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Sefi Kronenberg

Title: Staff Psychiatrist, Department of Psychiatry
Designations: MD, PhD
Phone: 416-813-7654 ext. 201122
Alternate Contact Name: Leslie Nolasco
Alternate Phone: 416-813-6936
Alternate Email:
U of T Positions: Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Chair Positions: Co-Chair, Pain Research and Evaluation Committee, Ministry of Health


Dr. Kronenberg holds an MD and a PhD from Tel-Aviv University, Israel. His PhD dissertation focused on pharmacogenetic approaches to paediatric anxiety and depression. In 2016, Dr. Kronenberg came on-board as staff psychiatrist at SickKids, and he is now exclusively specializing in the area of paediatric pain. 

Education and experience

  • 1997-2007: MD-PhD program, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
  • 2008-2012: Residency in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Schneider Children’s Medical Centre of Israel (SCMCI) and Ge’ha Mental Health Center, Israel
  • 2013-2015: Fellow, Department of Psychiatry, SickKids
  • 2016-Present: Staff, Department of Psychiatry, SickKids
  • 2016-Present: Staff, Get Up and Go Program (Paediatric Pain Rehabilitation), Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital


  1. Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Symptoms and Suicidality in Children: The Mediating Role of Depression. Irritability and Anxiety Symptoms. Levy T, Kronenberg S, Crosbie J, and Schachar RJ.
  2. PANDAS/PANS in childhood: Controversies and evidence. Wilbur C, Bitnum A, Kronenberg S, Laxer RN, LevY, DM, Logan WJ, Shouldice M, and Yeh AE.  
  3. Glutamate Genetics in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: A Review. Rajendram R, Kronenberg S, Burton CL, and Arnold PD. 
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