Daddy Mata-MbembaMD, PhD

Associate Professor


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Phone: 902-470- 7821, 902-470-8060
Fax: 902-470-7463
Mailing Address: 
Department of Diagnostic Imaging, IWK Health Centre, 5850/5980 University Avenue, PO BOX 9700, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 6R8
Research Topics:
  • Neuro-Oncology and Body-oncology
  • Traumatic Brain injury
  • Evidence-based medicine


  • Certified, Pediatric Radiology Subspecialist Affiliate, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons-Canada
  • Mini-fellowship, Pediatric Cardiac Imaging, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, USA
  • Fellowship, General Pediatric Radiology, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Neuroradiology, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto
  • Fellowship, Adult Diagnostic Neuroradiology, Tohoku University, Japan
  • Diagnostic Radiology Residency, Tohoku University, Japan
  • PhD, Radiology, Tohoku University, Japan
  • MD, University of Kinshasa, Congo


Dr. Mata-Mbemba is an Associate Professor affiliated to the Department of Diagnostic Radiology of Dalhousie University and a valuable staff Radiologist in the Department of Diagnostic Imaging at the IWK Health Centre.

After completing a clinical fellowship in Pediatric Neuroradiology and General Pediatric Radiology at the Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Dr Mata-Mbemba joined our department bringing with him a wealth of international experiences as his medical training and practice has taken place in the Congo/Kinshasa, Japan and France before finally settling here in Canada.

As well, Dr. Mata-Mbemba has a PhD in neuroradiological science and has further solidified interdisciplinary research at the IWK. Dr. Mata-Mbemba has an impressive collection of presentations, awards (most recent for innovative international teaching), publications and now even YouTube channel with weekly teachings amplifying the importance of pediatric radiology nationally and internationally. Dr. Mata-Mbemba is keen to add to his impressive collection of presentations, awards and publications by continuing to have a research focus here at Dalhousie University.

Dr. Mata-Mbemba is part of a team of excellence in pediatric neuroradiology, body imaging and cardiac imaging, is greatly valued by his colleagues and a true role model for his peers, medical students and residents.