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About Sickkids
About SickKids

Leona Fishman, MD, FRCPC

The Hospital for Sick Children
Associate Physician
Clinical and Metabolic Genetics

Associate Physician
Paediatrics

University of Toronto
Assistant Professor
Pediatrics

Other Positions

Centenary Hospital
Pediatrics
Associate Physician


Phone: 416 813-7654 Ext. 206389
Fax: 416 813-5345
Email: leona.fishman@sickkids.ca

Brief Biography

Dr. Leona Fishman received her medical degree from McGill University, Montreal, QC.  She trained in Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes as well as Paediatrics at The Hospital for Sick Children.  She is currently Staff Physician in the Division of Clinical and Metabolic Genetics, Department of Paediatrics and Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto.

Areas of Speciality 

  • 22q Deletion Syndrome
  • Endocrine Disorders
  • Diabetes

Recent Publications

Campbell IM, Yatsenko SA, Hixson P, Reimschisel T, Thomas M, Wilson W, Dayal U, Wheless JW, Crunk A, Parkinson N, Fishman L, Riviello JJ, Nowaczyk MJM, Zeesman S, Rosenfeld JA, Bejjani BA, Shaffer LG, Cheung SW, Lupski JR, Stankiewicz P, Scaglia F: Novel 9q34.11 gene deletions encompassing combinations of four Mendelian disease genes: STXBP1, SPTAN1, ENG, and TOR1A (EPub).  Genetics in Medicine 2012.