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About Sickkids
About SickKids

David Manson, M.D., FRCP(C), FAAP

The Hospital for Sick Children
Radiologist
Diagnostic Imaging

University of Toronto
Associate Professor
Medical Imaging


Phone: 416-813-6031
Fax: 416-813-7591
Email: david.manson@sickkids.ca
Alternate Contact: Sarah Bakhit
Alternate Phone: 416-813-6048
Alternate Email: sarah.bakhit@sickkids.ca

Brief Biography

Dr. Manson has been on staff in the Department of Diagnostic Imaging since 1989. His clinical areas of expertise are primarily in general paediatric body imaging, with a specific interest in lung imaging. He has an active role in daily resident and fellow teaching of both radiology trainees as well as clinical service trainees, especially in the paediatric and respiratory departments. He conducts formal weekly teaching rounds of pulmonary diseases for the radiology residents and fellows and is involved in weekly clinical and teaching rounds for the respiratory paediatrics service. His research interests include imaging of various aspects of pulmonary vascular and parenchymal processes.

Academic Background

Projects/ Initiatives:

  1. Multi Detector Computer Tomography  (MDCT) to evaluate pulmonary vasculature anatomy in children.
  2. MR chest imaging in children.
  3. Use of High Resolution Computer Tomography (HRCT) to evaluate pediatric diffuse lung tissue.
  4. Imaging of children with pulmonary vasculitis (a group of disorders characterized by the destruction of blood vessels by inflammation).
  5. Use of MDCT to establish norms for size of major vessels of the mediastinum.

Research Interests

Dr. David Manson is interested in Lung Imaging.

"Investigation of newer contemporary technologies to establish norms and to examine the varied pathologic states in the lung of the child." -Dr. Manson