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Asif Doja photo of Asif Doja
Clinical Investigator, CHEO Research Institute
Physician and Program Director, Division of Neurology, CHEO
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine,
University of Ottawa
613-737-7600 Ext. 1605
Research Practice Areas:
Current Research:
Movement Disorders: Dr. Doja is interested in helping to establish evidence-based guidelines for the treatment of Tourette Syndrome and in looking at the portrayal of Tourette Syndrome in the media. He is also interested in the epidemiolgy of dopa-responsive dystonia.

Medical Education: Using qualitative and quantitative methodology, as well as simulation, Dr. Doja is interested in studying publication patterns in medical education, the impact of the Hidden Curriculum, and novel ways of assessing competence in the treatment of acute stroke.
Dr. Doja is an Associate Clinical Investigator at the CHEO Research Institute, and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Ottawa. He is the Director of the Movement Disorders Clinic at CHEO. His research interests include evidence-based guidelines for the treatment of Tourette Syndrome, the portrayal of Tourette Syndrome in the media, and Dopa-responsive dystonia. Medical education research interests include bibliometric studies and systematic reviews, the hidden curriculum, and simulation use in the treatment of acute stroke.
Sample Publications:
Kumar G., Ni A, Lawrence S, Doja A Incorporating CanMEDS and Subspecialty Training into Pediatric Residency Programs: Why are we Still Deficient? Paediatr Child Health 17(1) e7-1
Pringsheim T, Doja A, Belanger S, Paten S for the the CAMESA guideline group. Treatment Recommendations for extrapyramidal side effects associated with second-generation antipsychotic use in children and youth. Paediatr Child Health 2011; 16(9): 590-598.1

Lim-Fat, MJ, Doja A, Barowman N, and Sell E. YouTube Videos as Teaching Tool and Patient Resource on Infantile Spasms. J Child Neurol 2011 Jul;26(7):804-9. Epub 2011 May 6.
Lewis EC , Strike M, Doja A, Ni A, Weber J , Wiper-Bergeron N, Sell E. Web-Based Software to Assist in the Localization of Neuroanatomical Lesions. Can J Neuro Sciences 38(2), 2011
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