Respiratory Medicine

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Section
Section Head - Respiratory Medicine Dr. Martha Ainslie
Postgraduate Program Director - Respiratory Medicine Dr. Nancy Porhownik
Program Secretary - Respiratory Medicine Michelle Wojnowski
Program Administrator - Respiratory Medicine Holly Thibert

The Section of Respiratory Medicine runs the Respiratory Medicine Subspecialty Education Program. The section has 14 GFT and 9 non-GFT physicians and 1 PhD researchers.

Respiratory Medicine (respirology) is a subspecialty of internal medicine concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the respiratory system such as advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, interstitial lung diseases, pulmonary arterial hypertension, tuberculosis, and pulmonary fibrosis. They also provide on-going care for lung transplant patients and patients with chronic respiratory failure.

Respiratory medicine physicians and their team provide detailed assessments, treatments, and education for the province of Manitoba, as well as northern communities in Canada and parts of Northwestern Ontario.

Adult respirology clinics are located at Winnipeg’s largest hospitals, The Health Sciences Centre and the St. Boniface Hospital. Our respirologists are involved in the evaluation of patients with various sleep disorders including sleep-disordered breathing work at the Sleep Disorder Centre located at the Misericordia, Health Centre.

Respiratory medicine physicians also provide coverage at the Riverview Health Centre.


Section Members

Full Name Last Name Rank ApptType Phone(s)
Ashley Watsko Watsko
  • 204 787-2828 (Office)
Dr. Andrew Halayko Halayko Professor UMFA
Dr. Angela Desautels Desautels Assistant Professor GFT
  • 204-787-1087 (fax)
  • 204-787-2977 (office)
Dr. Arnold O. Naimark Naimark Emeritus Professor NIL
Dr. Brian Bookatz Bookatz Lecturer NIL
  • 204-727-6451 (office)
Dr. Cindy Lee Lee Lecturer Clinical Contract & NIL
Dr. Clare Ramsey Ramsey Assistant Professor GFT
  • 787-2420 (fax)
  • 204-787-2977 (office)
Dr. David Christiansen Christiansen Assistant Professor GFT
  • 204-231-1927 (fax)
  • 204-237-2217 (office)
Dr. David Hudgel Hudgel Professor NIL
Dr. Eleni Giannouli Giannouli Assistant Professor GFT
  • 204-787-2420 (fax)
  • 204-787-2977 (office)
Dr. Els deGussem deGussem Assistant Professor Clinical Contract & NIL
Dr. Gregg Eschun Eschun Assistant Professor GFT
  • 204-231-1927 (fax)
  • 204-237-2217 (office)
Dr. Jacquelyn Dirks Dirks Assistant Professor Clinical Contract & NIL
Dr. Kimberley Mulchey Mulchey Assistant Professor GFT
  • 204-787-2420 (Clinic Fax)
  • 204-787-2977 (Office Ph)
Dr. Lubna Madi Madi Assistant Professor NIL
Dr. M. Wayne Kepron Kepron Professor GFT
  • 204-787-2420 (fax)
  • 204-787-2977 (office)
Dr. Magdy Younes Younes Emeritus Professor
Dr. Martha Ainslie Ainslie Associate Professor GFT
  • 204-787-2420 (fax)
  • 204-787-2977 (office)
Dr. Martha Shepertycky Shepertycky Assistant Professor GFT
  • 204-231-1927 (fax)
  • 204-237-2217 (office)
Dr. Musawir Ahmed Ahmed Assistant Professor GFT
  • 204-787-2420 (Fax)
  • 204-787-2977 (Office)
Dr. Nancy Porhownik Porhownik Assistant Professor GFT
  • 204-787-2420 (fax)
  • 204-787-2977 (office)
Dr. Rachel Dwilow Dwilow Clinical Contract
Dr. Stephen Corne Corne Assistant Professor GFT
  • 204-787-2420 (fax)
  • 204-787-2977 (office)
Dr. Steven N. Mink Mink Professor GFT
  • 204-787-2420 (Clinic Fax)
  • 204-787-2384 (Clinic Phone:)
  • 204-787-1932 (Office Fax)
  • 204-787-2684 (Office Phone)
Dr. Sukarno Chaudhry Chaudhry Lecturer NIL
Dr. Zoheir Bshouty Bshouty Associate Professor GFT
  • 204-787-2420 (fax)
  • 204-787-2977 (office)
Holly Thibert Thibert
  • 204-787-8632 (fax)
  • 204-787-8623 (office)
Michelle Wojnowski Wojnowski N/A
  • 204-787-1087 (fax)
  • 204-787-2977 (office)
Rita Greco Greco
  • 204-787-1932 (Fax)
  • 204-787-2684 (Office)


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