About Respirology

Respirologists, sometimes referred to as pulmonologists, are medical doctors who further specialize in the management and diagnosis of Asthma, COPD, Sleep Apnea, and other Respiratory Conditions.

If you are needing diagnosis and/or treatment with lung disease then please ask your doctor to refer you to one of Peak's Respirologists.



Our Respirologist

*Physicians: Please note that referrals must be accompanied with a consult note. Consult notes on their own are also accepted.

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Dr. Karen Heathcote

Red Deer

We were very pleased when Dr. Heathcote joined Peak Pulmonary Consulting Inc. (PPCI) and Peak Pulmonary Function Laboratories in the role of Interpreting Respirologist for our Red Deer location in May of 2012.

She received her FRCPC in Internal Medicine by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in 2008 and her FRCPC in Respirology by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in 2010. Since 2011, Dr. Heathcote has been a Respirologist at the Red Deer Regional Hospital and Medical Director of the Red Deer Pulmonary Function Laboratory at the site.

Dr. Heathcote is very busy with her husband and beautiful baby daughter, but in her free time maintains a passion for horses through her love of dressage.

Located at

Red Deer

located at the Riverlands Professional Building near the south entrance of the Cronquist Business Park.

Address: 200, 5440 45th Street, Red Deer, Alberta T4N 1L1

Phone: 587-797-1937

Fax: 587-797-1940