Department of Radiology

9th Annual Ottawa Radiology Review Course Feb 23-March 1, 2019

9th Annual Ottawa Radiology Review Course Feb 23-March 1, 2019

Karl Smyth, MD, FRCPC - Co-Course Director

Dr. Karl Smyth is an assistant professor in the Department of Radiology at the University of Ottawa. He is a member of the angio/interventional and body sections providing services at The Ottawa Hospital and regional rural hospitals. Dr. Smyth has an interest in international health and volunteers in Haiti. Dr. Smyth is an active participant in both the medical student and residency education programs.

Speciality: Angio/Interventional

Clinical Interests: Angiography, general and hemodialysis interventions, body and general radiology, international health

Residency: University of Ottawa

Fellowship: Angio/Interventional Radiology, University of Ottawa

Raman Verma, MD, FRCPC - Co-Course Director

Dr. Raman Verma is an assistant professor in the Department of Radiology at the University of Ottawa. Dr. Verma is actively involved in all aspects of breast imaging and intervention at the Women's Breast Health Centre at The Ottawa Hospital. He has a strong interest in resident teaching, participating in providing CME courses, and the Annual Radiology Resident Review Course. 

Speciality: Breast and Body Imaging

Clinical Interests: Breast MRI and Tomosynthesis, ER Radiology, Body CT and US

Residency: University of Ottawa

Fellowship: Breast and Women's Imaging, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois

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. 

Stephen Dinning, MD

Dr. Stephen Dinning is a staff physician in the Division of Nuclear Medicine, at The Ottawa Hospital. Dr. Dinning has an academic appointment with the University of Ottawa. He is a member of a number of multidisciplinary tumor boards, and plays an integral role in nuclear medicine residency program.

Specialty: Nuclear Medicine

Clinical Interests: PET/CT, Neuroendocrine Tumors, Traumatic Brain Imaging, Quality Control

Residency: University of Ottawa

Fellowship: PET/CT, Stanford University, California, USA

Sam Samaan, MD

Dr. Samaan is the assistant program director of the nuclear medicine residency and fellowship program at the University of Ottawa. Dr. Samaan is dual trained and board certified in diagnostic radiology and nuclear medicine in the United States. After completing and advanced nuclear medicine fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania in 2016, he was recruited to join the faculty in the division of nuclear medicine at The Ottawa Hospital.

Shauna Duigenan, MD, FRCPC

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 radiology at The Ottawa Hospital and abdominal imaging fellowship director.

Speciality: Body Imaging

Clinical Interests: Women's Imaging, Imaging Practice Guidelines, Imaging of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Research Interests: Women's Imaging, Imaging Practice Guidelines

Residency: The University of Manitoba

Fellowship: Abdominal Imaging and Pediatric Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School

Santanu Chakraborty, MBBS, MRCP, DMRD, FRCR

Dr. Santanu Chakraborty is an associate professor in the Department of Radiology at the University of Ottawa. Dr. Chakraborty is a diagnostic neuroradiologist with special interest in quantitative MR imaging, acute stroke imagine and spine intervention. He is also involved in projects on radiology informatics, quality control and safety as well as appropriate utilization. He is strongly involved in clinical teaching of medical students, residents and fellows. He is also involved in multiple research projects as the lead researcher.

Dr. Chakraborty has published 39 peer-reviewed papers, 109 scientific abstracts and has participated as an investigator or principal investigator in 19 grants.

His publication list can be accessed on ResearchGate.

Dr. Chakraborty has been the Chair of the committee to develop the Canadian Association of Radiologists (CAR) Standard on Magnetic Resonance Imaging 2011 and also the co-chair of the Canadian Heart Rhythm Society (CHRS) and the Canadian Association of Radiologist (CAR) Joint Consensus Statement on Magnetic Resonance Imaging with Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices.

Specialty: Neuroradiologist

Clinical Interests: Acute Stroke Imaging, Dynamic CT Angiogram, Whole Brain CT Perfusion, MRI, MRI Spectroscopy, advanced Neuroimaging, Diffusion Tensor Imaging, multiple Sclerosis Imaging, MRI Safety

Residency: Mereyside Training Scheme, RCR (UK), University of Liverpool, UK

Fellowship: Clinical Neuroradiology Fellowship, University of Toronto

Nader Zakhari, MD

Dr. Nader Zakhari completed his radiology training at the University of Ottawa in 2016, followed by a 2-year clinical fellowship at the University of Ottawa in Neuroradiology. He is an assistant professor at the University of Ottawa. He works as a radiologist in the division of Neuroradiology in the Department of Medical Imaging at The Ottawa Hospital with special interest in advanced MR imaging of brain tumors and spine imaging and interventions. Dr. Zakhari recieved the Staff Radiologist Teacher of the Year award in 2017 and the Fellow Teacher of the Year award in 2015 and 2016.

Specialty: Neuroradiology

Clinical Interests: Advanced MR Imaging of Brain Tumors, Spine Imaging and Interventions

Residency: University of Ottawa

Fellowship: Neuroradiology fellow, University of Ottawa

Carlos Torres, MD

Dr. Carlos Torres has been an associate professor of Radiology at the University of Ottawa and a staff neuroradiologist at The Ottawa Hospital since 2008. Dr. Torres pursued a two-year Neuroradiology fellowship at McGill University in Montreal before joining the Department of Diagnostic Imaging at The Ottawa Hospital. 

Since 2010, Dr. Torres has been the Director of the Royal College Accredited Neuroradiology Fellowship Program and the former Inter-American College of Radiology Vice President for North America. He is also the Chair of the International Scientific Committee for the Ibero Latin American Society of Neuroradiology (SILAN).

He has been invited to lecture at multiple national and international meetings. Dr. Torres is also an international visiting professor for the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) and for the Inter-American College of Radiology (CIR).

Dr. Torres has been a principal investigator or co-investigator on multiple peer-reviewed grant-funded projects. He has multiple peer-reviewed publications and has written seven book chapters. He is actively involved in medical education and research. His main areas of interest are demyelinating disease, brachial plexus, spine, cord and tumor imaging.

Specialty: Neuroradiology

Clinical Interests: MRI, Advanced Neuro Imaging, Head and Neck Imaging, Brachial Plexus, Cord and Spine Imaging, Infectious Diseases of the CNS

Residency: Universidad Javeriana, Bogota, Colombia

Fellowship: Neuroradiology Fellowship, Department of Radiology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec

Awards and Recognition:

  • 2017: National Order Merit Award in the Rank of Officer. Appointed by the Honorable President of the Republic of Columbia, Juan Manuel Santos Calderon. This honorable distinction that is conferred to Dr. Torres for outstanding professional and academic career and the scientific contributions in the field of Diagnostic Neuroradiology in Canada.
  • 2017: Anne G. Osborn ASNR Outreach Professor Award to represent the ASNR in Myanmar (2018). https://www.asnr.org/asnr-announces-2018-anne-g-osborn-asnr-outreach-professors/ 
  • 2017: CAR/CRF Leadership Scholarship to attend the CAR/CRF/UBC Sauder School of Business Radiology Leadership Course: Optimizing Your Practice's Efficiency, at le Centre Sheraton, Montreal, Canada, April 18-19, 2017. This scholarship is awarded to selected individuals who have demonstrated exceptional leadership potential in order to enable them to have the necessary skills to be the leaders of tomorrow.
  • 2017: Appointed Distinguished Professor of Radiology of Henan Provincial People's Hospital, affiliated to Zhengzhou University, P.R., China, Zhengzhou, Henan Province, China, June 15th, 2017.
  • 2017: RSNA Honoured Educator Award: This achievement recognizes an individual's dedication to furthering the profession of radiology by delivering high-quality educational content for RSNA:
    • International Visiting Professor RSNA since 2010, international recognition of teaching excellence and expertise by the largest radiological society in the world
    • Selected to join the 2016 RSNA International Visiting Professor (IVP) Team traveling to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia in September 2016
    • Designated IVP Team Captain, guest speaker to the Mongolian Congress of Radiology September 15th-17th, 2016
    • Site visits in Ulaanbaatar to:
      • Intermed Hospital on September 20th, 2016
      • First State National Hospital on September 21st, 2016
      • Shastin Third State Hospital on September 22nd, 2016
  • 2016-2017: Undergraduate Teacher of the Year Award, Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, June 22nd, 2017

Mario Kontolemos, MD, FRCPC

Dr. Kontolemos completed his radiology training at McGill University in 2011 followed by a 2-year clinical fellowship in Diagnostic Neuroradiology at the University of Ottawa. He works as a neuro and head & neck radiologist in the division of Neuroradiology in the Department of Medical Imaging at the Ottawa Hospital.

Specialty: Neuroradiology/Head & Neck Imaging

Clinical Interests: Head & Neck Imaging

Residency: McGill University

Fellowship: Diagnostic Neuroradiology, University of Ottawa

 

Julie Hurteau-Miller, MD, FRCPC

Dr. Hurteau-Miller holds an academic appointment with the Faculty as 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 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

Nishard Abdeen, MD, FRCPC

Dr. Abdeen holds an academic appointment with the faculty as an assistant professor, Department of Radiology and has been an active radiologist at CHEO in the Department of Diagnostic Imaging since 2010. He has served as Radiation Safety Officer and Fellowship program director of the department.

Dr. Abdeen is Section Head of Pediatric Radiology for the Annual University of Ottawa Radiology Review Course. His clinical interests are in pediatric neuroradiology, pediatric intervention, and radiation safety. His research interests are in advanced MRI applications in the pediatric brain including DTI, tumor perfusion, susceptibility weighted imaging and functional MRI.

A medical graduate from McGill University, Dr. Abdeen was a family physician for fifteen years prior to completing a residency in radiology at the University of Ottawa in 2009, followed by a fellowship in Pediatric Radiology at CHEO in 2010.

Specialty: Pediatric Radiology

Clinical Interests: Pediatric Neuroradiology, Pediatric Interventional Radiology, Radiation Protection

Research Interests: Advanced MR of brain tumors, functional MRI, SWI

Residency: University of Ottawa

Fellowship: University of Ottawa, Pediatric Radiology (CHEO)

Khaldoun Koujok, MD

Matthew McInnes, MD, FRCPC

Dr. Matthew McInnes completed his radiology training at the University of Toronto in 2006, followed by a one-year clinical fellowship at the Universtiy Health Network at the University of Toronto in Abdominal Imaging. He is an Associate Professor at the University of Ottawa and is currently the Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program 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 a clinical investigator in The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute Clinical Epidemiology program. 

Dr. McInnes is Deputy Editor for the Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging and is a manuscript reviewer for Radiology

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

Kawan Rakhra, MD, FRCPC

Dr. Kawan Rakhra is Head of the Musculoskeletal Imaging Section at the Department of Diagnostic Radiology of The Ottawa Hospital, and an associate professor in the Department of Radiology at the University of Ottawa. His clinical and academic interests include MRI, sports medicine, hip impingement and advanced cartilage imaging techniques. Dr. Rakhra is actively involved in multimodality imaging based multidisciplinary research projects in collaboration with researchers from the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, the University of Ottawa, and Carleton University.

His publication list can be accessed on his Google page.

Specialty: Musculoskeletal Imaging

Clinical Interests: Musculoskeletal MRI, Sports Imaging, Hip Disease, Arthritis, Image-Guided Injections

Residency: University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta

Fellowship: University of Toronto, JDMI, Toronto, Ontario

Marcos Sampaio, MD

Dr. Marcos Loreto Sampaio is an assistant professor in the Department of Radiology at the University of Ottawa. He has also been a part of the MSK Radiology team at The Ottawa Hospital since 2009 and practices both MSK diagnostic imaging and procedures. He is the MSK radiology fellowship director, MSK residency supervisor, X-rays modality lead of the department and Radiation Protection Officer of The Ottawa Hospital General Campus.

Dr. Sampaio has authored and co-authored articles and book chapters on MSK imaging and he is a reviewer for radiology and skeletal journals. He was also named best clinical teacher by undergraduate students, radiology residents, and MSK radiology fellows.

His publication list can be accessed on his Google page.

Specialty: Musculoskeletal Radiology

Clinical Interests: MSK Ultrasound and MRI, sports medicine, rheumatology, anatomy, MSK procedure, medical education

Residency: University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brasil

Fellowship: MSK Clinical Fellowship, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brasil, MSK Research Fellowship, New York University

Adnan Sheikh, MD

Dr. Adnan Sheikh is an associate professor of radiology at the University of Ottawa. He is the Director of Emergency Radiology at The Ottawa Hospital. Dr. Sheikh received his medical school and radiology specialist training from India and completed fellowships in musculoskeletal imaging and emergency trauma imaging from the University of British Columbia before coming on staff at The Ottawa Hospital in 2005. His clinical interests are functional musculoskeletal imaging, bone and soft tissue tumor imaging, MSK intervention and emergency/trauma imaging. Dr. Sheikh is actively involved in multimodality imaging based multidisciplinary research projects in collaboration with researchers from the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery and Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Ottawa.

Specialty: Musculoskeletal Imaging, Emergency/Trauma Imaging

Clinical Interests: Musculoskeletal MRI, Sports Imaging, Shoulder and Ankle Disease, MSK Intervention

Residency: J.J.M. Medical College, India

Fellowship: University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

Taryn Hodgdon, MD, FRCPC

Dr. Taryn Hodgdon completed her radiology training at the University of Ottawa in 2016, followed by a one-year clinical fellowship at The Ottawa Hospital in Musculoskeletal Imaging. She is an assistant professor at the University of Ottawa and works as a radiologist in the division of Musculoskeletal Radiology in the Department of Medical Imaging at The Ottawa Hospital.

Publication list: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=taryn+hodgdon

Zaid Jibri, MBCHb, MRCSEd, FRCR

Dr. Zaid Jibri is a dedicated musculoskeletal radiologist who joined The Ottawa Hospital in 2014. He completed his subspecialty fellowship at the University of Alberta and his radiology residency training in South Wales, United Kingdom. Dr. Jibri is an assistant professor at the University of Ottawa. His main academic and research interests include Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Sports Medicine, and Patellofemoral Joint Disorders.

Ryan Foster, MD, FRCPC

Dr. Ryan Foster is a lecturer in the Department of Radiology at the University of Ottawa. He has published articles on image guided MSK interventions and gadolinium safety. He has presented at national and international conferences on topics of quality control in radiology, subtle osseous pelvic pathology and hamstring syndrome. 

Dr. Foster has been awarded an ARRS Certificate of Merit for his collaborative efforts on the electronic exhibit entitled Extraspinal Causes of Sciatica

His publication list can be accessed on PubMed.

Specialty: Musculoskeletal Imaging

Clinical Interests: Sports Injuries, Ultrasound, Image-Guided MSK Interventions

Residency: McMaster University

Fellowship: Clinical Fellow, Department of Radiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York, USA

Stephen E. Ryan, MD, PhD, FRCPC

Dr. Ryan completed a Bachelor of Science with Honours in Biochemistry in 1994 and PhD in Biochemistry in 2000, both at the University of Ottawa. He graduated from the University of Calgary Medical School in 2003 and returned to the University of Ottawa to complete residency training in Diagnostic Imaging at The Ottawa Hospital in 2008. This was followed by a one-year fellowship in Interventional Radiology before joining the Department of Medical Imaging at The Ottawa Hospital in 2009. Dr. Ryan is currently an assistant professor with the University of Ottawa and director of the Interventional Radiology Fellowship Program.

Carolina Souza, MD, PhD

Dr. Souza is a thoracic radiologist and an associate professor of the University of Ottawa. She completed a one-year research fellowship followed by a one-year clinical fellowship in thoracic imaging at the Vancouver General Hospital under supervision of Dr. Nestor Muller and obtained her PhD degree in Radiology from the University of Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. During her first year as a research fellow, Dr. Souza completed several research projects that were published in renowned peer-reviewed journals.

Since the completion of her thoracic imaging fellowship in 2006, Dr. Souza had been working as a staff radiologist at The Ottawa Hospital where she has been actively teaching medical students, residents and thoracic fellows. She obtained the Resident Teacher of the Year Award in 2008, received the honorable mention for the same award the following year and the Undergraduate Teacher of the Year Award in 2014. Dr. Souza has lectured at the local, provincial and national levels and has participated in several CME committees as well as in Cancer Care Ontario program. She continues to work on research in thoracic radiology.

Specialty: Thoracic Imaging

Clinical Interests: HRCT of Diffuse Lung Disease, advances in Lung Adenocarcinoma, Medical Education

Residency: Federal University of Parana, Brasil

Fellowship: Vancouver General Hospital, University of British Columbia, Canada

Hamid Bayanati, MD

Dr. Hamid Bayanati is a radiologist in the Department of Radiology at the University of Ottawa. He completed a post-doctoral fellowship in low dose CT screening for lung cancer at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre location of 1-ELCAP. His interests are in screening for lung cancer and mesothelioma, computer assisted detection and volumetry, transthoracic biopsy of ground glass nodules and texture analysis of mediastinal lymphadenopathy.

His publication list can be accessed on PubMed.

Specialty: Chest Imaging

Clinical Interests: CT, MRI, Image-Guided Biopsy

Residency: Radiology Residency, University of Ottawa

Fellowship: Clinical Chest Imaging, University of Ottawa

Ashish Gupta, MBBS, MD

Dr. Ashish Gupta is an assistant professor in the Department of Radiology at the University of Ottawa and is a part of the Chest Radiology and Angio-Interventional Radiology divisions at The Ottawa Hospital. He has participated in CMEs and conferences at the provincial as well as the national level. During his fellowship, his research focus was on pleural tumors. Her is currently working on lung adenocarcinomas with genetic mutations and outpatient thrombectomy for DVT. He has several peer-reviewed publications to his credit.

Specialty: Intervention and Chest Radiology

Clinical Interests: Chest, GI, and Venous Interventions, Simulation in Intervention Radiology

Residency: Sawai Man Singh Medical College, Jaipur

Fellowship: Thoracic Imaging, University of Ottawa, 2010, Interventional Radiology, University of Ottawa, 2011

Joao Inacio, MD

Dr. Joao Inacio is a professor in the Department of Radiology at the University of Ottawa and is part of the Chest, Cardiac, and Emergency sections at The Ottawa Hospital. He practices clinical chest imaging, chest intervention and cardiac imaging. 

Dr. Inacio's research interests include CT myocardial perfusion imaging, lung cancer metastatic pathways and chest intervention.

His publication list can be accessed on ResearchGate.

Specialty: Cardiothoracic Imaging

Clinical Interests: Cardiac Imaging, Chest Intervention, Emergency Radiology

Residency: University of Lisbon, Portugal

Fellowship: Clinical Fellowship in Emergency and Trauma Radiology and Cardiothoracic Radiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Cardiovascular Imaging Mini-Fellowship at University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA).

Rebecca Peterson, MD, FRCPC

Dr. Rebecca Peterson is a radiologist working at The Ottawa Hospital and has been on staff since 1983. She did her undergraduate work at McGill University, gaining a Bachelor of Science degree from that institution. Following this, she returned to her home province of Saskatchewan where she entered medical school, graduating in 1970. This was followed by a residency in Radiology at the University of Saskatchewan. She moved to Ottawa in 1983. 

While she worked in Ottawa, Dr. Peterson served with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, becoming Chairman of the Examination Board for Radiology in 1997. She helped develop the OSCE Examination in Radiology which was the first such exam in Canada and the USA. It has been widely adopted and presently is in widespread use everywhere.

Dr. Peterson became head of the Department of Radiology for The Ottawa Hospital and Acting Chair at the University of Ottawa in 1998. Through her efforts, the hospital saw the merger of three separate Radiology departments into one large group in 2000. This group still serves the hospital and acts as one unit with over 60 radiologists.

Presently, Dr. Peterson is a staff radiologist at The Ottawa Hospital. She is an associate professor at the University of Ottawa and is heavily involved with the teaching of medical students. She is currently the Director of the Undergraduate Program for Radiology at the University of Ottawa. Using a grant from TOHAMO, she has helped to develop a website devoted to the education of medical students and has also started an extensive teaching file for their continuing education.

Specialty: Chest and Cardiac Radiology

Clinical Interests: Interventional Chest, Chest and Cardiac CT, Plain Radiography

Residency: University of Saskatchewan

Andrew Scott-Moncrieff, MD, FRCPC

Dr. Andrew Scott-Moncrieff is an associate professor in the Department of Radiology at the University of Ottawa. Dr. Scott-Moncrieff is a member of the multidisciplinary team at the Women's Breast Health Centre and practices both Breast and Body imaging at The Ottawa Hospital Civic, General, and Riverside Campuses.

Specialty: Breast and Body Imaging

Clinical Interests: Breast MRI, Breast Tomosynthesis, Breast Ultrasound, Body CT, Ultrasound

Residency: University of British Columbia

Fellowship: Breast and Women's Imaging, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 

 

Frank Lee, MD, FRCPC

Dr. Frank Lee is a professor in the Department of Radiology at the University of Ottawa and is part of the Breast Imaging Division at The Ottawa Hospital and works at the Women's Breast Health Centre.

Dr. Lee is also the department lead at several community hospitals including Almonte General Hospital, Arnprior Regional Health and Renfrew Victoria Hospital. He also will become the Departmental Lead for Medical Imaging in the territory of Nunavut.

Specialty: Body and Breast Imaging

Clinical Interests: Community Radiology

Residency: University of Ottawa

Nick Schieda, MD, FRCPC

Dr. Schieda is an abdominal radiologist at The Ottawa Hospital and an Assistant Professor in Radiology at The University of Ottawa. Dr. Schieda supervises the abdominal and pelvic MRI section at The Ottawa Hospital and is actively involved in clinical research with his research focusing mainly on the imaging of genito-urinary malignancies and studying various body MRI applications. He regularly presents his work at international conferences and has authored numerous peer-reviewed publications in these areas. Dr. Schieda is an active member of the Radiological Society of North America, European Society of Radiology and International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. He is a peer-reviewer with special distinction for the Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging and is an Associate Scientific Editor in MRI for European Radiology. He was recently appointed as Junior Clinical Research Chair in Radiology by The University of Ottawa and received the Canadian Association of Radiology Young Investigator Award in 2017. He was also recently appointed to the American College of Radiology Appropriateness Criteria Panel for Urological Imaging.

Please consult PubMed for a list of his most recent academic publications.

Specialty: Abdominal Imaging

Clinical Interests: Genitourinary CT and MRI, Body MRI Applications

Residency: University of Ottawa

Fellowship: The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Demetri Papadatos, MDCM, FRCPC

Dr. Demetri Papadatos has been a diagnostic radiologist at The Ottawa Hospital since 1999. He obtained an honors degree in 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 traveled to the United States to train at the Mallinkrodt Intstitute 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.