Dr. Dobranowski is a practicing Radiologist and is the Professor and Chair in the Department of Radiology at McMaster University, Hamilton. He is also the Chair of the steering and scientific committees of the recently created Juravinski Research Institute. Dr. Dobranowski is passionate about quality in patient care and provincially holds the position of Provincial Head for the Cancer Imaging Program at Ontario Health Cancer Care Ontario and the position of Provincial Clinical Lead Access to Care MRI/CT. His textbook Discover Radiology: Chest X-ray Interpretation was awarded the British Medical Association Radiology Textbook of the Year Award in 2014.
Dr. Dobranowski has been involved in several innovative projects beyond clinical care. These include working with NASA on the NASA Extreme Environment Mission Objectives (NEEMO 6 and 9). He has also participated in the creation of an MRI compatible robot for real-time breast biopsies and tumor ablation.
In 2021 Julian was honoured by the Canadian Association of Radiologists with the Distinguished Career Achievement Award.