Dr. Said Osman, M.D.

osman Affiliation
Associate Professor,
Department of Medical Imaging,
Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry
University of Western Ontario

Radiologist,
London Health Science Centre, London, Ontario

Radiologist,
St. Joseph's Health Care London, London, Ontario
Appointments and Positions Held
2010 - Present Consulting Radiologist, Four Counties Health Services, Radiology, Newbury, Ontario, Canada
2009 - Present Consulting Radiologist, Timmins and District Hospital, Radiology, Timmins, Ontario, Canada
2009 - Present Lead, BMD Accreditation, London X-ray Associates, Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital, Tillsonburg District Memorial Hospital, South Huron Hospital
2008 - Present Radiation Protection Officer, London X-ray Associates
2008 - Present Consulting Radiologist, South Bruce Grey Medical Centre, Radiology, Walkerton, Ontario, Canada
2008 - Present Consulting Radiologist, Chatham Kent Health Alliance, Radiology, Chatham, Ontario, Canada
2008 - Present Consulting Radiologist, Alexandra Marine and General Hospital, Radiology, Goderich, Ontario, Canada
2006 - Present Co-Director, Head and Neck Imaging Fellowship Program, St. Joseph's Health Care London, Radiology, London, Ontario, Canada
2005 - Present Quality Care Advisor for London X-ray Associates, London X-ray Associates, London, Ontario, Canada
2004 - Present Co-Director, MRI/MSK Fellowship Program, St. Joseph's Health Care London, Radiology, London, Ontario, Canada
2002 - Present Co-Director, Neuroimaging, St. Joseph's Health Care London, Radiology, London, Ontario, Canada
2001 - Present Staff Radiologist, St. Joseph's Health Care London, Radiology, London, Ontario, Canada
2001 - Present Consulting Radiologist, Tillsonburg District Memorial Hospital, Radiology, Tillsonburg, Ontario, Canada
2001 - Present Consulting Radiologist, Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital, Radiology, Strathroy, Ontario, Canada
2001 - Present Radiologist, South Huron Hospital, Radiology, Exeter, Ontario, Canada
2001 - Present Co-Director, Final Year Radiology MRI Elective, St. Joseph's Health Care London, Radiology, London, Ontario, Canada
2009 Policy Reviewer, IHF CT/MRI Facility Standards Documents, CPSO (College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario), I was asked by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) to review the cross-sectional imaging protocols for IHF's (independent health facilities). I reviewed the facility standards documents and made several revisions and additions to them and recommended that the CPSO form a committee to re-establish new standards which has subsequently been performed. Ontario, Canada
2001 - 2002 Director, Neuroimaging, St. Joseph's Health Care London, Radiology, Included complex clinical neuro work, rounds, and one-on-one teaching with ENT and Ophthalmology. London, Ontario, Canada
Education and Qualifications
1992 - 1995 MD, University of Western Ontario, Transferred from Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
1991 - 1992 Queen's University, Medicine, Honours in Phase 1 and Phase 2A which composed 1st year. Kingston, Ontario, Canada
1989 - 1991 BSc, University of Western Ontario, Natural Sciences, Chemistry Major, London, Ontario, Canada
2000 - 2001 Fellowship in MRI, CT, Ultrasound - MSK, Head and Neck/Neuroradiology, Body Imaging, University of Western Ontario, Radiology, London, Ontario, Canada
1995 - 2000 Resident, the University of Western Ontario, Radiology, London, Ontario, Canada
2000 American Board of Radiology, Oral Examination, United States
2000 Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Diagnostic Radiology Board Examination, Canada
1999 American Board of Radiology, Written Examination, United States
1998 American Board of Radiology, Physics Examination, Cincinatti, Ohio, United States
1997 The Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Examination - Part 2, Medical Council of Canada, License, Canada
1996 National Board of Medical Examiners, USMLE (United States Medical Licensing Examination) Licensure - Part 3, United States
1995 The Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Examination - Part 1, Medical Council of Canada, License, Canada
1995 National Board of Medical Examiners, USMLE (United States Medical Licensing Examination) Licensure - Part 2, United States
1993 National Board of Medical Examiners, USMLE (United States Medical Licensing Examination) Licensure - Part 1, United States
Professional Development
Conferences and Courses
2009 The National Diagnostic Imaging Symposium, Orlando, Florida, Hours: 35
2009 GE Healthcare, CT of the GI Tract - GE Video Lecture, Hours: 1
2008 Radiological Society of North America, RSNA Conference, Hours: 11
2008 Ontario Association of Radiolgists in Partnership with Osteoporosis Canada, Canadian BMD Facility Accreditation Course, Toronto, Ontario, Hours: 8
2008 University of Western Ontario, Schulich Medicine and Dentistry, London Imaging Discovery, Hours: 6
2008 Healthcare, CT of the Liver - GE Video Lecture, Hours: 1
2007 University of Western Ontario, Schulich Medicine and Dentistry, London Imaging Discovery, Hours: 6
2007 Neuroradiology and ENT Imaging Review Course, Naples, Florida, Hours: 22
2007 GE Healthcare, Cardiac CT - GE Video Lecture, Hours: 1
2006 Canadian Association of Radiologists, Breast Imaging Seminar, Toronto, Ontario
Optimizing Your Multimodality Imaging Practice, Hours: 9
2006 St. Joseph's Health Care, Bone Mineral Density Course, Hours: 8
2006 IMichener Institute for Applied Health Sciences, MSK Ultrasound, Hours: 8
2006 Clyde Helms and Nancy Major, MSK MRI Imaging Review Course, Hours: 20
2006 St. Joseph's Health Care, Hamilton, GE Canada PACS Users Group Conference, Hours: 8
2006 David Salonen, Imaging Features of Spondyloarthropathies, Hours: 1
2005 MSK Imaging Symposium of the Lower Extremity, Hours: 14
2005 St. Joseph's Health Care London, Bone Mineral Density Course, Hours: 8
2004 PET Imaging Conference, Hours: 14
2003 GE Canada, MRI Angiography, Hours: 1
2003 St. Joseph's Health Care London, Bone Mineral Densitometry Course, Hours: 10
2002 St. Joseph's Health Care London, PACS Training Sessions, Hours: 2
2002 St. Joseph's Health Care London, CT PET Conference, Hours: 5
2001 GE Healthcare, Multislice CT Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Hours: 10
1998 Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC, Radiology/Pathology Correlation Course (6 weeks)
1997 Radiological Society of North America, Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Annual Conference, Hours: 32
 
St. Joseph's Health Care Dept.Rounds Attendance
2010 Resident Rounds, Hours: 1
2010 Radiology Grand Rounds, Hours: 11
2010 Rheumatology Rounds, Hours: 8
2010 Mammography Rounds, Hours: 2.5
2009 Radiology Department Rounds, Hours: 21
2009 Mammography Rounds, Hours: 3.5
2008 Radiology Department Rounds, Hours: 25
2008 Mammography Rounds, Hours: 5.5
2007 Radiology Department Rounds, Hours: 27
2007 Mammography Rounds, Hours: 6.75
2006 Radiology Department Rounds, Hours: 22
2006 Mammography Rounds, Hours: 5.5
2005 Radiology Department Rounds, Hours: 13
2004 Radiology Department Rounds, Hours: 13
2004 Mammography Rounds, Hours: 3.25
2003 Radiology Department Rounds, Hours: 18
2003 Mammography Rounds, Hours: 4.5
2002 Mammography Rounds, Hours: 5
 
Visiting Professor Lectures Attended
2007 University of Western Ontario, CT PET in Head and Neck Imaging - Dr. Surah Mukherji, Hours: 1
2006 University of Michigan, MRI of the Hand and Wrist with Ultrasound Correlation - Dr. Jon Jacobson, Hours: 1
2002 University of Western Ontario, Contrast Enhanced MR Angiography: From Basic to Advanced Applications, Hours: 1
 
Professional Development Philosophy
2010 London X-ray Associates, During June 2010 the retreat reviewed and confirmed the need to continue with the operational goals set out in 2009 with respect to LXA's peripheral hospital practice. Hours: 6
2009 London X-ray Associates, 1) city wide 1maging programs and services amongst the 3 teaching hospitals and 2) LXA's peripheral hospital practice. Hours: 6
2008 London X-ray Associates, SWOT Analysis of Radiology Practice, Hours: 6
2007 London X-ray Associates, Defining mission, vision and values of organization (London X-ray Associates) and developing strategic planning in multiple areas of practice, Hours: 6
Research and Scholarly Activities
Grants
2009 - Present Principle Radiologist, Acute Scaphoid Fractures: The evaluation of union and the role of surgical fixation. PI: Dr. Ruby Grewal, AMOSO, Funded, 195,000
2009 - Present Principle Radiologist, Acute Scaphoid Fractures: Comparing rate and time to union using computerized tomography in operatively and non-operatively treated scaphoid fractures. PI: Dr. Ruby Grewal, UWO Department of Surgery Internal Research Fund, Funded, 25,000
Research Endeavours
2009 - Present Assessment of Uric Acid Load with Dual-Energy CT - In conjunction with Dr. Andrew Thompson (Department of Rheumatology, St. Joseph's Health Care London).
2009 - Present The prevalence of ECU tendon abnormalities in an asymptomatic population: Magnetic Resonance evaluation. (Department of Diagnostic Imaging, St. Joseph's Health Care London).
2009 - Present Acute scaphoid fractures: The evaluation of union and the role of surgical fixation - In conjunction with Dr. Ruby Grewal, Hand and Upper Limb Clinic. Principal radiologist involved.
2009 - Present Computer aided diagnosis in evaluation of spine MRI - In conjunction with the Digital Imaging Group. Principal radiologist involved.
2009 - Present iRad: Bringing PACS to the iPhone live. GE Healthcare and DIG (Digital Imaging Group).
2007 - Present Collaboration Tools Project: GE Healthcare and DIG (Digital Imaging Group).
2007 The prevalence of bone lesions in an asymptomatic population: Magnetic resonance evaluation. (Department of Diagnostic Imaging, St. Joseph's Health Care London).
2006 - 2007 Anatomic size variation of the L5 and S1 vertebral bodies: possible influence on disc replacement surgery: Magnetic resonance evaluation. (Orthopedic spinal surgeons, London Health Sciences Centre, and Department of Diagnostic Imaging, St. Joseph's Health Care London).
2006 - 2007 Automatic Segmentation of Carotid Artery Ultrasound Images Using Connectivity
Analysis:
Towards CAD of Carotid Bulb Stenoses. (Computer Sciences, UWO, and Department of Diagnostic Imaging, St. Joseph's Health Care London).
2006 - 2007 Ali K. Hamou, Said Osman, Mahmoud El-Sakka (Submitted for refereeing 2007) Carotid Ultrasound Segmentation Using DP Active Contours
International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition. 11pages (PhD work). (Computer Sciences, UWO, and Department of Diagnostic Imaging, St. Joseph's Health Care London)
2006 - 2007 Computer Aided Diagnosis for Carotid Ultrasound and Breast Mammographic Images, Involved in the research that Amr R. Abdel-Dayem used in his thesis (Computer Sciences Department, UWO, and Department of Diagnostic Imaging, St. Joseph's Health Care London).
2005 - 2006 The prevalence of ulnar-sided pathology in an asymptomatic population: Magnetic resonance evaluation. (Department of Diagnostic Imaging and Hand and Upper Limb Clinic, St. Joseph's Health Care London).
2004 - 2005 Application on Sentinel node biopsy and limb salvage surgery for epithelioid sarcoma of the hand. Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Hand and Upper Limb Clinic, St. Joseph's Health Care London
2004 Anatomic variation in the pronator quadratus muscle: Magnetic resonance evaluation. (Department of Diagnostic Imaging and Hand and Upper Limb Clinic, St. Joseph's Health Care London).
Honours and Awards
2010 National Recognition, Dr. Osman receives recognition and is promoted as an MSK imaging expert by the rheumatologists in an attempt to attract National CaRMS applicants to the Rheumatology Program. On the CaRMS (Canadian Resident Matching Services) Rheumatology Website, the following excerpt is found under the Program Highlights, Academic / Teaching program Structure Section: "Radiology rounds are provided monthly by Dr. Said Osman, an expert in musculoskeletal radiology. National, The trainees send Dr. Osman cases and the films are reviewed in radiology rounds. These rounds are well attended and highly rated.", Canada
1992 - 1993 Pathology Award, Medicine - Award for top average, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
1991 - 1992 Lee Forrester Entrance Scholarship, Medicine - Awarded to top 3 averages entering medical school, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
1989 - 1990 Hewlett Parkard Award, Award for Top 2 Averages in Natural Sciences Department, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
Publications
Peer Reviewed Publications
1. Lowden CM, Attiah M, Garvin G, MacDermid JC, Osman S, Faber KJ. The prevalence of wrist ganglia in an asymptomatic population: Magnetic resonance evaluation. J Hand Surg 2005;30(3):302-306. Coauthor
2. Seal A, Tse R, Wehrli B, Hammond A, Temple CLF, *Osman S. Sentinel node biopsy as an adjunct to limb salvage surgery for epithelioid sarcoma of the hand. World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2005, 3:41. Coauthor
 
Non-Peer Reviewed Publications
1. Lawendy A, Osman S, Bailey S, Gurr K. Total disc replacement arthroplasty: Anatomic considerations. Canadian Orthopedic Association Annual Meeting, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 2007. Coauthor
2. Seal A, Temple CLF, Tse R, Hammond A. *Osman S. Application of sentinel node biopsy and limb salvage surgery for epithelioid sarcoma of the hand. Can J Plastic Surg 2004; 12(2):113. Coauthor
3. Hamou AK, Osman S, El-Sakka MR. Carotid Ultrasound Segmentation using DP Active Contours. International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition (ICIAR) LNCS 4633, pp 961-971, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, August 2007, Montreal, Canada. Coauthor
Teaching Innovations
2007 - Present RoleLead, Postgraduate, Interdepartmental Multidisciplinary Radiology Rheumatology Rounds, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Medical Imaging, London, Ontario, Canada
2006 - Present Postgraduate, Head and Neck Imaging Fellowship, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Medical Imaging, London, Ontario, Canada
2004 - Present Postgraduate, MRI/MSK Imaging Fellowship, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Medical Imaging, London, Ontario, Canada
2004 - 2009 RoleRadiology Lead, One of only two CT-PET Programs in Ontario, Postgraduate, CT-PET Program, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Medical Imaging, London, Ontario, Canada
2001 - Present Postgraduate, MRI Radiology Elective for Senior Radiology Residents, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Medical Imaging, London, Ontario, Canada