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Diagnostic imaging
Diagnostic Imaging

Visiting Professors

Each year, our Visiting Professor Program promotes the presence of distinguished professors and representatives from the Diagnostic Imaging field from all over the world at SickKids and the University of Toronto.

The program allows staff from our own Department and around the Hospital to experience different and innovative teaching methods, while making a relevant contribution to intensifying and consolidating new and continuing cooperation projects and relationships with various hospitals and universities worldwide.

A summary of visiting professor activities for 2018/2019 is shown below:

Dr. Hojjat Ahmadzadehfar
Head of Therapy
University Hospital Bonn
Bonn, Germany

January 11, 2018

  • Radionuclide therapy or Theranostics in

Dr. Linda Probyn
Director, Postgraduate Medical Education, Admissions and Evaluation
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Associate Professor and Vice-Chair Education, Department of Medical Imaging
University of Toronto

February 6, 2018

  • Effective Feedback - This Won't Hurt a Bit

Dr. Kshitij Mankad
Consultant Paediatric Neuroradiologist
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
London, England

February 15-16, 2018

  • Relapsing Demyelinating Disorders in C

Dr. Bruno Soares
Diagnostic Radiology and Neuroradiology
Johns Hopkins Hospital 
Baltimore, MD

May 3-4, 2018

  • Pattern Approach to Paediatric Neurometabolic Disorders
  • Update on Supratentorial Brain Malformations
  • MR Spectroscopy: Basics and Paediatric Neurological Applications
  • Interesting Cases

Dr. Ravi Bhargava
Site Chief for Pediatric Radiology and Paediatric Radiologist,
Stollery Children's Hospital
Associate Chair and Program Director for Paediatric Radiology,
University of Alberta

June 7, 2018

  • Safety Issues with Gadolinium Based Contrast Agents: How it changed my pediatric MRI practice and generated research

Dr. Karen Rosendahl
Paediatric Radiologist,
Haukeland University Hospital and the Institute of Surgical Sciences,
University of Bergen, Norway

November 1-2, 2018

  • Imaging of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
  • Imaging in CRMO
  • Ultrasound of DDH: Technical Aspects and Interpretation

Dr. Prem Patel
Consultant Paediatric Interventional Radiologist, 
Great Ormond Street Hospital 


November 7-9, 2018

  • Cryoablation in Children
  • Renovascular Hypertension Interventions in Children
  • Around the Corner in Paediatric IR

Dr.George Koshy Chiramel
Professor in Radiology
Christian Medical School,
Vellore, India

November 12, 2018

  • Sclerotherapy of Slow Flow Vascular Malformations Involving the Orbital Region

Dr. Kishore Minhas
Postgraduate Fellow
Paediatric Interventional Radiology,
Sydney Children's Hospital Network

November 23, 2018

  • IR Management of the Paediatric Split Liver Transplant

Dr. Aparna Annam
Clinical Director of Paediatric Interventional Radiology,
Assistant Professor,
Children's Hospital of Colorado

December 7, 2018

  • Vascular Malformations: Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Imaging of the Central Conducting Lymphatics and Treatment Techniques

Dr. Karen Lyons
Vice Chief, Department of Diagnostic Imaging,
Division Chief, Cardiovascular, Body and Fetal Imaging,
Arkansas Children's Hospital

December 19, 2018

  • Dynamic Airway CT: When and How

Dr. Jeevesh Kapur
Senior Consultant Radiologist
National University Hospital

March 1, 2019

  • AI Augmented Ultrasound for Hip Dysplasia

Dr. Jane Matsumoto
Paediatric Radiologist
Director of Innovation, Anatomic Modeling Lab
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota

April 26, 2019

  • Clinical Use of 3D Printing in Medicine: Present Applications and Future Opportunities

Dr. Thomas Caruso
Clinical Associate Professor in Paediatric Anaesthesiology,
Stanford School of Medicine,
Stanford Chariot Program

May 21, 2019

  • Immersive Technologies for Paediatric Patients

Dr. Sherwin Chan
Research Vice Chair of Radiology,
Children's Mercy Hospital,
Kansas City

June 27, 2019

  • How Radiologists Can Save Lives: Role of Ultrasound in VOD Diagnosis
  • MRU: Ur-ine For a Good Time

See Previous Visiting Professors to our Department.