Alain Tremblay

Alain Tremblay, MDCM, FRCPC, FCCP



Cumming School of Medicine, Department of Medicine | Respiratory Medicine

Full Member

Arnie Charbonneau Cancer Institute

Associate Member

O'Brien Institute for Public Health

Associate Member

The Calvin, Phoebe and Joan Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases

Medical Director

Alberta Lung Cancer Screening Program

Contact information

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Office: 403.210.3866

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Dr. Tremblay is originally from Montreal, Quebec and completed medical school and internal medicine residency at McGill University. He also did a Pulmonary and Critical Care fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas and additional Interventional Bronchoscopy training at the Cleveland Clinic and in Lille, France. He returned to Canada in 2001 to develop a new Interventional Pulmonary Medicine Centre in Calgary as well to snowboard in the Canadian Rockies. His current academic focus is on lung cancer screening as well as clinical applications of advanced bronchoscopic and pleural procedures. He has also lead several inpatient COVID-19 therapeutic trials during the pandemic. He is the medical director for the AHS Alberta Lung Cancer Screening Program.


Areas of Research

Area of Focus
  • Lung Cancer
  • Screening
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Pleural Disease
Summary of Research

Main topics of research include lung cancer screening, diagnostic and therapeutic bronchoscopy and pleural disease. 


  • award, 2018
  • award, 2016
  • award (honourable mention), 2016
  • award, 2015
  • commendation, 2015
  • commendation, 2014
  • award, Calgary Health Region. 2013
  • award, 2012
  • award, 2011
  • award, 2008
  • award, 2007
  • award, 2006


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