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Leona Fishman

Title:
Staff Physician, Division of Clinical and Metabolic Genetics
Designations:
MD, FRCPC
Phone:
(416) 250-9248
Alternate Contact Name:
Rozmin Visram
Alternate Phone:
416-813-6389
Alternate Email:
Rozmin.visram@sickkids.ca
U of T Positions:
Assistant Professor, Department of Paediatrics

Biography

Dr. Leona Fishman received her medical degree from McGill University, Montreal, QC. She trained in Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes as well as Paediatrics at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids). She is currently a Staff Physician in the Division of Clinical and Metabolic Genetics, Department of Paediatrics and Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto.

Education

  • 1976–1980: Doctor of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
  • 1980–1983: Straight Internship & Resident II & III, Pediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON
  • 1983–1984: Clinical Fellow, Paediatric Endocrinology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON
  • 1984–1985: Research Fellow, Paediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON

Experience

  • 1985–Present Associate Staff, Centenary Hospital, Scarborough, ON
  • 1985–1990 Consultant Staff, Pediatrics, Cottage Hospital, Uxbridge, ON
  • 1986–1991 Active Staff, Centenary Hospital, Scarborough, ON
  • 1987–1989 Chief, Department of Pediatrics, Centenary Hospital, Scarborough, ON
  • 1990–Present Associate Staff, Department of Pediatrics, Clinical Genetics & General Pediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON
  • 1990–Present Consultant Staff, Pediatrics and Pediatric Endocrinology, North York General Hospital, Toronto, ON
  • 1991–2015 Consultant Staff, Department of Pediatrics, Centenary Hospital, Scarborough, ON

Publications

  1. Shugar AL, Shapiro JM, Cytrynbaum C, Hedges S, Weksberg R, Fishman L. An increased prevalence of thyroid disease in children with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome. Am J Med Genet A; 2015 Jul;167(7): 1560-1564
  2. Fung WL, Butcher NJ, Costain G, Andrade DM, Boot E, Chow EW, Chung B, Cytrynbaum C, Faghfoury H, Fishman L, García-Miñaúr S, George S, Lang AE, Repetto G, Shugar A, Silversides C, Swillen A, van Amelsvoort T, McDonald-McGinn DM, Bassett AS. Practical guidelines for managing adults with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome. Genet Med. 2015 Aug; 17(8):599-609.

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