Sean Dukelow MD PhD FRCPC

Dr. Sean Dukelow, MD PhD FRCPC


Section Chief Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Cumming School of Medicine, Department of Clinical Neurosciences

Full Member

Hotchkiss Brain Institute

Associate Member

McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health

Contact information

Web presence

Phone number

Clinical Office: 403.944.5930
Lab : 403.944.4050
PMR Administrative Office: 403.944.2061



Dr. Sean Dukelow is a Professor in the Department of Clinical Neuroscience at the University of Calgary and is the Medical Director of Stroke Rehabilitation for the Calgary Stroke Program.  He is a physician specialist in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and a PhD in Neuroscience. He acts as the Research Director for the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency training program.  His research interests include: 1) the development of robotic assessment tools to accurately quantify sensory, motor and cognitive function and recovery after stroke and concussion 2) improving understanding of brain function and neuroplasticity after stroke using tools such as robotics and neuroimaging techniques 3) the development of novel robotic rehabilitation techniques for therapies for individuals with neurologic disorders and 4) the use of non-invasive brain stimulation to enhance sensory, motor and language recovery after stroke 5) The conduct of clinical trials to enhance recovery after stroke.