Hadi Mohseni-Bod, M.D.

Specialty: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine


    • Pediatric Cardiology, Harvard University – Boston, MA, USA
    • Pediatric Critical Care, Guy’s Hospital – London, UK
    • Pediatric Critical Care, Hospital for Sick Children’s and the University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    • Pediatrics, Mayo Graduate School — Rochester, MN, USA
Medical school
    • University of Tehran — Tehran, Iran
    • Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health — United Kingdom

Professional interests

  • Global Health
  • Patient Safety, Just Culture, Accountability
  • Role of the Rapid Response Teams on hospital wards
  • Early Warning Scores in paediatric inpatient care
  • Intervention through teaching and education to increase patient safety on the wards
  • Use of thromboelastogram (TEG) in monitoring haemostasis as a “point-of-care” monitoring in patients on ECMO, and post-op patients with excessive bleeding.
  • Continuous central venous oximetry in neonates and young infants after complex cardiac surgery, and goal-oriented post-operative care; use of new technologies for continuous mixed venous saturation monitoring in children
  • Continuous non-invasive monitoring of regional oxygenation (NIRS) in neonates and young infants after complex cardiac surgery
  • Use of more recent echocardiographic methods in haemodynamic assessment of post-operative patients (such as Tissue Doppler, and Tei index); use of echocardiography in non-invasive haemodynamic assessment of patients in non-cardiac ICU.

Board Certification

  • Pediatric Critical Care
  • Pediatrics


  • M, Pereira, G. deveber, H. Mohseni-Bod, et al; “Thrombectomy for acute stroke in a child on a lung assist device: a case report, literature review, and recommendations”, Dev Medicine & Child Neurology, accepted for publication in 2016
  • Kotsakis, D. Stevens, H.Mohseni-Bod, et al; “Description of PICU unplanned Readmission”, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, June 2016, 17 (6) 558–562
  • N. Singhal, A. Kotsakis, H. Mohseni-Bod; “Do Rapid Response Systems Reduce Readmission to the Intensive Care?” Review of the literature, Journal of Hospital Medicine, under review, 2016
  • A.Gunz, H.Mohseni-Bod; Tetanus in Paediatric Critical Care in Ontario; a report of two cases and review of the literature, Paediatrics & Child Health, under review, 2016
  • V. Kukreti, J. Drake, , H. Mohseni-Bod; Management of raised intracranial pressure in traumatic brain injury in children, Journal of Pediatric Neurosciences, Dec 2014; 9 (3) 207-215
  • Kotsakis, K. Mercer, H. Mohseni-Bod, R. Agbeko; The development and implementation of an inter-professional simulation based pediatric acute care curriculum for ward health care providers, J Interprofessional Care, Nov 2014 25:1-3
  • V. Kukreti, R. Gaiteiro, H. Mohseni-Bod; Implementation of a Pediatric Rapid Response Team, Experience of the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Indian Pediatrics, Jan 2014; 51(1) 11-15
  • Tosoni, A. Dipchand, H. Mohseni-Bod; The use of levosimendan in pediatric oncology patients with multi organ failure including severe acute cardiac dysfunction; a case series and review of the literature; Cardiology in the Young, (2014), 24, 524–527
  • G. Williamson, R. Neal, H. Mohseni-Bod, C. Parshuram, A. Kotsakis ; Factors Associated with Readmission Within 48 Hours to a Cardiac Critical Care Unit, Circulation 2012; 126: A321
  • Kotsakis, A-T. Lobos, C. Parshuram, J. Gilleland, R. Gaiteiro, H. Mohseni-Bod, R. Singh and D. Bohn, “Multi-Center Implementation of a Rapid Response System in Four Pediatric Academic Hospitals Demonstrating Effectiveness”, Pediatrics, June 2011;128;72-78
  • R. Neal, A. Mohamed Ali, R. Gaiteiro; S. Hussain, C. Parshuram, A.
  • Kotsakis, N. Chin, H. Mohseni-Bod; Does a designated paediatric critical care response team reduce readmission rates to paediatric critical care?
  • Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 12(3). May 2011, 18, page 18
  • C George-Hyslop, H Mohseni-Bod, K Dryden-Palmer, E Harvey; Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT): Overcoming Challenges in Children. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 12(3) May 2011, 18, page 77
  • H. Mohseni-Bod, D. Bohn et al, “Evaluation of a new Central Venous Oximetry Catheter in Children, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 12(4):437-441, July 2011
  • J. Costello, H. Mohseni-Bod, A. Kotsakis, “A Report by the Ontario Pediatric Critical Care Response Team Working Group on Initial Experiences of Implementing a PCCRT”, Annals of Emergency Medicine 51(4), 502, April 2008
  • H. Mohseni-Bod, D. Bohn, Management of Pulmonary Hypertension in Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia, Seminars in Pediatric Surgery, 16(2)126-133, May 2007
  • H. Mohseni-Bod, Z. Slavik, D. Macrae, Use of Octreotide in post-operative Chylothorax; “is it safe”? Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 5(4):356-357, July 2004
As a worldly physician, Dr. Mohseni-Bod has traveled extensively on his medical journey, ranging from London to Toronto, and onto South Africa and Malawi. He has extensive experience and a personal interest in tropical pediatric medicine and global health.