Dr. Atul Khullar is a psychiatrist and sleep specialist who focuses on the integrative management of obesity, sleep, mood/anxiety and attention deficit disorders in age groups from adolescence onwards. Recently, he has gained expertise in the selective use of cannabis and ketamine for resistant mood disorders.
He completed his medical school and residency at the University of Alberta, and a sleep and mood/anxiety disorders fellowship at the University of Toronto. He has additional pediatric sleep medicine training from the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Khullar is board-certified in Psychiatry and Sleep Medicine in both Canada and the United States. He is also a fellow of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine, and a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Alberta.
Actively involved in research and education, Dr. Khullar has given more than 600 invited presentations to public and professional audiences worldwide. He has published a number of articles and chapters as well as chaired more than 20 national CME programs in his specialized areas.
Currently, he is the medical director of the Northern Alberta Sleep Clinic in Edmonton. Dr. Khullar is also a senior consultant for the Grey Nuns Hospital, the Edmonton Oilers, the Newly Institute and MedSleep, a Canada-wide network of community sleep clinics. He has also worked with the Canadian Winter Olympic team in the past.