Meet the Doctors


Dr. Jane Baker

I grew up near Liverpool in the UK and obtained my physiology and medical degrees at the University of Oxford. I spent time in Penticton, BC during my medical training and met my husband there. After completing my internship in the UK, we moved to Edmonton, where I undertook family medicine residency at the University of Alberta. I have been providing maternity care with Mom Care Docs since becoming a family doctor in 2008 and I also practice family medicine, based at the Allin Clinic. I have two children and love spending time with my family, playing the piano, swimming, reading and baking.


Dr. Helen Bowden

I am from Summerland, BC and graduated from the University of Toronto medical school. I worked for many years in rural general practice, mainly in Lloydminster AB/SK and relocated to Edmonton (to slow down a bit?) in 2007. Much of my practice has always been in low-risk obstetrics which I really enjoy. I have two grown children. My household is run by Bichon Frise ladies. I have attended them during their low-risk puppy deliveries as well. My favourite things to do include cycling, singing, playing flute, cooking, and hiking and walking with the dogs.

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Dr. Anneliese Kohler 

Although I am an Alberta girl, I wanted some adventure and went to Nova Scotia to complete my undergraduate degree at St. Francis Xavier University in History and Chemistry. I returned to Alberta in 2004 to start medical school, and stayed to do my residency in Family Medicine. Since then, I worked at a few clinics before starting a practice at the Allin Clinic and joining the Mom Care Docs group. I enjoy the great variety that each work day brings! When not at work, I enjoy spending time with family and friends, playing with my own babies, reading and watching good movies. 


Dr. Sudha Koppula

My home has always been Edmonton where I was born (at the Royal Alexandra Hospital where I now deliver babies!), was raised and where I trained. I went to medical school and did a family medicine residency at the University of Alberta. In the past few years, I have ventured east to pursue a masters degree at the University of Western Ontario, which has helped me to further develop my academic interests of patient care, education and family medicine research. During my leisure time I have many interests, many of which involve spending time with my family and friends (including my Mom Care Docs colleagues).


Dr. Valerie Krinke

Having always enjoyed new life and kids, I have been privileged to deliver babies since 1991 and am now a mother to 3 children. Delivering newborns out of the same hospital I was born in, I also received my science and medical degrees from the University of Alberta. I love intercultural experiences which is reflected in another passion, working at the Edmonton New Canadians Clinic. Newly arrived refugees come from all over the world to the clinic. I have learned a great deal working and traveling extensively in Francophone West Africa where I lived with my husband and kids for almost 5 years. I like to say I have "survivalist" French. I enjoy cycling, walking and skiing in the river valley, as well as sewing and reading.


Dr. Rhea Loiselle

I went to medical school in Edmonton and went on to Ottawa to do my family medicine residency. Upon graduation, I did some short term work in Alberta and BC prior to returning to Edmonton to settle into family practice. I have always enjoyed practising obstetrics and after having my own two children, realized that doing it within a low-risk group such as this lends itself to a more balanced family and work life. Outside of medicine I enjoy swimming, cycling and running. In the wintertime I like to spend time outside both cross-country and downhill skiing with my children.


Dr. Serena Mar

I was born and raised in Edmonton. I did my medical training at the University of Alberta and I enjoy various sports as well as travelling.


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Dr. Margaret McPhedran

I completed an undergraduate degree in medical genetics and continued at the University of Alberta to graduate with a degree in family medicine. Since that time I have been practising family medicine in Edmonton with a keen interest in obstetrics. It is a part of my practice that I greatly enjoy. My other interests include enjoying time with my family, travelling, running and the outdoors.


Dr. Catherine Olson

I'm originally from Saskatchewan and am now a long-term Edmonton resident. I'm old enough to be a grandmother and my grandson was born in July 2014. My favourite day is Thursday, when I ride my bike to the Royal Alex to deliver babies and cut toenails. Other than practising medicine, I ski, knit and speak Spanish.


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Dr. Vickie Siu 

I was born and raised in Edmonton and completed my undergraduate, medical school and residency at the University of Alberta. Since graduation, I have been locuming at various family medicine clinics as well as working with Momcare. Obstetrics is one of the most enjoyable parts of medicine for me and I look forward to taking care of new moms and babies. Outside of medicine, I love music, baking and all sorts of crafting.



Dr. Carola Starke

I was born in Edmonton and graduated medical school from the U of A. After practising in Lethbridge for 18 years, I returned to Edmonton and have been with Mom Care Docs since 2002. In my spare time Barkley the family dog takes me for a walk and I enjoy reading and needlepoint.



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