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About Sickkids
About SickKids

Suzanne Laughlin, MD, FRCP(C)

The Hospital for Sick Children
Neuroradiologist
Diagnostic Imaging

Secretary-Treasurer
Medical Staff Association

University of Toronto
Assistant Professor
Medical Imaging


Phone: 416-813-6033
Fax: 416-813-7591
Email: suzanne.laughlin@sickkids.ca
Alternate Contact: Suranna Monah
Alternate Phone: 416-813-8677
Alternate Email: suranna.monah@sickkids.ca

Brief Biography

Dr. Suzanne Laughlin graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Western Ontario and completed a radiology residency and a neuroradiology fellowship at the University of Toronto. She has been on staff in the Division of Neuroradiology in the Department of Diagnostic Imaging since 1998. Her main areas of interest and research in paediatric neuroradiology are paediatric brain tumours, paediatric traumatic brain injury, paediatric stroke and CNS vasculitis. She also has interests in education and administration. Dr. Laughlin is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medical Imaging at the University of Toronto and was the PGY1 Program director and Co-director of the Radiology Residency Program from 2002-2006. She also actively participates in various teaching and clinical rounds both within Diagnostic Imaging and in other HSC departments.

Laughlin is Secretary-Treasurer of the SickKids Medical Staff Association (MSA), the group that represents the interests of the medical, dental and scientific staff, and she sits on the Medical Advisory Committee. She previously served on the MSA Committee as the representative for Diagnostic Imaging.

Academic Background

Projects/ Initiatives: 

  1. Paediatric Brain Injury tool. Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).
  2. A Randomized Controlled Trial of Hybrid and Norwood Surgical Strategies for Single Ventricle Congenital Heart Disease (HSFC).

Research Interests

Paediatric Neuro-Oncology, Traumatic Brain injury (including non-accidental injury), Paediatric Stroke, Paediatric Inflammatory Brain Disease including CNS Vasculitis.