Dr. Kathleen O'BrienM.D., FRCPC

Associate professor


Email: mkobrien@dal.ca
Phone: 902-470-8212
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:
  • Pediatric
  • Abdominal imaging
  • IWK Health Centre


Appointments:

  • Clinical head ultrasound, diagnostic radiology, IWK
  • Associate professor, radiology, Dalhousie Medical School

Education:

  • Pediatric radiology SAQ’s, Royal College Exam Development Seminar
  • ISCD Halifax, NS
  • MRI observership, Boston Children’s Hospital
  • 11 to 14 week fetal scan - theoretical course, Halifax, NS
  • Clinical fellowship, IWK Health Centre
  • Clinical fellowship, Christchurch Public Hospital and Christchurch Women’s Hospital, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Clinical fellowship, Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Certification in Diagnostic Radiology, The American Board of Radiology
  • Certification in Diagnostic Radiology, fellow, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Residency, diagnostic radiology, Dalhousie University
  • MD, Dalhousie Medical School
  • BSc, Major: chemistry, Minor: biology, St. Francis Xavier University

Biography:

Dr. Kathleen O’Brien is a pediatric radiologist and women’s imaging specialist at the IWK Health Centre. Her clinical work includes pediatric imaging and obstetric and gynecologic imaging. Her research interests include Pediatric MRE for Crohn Disease, pediatric osteoporosis, MR of adenexal masses and urogynecology.