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Jeffrey F. Smallhorn, MBBS, FRACP, FRCP(C)

Hospital for Sick Children

Phone: 416-813-6142
Fax: 416-813-7547

  • Professor of Paediatrics at the University of Toronto employed at the Hospital For Sick Children as the Director of the echocardiogaphy laboratory. Consultant positions in the Department of Paediatrics at Mt Sinai Hospital, Women's College Hospital and The Toronto Hospital.
  • Completed his post graduate work in paediatric echocardiography at The Hospital For Sick Children, Great Ormond street London England.
  • Has been one of the leaders in the application of echocardiography in paediatrics.
  • The major founder of the paediatric echocardiography program at the Hospital For Sick Children in Toronto, building it over a period of 17 years to its current status as one of the leading programs in the world.
  • Major national and international reputation as an expert in the area of paediatric echocardiography demonstrated by the significant number of invitations as an invited speaker at major international meetings.
  • Has been responsible for supervising research activities for 30 post graduate trainees both nationally and internationally in paediatric echocardiography, with 16 being over the last 5 years
  • A total of 147 papers with 47 being over the last 5 years with the majority involving different aspects of paediatric echocardiography.
  • Interest in evaluating new applications of echocardiography as they relate to paediatric cardiology.