Dr. Ali Islam, M.D.

islam Affiliation
Assistant Professor,
Department of Medical Imaging
University of Western Ontario

Director of Cardiac Imaging St. Joseph's Health Care, London, Ontario
Appointments
2005 Director of Cardiac Imaging, Associate Professor, Department of Radiology, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Western Ontario
2009 Associate Scientist, Lawson Research Institute
Education
1992 - 1995 Bachelor of Science summa cum laude, University of Ottawa, Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Ottawa ON
1995 - 1999 Doctor of Medicine, University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine Toronto, ON
1999 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Ongoing Member, Oak Brook, IL
1999 American Roentgen Ray Society, Ongoing Member, Leesburg, VA
1999 American College of Radiology, Ongoing Member, Reston VA
1999 Ontario Association of Radiologists, Ongoing Member, Oakville, ON
1999 Canadian Association of Radiologists, Ongoing Member, Saint-Laurent, PQ
July 1999 - June 2004 Registration, Member in Training, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO), Ottawa, ON
December 2000 Licentiate, Medical Council of Canada, Ottawa ON
1999-2004 University of Western Ontario, Diagnostic Radiology Residency London, ON
March 2004 -June 2005 Registration, Member in Training, State Medical Board of Ohio, Columbus, OH
June 2004 Board Certification, Diagnostic Radiology, The American Board of Radiology, Tucson, AZ
June 2004 Specialist Certificate, Diagnostic Radiology, RCPSC, Ottawa, ON
August 2004 Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC), Ottawa, ON
2004 - 2005 RSNA Clinical Fellowship in Cardiovascular Imaging The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
July 2005 Director of Cardiac Imaging, Associate Professor, Department of Radiology, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Western Ontario
Publications
1. Fraser LA, Kiaii B, Shaban J, Islam A, Diamantouros P, John PM, Tweele T, VanUum S. Cardiac pheochromocytoma presenting during pregnancy (submitted for publication Circulation, January 2009).
2. Ayed IB, Li S, Ross I, Islam A, Myocardium tracking via matching distributions. Int J CARS 2009;4:37-44.
3. So, A, Lee T, Wisenberg G, Islam A, Amann J, Romano, W. Preliminary Investigation on Using Dipyridamole Stress CT Perfusion Imaging to Assess Myocardial Perfusion Reserve. Eur Radiol (2012) 22:39-50
4. Islam A, Dawson W. Lymphangioleiomyomatosis. Emedicine.com, 2004 (updated August 6, 2008). (www.emedicine.com/radio/topic415.htm)
5. Chatha D, Islam A. Diagnostic Medical Imaging. Ahmed S, Cheung M [editors], Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Examination Review Notes and Lecture Series, University of Toronto, 1999.
6. Grant K, Islam A. Quick Diagnosis: Hematology Rounds. University of Toronto Medical Journal, 75(3), Toronto, 1998.
7. Grant K, Islam A. Quick Diagnosis: Nephrology Rounds. University of Toronto Medical Journal, 75(2), Toronto, 1998.
8. Barrese N, Amani N, Fell C, Islam A. Student Accreditation Task Force Final Report. University of Toronto, 1997.
9. Spiess P, Islam A, Ali A. Diagnosis and Screening of Prostate Cancer. University of Toronto Medical Journal, 74(1), Toronto, 1996.
10. Islam A. Book Review: Essential Anaesthesia for Medical Students. University of Toronto Medical Journal, 74(1), Toronto, 1996.
11. Aaron So, Gerald Wisenberg, Ali Islam, Justin Amann, George Jablonsky and Ting-Yim Lee. Non-invasive detection of functionally relevant coronary artery stenoses using CT Perfusion: first clinical experiences: 93nd Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, IL, USA, 2007
12. A. So, G. Wisenberg, J. Amann, A. Islam, W. Romano, J. Brown, G. Jablonsky, and T.-Y. Lee. Myocardial perfusion reserve studied with dipyridamole stress CT perfusion imaging. Canadian Cardiovascular Congress 2006, Vancouver, BC, Canada: October 21-25, 2006.
13. A. So, G. Wisenberg, J. Amann, A. Islam, W. Romano, and T.-Y. Lee. Preliminary investigation on using dipyridamole stress CT perfusion imaging to assess myocardial perfusion reserve. 92nd Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, IL, USA, 2006
14. A. So, G. Wisenberg, J. Amann, W. Romano, A. Islam, J. Hsieh, J. Li, and T.-Y. Lee. Measuring coronary perfusion reserve on patients with coronary artery disease using CT perfusion imaging. 5th Annual Imaging Symposium for Imaging Network Ontario, Toronto, ON: April 3-4, 2006.
15. Noncoronary Cardiac Findings, Ontario Association of Radiologists Cardiac Imaging Conference, Toronto ON, November 2007
16. Native Coronary Artery Disease, Ontario Association of Radiologists Cardiac Imaging Conference, Toronto ON, November 2007
17. Introduction to Cardiac MRI and CT, Ontario Society of Diagnostic Imaging Nurses, London ON, October 2007
18. Utilization of Cardiac CT in Clinical Practice, General Electric CT Users Symposium, Niagara Falls ON, September 2007
19. Native and Bypass Vessel Assessment with CT Coronary Angiography, Resident Rounds, Department of Cardiac Surgery, September 2007
20. Current Use of Cardiac CT, Personal Presentation to Elizabeth Witmer (former Minister of Health, Province of Ontario), April 2007
21. Application and Limitation of CT Coronary Angiography, Imaging Network of Ontario Symposium, March 2007
22. One Day Course in Theory, Practice, and Interpretation with Cardiac CT, Department of Radiology, Kingston General Hospital (Queen's University), Kingston, ON, March 2007
23. Risk Stratification with Cardiac CT, Department of Anaesthesia Grand Rounds, St. Joseph's Hospital, London ON, December 2006
24. Current and Future Role of Cardiac CT & MRI, Nuclear Medicine Grand Rounds, University of Western Ontario, November 2006
25. Current and Future Role of Cardiac CT & MRI, Cardiology Grand Rounds, University of Western Ontario, October 2006
26. Utilization of Cardiac CT, General Electric CT Users Symposium, Abbotsford BC, October 2006
27. Utility of Coronary Imaging for Family Practice Physicians, London X-ray Associates Conference, London ON, October 2006
28. Experience with Cardiac Imaging in London, General Electric Cardiac Imaging Symposium, Toronto ON, May 2006
29. Utilization of Cardiac CT, Giving Committee and Hospital Foundation, St. Joseph's Health Care, London, ON 2006
30. Introduction to Cardiac CT & MRI, Cardiology Grand Rounds, University of Western Ontario, 2005
31. Pericardial Disease, Radiology Residency Academic Seminar Program, University of Western Ontario, 2005
32. Non-coronary Applications of Cardiac CT, Cardiac Imaging Symposium, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, 2005
33. Technical Parameters of Cardiac CT, Technologist Training Seminar, St. Joseph's Health Care, London ON 2005
34. Overview of Pulmonary Vein Stenosis Following Radiofrequency Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiovascular Imaging Group, The Cleveland Clinic, 2004
35. PCP and Cystic Lung Diseases, Radiology & Nuclear Medicine Grand Rounds, London Health Sciences Centre, London, ON, 2002
36. Lymphangioleiomyomatosis, Radiology & Nuclear Medicine Grand Rounds, London Health Sciences Centre, London, ON, 2002
37. Imaging Pearls in Obstetrical Ultrasound, Southwestern Ontario Ultrasound Technologists Retreat, St. Joseph's Health Care, London, ON, 2001
38. Heart Disease and Stroke in North Americans of South Asian Descent with Dr. M. Alvi, Heart and Stroke Foundation Community Council, Toronto, ON, 1998
39. Role of Vitamin E for Primary and Secondary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease, with Dr. B. Cho, The Toronto Western Hospital Family Medicine Grand Rounds, 1998
40. Effect of Surgical Treatment on Quality of Life for patients with Meniere's Disease, The Toronto General Hospital Health, Illness, and Community Rounds, 1996
41. Medical School and Career Alternatives, with Dr. A. Ali, University of Toronto, 1996
42. Surgical Suturing Exposition, Faculty of Medicine Open House, University of Toronto, 1995.