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About Sickkids
About SickKids

Susan Blaser, MD, FRCP(C)

The Hospital for Sick Children
Diagnostic Imaging

Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

University of Toronto
Professor of Neuroradiology
Medical Imaging

Phone: 416-813-5469
Fax: 416-813-8389
Email: susan.blaser@sickkids.ca
Alternate Contact: Cindy Sawyer
Alternate Phone: 416-813-6888
Alternate Email: cindy.sawyer@sickkids.ca

Brief Biography

Dr. Blaser graduated from the Medical College of Ohio at Toledo and completed a pediatric internship prior to radiology residency training at the Cleveland Clinic. A neuroradiology fellowship at the University Hospitals of Case Western Reserve ensued and was followed by further fellowship training in pediatric neuroradiology at SickKids in Toronto and University of Toronto, where she is now a staff Neuroradiologist and Professor of Neuroradiology. She lectures internationally on the topic of pediatric neuroradiology and has a particular interest in the fields of neurometabolics, fetal MR and labyrinthine dysplasias. She is the lead author of Peds Neuro: Pocket Radiologist Series, an associate author of the Pediatrics and Brain issues of the Pocket Radiologist series,  Diagnostic Imaging: Brain 1 and Brain 2; Diagnostic Imaging Series: Pediatric Neuroradiology and Pediatrics and Expert DDx: Pediatrics. Dr. Blaser is the recipient of the 2013  American Society of Pediatric Neuroradiology Gold Medal.

Academic Background

Projects/ Initiatives:

1) Lectures internationally on the topic of paediatric neuroradiology. 

2) Research focus on inborn errors of metabolism and their effect on the brain and inner ear dysplasias.

3) Lead author of the published book, Peds Neuro issue of the Pocket Radiologist series.

4) Associate author of the Pediatrics issue of the Pocket radiologist series, of Diagnostic Imaging: Brain and of Diagnostic Imaging: Pediatric Neuroradiology.

Research Interests

Dr. Blaser's research focuses primarily on fetal MRI, inner ear and skull base dysplasias, inborn errors of metabolism and their effect on the brain.


For a complete list of Dr. Blaser's publications, please visit PubMed