• 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 interests 

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

Research affiliations

  • Health Sciences Centre
  • CancerCare Manitoba 

Research summary

Dr. Bybel’s research is mostly clinically based with a focus on improving patient outcomes using nuclear medicine diagnostics and therapeutics. Collaboration with other specialties on clinical research is an important factor for his nuclear medicine research.


Dr. Bohdan Bybel is the section head of nuclear medicine in the radiology department at the Health Sciences Centre and assistant professor at UM.

He obtained his medical degree and specialty training at UM with additional residency training received at the University of Western Ontario.

Prior to returning to Winnipeg, he spent several years as a staff physician at the Cleveland Clinic in the nuclear medicine department.

He is clinically active in general nuclear medicine, nuclear cardiology and PET oncology and neurology with board certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, American Board of Nuclear Medicine and the Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology. He also has an interest in nuclear medicine treatments including for neuroendocrine cancers, thyroid cancer, bone metastases and radiation synovectomy.

Dr. Bybel participates in many local and national committees related to nuclear medicine and radiology, as well as being a reviewer for multiple imaging journals.

He is also the former nuclear medicine chief examiner for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

He is an active member of many professional associations including the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, 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 (1985 – 1986)


Contact us

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