Sunita Venkateswaran MD, FRCPC


Sunita Venkateswaran MD, FRCPC
Assistant Professor and Pediatric Neurologist

Office: 613-737-7600 ext. 1605
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Dr. Sunita Venkateswaran completed her medical degree and post-graduate training in pediatrics at Western University (1997-2004). This was followed by a pediatric neurology fellowship at McGill University (2007) and subspecialization fellowship in Pediatric Demyelinating Disorders at The Montreal Neurological Institute and The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto (2007-2009). She joined CHEO in 2010. Her clinical and research interests include Neurodegeneration and Brain Iron Accumulation (NBIA) disorders, pediatric demyelinating diseases and leukodystrophies. She has started the first Canadian NBIA research site as part of the Treat Iron-Related Childhood Onset Neurodegeneration (TIRCON) consortium.  Her medical education pursuits include the development of a national standardized pediatric neurology examination (NITECaP) and formative assessments.

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