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Dr. Ells and her highly qualified staff are dedicated to providing the best in specialized care and are readily available to answer any questions and concerns to ensure their patients.


SHERYL COUNTY, a native Albertan, was born in Westlock , Alberta. She graduated from the medical record information program at NAIT and following graduation worked as a health record technician at the Calgary General Hospital. Sheryl relocated to Medicine Hat where she was employed at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital as manager of health records. Following Alberta Health regionalization, she assumed the position of Regional Manager of Health Records for Palliser Health Region with responsibilities for health record services for the hospitals at Medicine Hat, Brooks, Bow Island, Bassano and Oyen. In 2001 Sheryl relocated to the Calgary Area and commenced her current career in Ophthalmology. She has worked with Dr. Ells for more than 8 years as her senior assistant and is currently responsible for management and day to day functioning of Dr. Ells clinic at Calgary Retina Consultants. As well, she assists Dr. Ells with the delivery of patient care in the office setting, delivering of patient education and counseling patients.

APRIL INGRAM has been working with Dr. Ells since 2001 and serves as Dr. Ells’ Research Director. She manages the current research projects and acts as a liaison for regulatory agencies, academic institutions, funding agencies, co-investigators, patients and their families. April coordinates clinical research activities and patient education materials while splitting her time between offices in Calgary and Kelowna. She also organizes the articles and supplementary materials for publication in medical journals.