- Clinical Associate Professor University of British Columbia
Dr. Barbara Nakielna is a respirologist at St. Paul's Hospital and has been active in clinical practice since 1980. She completed her medical degree at the University of Liverpool England. She did her specialization in Internal Medicine and diploma in Child Health in the UK and her training in respiratory medicine at the University of British Columbia. During her fellowship she was involved in epidemiologic studies in tuberculosis.
Shortly after going into practice, Dr. Nakielna started the Adult Cystic Fibrosis Clinic which is now located in St. Paul's Hospital.
Dr. Nakielna's practice as a respirologist encompasses all aspects of the specialty. She maintains a keen interest in tuberculosis and attends clinics on a regular basis at the Tuberculosis Center in Vancouver. She also continues as Director of the Adult Cystic Fibrosis Clinic.