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About Sickkids
About SickKids

Dany Weisz, BSc, MD, MSc, FRCPC

The Hospital for Sick Children
Associate Staff Neonatologist

University of Toronto
Assistant Professor

Other Positions

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Department of Newborn and Developmental Paediatrics
Staff Neonatologist

Mount Sinai Hospital
Associate Staff Neonatologist

Phone: 416-480-6100 x87775
Fax: 416-480-5612
Email: Dany.weisz@sunnybrook.ca

Brief Biography

Dr. Weisz is a neonatal intensivist and director of the targeted neonatal echocardiography program at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. His research interests include the physiology and epidemiology of patent ductus arteriosus in preterm infants and non-invasive cardiac monitoring.

Academic Background

Bachelor of Science - University of Toronto
Doctor of Medicine - University of Western Ontario
Paediatrics - University of Ottawa
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine - University of Toronto
Masters of Science (Clinical Epidemiology) - Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto

Research Interests

Patent Ductus Arteriosus, Non-Invasive Cardiac Monitoring, Hemodynamics, Pulmonary Hypertension, Targeted Neonatal Echocardiography


Top publications:

  • Weisz DE, Mirea L, Rosenberg E, Jang M, Ly L, Church PT, Kelly E, Kim SJ, Jain A, McNamara PJ, Shah PS. Association of patent ductus arteriosus ligation with death or neurodevelopmental impairment among extremely preterm infants. JAMA Pediatrics 2017; 171(5): 443-449.
  • Weisz DE, More K, McNamara PJ, Shah PS. PDA ligation and health outcomes: A meta-analysis. Pediatrics 2014; 133(4): e1024-46.
  • Weisz DE, Jain A, McNamara PJ, EL-Khuffash A. Non-invasive cardiac output monitoring in neonates using bioreactance: A comparison with echocardiography. Neonatology 2012; 102(1): 61-67.