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Acute Sport Concussion Clinic (ASCC)

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What We Do

Welcome to the Acute Sport Concussion Clinic (ASCC).

If you have sustained a concussion and meet the criteria below, you may be a candidate to be seen in the Acute Sport Concussion Clinic (ASCC).  Our candidate criteria is as follows:

      • Occurred while participating in a sporting activity
      • Occurred In the last 4 weeks
      • You are between the ages of 13-60
      • No history of a motor vehicle accident
      • Did not occur at work and Is not a WCB claim


Do you meet our criteria? The next step is for you to fill out an online screening questionnaire and intake form.

 Click here to proceed to the questionnaire.

How to Make an Appointment

Before we can make an appointment for you, we need to know more about you. 

  • Please fill out an online screening questionnaire and intake form.
  • Following this screening you will be emailed with information regarding an appointment date & time.
  • 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.
  • If you have questions, please call 403-220-8946.

Your First Appointment

  • Arrive fifteen minutes early to fill out forms.
  • Bring your Alberta Health Care card if you are qualified under one of the AHC plans.
  • Be prepared for your appointment to last approximately one hour.

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Meet Our Team

Dr. Willem Meeuwisse

Dr. Meeuwisse is a physician with a clinical practice specializing in sport medicine. His research field is the epidemiology of sport injury; specifically injury prevention.  Dr. Meeuwisse is engaged in population-based research on sport health screening, risk analysis, injury prediction and prevention, and is Co-Chair of the Sport Injury Prevention Research Centre in the Faculty of Kinesiology at the University of Calgary. 

One injury prevention focus is on Concussion in Sport and he is a member of the Hotchkiss Brain Institute.  He is a Co-Chair of the 4th International Consensus Conference on Concussion in Sport.  

He is also Co-Chair of the National Hockey League/National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHL/NHLPA) Joint Health & Safety Committee.  He is a Member of the Injury Surveillance Research Team for the International Olympic Committee and he serves as an Associate Editor of the BJSM Injury Prevention and Health Protection journal.

Dr. Katie MacGregor

Dr. Katie MacGregor, originally from Ottawa, Ontario, is a University of Calgary trained Sports medicine physician. She is currently working at the University Sports Medicine centre in sports medicine and is the clinical Lead for the new Acute Sport Concussion Clinic ( ASSC). Dr. MacGregor sees the launch of the clinic as an opportunity to provide knowledge, awareness and medical care to athletes in the community as well as on campus.

Dr. MacGregor is also a current team physician for Alpine Canada.

Christine Atkins

Christine joined the Sport Injury Prevention Research Centre in September 2014 as the Concussion Clinic Research Coordinator for the Safe To Play and the hockey branch of the Collaborative Research and Innovation Opportunities (CRIO) studies.

Christine has a Bachelor of Kinesiology with a major in Athletic Therapy from the University of Calgary and Mount Royal University.  Prior to joining the SIPRC team Christine was the Director of Athletic Therapy and Medical Services with the Okanagan Hockey Group.  Christine currently works as a Therapist with Hockey Canada and the Canadian Pro Rodeo Sports Medicine Team.  In the coming year Christine will be traveling to Austria and Germany as the head Therapist with the National Women’s Development Team to compete in the 2015 Nations Cup.

Micah Ziel

Micah is a Certified Athletic Therapist.  She completed her undergraduate Kinesiology degree at the University of Calgary with a Diploma of Athletic Therapy from Mount Royal University.  In addition to this, she underwent training as a Non-Physician Expert (NPE) at the University of Calgary Sport Medicine Centre. Micah also works with the Calgary Colts Junior Football Team.