Julian Dobranowski

Associate Clinical Professor of Diagnostic Imaging, McMaster University,
Faculty of Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario


Julian Dobranowski continues to serves as the Clinical Lead for the IGAR Breast Investigation Team.  Dr. Dobranowski 's extensive experience in diagnostic imaging has proved critical in the correct definition of patient care pathways and clinical requirements for the breadboard prototype.   Under his expert direction, CSii engineering efforts have enjoyed greater access to clinical expertise and quick clinical feedback, which have been paramount to the ongoing success of the program.  His involvement has also allowed CSii to quickly access top diagnostic imaging experts throughout the province who have helped to shape the direction of the program with a broader view of clinician uses and requirements for the IGAR breast system.


Dr. Dobranowski's involvement has provided input into the 3D imaging system that will enhance clinician experience, and ensure that the final IGAR interface provides significant improvements that made the identification, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer with MRI easier.  He has directly influence the selection of view screens, feature set used for clinicians to visualize the path of entry into the breast, and the steering mechanism used to provide clinicians with real time guidance of the tool being inserted.


In addition to his commitments with the IGAR team, Dr. Dobranowski continues as Associate Clinical Professor of Diagnostic Imaging, McMaster University, Faculty of Health Sciences in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, Director & Founder of the Centre of Radiological Anatomy, Provincial Medical Imaging Lead for Cancer Care Ontario, Chair of Ontario's Wait Time Strategy Committee, National Chair, Canadian Association of Radiologists – Diagnostic Imaging Referral Guidelines 2010, and Diagnostic Imaging Lead for the Sisters of St. Joseph's Outreach Programs in Uganda and Haiti.  He remains an active member of the Medical Imaging Quality Council (MIQC), Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Local Health Integration Network (LHIN).