• Bohdan Bybel headshot
  • Assistant professor

    Max Rady College of Medicine
    Radiology, Nuclear Medicine
    University of Manitoba
    Room GD 157 – 820 Sherbrook Street
    Health Sciences Centre
    Winnipeg, Manitoba R3A 1R9

    Phone: 204-787-3867 

Research summary

Dr. Bohdan Bybel’s research is clinically based, focusing on improving patient outcomes through nuclear medicine diagnostics and therapeutics. He emphasizes collaboration with other specialties in clinical research to enhance the effectiveness of nuclear medicine.

Research interests

  • Cardiac nuclear imaging for sarcoidosis and amyloidosis
  • Nuclear medicine
  • PET imaging for oncology and neurology
  • Targeted therapeutics using radioisotopes

Research affiliations

Health Sciences Centre

  • CancerCare Manitoba


Brief bio

Dr. Bohdan Bybel is the section head of nuclear medicine in the Department of Radiology at the Health Sciences Centre and an assistant professor at the University of Manitoba. He obtained his medical degree and specialty training at the University of Manitoba, with additional residency training at the University of Western Ontario. Before returning to Winnipeg, he worked as a staff physician in the nuclear medicine department at the Cleveland Clinic.

Dr. Bybel is clinically active in general nuclear medicine, nuclear cardiology, and PET imaging for oncology and neurology. He holds board certifications from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, the American Board of Nuclear Medicine, and the Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology. His clinical interests include nuclear medicine treatments for neuroendocrine cancers, thyroid cancer, bone metastases, and radiation synovectomy.

Dr. Bybel serves on many local and national committees related to nuclear medicine and radiology and is a reviewer for multiple imaging journals. He is also the former chief examiner for nuclear medicine at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and an active member of several professional associations, including the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, the European Association of Nuclear Medicine, and the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology.


  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Manitoba
  • Bachelor of Science (Medicine), University of Manitoba



  • Dean’s Honour List, Faculty of Science, University of Manitoba

Contact us

Room GA216, 820 Sherbrook Street
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2 Canada