Biography

After completing medical school at the University of Alberta in 2001, Dr. Zahra Kassam finished her residency training in 2006 here at Western University.  She then traveled to California where she completed a fellowship in Body Imaging at Stanford University in 2007.

Prior to medical school, Dr. Kassam studied Medical Sciences at the University of Calgary as part of the Cellular, Molecular, and Microbial Biology Honours Program.

Dr. Kassam was appointed as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medical Imaging in 2008, and currently serves as the Imaging Lead for the Southwest Regional Cancer Program.

Dr. Kassam’s clinical and research interests are in Abdominal and Pelvic MRI, Oncologic imaging with special interest in Rectal and Prostate Cancer MRI, Hybrid Imaging, Hepatic Fibrosis and MR Elastography.

Appointments

  • Assistant Professor, Deparment of Medical Imaging, Nuclear Medicine, University of Western Ontario, St. Joseph’s Health Care
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Imaging, Radiology, University of Western Ontario, St. Joseph’s Health Care
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Oncology, University of Western Ontario

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Research Group

Research Interest Area 

Medical imaging and diagnostics
Cancer

Publications