Department of Radiology

Multidisciplinary Obstetrics & Gynecologic Imaging, Nov 1-2, 2019.

Multidisciplinary Obstetrics & Gynecologic Imaging, Nov 1-2, 2019.


Speakers and Planning Committee members will be requested to disclose to the audience any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest that may have a direct bearing on the subject matter of this program

Shauna Duigenan MD, FRCPC - Course Director

Dr. Duigenan is an Assistant Professor of Radiology with the University of Ottawa. Dr. Duigenan's recent areas of research are in the realms of women's imaging and best practices for imaging of pediatric inflammatory bowel disease. She is a member of the Body Imaging Group in the Department of Medical Imaging at The Ottawa Hospital, and the incoming abdominal fellowship director. 

Her publication list can be accessed on PubMed.

Specialty: Body Imaging

Clinical Interests: Women's imaging; imaging practice guidelines; imaging of inflammatory bowel disease

Residency: The University of Manitoba

Fellowship: Abdominal imaging fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School; Pediatric imaging fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School

Caroline Reinhold, MD, MSc, FRCPSC, ABR - Guest Faculty


Caroline Reinhold is Professor of Radiology and Associate Chair (Research) at the McGill University Health Center in Montreal, Canada.  She is also Director of MR Imaging and Resident Research Director of the Department of Radiology at McGill University. Her main clinical and research interests include machine learning and radiomics based on anatomic and functional cross-sectional imaging in the area of oncology.

Dr. Reinhold is a member of a number of distinguished societies. She served as Chair of the Annual Meeting Program Committee for the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Montreal 2011 Annual Meeting and is a fellow of ACR, ISMRM and ICIS. She has published more than 200 articles and book chapters. In addition she has given numerous national and international lectures.  She has received multiple honors and awards including the “Prix d’innovation et d’excellence Dr. Jean A. Vézina” from the Société Canadienne Français de Radiologie. In addition, she has been named deputy editor for Radiology since 2018.

Phyllis Glanc, MD, FRCPC - Guest Faculty

Dr. Phyllis Glanc is an Associate Scientist in the Evaluative Clinical SciencesDAN Women & Babies Research Program at the Sunnybrook Research Institute, Co-director of the Obstetrical Ultrasound Centre at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and the Lead for medical imaging quality assurance/initiatives, at Sunnybrook. 

In addition, Dr. Glanc is a staff radiologist in the body division at Sunnybrook, Professor to the departments of medical imaging, and obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Toronto as well as Specialty chair, American College of Radiology Appropriateness Committee, women's imaging section. 

Kalesha Hack, MD, FRCPC - Guest Faculty

Dr. Kalesha Hack completed her residency training at the University of Ottawa in 2009. She subsequently completed fellowships in Body Oncologic Imaging at Memorial-Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre and Women's Imaging at Sunnybrook Hospital. She joined the Division of Women's Imaging at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center as a staff radiologist in 2010. She is an active participant in resident teaching, undergraduate medical education and CME events at the University of Toronto. 

Ania Z. Kielar, MD, FRCPC


Dr. Ania Z. Kielar, completed her radiology training at the University of Ottawa in 2005, followed by a 1-year clinical fellowship at the University of Michigan, in Ann Arbor, USA. She is currently a radiologist at the University of Toronto, Joint Medical Division of Imaging. 

Over the past decade, she has been a radiologist at the Ottawa hospital and became an associate professor at the University of Ottawa. She was the division director for 7 years from 2010-2017. She is the chair of the annual Canadian Association of Radiologists research and education competitions. She is also an associate editor of the Abdominal Radiology Journal.

Dr. Kielar has published over 80 peer-reviewed manuscripts in the medical literature and authored 15 book chapters. Her current areas of clinical interest and expertise include standardization of radiology reports and quality initiatives for decreasing errors in medicine.

Claudine Michaud, MD, FRCPC

Julie Hurteau-Miller, MD, FRCPC

Dr. Hurteau-Miller holds an academic appointment with the Faculty as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiology and has been an active radiologist at CHEO since 2000. She has previously served as Residency Program Director for Pediatric Radiology and was a member of the Radiology Residency Program committee, University of Ottawa. Dr. Hurteau-Miller started the Fetal MRI program at CHEO in April 2008 and has a special interest in teaching. Prior to joining CHEO group, she was an Assistant Professor with the Department of Radiology at the Montreal Children's Hospital, McGill University. 

Dr. Hurteau-Miller completed her medical degree and radiology residency training at Sherbrooke University, Quebec, in 1996. In 1997, she completed a one-year fellowship in General Pediatric Radiology at UCLA followed by a second fellowship year at the Los Angeles Children's Hospital which included 6 months of Pediatric Neuroradiology. 

Specialty: Pediatric Radiology

Clinical Interests: Pediatric Neuroradiology, Fetal MRI and Imaging of the Newborn

Residency: University of Sherbrooke, Quebec

Fellowship: Pediatric Radiology, UCLA, LA Children's Hospital

Najla Fasih, MBBS, FRCR


 Dr. Fasih is an Associate Professor of Radiology with the University of Ottawa and is a Body Radiologist at The Ottawa Hospital.

Wael Shabana, MBBCH, MSc, MD, PhD

Dr. Shabana is an Associate professor of Radiology with the University of Ottawa and is the Body Imaging Section Head at The Ottawa Hopital.

Cynthia Walsh MD, FRCPC

Dr. Walsh is an Assistant Professor of Radiology with the University of Ottawa and a Body Radiologist at The Ottawa Hospital.

Demetri Papadatos MDCM, FRCPC

Dr. Papadatos has been a diagnostic radiologist at the Ottawa Hospital since 1999. He obtained an honors degree in a human physiology at McGill University, graduating with First Class Honors and as a University Scholar. He then completed medical school and diagnostic radiology residency at McGill University. Subsequently, he travelled to the United States to train at the Mallinkrodt Institute of Radiology, where he spent one year in fellowship to specialize in MRI, CT and ultrasound of the abdomen and pelvis and in ultrasound/CT-guided procedures.

While at the Ottawa Hospital, Dr. Papadatos founded the first abdominal imaging fellowship program, was appointed director of the first 1.5 Tesla MRI in Ottawa, and founded the first percutaneous radiofrequency ablation (RFA) program in eastern Ontario. He has also served at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada for 10 years, in various roles including Chair of the abdominal section Oral exam, Chair of the written component and as an Executive Committee member. Dr. Papadatos is best known for his clinical expertise, procedural skills and his teaching, for which he has been nominated for and won "Teacher of the year" on numerous occasions, by both radiology residents and abdominal imaging fellows. 

Matthew McInnes MD, PhD, FRCPC

Dr. Matthew McInnes completed his radiology training at the University of Torontoand his PhD in Clinical Epidemiology at the University of Amsterdam under the supervision of Dr. Patrick Bossuyt. He is a Professor at the University of Ottawa in the Department of Radiology with cross appointment to the School of Epidemiology and Public Health. He is currently the Diagnostic Radiology Residency Research Director. He works as a radiologist in the divisions of Abdominal and Chest radiology in the Department of Medical Imaging at The Ottawa Hospital and is an Associate Scientist in the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute Clinical Epidemiology program.

Dr. McInnes is on the Editorial Boards for the “Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging”, “Radiology” and the CARJ. He is a member of the Li-RADS steering group, and the head of the Li-RADS Evidence Working Group. His research interests are in the areas of diagnostic test accuracy, systematic reviews and reporting bias. He is the lead author of the PRISMA-DTA Statement

His publication list can be accessed on his Google page.

Specialty: Abdomen, Pelvis and Chest Imaging

Clinical Interests: Genitourinary Imaging

Residency: University of Toronto

Fellowship: Abdominal Imaging, University of Toronto

Felipe Moretti, MD

Dr.  Felipe Moretti obtained his medical degree from the University of Caxias do Sul/Brazil in 1995. He did his residency training in Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN) at Femina Hospital - Grupo Hospital Conceicao in Porto Alegre/Brazil, which he completed in 1998. Dr. Moretti has been Board Certified OB/GYN since 1998 with the Brazilian Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecology. For nine years, Dr. Moretti ran a successful medical practice in OB/GYN, during which time he focused on Obstetrics/Gynecology Ultrasound. In 2002 Felipe earned his board certification in OB/GYN Ultrasound by Brazilian Federation in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brazilian College of Radiology.  His primary interest was focused on Fetal Medicine, which in 2007, led Dr. Moretti to our Fellowship Program in Maternal-Fetal Medicine, at The Ottawa Hospital. 

Dr. Moretti excelled during his three years within the program and within year one narrowed his training to Ultrasound and Prenatal Invasive Diagnosis.  Additionally, in 2010 Dr. Moretti became certified as a Fetal Medicine Specialist by Brazilian Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecology. By the time Felipe entered his final year of Fellowship, he had been promoted to Junior Consultant in the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine and subsequently, was invited to join the MFM Group Practice in 2011, as a full consultant.  Dr. Moretti has also been appointed as Assistant Professor of Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Ottawa.

Much of his time is devoted to the Medical Education lecturing Undergraduate Medical Students and providing Clinical and Ultrasound training to Fellows and Residents.  Felipe's keen interest in PGME inspired him to begin developing an interactive, Ultrasound Web-based Training program.

Ana Werlang, MD

Dr. Ana Werlang is currently and advanced ultrasound fellow at The Ottawa Hospital and in the process of completing her MSc Health Quality and Safety. 

Residency: University of Brasilia, Brazil.

Additional Fellowships: Maternal-Fetal Medicine, The Ottawa Hospital 

Dong Bach Nguyen, MD


Dong Bach Nguyen is a recent OBGYN graduate from McGill University, who has a sub-specialty interest in complex gynecological disorders and in surgical education. He is currently a fellow in Minimally Invasive Surgery at The Ottawa General Hospital, as well as a fellow in the Department for Innovation in Medical Education at the University of Ottawa.

Kristina Arendas, MD, MHA

Dr. Kristina Arendas completed her medical school and residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Ottawa. She then completed a 2-year fellowship at McMaster University in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery. In addition, she has completed a Master's of Health Management from McMaster University.

Dr. Arendas has an interest in the surgical management of endometriosis and complex laparoscopy and believes in helping women make informed decisions about their health issues.