Dr. Sherri Katz
Dr. Sherri Katz
Department of Pediatrics, University of Ottawa
Pediatric Respirologist | Chief, Division of Respirology, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario
Senior Scientist, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute



Dr. Sherri Katz attended medical school at McGill University in Montreal from 1992 to 1997. She completed her residency training in pediatrics, as well as fellowship training in pediatric respirology and pediatric sleep medicine at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto in 2003. Dr. Katz completed a Master’s of Science and the Clinician-Investigator Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario at the University of Toronto in 2006. She joined the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) in 2003. Dr. Katz is the Division Chief of Pediatric Respirology at CHEO and a Senior Scientist at the CHEO Research Institute. She is a Full Professor of Medicine at the University of Ottawa and holds a cross-appointment at the School of Epidemiology and Public Health. Her clinical interests include complex respiratory care, sleep-disordered breathing, respiratory aspects of neuromuscular disease, and technology-dependent children. She is the principal investigator of research studies evaluating 1) the use of assistive respiratory technologies for children with chronic diseases, particularly neuromuscular disease and obesity, 2) evaluating novel diagnostic modalities for pediatric sleep-disordered breathing and 3) use of pulmonary MRI to predict clinical outcomes in children born extremely preterm.

Research interests

  • Pediatric
  • Sleep disordered breathing
  • Positive airway pressure therapy
  • Neuromuscular disease
  • Bronchopulmonary dysplasia
  • Assistive respiratory technologies
  • Obesity
  • Diagnostic tools