Gevork Mnatzakanian


Project Investigator, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute


Dr. Gevork Mnatzakanian is a staff radiologist at St. Michael’s Hospital and project investigator at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute. He is a lecturer at the Department of Medical Imaging, University of Toronto. Following his residency training at the University of Toronto, he completed a one-year fellowship in Abdominal Imaging and Intervention at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard University, Boston. His research interests include gastrointestinal and genitourinary imaging and quality improvement initiatives within the Department of Medical Imaging.

Please note: Dr. Mnatzakanian will not be taking any summer students in 2018.

Recent Publications

  1. Mastrocostas, K, Chingkoe, CM, Pace, KT, Barfett, JJ, Kirpalani, A, Mnatzakanian, GN et al.. Computed tomography identified factors that preclude living kidney donation. Can Urol Assoc J. 2018;12 (8):276-279. doi: 10.5489/cuaj.4909. PubMed PMID:29629868 PubMed Central PMC6114164.
  2. Kirpalani, A, Hashim, E, Leung, G, Kim, JK, Krizova, A, Jothy, S et al.. Magnetic Resonance Elastography to Assess Fibrosis in Kidney Allografts. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2017;12 (10):1671-1679. doi: 10.2215/CJN.01830217. PubMed PMID:28855238 PubMed Central PMC5628708.
  3. Kim, JK, Yuen, DA, Leung, G, Jothy, S, Zaltzman, J, Ramesh Prasad, GV et al.. Role of Magnetic Resonance Elastography as a Noninvasive Measurement Tool of Fibrosis in a Renal Allograft: A Case Report. Transplant. Proc. 2017;49 (7):1555-1559. doi: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2017.04.002. PubMed PMID:28838439 .
  4. Leung, VA, Kirpalani, A, Mnatzakanian, G, Colak, E, Vlachou, PA. Effect of a Biopsy Center on Adequacy Rates of Thyroid Nodule Fine-Needle Aspiration. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2017;209 (2):358-362. doi: 10.2214/AJR.16.17157. PubMed PMID:28570128 .
  5. Chia, TL, Chesney, TR, Isa, D, Mnatzakanian, G, Colak, E, Belmont, C et al.. Thrombocytosis in splenic trauma: In-hospital course and association with venous thromboembolism. Injury. 2017;48 (1):142-147. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2016.07.016. PubMed PMID:27451291 .
  6. Mnatzakanian, GN, Shinagare, AB, Sahni, VA, Hirsch, MS, Silverman, SG. Early-stage clear cell tubulopapillary renal cell carcinoma: imaging features and distinction from clear cell and papillary subtypes. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2016;41 (11):2187-2195. doi: 10.1007/s00261-016-0830-8. PubMed PMID:27383741 .
  7. Bhan, SN, Mnatzakanian, GN, Nisenbaum, R, Lee, AB, Colak, E. MRI for pelvic floor dysfunction: can the strain phase be eliminated?. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2016;41 (2):215-20. doi: 10.1007/s00261-015-0577-7. PubMed PMID:26867902 .
  8. Grenville, J, Doucette-Preville, D, Vlachou, PA, Mnatzakanian, GN, Raikhlin, A, Colak, E et al.. Peer Review in Radiology: A Resident and Fellow Perspective. J Am Coll Radiol. 2016;13 (2):217-221.e3. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2015.10.008. PubMed PMID:26846393 .
  9. Munteanu, I, Ramachandran, N, Mnatzakanian, GN, Villanova, M, Fardeau, M, Levy, N et al.. Fine-mapping the gene for X-linked myopathy with excessive autophagy. Neurology. 2008;71 (12):951-3. doi: 10.1212/01.wnl.0000325991.01899.35. PubMed PMID:18794500 .
  10. Mnatzakanian, G, Smaggus, A, Wang, CS, Common, AA, Jeejeebhoy, KN. Splenic artery collaterals masquerading as gastric fundal varices on endoscopy: a sticky situation. Gastrointest. Endosc. 2008;67 (4):751-5. doi: 10.1016/j.gie.2007.09.044. PubMed PMID:18206881 .
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