Alicja Cieslak

Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology

Cognitive Neurosciences, Movement Disorders, General & Urgent Neurology

MD, MSc, FRCPC


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Office: 403-220-7572

Biography

Dr. Cieslak completed her medical degree at the University of Alberta and a residency in Neurology at the University of British Columbia.  In July of 2015, Dr. Cieslak joined the University of Calgary Neurosciences Department as a fellow in the Cognitive Neurosciences program. She participated in research and academic activities with her fellowship co-supervisors Dr. Eric Smith and Dr. Zahinoor Ismail.  During her fellowship, her research interests included reviewing therapeutic strategies for Vascular Cognitive Impairment as well as contributing to the understanding of Mild Behavioural Impairment as a prodromal syndrome of neurodegenerative diseases that affect cognition and behavior.  

Dr. Cieslak joined the Cognitive Neurosciences clinic after completion of her fellowship in June of 2017. Later that year, she also joined the Movement Disorders clinic, where she follows patients with Parkinson’s disease and has applied her training in Cognitive Neurology to assess cognitive change in patients with advanced Parkinson disease and Parkinson Plus diseases. She also sees patients in the General and Urgent Neurology clinics.