Our Physicians

Dr. Kathy Cardinal, MD, CCFP

Cardinal_headhsotDr. Cardinal completed a degree in cellular, molecular and microbial biology with a minor in women’s studies. This was followed by a degree in medicine at the University of Calgary and a Family Medicine residency at the Grey Nuns Community Hospital in 2000. She has worked in urban and rural settings, including breastfeeding clinics. She also works as a clinical assistant at the Grey Nuns Hospital and a Community Perinatal Program physician. She is passionate about evidence-informed practice, compassionate maternity care and the social/community aspects of medicine. She enjoys cooking, gardening and spending time with her children and grandchildren.


Dr. Alyssa England, MD, CCFP

England_headhsotDr. England was born and raised in the Edmonton area. She completed her undergraduate degree (Physiology), as well as medical school at the University of Alberta. Dr. England loves having a varied practice including general family practice, minor procedures, teaching as well as providing maternity care. She teaches both medical students and residents. When she isn’t working, she loves traveling, baking, practicing yoga, and running. She has completed several half marathons and a full marathon.


Dr. Cynthia Kwong, MD, CCFP

Kwong_headhsotDr. Kwong was born in Edmonton and raised in Calgary. She completed her undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences as well as medical school at the University of Calgary. She completed her family medicine residency training at the University of Alberta. She loves the diversity of family medicine which includes general practice, prenatal care and some minor procedures. In her spare time, she likes to sing, stay active and travel to places she’s never been before.


Dr. Freda Lo, MD, CCFP

Lo_headhsotDr. Lo graduated from the University of Alberta with her MD in 2004 after which she completed her residency in Family Practice. She was born and raised in Edmonton. She has a family practice in west Edmonton and loves to practice obstetrics. Dr. Lo is a renowned teacher of medical residents. She also enjoys biking, volleyball and spending time with her two children and husband.


Dr. Lana Myroniuk-Morgadinho, MD, CCFP

Myroniuk_Morgadinho_headhsotDr. Myroniuk-Morgadinho was born and raised in Edmonton. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Alberta, medical degree at the University of Calgary, and residency training at UBC. In addition to maternity care, she practices general family medicine and teaches medical students. Her practice interests include office-based procedures, women’s health and chronic disease management. Outside the office, she is a proud mama and enjoys traveling, cooking and practicing yoga.


Dr. Tessa Penrod, MD, CCFP

Penrod_headhsotDr. Penrod comes to us from a family practice in Saskatoon and is a graduate of the University of Alberta. She has three children and has a family practice in Beaumont.


Dr. Ginetta Salvalaggio, MD, CCFP

Salvalaggio_headhsotDr. Salvalaggio grew up in central Alberta and is an almost-lifelong Albertan. She completed her residency in Family Medicine in Thunder Bay, Ontario. She is currently an associate professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Alberta. Professional interests include patient engagement, transitions in care, urban underserved populations, and addiction medicine. Personal interests include getting outside and off grid (especially the mountains), growing and cooking good food, and music.


Dr. Andrew Swinton, MD, CCFP

Swinton_headhsotDr. Swinton joined the practice in September of 2010 after he and his family moved to the Edmonton area. He comes to us after many years of experience in family practice, including comprehensive rural care, maternity care and deliveries in Three Hills, Alberta. Prior to this, he lived and worked in the NWT, and Haiti before returning to Alberta. Dr. Swinton is a graduate of the University of Alberta and University of Calgary, is dad to four boys, and has years of experience teaching residents.


Dr. Leeor Eliyahu, MD, CCFP

Bio coming soon.


Millwoods Maternity Care Clinic is a teaching institute affiliated with the University of Alberta and we invite residents to work with our physicians from time to time.