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About Sickkids
About SickKids

Anne Marie Guerguerian, MD, PhD, FAAP, FRCPC

The Hospital for Sick Children
Staff Physician
Critical Care Medicine

Research Institute
Senior Scientist
Neurosciences & Mental Health

University of Toronto
Assistant Professor
Departments of Critical Care Medicine and Paediatrics

Assistant Professor
Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine

Email: anne-marie.guerguerian@sickkids.ca
Alternate Phone: 416-813-5769

For more information, visit:

Laboratory website: http://lab.research.sickkids.ca/guerguerian/

QBIct  - Quantifying Brain Injury on Computed Tomography

Brief Biography

Dr. Guerguerian joined the Hospital for Sick Children in 2004, and is a member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and a member of the American Board of Pediatrics, with certifications in Pediatrics and Critical Care Medicine. Guerguerian completed her medical degree and her residency in paediatrics at the Université de Montréal, followed by a clinical fellowship in the Department of Critical Care Medicine at The Hospital for Sick Children, a post-doctoral fellowship in the Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, and a doctoral degree in the Graduate Training Program in Clinical Investigation of the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University.

Research Interests

  • Brain Injury and recovery
  • Cerebral cardiopulmonary resuscitation or neuroresuscitation
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Extracorporeal life support
  • Clinical trails and research design methodology

Research Activities

The program of research aims to develop the means to understand and prevent severe neurologic injury in children with critical illness. The lab is focused on developing and implementing methods to measure neurologic injury at the bedside in order to help clinicians make better decisions and is to assist researchers in optimizing pediatric trial designs. Themes, projects, team members, and sponsors are detailed on the http://lab.research.sickkids.ca/guerguerian/


In 2013, Guerguerian was the recipient of the Council Award from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.

Guerguerian volunteers for the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR), for the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada (HSFC), and the American Heart Association Get With the Guidelines Pediatric Research Task Force.


A list of Guerguerian's publications can be found on PubMed.