Santanu Chakraborty MBBS, MRCP, DMRD, FRCR, FRCPC


Santanu Chakraborty MBBS, MRCP, DMRD, FRCR, FRCPC


Dr. Santanu Chakraborty is a professor in the Department of Radiology at the University of Ottawa. Dr Chakraborty is a diagnostic neuroradiologist with special interest in quantitative MR imaging, acute stroke imaging and spine intervention. He is also involved in projects on radiology informatics, quality control and safety as well as appropriate utilization. He is strongly involved in clinical teaching of medical students, residents and fellows. He is also involved in multiple research projects as the lead researcher.

Dr. Chakraborty has published 87 peer-reviewed papers, along with 171 scientific abstracts and has participated in 55 grants as investigator or principal investigator.

His publication list can be accessed on ResearchGate.

Dr. Chakraborty has been the Chair of the committee to develop the Canadian Association of Radiologists (CAR) Standard on Magnetic Resonance Imaging 2011 and also the co-chair of the Canadian Heart Rhythm Society (CHRS) and the Canadian Association of Radiologists (CAR) Joint Consensus Statement on Magnetic Resonance Imaging with Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices.

Specialty: Neuroradiologist

Clinical Interests: Acute stroke imaging; dynamic CT angiogram; whole brain CT perfusion; MRI; MRI spectroscopy; advanced neuro-imaging; diffusion tensor imaging; multiple sclerosis imaging; MRI safety

Residency: Merseyside Training Scheme, RCR (UK), University of Liverpool, UK

Fellowship: Clinical Neuroradiology Fellow- University of Toronto


Fields of Interest

  • Acute Stroke
  • Dynamic CTA Spot Sign
  • DTI and Quantitative MRI
  • Radiology Workflow and IT
  • Appropriate Utilization
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