Do you work specific days/hours?

Monday Afternoons, full day Thursday and Fridays

Are you affiliated with any teams?

Skate Canada International Team Physician – Figure Skating – Junior and Senior National Teams.  Have been a part of Canadian Core Health Care Team for multiple FISU/Universiade Games as well as Canada Games.  

What is your favourite way to stay active? 

Barre Fitness, Group Boxing Classes, Biking in the Summer.