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Dr. Joseph Atallah

Dr. Joseph Atallah


Stollery Children’s Hospital
4C2 Walter C. Mackenzie Centre
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2B7

Clinic telephone: (780) 407-3952

  • MD CM ((Doctor of Medicine and Master of Surgery Degree); McGill University
  • MSc, Epidemiology; Harvard University
  • General Pediatrics; Montreal Children’s Hospital, McGill University


  • Pediatric Cardiology; Stollery Children’s Hospital, University of Alberta
  • Pediatric and Adult Congenital Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology; Children’s Hospital Boston, Harvard University

Certifications and Accreditations
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Canada – Pediatrics
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Canada – Pediatric Cardiology
  • American Board of Pediatrics – General Cardiology
  • American Board of Pediatrics – Pediatric Cardiology

Dr. Joseph Atallah is a Cardiologist and Medical Director for cardiac outpatient services at the Stollery. He graduated from McGill University with a medical degree before completing a Residency in general pediatrics at the Montreal Children’s Hospital. Dr. Atallah then went on to complete a Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship at Stollery Children’s Hospital, as well as a Pediatric and Adult Congenital Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship at Children’s Hospital of Boston.


Dr. Atallah has held several senior leadership positions, including Medical Director for Pediatric and Congenital Electrophysiology with Alberta Health Services. In addition to clinical activities, he is an active educator who works with medical students at the University of Alberta. He is currently an Associate Professor with the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, and is cross-appointed to the School of Public Health. Dr. Atallah has received numerous awards for his teaching efforts, including the Annual Excellence in Teaching Division Award in Undergraduate Medical Education from the University of Alberta (2020).


Dr. Atallah’s research interests include inherited arrhythmias, risk stratification and prevention for sudden cardiac death, novel pacemaker/defibrillator implantation, and neurodevelopmental and postoperative outcomes for complex congenital heart disease. His clinical interests include inherited arrhythmia disorders, interventional electrophysiology procedures, and the surgical implantation and management of pacemakers and defibrillators.

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