Dr. Karen Ethans

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Name: Karen D. Ethans
Rank: Associate Professor
Section: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Appointment Type: GFT
Address: Rehab Hospital, Section of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, RR143A - 800 Sherbrook St.
Has secretary: Lynda Price
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fax 204-787-1476
office 204-787-2206





Dr Karen Ethans obtained her medical degree at Dalhousie University in Halifax. She has her FRCPC in Physical Medicine and an Internship degree in Internal Medicine, both obtained through Dalhousie. She has a subspeciality degree in Spinal Cord Injury and is certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She also obtained a Bachelor of Science degree through the University of Manitoba.

She is the Director - Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Unit in Winnipeg and is a Research Affiliate at Riverview Health Centre. She is the Research Director for the Post-Grad Residency Program for Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.

A lot of her time is devoted to research but she also does a lot of patient care in the form of clinics related to: Spinal Cord, Spasticity/Botox, or MS (Multiple Sclerosis)

Both she and Dr. Casey provide intrathecal pump refills.

For the past couple of years she has started visiting various PCH facilities where she has obtained privileges to provide physiatry care in the form of Botox or Phenol injections for the elderly who would ordinarily have great difficulty getting to a medical clinic.

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