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The Hospital for Sick Children

Dr. Manohar Shroff, Radiologist-in-Chief
The Hospital for Sick Children provides a full spectrum of health-care services across the continuum of care to infants, children and youth up to age 18. The Hospital has about 370 beds that are configured around 17 medical and 11 perioperative specialties.

The Department of Diagnostic Imaging at Sick Kids is one of the largest and best-equipped pediatric radiology departments in the world. Approximately 130,000-135,000 examinations are performed annually. The Department has experienced a continuous growth in the number of examinations, mainly due to the increasing use of magnetic resonance imaging and ultrasonography.

There are currently 28 pediatric radiologists and three physicists. As well, we have a pediatrician associated with the Interventional Radiology section. In addition, there are approximately 22 nurses and 80 technologists. There are approximately 20 fellows and 4-7 residents within the Department at any time.

The Department of Diagnostic Imaging at The Hospital for Sick Children is recognized worldwide for its leading and innovative role in pediatric imaging, including clinical, academic and research work.

The Department is an active participant in the University of Toronto diagnostic radiology residency program, and also provides pediatric radiology training for residents from Queen's and McMaster Universities. Furthermore, the Department supports one of the largest pediatric radiology fellowship programs in the world, attracting clinical and research fellows from all over the world.

The Department of Diagnostic Imaging at The Hospital for Sick Children offers fellowships in Pediatric General Radiology, Pediatric Interventional Radiology, Pediatric Neuroradiology, Pediatric Cardiac IMaging, and Pediatric Nuclear Medicine. The Pediatric General Radiology fellowship program is currently accredited as a pediatric radiology residency program by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.  

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