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Submitted by desrosin.local on Sat, 09/26/2015 - 11:22am

What We Do

  • Consultations for patients with Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Provide diagnosis and individual management strategies
  • Provide injections where appropriate including Cortisone and Visco Supplement (hyaluronic acid)

How to Make An Appointment

  • Once a referral is received and accepted by a physician in the Sport Medicine Centre, we will contact you to book an appointment.
  • A notice of cancellation or re-scheduling of an appointment is required 24 hours prior to your appointment.  A cancellation fee may be applied if a notice of cancellation or re-scheduling is not made within 24 hours of your scheduled appointment.
  • Have questions?  Give us a call at 403-220-8518.

Your First Appointment

  • Arrive fifteen minutes early to fill out forms.
  • Bring a pair of shorts.
  • Bring your Alberta Health Care card.
  • Be prepared for your appointment to last one hour.

Submitted by desrosin.local on Sun, 11/08/2015 - 10:12am

Meet Our Team

Dr. V. Lun, MSc, MD, CCFP, Dip Sport Med

Dr. Victor Lun has worked with elite athletes with chronic osteoarthitic issues for many years. He has recently completed a knee osteoarthritis study (KOA) working with fellow physician Dr. Preston Wiley as well as other specialists associated with the Sport Medicine Centre. His other qualifications include:  

  • Sport and Exercise Physician since 2009.  
  • Team physician: University of Calgary Dino’s Football team and Canadian National Long Track Speed Skating, Men’s Waterpolo, and Men’s Artistic Gymnastics teams.
  • Canadian Sport Institute Calgary consulting physician.  
  • Health and Science Team member for the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympic Games and the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic Games. 

Academic:  

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine.  
  • Interim Director of the Enhanced Skills Sport and Exercise Residency Program. 
  • Clinical Research:  Exercise medicine, knee osteoarthritis, sport injury, and sport nutrition. 

Dr. J. P. Wiley, MPE, MD, CCFP, Dip Sport Med

Preston is the past Director of the Sport Medicine Centre.  He and Dr. Lun have recently complete a knee osteoarthritis study (KOA) in conjunction with other SMC specialists to examine long term function of patients with this condition.

He runs a general sport medicine practice, which includes testing for Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome. He teaches two courses on Sport Medicine for the Faculty of Kinesiology and is the Associate Dean Graduate.  His research interests are in diagnosis and management of overuse and degenerative injury, particularly tendinopathy and knee osteoarthritis.  He is actively involved in Rugby coaching locally and is a member of the World Rugby Medicine, Science and Research Committee.