Faculty Members

Dr. Lalith Satkunam


Department of Medicine

Division of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
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About Me

Professor, Division of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, University of Alberta. Adjunct appointment in the Division of Anatomy. Medical Lead of the Spasticity Program for adults at the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital. Areas of clinical interest Adult Spasticity and Electrodiagnosis. He is internationally recognized for his expertise in Spasticity management. Medical Advisor Advanced Rehabilitation Technologies, Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital. Chair of a faculty for mentoring in chemodenervation for practising physicians. Extensively involved with undergraduate & postgraduate medical education and has been the recipient of a number of teaching awards. Recipient of the Faculty of Medicine Clinical Mentorship Award in 2013. Received an Award of Merit from the Canadian Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in 2008 for his exemplary contribution to the field of Physiatry in Canada. Past residency Training Program Director in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, University of Alberta. Past Chair of the Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Specialty Committee at the Royal College of Physicians and surgeons of Canada.

Research Keywords

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