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About Sickkids
About SickKids

Charles Raybaud, MD, FRCP(C)

The Hospital for Sick Children
Division Head of Neuroradiology
Diagnostic Imaging

Diagnostic Imaging

University of Toronto
Medical Imaging

Phone: 416-813-5171
Fax: 416-813-7591
Email: charles.raybaud@sickkids.ca
Alternate Contact: Suranna Monah
Alternate Phone: 416-813-8677
Alternate Email: suranna.monah@sickkids.ca

Brief Biography

Graduated from Faculty of Medicine of Marseille, France; trained in Clinical Neurosciences, Neuroanatomy and Neuroradiology both in Marseille and Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Saint Louis, Missouri. Staff Radiologist and Assistant Professor in Neuroradiology at University Hospital Timone, Marseille 1973, in charge of Paediatric Neuroradiology. Associate Professor of Radiology, Marseille 1980. Visiting Professor in Paediatric Neuroradiology, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, Wisconsin 1984-85. Head of Radiology, University Hospital Nord, Marseille and Professor, Universite de la Mediterranee 1985. Professor and Head of Neuroradiology at Timone University Hospital, Marseille, 1998.

Moved to Toronto in 2004 to become Division Head of Neuroradiology, The Hospital for Sick Children and Professor of Radiology, University of Toronto.  Derek Harwood-Nash Chair in Medical Imaging since 2011.

Research Interests

Dr. Raybaud’s main interests are: brain development in health and disease and its disorders (this includes: brain malformations and genetic disorders, diseases of the brain in fetuses and infants, mental delay/autism and a long standing interest in epilepsy).


Gold Medalist of the American Society of Pediatric Neuroradiology (2010)


Significant Publications:

Raybaud C. Cystic malformations of the posterior fossa. Abnormalities of the development of the roof of the 4th ventricle and adjacent meningeal structures. J. Neuroradiology, 9 : 103-133, 1982

Raybaud C, Strother C.M, Hald JK. : Aneurysms of the Vein of Galen : Embryonic Considerations and Anatomical Features relating to the Pathogenesis of the Malformation Neuroradiology 1989, 31 : 109 – 128

Girard N., Raybaud C. : In Vivo MRI of Fetal Brain Cellular Migration Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography, 199, 216 : 265-267

Raybaud C. The corpus callosum, the other great forebrain commissures, and the septum pellucidum: anatomy, development, and malformation. Neuroradiology. 2010,52(6):447-77.

Raybaud C. Normal and abnormal embryology and development of the intracranial vascular system. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2010, 21(3):399-426

Raybaud C, Widjaja E. Development and dysgenesis of the cerebral cortex: malformations of cortical development. Neuroimaging Clin N Am 2011, 21(3):483-543

James Barkovich, Charles Raybaud Eds. Pediatric Neuroimaging. Wolters Kluwers, Lippincott / Williams and Wilkins 2012

Raybaud C, Ahmad T, Rastegar N, Shroff M, Al Nassar M. The premature brain: developmental and lesional anatomy. Neuroradiology. 2013. [Epub ahead of print]