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Etienne Sochett

Title: Staff Physician, Division of Endocrinology
Designations: MB, ChB, FRCPC
Fax: 416-813-6304
Alternate Contact Name: Harriet Georgas
Alternate Phone: 416-813-7654 ext. 228565
Alternate Email:
U of T Positions: Associate Professor, Department of Paediatrics

Research Positions

Project Investigator
SickKids Research Institute


Dr. Etienne Sochett received his medical degree at the University of Pretoria in South Africa. He currently serves as a Staff Endocrinologist and is the Co-Director of the Bone Health Clinic at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids).


Dr. Sochett conducts research in a variety of areas with a special interest in the early pathophysiology of diabetic nephropathy in adolescents with type 1 diabetes, the genetic contribution to juvenile idiopathic osteoporosis, idiopathic infantile hypocalcaemia and glucocorticoid induced osteoporosis. 

Education and experience

  • 1968–1974: Doctor of Medicine, Medicine/Surgery, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
  • 1974–1979: Diploma in Child Health, Paediatrics, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • 1978–1982: Fellow, College of Physician In Paediatrics of South Africa, South Africa
  • 1984–1986: Fellow, Royal College of Physician of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1987–Present: Paediatric Endocrinologist, Paediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario
  • 2003–Present: Project Investigator, Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario
  • 2004–Present: Associate Professor, Paediatrics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
  • 2009–Present: Co-Director, Bone Health Centre, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario


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