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About Sickkids
About SickKids

Philip John, MBChB, DCH, FRCR, FRCP(C)

The Hospital for Sick Children
Interventional Radiologist
Diagnostic Imaging

Director - Vascular Anomalies Clinic
Diagnostic Imaging

University of Toronto
Associate Professor
Department of Medical Imaging

Other Positions

Toronto General Hospital
Department of Medical Imaging
Associate Staff Physician


Phone: 416-813-8816
Fax: 416-813-7591
Email: philip.john@sickkids.ca
Alternate Contact: Katherine McLaren
Alternate Phone: 416-813-5823
Alternate Email: katherine.mclaren@sickkids.ca

Brief Biography

Dr. Philip John is a full time Paediatric Interventional Radiologist at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids). He joined the staff in March 2002 arriving from the U.K. Before joining SickKids, he was a Consultant Paediatric Radiologist for 10 years at Birmingham Children's Hospital where much of his work focused on vascular, hepatobiliary and transplant imaging including interventional radiology.

Dr. John was previously Division Head, Interventional Radiology (2009 to 2014). His interventional work involves vascular and non-vascular intervention.

Dr. John is also Director of the Vascular Anomalies Clinic at SickKids. This clinic manages infants and children with all types of vascular malformations and selected vascular tumours. Dr. John has developed two unique clinics for children with Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome and those with complex osteoarticular vascular malformations. A full range of angiographic and vascular interventional work is carried out to support the treatment of all vascular anomalies.

Dr. John is also an Associated Staff Physician at the University Health Network in Toronto and has initiated a collaborative adult vascular malformation clinic at Toronto General Hospital.

Over the years John has delivered over 100 invited lectures (national, international and visiting professorships), been involved in over 60 published peer-reviewed articles, presented over 40 papers and been has been involved as a co-author in over 100 abstracts at scientific meetings.

Clinical Care Activities

Intervention in vascular anomalies.

Research Interests

Dr. John's research focuses on vascular malformations, hepatovascular disorders and treatment and management of vascular anomalies.