Dr. Reza Vali

MD, MHSc

Position 
Radiologist, Assistant Professor
AFFILIATION

Nuclear Medicine, Diagnostic Imaging, SickKids
Medical Imaging, University of Toronto

Brief Bio

Dr. Reza Vali has been working as an assistant professor in the Division of Nuclear Medicine since Oct. 2014. Dr. Vali received his medical degree from Ahwaz medical university in 1995 and completed his Nuclear Medicine residency program at Tehran Medical University in Iran in 2000. Subsequently, Dr. Vali completed a fellowship at the Vincent hospital in Austria in PET/CT oncology in 2007/2008. Recently, he completed his fellowship in Pediatric Nuclear Medicine in the Department of Diagnostic Imaging at The Hospital for Sick Children from Jan 2012 to Oct 2014. He is a member of the Radiological Society of North America, Canadian Society of Nuclear Medicine, Society of Nuclear Medicine, American society of nuclear cardiology and the European society of nuclear medicine.


Research Interests

Nuclear Medicine Imaging in thyroid cancer, PET/CT Imaging, Bone Mineral Density (BMD) including PQCT, F18-FDG PET/CT in PTLD, Brain PET for epilepsy.

Projects/initiatives:
1. F18 Coline PET/CT in the evaluation of prostate cancer.
2. F18 FDG PET and F18 FDOPA PET for medullary cell carcinoma.
3. I-131- MIBG: New oncologic therapy.
4. Initiative: FLT PET for Hodgkin lymphoma (with borderline FDG SUV max ).
F18-FAZA in pediatric soft tissue tumor
PQCT in pediatric patients