Shane Wunder

Clinical Assistant Professor (University of Saskatchewan)

Residency Program Director, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (University of Saskatchewan)

MD FRCPC CSCN Diplomate (EMG)



Clinical Interests

    - Spasticity Management

    - Neuromuscular Medicine and Electrodiagnostics (EMG)

    - Musculoskeletal Medicine and Rehabilitation
    - Prosthetics and Orthotics

    - Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation

    - Chronic Pain Management


    Research Interests

    - Medical Education

    - Technology in Medicine

    - Spinal Cord Injury

    - Spasticity

    - Prosthetics, Orthotics, Gait


    Education

    - CSCN - Certification in Electrodiagnostics - 2015

    - FRCPC - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, University of Saskatchewan - 2015

    - MD - University of Saskatchewan - 2010

    - BA - Anthropology and Archaeology, University of Saskatchewan - 2004


    Biography

    Dr. Wunder is originally from a farm near Theodore, Saskatchewan and completed both Undergraduate and Medical degrees at the University of Saskatchewan. He also holds an Associateship to the Royal Conservatory of Toronto (ARCT) in Piano Performance.


    He has been practicing at Wascana Rehabilitation Centre since the completion of his training. He is involved in teaching at the College of Medicine at the undergraduate level and has been the Program Director for the residency training program since November 2016. He has initiated changes in the structure and design of the outpatient clinic at Wascana. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Spinal Cord Injury Saskatchewan. He also has an interest in technology in medicine and is the co-chair of the standards committee for the Provincial Computerized Orders Management project, as well as a member of the Saskatchewan Medical Association's Health Informatics Committee. 


    In his spare time, he enjoys gardening, home design and renovation, traveling, and technology.

    Milo Fink

    Clinical Assistant Professor (University of Saskatchewan)

    Head, Department of Medicine (Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region) 

    MD FRCPC



    Clinical Interests

      - Chemodenervation for Spasticity, Migraine and Dystonia

      - Stroke Rehabilitation

      - Prosthetics

      - Neuromuscular Medicine and Electrodiagnostics (EMG)


      Research Interests

      - Medical Systems and Health Information Technology
      - Chemodenervation - localization of injections and onset of effects


      Education

      - MD - University of Saskatchewan - 1978
      - FRCPC - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, University of British Columbia 


      Biography

      Dr. Fink grew up in Bulyea, Saskatchewan. He completed his medical education at the University of Saskatchewan, served in the Canadian Airforce at Base Moose Jaw for 3 years as Aviation Medical Officer, then completed his residency training in PM&R in Vancouver, BC. 


      He returned to Regina in 1987 and has since been practicing General Physiatry with multiple areas of interest at Wascana Rehabilitation Centre. 


      He has served in District and Regional Medical Association Executives, moving on to the Saskatchewan Medical Association (SMA), including serving as SMA president. He continues to serve SMA as Chair of Specialist Recruitment and Retention Committee, Chair of Joint SMA/Ministry of Health Electronic Medical Record Committee, Member of the SMA Economics and Legislation and Policy Committee, SMA Health Information Technology Committee, and Member of the Board of eHealth Saskatchewan. 


      In his spare time, he enjoys training for and participating in Triathlons and Marathons. 

      Jacqueline Kraushaar

      Clinical Assistant Professor (University of Saskatchewan)

      Undergraduate Year 2 Physician Coordinator (College of Medicine Regina)

      Section Head, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region)

      MD FRCPC CSCN Diplomate (EMG)



      Clinical Interests

        - Prosthetics and Orthotics

        - Spasticity Management

        - Neuromuscular Medicine and Electrodiagnostics (EMG)

        - Stroke Rehabilitation

        - Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation

        - Multiple Sclerosis

        - Sexuality and Disability

        - Chronic Pain Management


        Research Interests

        - Medical Education

        - Spinal Cord Injury

        - Prosthetics, Orthotics, Gait


        Education

        - CSCN - Certification in Electrodiagnostics - 2013

        - FRCPC - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, University of Saskatchewan - 2012

        - MD - University of Saskatchewan - 2007


        Biography

        Dr. Kraushaar obtained her undergraduate training, majoring in Biology, at the University of Regina.  She then received her Medical Doctorate (MD) degree in 2007 at the University of Saskatchewan and was awarded the PM&R Award.  She completed her residency in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at the University of Saskatchewan in June 2012.  


        Dr. Kraushaar has been practicing in Regina at Wascana Rehabilitation Centre since completion of her training. She is very interested in medical education and teaches both medical students and residents.  Dr. Kraushaar is the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Community Faculty Representative on Faculty Council of the College of Medicine for the University of Saskatchewan.  She is also a member of the Board of Directors of Spinal Cord Injury Saskatchewan. She is a Committee Member of the Lower Extremity Wound Pathway and an Associate Member of the Department of Community Health and Epidemiology. She is also the Course Director for Medicine and Society 301 at the College of Medicine.


        In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, decorating and home design, and is an active participant in her family business.

        Amanda Kleisinger

        Clinical Assistant Professor (University of Saskatchewan)

        BKin MD FRCPC CSCN Diplomate (EMG)


        Clinical Interests

        - Neuromuscular Medicine and Electrodiagnostics (EMG)

        - Musculoskeletal Medicine and Rehabilitation

        - Prosthetics and Orthotics

        - Dance and Performance Medicine

        - Spasticity and Dystonia Management

        - Headache Management


        Research Interests

        - Technology and Social Media in Medicine
        - Physician Communication, Relationships, and Wellbeing


        Education

        - FRCPC - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, University of Saskatchewan - 2017
        - CSCN - Certification in Electrodiagnostics - 2017
        - MD - University of Saskatchewan - 2012
        - BKin - University of Regina - 2008


        Biography

        Dr. Kleisinger is originally from Regina, Saskatchewan. She completed an undergraduate degree in Kinesiology at the University of Regina, and a Medical Doctor degree at the University of Saskatchewan. She is the former President and Vice president of the Professional Association of Internes and Residents of Saskatchewan (PAIRS).

        Dr. Kleisinger was granted Clinical Assistant Professor status and participates in teaching undergraduate and postgraduate medical learners at the University of Saskatchewan. 

        In her spare time, she enjoys dancing and pilates, cooking dinner for friends and family, learning about wine and food, travelling, and reading.

        We have 6 Physiatrists with a diverse range of experiences and special interests.


        Read below to find out more!

        Claire Vayalumkal

        Clinical Assistant Professor (University of Saskatchewan)

        MD FRCPC



        Clinical Interests

          - General Physiatry


          Research Interests



          Education

          - FRCPC - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, University of Ottawa - 2014

          - MD - University of Ottawa


          Biography

          Dr. Vayalumkal completed her undergraduate medical training and residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Ottawa.  She has been a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC) since 2014 and practiced in Edmonton and then in Ottawa, before moving to Regina.  Her clinical interests include: general physiatry.  She has subspecialty experience in stroke, neurospinal, chronic pain and post-concussion syndrome management. 

           Physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists

          Wendy Chrusch 

          Clinical Assistant Professor (University of Saskatchewan)

          Undergraduate Coordinator (College of Medicine Regina)

          MD FRCPC CSCN Diplomate (EMG)



          Clinical Interests

            - MSK/Sports Medicine

            - Pediatric Rehabilitation

            - Neuromuscular Medicine and Electrodiagnostics (EMG)

            - General Rehabilitation

            - Spasticity Management

            - Prosthetics and Orthotics

            - Acquired Brain Injury Rehabilitation


            Research Interests

            - Pediatrics

            - MSK/Sports Medicine

            - Medical Education


            Education

            - FRCPC - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, University of Saskatchewan - 2006

            - CSCN - Certification in Electrodiagnostics - 2006

            - MD - University of Saskatchewan - 2001


            Biography

            Dr. Chrusch completed both her medical training and residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Saskatchewan. She has been practicing in Regina at Wascana Rehabilitation Centre since the completion of her training. 

            She has a strong interest in sports medicine. She represents the Saskatchewan Academy of Sports Medicine (SASM) on the Sports Medicine and Science Council of Saskatchewan (SMSCS). She provides medical coverage at local sporting events and is a level II wheelchair rugby classifier. She is also a member  of the Saskatchewan Acquired Brain Injury Outreach Committee. 

            Outside of work, Wendy enjoys running, cross-country skiing, swimming, cycling, triathlons, kayaking and yoga.