Simon Raphael, M.Ed., MD, FRCPC

Chief Pathologist and Director of Laboratories, Department of Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Simon Raphael


  • Anatomical Pathology
  • Endocrine Pathology

Clinical Interests

  • Reproducibility and Quality in Anatomical Pathology
  • Measuring Pathologist Workload in Anatomical Pathology
  • Managing Change in Laboratory Medicine, particularly:
    • Telepathology in Anatomical Pathology
    • Delivery of Molecular Pathology Services at the Community Level

Research Interests

  • Methods of Teaching Non Medical Expert CANMEDs Roles to Pathology Residents
  • Reproducibility of Diagnoses in Thyroid Pathology


  • M.D. University of Western Ontario, 1984
  • FRCP Anatomical Pathology, 1990
  • Fellowship in Endocrine Pathology, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, 1991
  • M.Ed. Ontario Institute for Studies in Education and University of Toronto, 2004

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Associate Professor, University of Toronto
  • Consultant Pathologist, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre