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About Sickkids
About SickKids

Michael Aquino, MD, MHSc, DABR

The Hospital for Sick Children
Staff Radiologist - General Body
Diagnostic Imaging

University of Toronto
Assistant Professor
Medical Imaging


Phone: 416-813-5530
Email: michael.aquino@sickkids.ca
Alternate Contact: Cindy Sawyer
Alternate Phone: 416-813-6888
Alternate Email: cindy.sawyer@sickkids.ca

Brief Biography

Dr. Aquino completed his paediatric radiology fellowship at SickKids in 2014. He joined the Department of Diagnostic Imaging at SickKids as a staff radiologist in 2017 after serving in the Division of Emergency and Critical Care Imaging at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center for three years.

Aquino has an interest in trauma imaging. He is the Department representative on the Hospital Trauma Management and Practice Team, a member of the Society for Pediatric Radiology Emergency and Trauma Imaging Committee, and the paediatric radiology representative on the American College of Surgery Committee on Trauma Imaging Best Practices Guidelines work group.

In addition to his clinical interests, Aquino enjoys being involved in medical education and working with medical students.

Research Interests

  • Emergency and trauma imaging
  • Afterhours radiology coverage

Publications

Aquino MR, Tse S, Gupta S, Rachlis A, Stimec J. Whole body MRI of juvenile spondyloarthritis: protocols and pictorial review of characteristic patterns. Pediatr Radiol. 2015 Apr;45(5):754-62. First Author.

Aquino M, Nghiem H, Jafri SZ, Schwartz J, Malhotra R, Amin M. Segmental testicular infarction: sonographic findings and pathologic correlation. J Ultrasound Med. 2013 Feb;32(2):365-72. First Author.

Aquino MR, Gibson DP, Bloom DA. Paratesticular rhabdomyosarcoma with metastatic encasement of the abdominal aorta. Pediatr Radiol. 2011 Aug;41(8):1061-4. First Author.

Aquino M, Raboud JM, McGeer A, Green K, Chow R, Dimoulas P, Loeb M, Scales D: Toronto SARS Hospital Investigation Team. Accuracy of healthcare worker recall and medical record review for identifying infectious exposures to hospitalized patients. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2006 Jul;27(7):722-8. First Author.

Dimoulas P, Green KA, Shigayeva A, Aquino M, McGeer A, Scales DC: Toronto SARS Hospital Investigation Team. Patient contact recall after SARS exposure. Emerg Infect Dis. 2005 Apr;11(4):625-8. Co-Author.

Aquino M, Fyfe M, MacDougal L, Remple V. Protective Behaviour Survey, West Nile Virus, British-Columbia. Emerg Infect Dis. 2004 Aug;10(8);1499-501.

Book Chapters

Diagnostic Imaging Pediatrics 3rd Edition

Aquino M, Donnelly LF. Chapter 9: Epiglottitis: Section 1: Airway - Infectious Causes of Airway Compromise - pages: 16-19.

Aquino MR. Chapter 34: Neonatal Pneumonia: Section 2: Chest - Neonatal Chest Issues - pages: 96-97.

Aquino MR. Chapter 38: Neonatal Pneumothorax: Section 2: Chest - Neonatal Chest Issues - pages: 110-111.

Aquino MR. Chapter 42: Esophageal Intubation: Section 2: Chest - Neonatal Chest Issues - page: 120.

Aquino MR. Chapter 43: ECMO Catheters: Section 2: Chest - Neonatal Chest Issues - page: 121.

Aquino MR. Chapter 44: PICCs: Section 2: Chest - Neonatal Chest Issues - pages: 122-123.  

Aquino MR. Chapter 45: Viral Chest Infection: Section 2: Chest - Neonatal Chest Issues - pages: 124-127.  

Aquino MR. Chapter 46: Round Pneumonia: Section 2: Chest - Neonatal Chest Issues - pages: 128-131.  

Aquino MR. Chapter 47: Parapneumonic Effusion and Empyema: Section 2: Chest - Neonatal Chest - Issues - pages: 132-133.

Aquino MR. Chapter 48: Pneumonia with Cavitary Necrosis: Section 2: Chest - Neonatal Chest Issues - pages: 134-137.

Aquino MR. Chapter 56: Child Abuse, Rib Fractures: Section 2: Chest - Trauma - pages: 162-165.

Aquino MR. Chapter: 57: Lung Contusion and Laceration: Section 2: Chest - Trauma - pages: 166-169.  

Aquino MR. Chapter 59: Pneumomediastinum: Section 2: Chest - Trauma - pages: 174-177.

Aquino MR. Chapter 134: Gastric Volvulus: Section 4: Gastrointestinal - Upper Gastrointestinal Abnormalities Typically seen in Infants and Young Children - pages: 392-393.

Aquino MR. Chapter 135: Ingested Coins: Section 4: Gastrointestinal – Upper Gastrointestinal Abnormalities Typically seen in Infants and Young Children - pages: 394-395.

Aquino MR. Chapter 136: Ingested Button Batteries: Section 4: Gastrointestinal - Upper Gastrointestinal Abnormalities Typically seen in Infants and Young Children - pages: 396-397.

Aquino MR. Chapter 137: Ingested Multiple Magnets: Section 4: Gastrointestinal - Upper Gastrointestinal Abnormalities Typically seen in Infants and Young Children - page: 398-399.

Aquino MR. Chapter 174: Primary Mesenteric Adenitis: Section 4: Gastrointestinal - Mesenteric Abnormalities – pages: 492-493.

Aquino MR. Chapter 176: Omental Infarction: Section 4: Gastrointestinal - Mesenteric Abnormalities - pages: 496-497.

Aquino MR. Chapter 177: Hypoperfusion Complex: Section 4: Gastrointestinal - Trauma - pages: 498-501.  

Aquino MR. Chapter 178: Bowel Injury: Section 4: Gastrointestinal - Trauma - pages: 502-505.

Aquino MR. Chapter 179: Hepatic Trauma: Section 4: Gastrointestinal - Trauma - pages: 506-509.

Aquino MR. Chapter 180: Splenic Trauma: Section 4: Gastrointestinal - Trauma - pages: 510-513.

Aquino MR. Chapter 181: Duodenal Trauma: Section 4: Gastrointestinal - Trauma - pages: 514-517.

Aquino MR. Chapter 182: Pancreatic Trauma: Section 4: Gastrointestinal - Trauma - pages: 518-521.

Aquino MR. Chapter 184: Pseudomembranous Colitis: Section 4: Gastrointestinal - Abnormalities in Immunocompromised Children. pages: 526-527.

Aquino MR
. Chapter 185: Neutropenic Colitis: Section 4: Gastrointestinal - Abnormalities in Immunocompromised Children. pages: 528-539.

Aquino MR. Chapter 192: Bezoars: Section 4: Gastrointestinal - Miscellaneous - pages: 550-553.

Aquino MR. Chapter 194: Small Bowel Intussusception: Section 4: Gastrointestinal - Miscellaneous pages: 558-559.  

Aquino MR
. Chapter 195: Henoch-Schonlein Purpura: Section 4: Gastrointestinal - Miscellaneous - pages: 560-563.

Aquino MR. Chapter 232: Renal Injury: Section 5: Genitourinary - Miscellaneous Renal Conditions - pages: 662-665.

Aquino MR
. Chapter 277: Child Abuse Metaphyseal Fracture: Section 6: Musculoskeletal - Trauma: General -pages: 796-799.  

Aquino MR. Chapter 278: Child Abuse, Other Fractures: Section 6: Musculoskeletal - Trauma: General - pages: 800-803.

Imaging in Pediatrics – 1st Edition

Aquino MR, Donnelly LF. Epiglottitis - Section 1: Airway - Infectious Causes of Airway Compromise: page 17.

Aquino MR. Neonatal Pneumonia - Section 2: Chest - Neonatal Chest Issues: page 50.

Aquino MR. Neonatal Pneumothorax - Section 2: Chest - Neonatal Chest Issues: page 54.

Aquino MR. Viral Chest Infection - Section 2: Chest - Chest Infections: page 58.

Aquino MR. Round Pneumonia - Section 2: Chest – Chest Infections: page 60-61.

Aquino MR. Parapneumonic Effusion and Empyema - Section 2: Chest - Chest Infections: page 62-63.

Aquino MR. Pneumonia with Cavitary Necrosis - Section 2: Chest - Chest Infections:  page 64.

Aquino MR. Child Abuse, Rib Fractures - Section 2: Chest - Trauma: page 68-69.

Aquino MR. Lung Contusion and Laceration - Section 2: Chest - Trauma - page 70.

Aquino MR. Pneumomediastinum - Section 2: Chest - Trauma - page 71.

Aquino MR. Gastric Volvulus - Section 4: Gastrointestinal - Upper Gastrointestinal Abnormalities Typically seen in Infants and Young Children: page 135.

Aquino MR. Ingested Coins - Section 4: Gastrointestinal - Upper Gastrointestinal Abnormalities Typically seen in Infants and Young Children: page 136-137.

Aquino MR. Ingested Button Batteries - Section 4: Gastrointestinal - Upper Gastrointestinal Abnormalities Typically seen in Infants and Young Children: page 138-139.

Aquino MR. Ingested Multiple Magnets - Section 4: Gastrointestinal - Upper Gastrointestinal Abnormalities Typically seen in Infants and Young Children: page 140-141.

Aquino MR. Mesenteric Adenitis - Section 4: Gastrointestinal - Mesenteric Abnormalities: page 160.

Aquino MR. Omental Infarction - Section 4: Gastrointestinal - Mesenteric Abnormalities: page 161.

Aquino MR. Hepatic Trauma - Section 4: Gastrointestinal - Trauma: page 162.

Aquino MR. Splenic Trauma - Section 4: Gastrointestinal - Trauma: page 163.

Aquino MR. Duodenal Trauma - Section 4: Gastrointestinal - Trauma: page 164.

Aquino MR. Bowel Injury - Section 4: Gastrointestinal - Trauma: page 165.

Aquino MR. Pancreatic Trauma - Section 4: Gastrointestinal - Trauma: page 166

Aquino MR. Pseudomembranous Colitis - Section 4: Gastrointestinal - Abnormalities in Immunocompromised Children: page 167.

Aquino MR. Bezoar - Section 4: Gastrointestinal - Miscellaneous: page 171.

Aquino MR. Small Bowel Intussusception - Section 4: Gastrointestinal: page 173.

Aquino MR. Henoch-Schonlein Purpura - Section 4: Gastrointestinal: page 174.

Aquino MR. Renal Injury - Section 5: Genitourinary – Miscellaneous Renal Conditions: page 202.

Aquino MR. Child Abuse, Metaphyseal Fractures – Section 6: Musculoskeletal – Trauma: General: page 244-245.

Aquino MR. Other Fractures of Child Abuse - Section 6: Musculoskeletal – Trauma: General: page 246-247.