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I am new to this forum but I really do need help! I am looking to find a family doctor in Edmonton, AB. I was diagnosed with Celiac Disease 2.5 years ago and still struggle with it. My goal is to find a long-term family doctor that can give any advice for my health with celiacs, as well as being a general doctor for my other health needs. In the next few years, my husband and I will most likely want to start a family and I will need all the tips and advice for my diet and pregnancy.

Does anyone know or can recommend a doctor within Edmonton (or Sherwood Park, Fort Saskatchewan) for me?

Thank you!

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I just moved to Vancouver from Edmonton, and as far as I know, I couldn't find ANY doctor in Edmonton who even knew what Celiac Disease is, never mind one I would get advice from...sorry that all I have is bad news but if you contact the Edmonton Celiac Association chapter, someone there might have a list of doctors :)

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I just moved to Vancouver from Edmonton, and as far as I know, I couldn't find ANY doctor in Edmonton who even knew what Celiac Disease is, never mind one I would get advice from...sorry that all I have is bad news but if you contact the Edmonton Celiac Association chapter, someone there might have a list of doctors :)

Thanks for the reply. I had emailed the Celiac Association but they didn't have any sort of list which was disappointing! Thanks anyway!

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After two years of dealing with the medical field, I'm a firm believer in this site:

http://www.ratemds.com/

Of which people post their reviews of the doctors they have seen.

If you plug in Edmonton and the field of speciality in the search function, you can pull up the different doctors and how people have found them to be and their experiences of them.

By the way? I miss Edmonton! I moved to Winnipeg seven years ago and have regretted it ever since.

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Thank you Kamma! I will try that out and see what I can find!

I love living in Edmonton - it's a really great city.

After two years of dealing with the medical field, I'm a firm believer in this site:

http://www.ratemds.com/

Of which people post their reviews of the doctors they have seen.

If you plug in Edmonton and the field of speciality in the search function, you can pull up the different doctors and how people have found them to be and their experiences of them.

By the way? I miss Edmonton! I moved to Winnipeg seven years ago and have regretted it ever since.

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Thank you Kamma! I will try that out and see what I can find!

I love living in Edmonton - it's a really great city.

Yup, it is. :)

Let us know how it goes with the doctor search. Hope the site proves beneficial to you.

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Dr. Connie Switzer is a leading specialist in Canada and she practices in Edmonton. However, she is not a GP but a gatsro specialist so it may take months to get in to see her. I attended a lecture she gave last year and she was amazingly knowledgable. She specializes in celiac.

We live a few hours from Edmonton but love the city. We go there regularly to do major food shopping at the Italian Centre, T&T, etc. and go to great restaurants where I feel safe.

Do you have any favourite restaurants in Edmonton?

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Oh, the Italian Centre! I used to live a few blocks away from it and did a bulk of my shopping there. You are truly bringing back memories for me.

...In terms of restaurants that offer gluten free the Vietnamese eating places on 101 St (about 105 Avenue) are awesome.

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Oh, the Italian Centre! I used to live a few blocks away from it and did a bulk of my shopping there. You are truly bringing back memories for me.

...In terms of restaurants that offer gluten free the Vietnamese eating places on 101 St (about 105 Avenue) are awesome.

Man, I love that place! I could almost live in the store except the wonderful smells of all that great bread would drive me crazy. Every single time my husband and I go (several times a year) we are like children because we are that delighted and excited. Each time there is something new to see. I think we literally look at each item practically.

My favourite eateries in Edmonton include the Red Ox Inn, Wildflower, Madison's Grill, Corso32 (have you heard of this place?) and Blue Pear. They are the top restaurants and are therefore expensive BUT it is so worth it because they are great with celiac people. Most menu items are naturally gluten free and they are so careful with cross contamination. Wildflower even has fresh gluten-free bread for bread service! And separate butters. Darn it - hungry again! :P

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Man, I love that place! I could almost live in the store except the wonderful smells of all that great bread would drive me crazy. Every single time my husband and I go (several times a year) we are like children because we are that delighted and excited. Each time there is something new to see. I think we literally look at each item practically.

My favourite eateries in Edmonton include the Red Ox Inn, Wildflower, Madison's Grill, Corso32 (have you heard of this place?) and Blue Pear. They are the top restaurants and are therefore expensive BUT it is so worth it because they are great with celiac people. Most menu items are naturally gluten free and they are so careful with cross contamination. Wildflower even has fresh gluten-free bread for bread service! And separate butters. Darn it - hungry again! :P

Haha! The bread, the cheeses and the meats! The bins of fresh olives and the beautiful, fresh produce! All the Italian mamas and papas roaming the aisles on Saturdays. Oh, you lucky woman you! Next time you go think of me stuck in stodgy Winnipeg dreaming of the Italian Centre. Breathe and inhale deeply for me. :)

The Red Ox Inn is still around? My god, that was around when I was a kid. That place is sooooo cozy.

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Haha! The bread, the cheeses and the meats! The bins of fresh olives and the beautiful, fresh produce! All the Italian mamas and papas roaming the aisles on Saturdays. Oh, you lucky woman you! Next time you go think of me stuck in stodgy Winnipeg dreaming of the Italian Centre. Breathe and inhale deeply for me. :)

The Red Ox Inn is still around? My god, that was around when I was a kid. That place is sooooo cozy.

I WILL think of you now whenever we go to the IC. We are going in March and are staying at the Union Bank Inn. Do you know it? It is gorgeous - we are using a groupon for it as there is no way I would pay $300 for a hotel room just for one night. I will be inhaling so hard that you will probably feel the breezes in Winnipeg!

Yes, the Red Ox Inn is still around and doing very well. They are consistently still rated in the top 3 restaurants in the city.

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I had a great doctor when I lived in Edmonton. I don't believe she's taking new patients though. It also depends what part of the city you are in. Finding a good doctor in Alberta is tough.

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I had a great doctor when I lived in Edmonton. I don't believe she's taking new patients though. It also depends what part of the city you are in. Finding a good doctor in Alberta is tough.

It's tough here too in Manitoba.

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