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Dr. Charissa Pockett

Dr. Charissa Pockett is a cardiologist at the Jim Pattison Children's Hospital

Pediatric Cardiologist

Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital
103 Hospital Drive
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 0W8

Clinic Telephone: (306) 844-1235



  • MD; University of Calgary


  • Pediatrics; Alberta Children’s Hospital, University of Calgary




  • Pediatric Cardiology; Stollery Children’s Hospital
  • Interventional Cardiology; Rady Children’s Hospital, University of California


Clinical Interests

Pediatric Cardiology, Congenital Heart Disease, Heterotaxy Syndrome, Interventional Cardiac Catheterization.


Research Interests

Pediatric Heart Failure, Heterotaxy Syndrome, Incidence and predictive factors associated with right ventricular dysfunction following left ventricular assist device implantation, Psychiatric Disorders following ventricular assist device implantation in pediatric patients.



Originally from Manitoba, Dr. Pockett received her medical training at the University of Calgary. She completed her Pediatric Residency at the Alberta Children’s Hospital and six months of training at Mater Children’s Hospital in Brisbane, Australia. From 2009 to 2012, she trained in Pediatric Cardiology at Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton.


Dr. Pockett joined the division of Pediatric Cardiology at the Royal University Hospital in Saskatoon in 2012. After working on-site for several years, she took a one-year leave of absence to pursue advanced training in Pediatric Interventional Cardiology at Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego, California.


In addition to an active clinical career, Dr. Pockett is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Saskatchewan, where she helps train the next generation of pediatric care providers. She has also held Board level leadership roles within the WCCHN both before and during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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