David Chitayat


Ontario Power Generation Bldg.
Rm. 3-709
700 University Ave.
Toronto, ON M5G 1Z5

Email: dchitayat@mtsinai.on.ca

Phone #: 416-586-4523


Hospital Affiliation: Mount Sinai Hospital, Sickkids Hospital


Fellowship in Medical Genetics:  Yeshiva University and University of British Columbia
M.D.:  Tel-Aviv University


David Chitayat, MD, received his MD degree from Tel-Aviv University, Sackler School of Medicine. After graduating he served in the Israeli Defense Force and was promoted to the rank of Major. He completed his residency in Pediatrics at the Tel-Aviv Medical Center and did fellowships in Medical Genetics at Albert Einstein School of Medicine in New York, and at the Department of Medical Genetics, University of British Columbia. He joined the Division of Clinical Genetics, McGill University in 1989. In 1991, he joined Clinical and Metabolic Genetics at SickKids and was appointed as the co-Director, and in 1998 as Head, of The Prenatal Diagnosis Program at The Toronto General Hospital. The program moved to Mount Sinai Hospital in 2000 and he was appointed as the Head of The Prenatal Diagnosis and Medical Genetics Program. In 1998, he was appointed Medical Director of the MSc Program in Genetic Counselling at the University of Toronto. Dr. Chitayat is a Professor in the Departments of Pediatrics, Molecular Genetics, Obstetrics and Gynecology and Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology and is a fellow of the following colleges: RCPSC, CCMG, ABMG, ACMG.


Dr. Chitayat has published over 15 book chapters and over 300 peer reviewed papers.