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Sean Symons
Sean Symons, BASc, MPH, MD, FRCPC, DABR, MBA

Affiliate scientist

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
2075 Bayview Ave., Room AG 31D
Toronto, ON
M4N 3M5

Phone: 416-480-6100


  • BASc, 1987, industrial engineering, University of Toronto, Canada
  • MPH, 1989, biostatistics, Columbia University, U.S.
  • MD, 1995, U of T, Canada
  • Residency, 2000, diagnostic radiology, Queen’s University, Canada
  • Fellowship, 2002, neuroradiology, Harvard University and Massachusetts General Hospital, U.S.
  • MBA, 2016, Imperial College London, U.K.

Appointments and Affiliations:

  • Affiliate scientist, Physical Sciences, Precision Diagnostics and Therapeutics Program, Sunnybrook Research Institute
  • Radiologist-in-chief, department of medical imaging, Sunnybrook
  • Co-chief, Precision Diagnostics and Therapeutics Program, Sunnybrook
  • Professor, departments of medical imaging and otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, U of T

Research Foci:

Head and neck imaging for cancer and otology

Neurodegenerative imaging

Stroke imaging

Brain tumour imaging

Vascular imaging of the head and neck by computed tomography and magnetic resonance

Selected Publications:

See current publications list at PubMed.