Faculty & Staff

· Alex Aspinall
· Dorothy Li
· Matthew Woo
· Meena Mathivanan
· Michelle Buresi
· Milli Gupta
· Tiffany Poon
· Tushar Shukla

South Health Campus

Alex Aspinall, MD, PhD, FRCPC

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
Liver Unit

Administration Office:
Phone: 403-956-2466  Fax: 403-956-2991

Phone: 403-956-3804  Fax: 403-956-3838

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Alex Aspinall received his BSc.Hon (Life Sciences) from Queen’s University (Kingston, Ontario).  He completed his Ph.D. in Immunology (with a focus in Gastrointestinal Immunology) at the University of Calgary.  He did post-doctoral fellowship training in Immunology at the Basel Institute for Immunology (Basel, Switzerland) and completed another AHFMR-funded post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Calgary while completing Medical School there.  He completed Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology training at the University of Calgary.  That was followed by a CIHR-CASL funded Research and Clinical Fellowship in Hepatology and Liver Transplantation at the University of Birmingham (U.K.).  

Dr. Aspinall is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Calgary.  He served previously as the Gastroenterology Site Lead at the South Health Campus and currently leads the Viral Hepatitis Clinic at the South Health Campus. He serves as the Hepatology Section Lead for the Royal College of Physicians of Surgeons of Canada Gastroenterology Examination Board.  He previously served as the University of Calgary Hepatology Fellowship Program Director and has won numerous teaching awards at both undergraduate and post-graduate levels. 


Clinical/Research Interests

His clinical interests include the entire breadth of liver disease.  His research interests include viral hepatitis and liver transplantation. He has served as the principal investigator of many clinical trials in the areas of viral hepatitis, hepatocellular carcinoma and autoimmune liver disease. He has more than 15 peer reviewed publications.


Referring Physicians