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Phyllis Glanc, MD, FRCP(C), ABR

Associate scientist

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
2075 Bayview Ave., Room MG 160
Toronto, ON
M4N 3M5

Phone: 416-480-6100 ext. 63900
Fax: 416-480-5855


  • B.Sc., 1979, microbiology and immunology, McGill University, Canada
  • MD, 1983, McGill University, Canada
  • FRCP(C), 1999, diagnostic radiology, University of Toronto, Canada
  • ABR, 1988, diplomate, American Board of Radiology, U.S.

Appointments and Affiliations:

  • Associate scientist, Evaluative Clinical Sciences, DAN Women & Babies Research Program, Sunnybrook Research Institute
  • Co-director, Obstetrical Ultrasound Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
  • Lead for medical imaging quality assurance/initiatives, Sunnybrook
  • Staff radiologist, body division, Sunnybrook
  • Associate professor, departments of medical imaging, and obstetrics and gynaecology, University of Toronto
  • Specialty chair, American College of Radiology Appropriateness Committee, women's imaging section

Research Foci:

  • Perinatal imaging with a focus on ultrasound imaging of the high-risk fetus and premature infant
  • Cervix and twins
  • Obesity and pregnancy
  • Pelvic floor imaging
  • Appropriateness guidelines in women's imaging
  • Ovarian pathology and management

Research Summary:

Dr. Glanc's research focuses on high-risk perinatal imaging, the use of appropriateness guidelines as it pertains to women's imaging and the impact of obesity in pregnancy.

She has a special interest in the role of imaging in female pelvic floor issues. She practices in the department of medical imaging, body section at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre.

Selected Publications:

See current publications list at PubMed.

  1. Glanc P, O'Hayon BE, Singh DK, Bokhari SA, Maxwell CV. Challenges of pelvic imaging in obese women. Radiographics. 2012 Oct;32(6):1839–62.
  2. Bhaduri M, Khalifa M, Tomlinson G, Glanc P. Sonohysterography: the utility of diagnostic criteria sets. Am J Roentgenol. 2012 Jan;198(1):W83–8.
  3. Glanc P, Andreotti RF, Lee SI, Dejesus Allison SO, Bennett GL, Brown DL, Dubinsky T, Javitt MC, Mitchell DG, Podrasky AE, Shipp TD, Siegel CL, Wong-You-Cheong JJ, Zelop CM. ACR Appropriateness Criteria® assessment of gravid cervix. Ultrasound Q. 2011 Dec;27(4):275–80.
  4. Maxwell C, Dunn E, Tomlinson G, Glanc P. How does maternal obesity affect the routine fetal anatomic ultrasound? J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2010 Oct;23(10):1187–92. 
  5. Glanc P, Umranikar S, Koff D, Tomlinson G, Chitayat D. Fetal sex assignment by sonographic evaluation of the pelvic organs in the second and third trimesters of pregnancy. J Ultrasound Med. 2007 May;26(5):563–9.

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