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Pediatric Imaging

Dr. David Manson - Updated May 2015

Head, Division of Pediatric Imaging

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The Hospital for Sick Children is an approximately 3-400 bed pediatric tertiary care centre located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Department of Diagnostic Imaging represents one of the largest pediatric imaging departments performing over 125,000 cases per year involving, all aspects of imaging and interventional therapeutic procedures in children (70,000 plain films; 3,000 GI/GU; 4500 CT; 27,000 U/S; 6,700 angio/interventional; 2000 nuclear medicine; 15,000 MRI). While primarily associated with the University of Toronto, radiology residents also rotate through the department from Queen's University and McMaster University. The department maintains an active fellowship program with approximately five general Pediatric fellowship positions, one cardiac fellowship position, one Angio/Interventional fellowship position and accepts rotating Neuroradiology fellows from the University of Toronto. As well, the department is well recognised internationally, accepting observers, fellows and visiting professors from around the world for further training.

Similarly, the department is the major pediatric training centre for pediatric medical radiation technology students from the Michener Institute.

The department maintains an active research interest as witnessed from the numerous annually published papers, as well as our active representation throughout most of the major radiologic societies.

Information concerning residency training in the department can be obtained from the residency coordinator while information regarding fellowships can be obtained from our fellowship director.

Information concerning research interests in the department can be obtained from either Dr. Manohar Shroff, the department chief, or Dr. Andrea Doria, our research coordinator.