Meet the Mom Care Docs
Dr. Catherine Olson, MD
Dr. Catherine Olson received her Doctor of Medicine (MD) from the University of Saskatchewan and has several years of practice in family medicine. Dr. Olson loves supporting patients through the amazing experience of pregnancy and delivery. When Dr. Olson isn’t at work; she enjoys pickleball, knitting and being a loving grandmother!
Colleen Allen RN, MPH
Ms. Allen received her Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the U of A. She also received her Masters in Public Health from the University of Wollongong in Australia. Ms. Allen has had the pleasure of working in several areas in which she is passionate, such as research, refugee health, infectious diseases, immunizations, harm reduction and teaching. Ms. Allen loves how this group of physicians connects with and cares for patients in a way that creates long-lasting relationships - patients keep coming back! When not hard at work, Ms. Allen is constantly trying new things - crafts with her daughter (but not often finishing), baking (not always pretty but usually delicious) and maybe a play or two.
Dr. Jane Baker, BA (Hons), BMBCh, CCFP
Dr. Jane Baker completed her Bachelor of Arts (Hons) and her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (BMBCh) at the University of Oxford. She also received her Certificate of the College of Family Physicians (CCFP) at the University of Alberta. Dr. Baker has been a family doctor since 2008. She has a varied practice; caring for patients in the family medicine office, nursing homes and hospital and she currently serves as Chief of Family Medicine Obstetrics for Edmonton. Dr. Baker loves working alongside a great team of doctors and nurses to help families bring their new baby safely into the world. She also enjoys making and appreciating music, baking with her daughters, and exploring Edmonton’s beautiful river valley.
Dr. Lilah Rossi BSc, MD, CCFP, FCFP
Dr. Lilah Rossi received her Bachelor of Science and her Doctor of Medicine (MD) degrees at the University of British Columbia. Following the completion of her family medicine residency at
St. Paul's inner-city program, Dr. Rossi provided eighteen years of full-service family medicine in Vancouver with maternity care and quality assurance programs at BC Women's Hospital and remains a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of British Columbia. After moving to Edmonton in 2019, Dr. Rossi has been building a family practice in southwest Edmonton and continues her passion for teaching as a Clinical Associate for the acute psychiatry service at Grey Nuns and a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Alberta. Dr. Rossi has also worked as a part-time medical advisor for TV dramas! She loves delivering babies as part of this excellent team of caring doctors and spends her days off playing violin (a skill she began learning at age 4), singing in a choir, and reading fiction and biographies!
Dr. Margaret McPhedran BSc, MD, CCFP
Dr. Margaret McPhedran has a Bachelor of Science, Doctor of Medicine (MD), and Certificate of the College of Family Physicians (CCFP). Along with her education, Dr. McPhedran has 19 years of experience in Family Medicine and primary care Obstetrical Medicine. She loves helping moms have a positive pregnancy and birth experience - and just loves babies! In her free time, Dr. McPhedran bakes, cooks, runs, cycles, and spends time with her lovely family.
Dr. Rhea Loiselle BMSc, MD, FCFP
Dr. Rhea Loiselle received her Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree at the University of Alberta and completed her family medicine residency at the University of Ottawa. Previous to working with Mom Care Docs, Dr. Loiselle worked in St Albert from 1997 to 2003 and was involved in a low-risk obstetric group at the Sturgeon Hospital. She has since worked at the Allin Clinic since 2004 doing family practice and low-risk obstetrics at the Royal Alex since 2006. Dr. Loiselle is grateful for the opportunity to provide antenatal, intrapartum, and postpartum care to low-risk patients with a group of like-minded physicians who are all passionate about comprehensive obstetric care. Outside of her work, Dr. Loiselle loves spending her time outdoors: running, cycling, swimming, cross country skiing, and gardening!
Dr. Sanja Kostov, BSc (hons), MD, CCFP
Sanja Kostov received her Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Neuroscience as well as her Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree, and completed her Family Medicine Residency at the University of Alberta. Dr. Kostov leads the Family Medicine Obstetrics education program for the University of Alberta Family Medicine Resident Doctors and has been a Mom Care Doc since 2013. She has also worked at numerous other clinics and hospitals in the Edmonton area providing obstetrics, newborn care, contraception, and reproductive health care. Dr. Kostov is committed to always making time to answer any questions (there are no stupid questions!), give suggestions using the latest medical evidence, and ask other medical professionals for help when it's needed. She is honoured that patients place trust in the Mom Care Docs to help them have a safe and enjoyable pregnancy and birth experience. Outside of her work, Dr. Kostov loves good food and wine with friends and family, keeping her twin boys out of trouble (more of a job than a hobby!), and exercise!
Dr. Sheila Wang BSc, MD
Dr. Sheila Wang received her Bachelor of Science with Specialization in Immunology and Infection followed by her Doctor of Medicine at the University of Alberta. Dr. Wang completed her Family Medicine Residency at Queen's University and graduated from it in 2018. She is a locum physician and has worked in several communities such as Red Deer, Spruce Grove, and Yellowknife doing general family practice and low-risk obstetrics. Dr. Wang also works in Gender Medicine and is passionate about providing care and support to the diverse Mom Care Docs community, supporting families across many cultures. In her free time, Dr. Wang loves gardening, bird watching, and hiking!
Dr. Valerie Krinke, MD, CCFP, BSc
Dr. Valerie Krinke received her Doctor of Medicine (MD) from the University of Alberta and has since had thirty years in practice, with twenty-five years of pregnancy and delivery care.
Dr. Krinke worked for ten plus years in refugee health and did five years of overseas medical work, primarily in West Africa. Dr. Krinke believes that investment in the care of women is essential for the well-being of our global and local societies. She is passionate about taking care of pregnant women and still after thirty years gets excited about seeing a new life come into this world. Dr. Krinke always works to make sure the Mom Care Doc patients get the best possible start with their newest parenting journey. In her free time, Dr. Krinke loves hiking, biking, and cooking!
Dr. Vickie Siu BSc (Hons), Pharmacology at UofA, MD
Dr. Vickie Siu completed an undergraduate degree and received her Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree, as well as a residency in Family Medicine at the University of Alberta. Dr. Siu was a family physician locum and has been a part of the MomCare Docs team since 2012. In addition, Dr. Siu also works at the birth control center and refugee clinic. Dr. Siu loves walking with women through the significant life milestone of pregnancy and is eager to support them through their journey into motherhood. Outside of being an invaluable member of the MomCare Docs team, Dr. Siu is also a passionate baker, crafter, and Oilers fan!