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About Sickkids
About SickKids

Cathy MacDonald, MD, FRCP(C)

The Hospital for Sick Children
Radiologist
Diagnostic Imaging

University of Toronto
Assistant Professor
Medical Imaging

Hospital Coordinator for the Residency Training Program
Medical Imaging


Phone: 416-813-6067
Fax: 416-813-7591
Email: cathy.macdonald@sickkids.ca
Alternate Contact: Amanda Clarke
Alternate Phone: 416-813-5476
Alternate Email: amanda.clarke@sickkids.ca

Brief Biography

Dr. Cathy MacDonald completed her paediatric radiology fellowship at Sickkids and has been a staff paediatric radiologist for seventeen years. Her clinical responsibilities are in providing diagnostic and consultative services for the Division of General Radiology with specific interest in cardiac imaging. MacDonald provides day-to-day teaching as well as weekly cardiac teaching and clinical rounds attended by both residents and fellows rotating through the Departments of Medical Imaging and Cardiology. She is the Hospital Coordinator of the Residency Training Program for the Department of Medical Imaging at the University of Toronto. She is an examiner in Diagnostic Radiology for The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons. MacDonald’s current research time is spent writing a general textbook on Radiographic Imaging of Congenital Heart Disease. Other research interests include imaging patterns of pulmonary hypertension and MRI imaging techniques of congenital heart disease.

Academic Background

Projects/ Initiatives: 

  1. CT Imaging of Congenital Heart Disease.
  2. Vascular Ultrasound Imaging of Necrotizing Enterocolitis.

Research Interests

Clinical Care Imaging, Ultrasound Imaging, Cardiac Imaging in children.