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Shi-Joon Yoo

Title:
Cardiac Radiologist, Diagnostic Imaging
Designations:
PhD, MD
Phone:
416-813-6037
Email:
shi-joon.yoo@sickkids.ca
Alternate Contact Name:
Caroline Robertson
Alternate Phone:
416-813-6029
Alternate Email:
caroline.robertson@sickkids.ca
U of T Positions:
Professor, Medical Imaging

Biography

Dr. Yoo is a cardiac radiologist and leads the Division of Cardiac Imaging. He is a Professor of the Departments of Medical Imaging and Paediatrics at the University of Toronto. Dr. Yoo’s main clinical and research activities are Magnetic Resonance (MR) and Computerized Tomography (CT) applications in children with cardiovascular disease and fetal echocardiography. He is an early adopter of 3D printing in paediatric cardiology and surgery. This technique allows preoperative assessment and simulation of the surgical procedures in patients with complex congenital heart disease, morphology teaching and hands-on surgical training.  

Education and experience

  • July 1991–June 1992: Research Fellow of Radiology, SickKids, Toronto, ON
  • March 1, 1984–Feb. 26, 1988: Postgraduate School, PhD, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
  • March 1, 1978–Feb. 26, 1980: Postgraduate School, College of Medicine, Degree of Master of Medical Science, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
  • March 1978–Feb. 1982: Residency, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea
  • March 1977–Feb. 1978: Internship, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea
  • March 1, 1973–Feb. 26, 1977: College of Medicine, Degree of Medical Doctor, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

Experience

  • July 2012–Present: Staff Radiologist, Department of Diagnostic Imaging, SickKids, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Feb. 1999–June 2012: Staff Radiologist, Section Head, Cardiac Imaging, Department of Diagnostic Imaging, SickKids, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Sept. 1995–Feb. 1999: Staff Radiologist, Department of Radiology, Sejong Heart Institute, Pucheon-Shi, Korea
  • Staff Radiologist, Department of Ultrasound, Samsung Cheil Hospital & Women’s Healthcare Center, Seoul, Korea
  • Consultant Radiologist, Asan Medical Center / Ulsan University, Seoul, Korea
  • March 6, 1989–July 1995: Head, Division of Pediatric Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology, Asan Medical Center / Ulsan University, Seoul, Korea
  • Feb. 1993–July 1995: Consultant Radiologist, Sejong Heart Institute, Pucheon-Shi, Korea
  • July 1991–June 1992: Visiting Professor/Research Fellow, Diagnostic Radiology, University of Toronto and SickKids, Toronto, Canada
  • May 1985–Feb. 1989: Chief of Radiology, Department of Radiology, Sejong General Hospital, Pucheon-Shi, Korea
  • May 1983–April 1985: Chief Of Radiology, Department of Radiology, Seoul District Armed Forces General Hospital, Seoul, Korea
  • May 1982–April 1983: Chief of Radiologym, Department of Radiology, 105 Armed Forces Field Hospital, Duckjeong, Korea

University Appointments

  • Feb. 1999–Present: Professor of Radiology and Paediatrics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Aug. 1995–Feb. 1999: Consultant Radiologist, Diagnostic Radiology, Ulsan University / Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
  • July 1991–June 1992: Visiting Professor/Research FellowDiagnostic Radiology, University of Toronto and SickKids, Toronto, Ontario
  • March 1993–Sept. 1995: Associate Professor, Diagnostic Radiology, Ulsan University - Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
  • Feb. 1989–Feb. 1993: Assistant Professor, Diagnostic Radiology, Ulsan University / Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
  • May 1986–Feb. 1989: Clinical Assistant Professor of Radiology, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

Achievements

  • 2005: Presidential Recognition Award. Society for Pediatric Radiology 2005. In recognition of the individual whose energy and creativity have made a significant impact on the work of the Society and its service to its members. 

Publications

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