Chief of Diagnostic Imaging at Niagara Health in Ontario, Canada. Professor and Chair of the Department of Radiology, McMaster University.
Why I love to teach
I am a professor and chair of the Department of Radiology at McMaster University in Ontario, Canada. I am also the founding director of the Centre for Radiological Anatomy Skills Lab, which incorporates imaging technologies into undergraduate and postgraduate learning. I also serve as the Provincial Clinical Lead for the Cancer Imaging Program at Cancer Care Ontario.
Courses with Julian
Latest articles with Julian
How to differentiate between low- and high-quality chest x-rays
Discover the five key identifying factors which will help you to distinguish between low- and high-quality chest x-rays.
How to identify pneumothorax on a chest x-ray
Identify when pleura is abnormal and the key radiological signs of pneumothorax.
Common pathologies of the trachea and bronchi
Learn what signs to look for on a chest x-ray to determine whether something's wrong.
Radiological zones—an introduction to landmarks
Learn how to identify the major anatomical regions on a chest x-ray.
The different types of x-ray examinations
Identify the different types of chest x-ray examinations and when to order them.
Getting into the chest x-ray (part 4)—how pathology changes the grayscale
In this video, Julian Dobranowski, MD will teach you how pathology can change the grayscale of the image.
Getting into the chest x-ray (part 3)—the importance of shapes and key landmarks
In this video from our Chest X-ray Essentials course, you will learn how shapes and structures are formed on a chest x-ray.
Getting into the chest x-ray (part 2)—the importance of overlap
If you want to become really good at reading chest x-rays, you need to know how borders are formed. In this video from our Chest X-ray Essentials course, you will learn how separate anatomical structures in the thorax interact to create an image.
Getting into the chest x-ray (part 1)—the importance of grayscale
In this video, you will learn how different tissue densities create different shades of gray on a chest x-ray. You’ll learn what air, soft tissue, bone, and metal look like on the x-ray and why that is important.
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