Ricardo Faingold, MD, Pediatric Radiologist

Fun fact about me 

I play tennis.

I love working with children and their families because 
I am very proud to be working in pediatric radiology and to dedicate a big part of my clinical and research activities to help newborn babies.

Hospital information

Awards and distinctions 

John Kirkpatrick Young Investigator Award 2002; Certificate of Merit for “State–of–the–Art" Imaging of Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC) with Emphasis on High Resolution Sonography (HRS), 2004; Canadian Heads of Academic Radiology (CHAR/GE) award; Certificate of Merit at International Pediatric Radiology Meeting 2011 (IPR), London, England; Certificate of Recognition for outstanding scientific contribution at Denis Melancon Neuroradiology Meeting

Academic appointments 

Program Director of Pediatric Radiology and Site Coordinator for medical students rotation in Radiology



Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (UFRJ) Medical School

Medical Degree 

Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (UFRJ)


Nuclear Medicine, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel; Diagnostic Radiology, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, Zerifim, Israel


Pediatric Radiology Fellowship, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto


Research interests 

Bowel Viability Assessment by Colour Doppler Sonography in Necrotizing Enterocolitis; Cerebral Perfusion Measurements using Dynamic Colour Doppler Sonography in Neonates with Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE); Tissue perfusion measurements with Colour Doppler Sonography

Selected publications 

Faingold R. Role of US in NEC. Interamerican College of Radiology: Advances in Radiology. November 2010.

Faingold R , Albuquerque P, Carpineta L. Hepatobiliary Tumors in Children. Radiologic Clinics of North America, Volume 49, #4. 2011

Cassia G, Faingold R, Bernard C, Santanna G. Neonatal Hypoxic-Ischemic Injury: Ultrasound and Dynamic Color Doppler Sonography Perfusion Quantification of the Brain and Abdomen with Pathologic Correlation. AJR in press .