Hurvitz Brain Sciences

SRI Programs

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, Hurvitz Brain Sciences Research Program, Sunnybrook Research Institute
  • Head, division of neuroradiology, department of medical imaging, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
  • Deputy radiologist-in-chief, department of medical imaging, Sunnybrook
  • Associate professor, departments of medical imaging and otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, U of T
  • Fellowship program director, department of medical imaging, 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.