Dr. Shilpa Lad


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  • Former Staff Radiologist & Assistant Professor, The Ottawa Hospital, University of Ottawa, Canada (2008-2012)
  • Fellowship in Breast Imaging & Interventions, University of Toronto, Canada (2006-2008)
  • Clinical Associate, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore (2004-2005)
  • Postgraduate training, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India (2000-2003)

Area of Expertise

  • Expertise in Breast Imaging & Interventions
  • Expertise in education and training in breast imaging & interventions with over 250 lectures as an invited speaker and conducting breast interventions workshops nationally and internationally

Special Awards & Recognition

  • India: Navigating Cultural & Socio-Economic Challenges in Pursuit of Global Breast Health: Invited Speaker RSNA 2019, Chicago, USA
  • Identifying Breast Cancer with 3D Tomosynthesis’, Published Case-Based Atlas (Fujifilm), IRIA (AOCR), India (2018)
  • Distinguished Teacher for Undergraduate Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Canada (2012)
  • Nominated Best Residency Program Teacher, Department of Medical Imaging, University of Ottawa, Canada (2011-2012)
  • Cum Laude Award: RSNA 2011, Chicago, USA


  • Identifying Breast Cancer with 3D Tomosynthesis – A Case Based Atlas. Shilpa Lad. Launched at AOCR IRIA, January 23, 2018, Publication Fujifilm India Pvt. Ltd

  • The British Journal of Radiology 2014 87:1039, September 2014. Underestimation of Malignancy in Biopsy Proven Cases of Stromal Fibrosis. N Malik, S Lad, J M Seely, and M E Schweitzer

  • Clinical Breast Cancer, Volume 14, Issue 5, e103-e105. Juvenile Papillomatosis: A Case Report and Lit Review. S. Lad, J. Seely, M. Elmaadawi, S. Peddle, G. Perkins, S. Robertson, K. Ibach, F. Haggar, A. Arnaout

  • Can J Surg. Aug 2011; 54 (Suppl): S58–S104. Is MRI telling the truth? Comparison of the accuracy of preoperative magnetic resonance imaging for invasive ductal versus lobular carcinoma of the breast. S. Duhaime, B. Fong, M. Deria, C. Acton, M. El-Maadawy, S. Lad, A. Arnaout

  • European J Cancer, 2012; 48 (Supp 1): S59. An Innovation in Breast Cancer Care in Ottawa, Canada: The Evaluation and Validation of a Rapid Diagnostic and Support Clinic for Women Assessment for Breast Cancer. Arnaout, Angel; Seely, Jean M.; Robertson, Susan J; Smylie, Jennifer; Knight, Kathy; Lad, Shilpa; Watters, James M. European Breast Cancer Conference (EBCC 8), Vienna, March 2012

  • The Breast Journal, Volume 18 Number 3, 2012 276–278. Neoadjuvant Gemcitabine-Taxane Chemotherapy for Radiation- Induced Angiosarcoma of the Breast: A Case Report. Angel Arnaout,* Dawn M. Wedman,*Samy El-Sayed, Virbala Acharya, Shilpa Lad

  • Letter to Editor, CMAJ. Published December 12, 2011. Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations Have Increased Confusion Amongst Patients And Physicians. J.M. Seely, S.V. Lad, G.P. Doherty, J. Watters

  • European Journal of Radiology volume 81, Issue 12, 4146 – 4155, December 2012. Primary Adenocarcinoma of Lung: A Pictorial Review of Recent Updates. A. Gaikwad, A. Gupta, S. Hare, M.Gomes, H. Sekhon, C. Souza, J. Inacio, S.V. Lad, J.M. Seely

  • Journal of CAT 2007; Vol 31: 513-518. CT Histogram Analysis of Adrenal Adenomas. Jhaveri K, Lad S, Haider M

  • JMRI. 2007; Vol 26: 1659. MRI Appearance of Carcinoma Arising in Perianal Crohn’s Disease. S. Lad, M. Haider, K. Jhaveri.