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Dr. William Sischek

Associate Professor
Site Chief, St. Joseph's Health Care
AMOSO Governing Committee Chair


  • 2017 CCPE Accreditation, CMA
  • Dr. Sischek is a recipient of the SJHC Medical Advisory Committees (MAC) Award (2012) for recently demonstrating qualities of leadership and providing outstanding contributions to the success of initiatives aligning with the strategic directions of St. Joseph's.
  • A quote from his nomination: “Dr. Sischek has role modeled all that St. Joseph's is - respect, excellence and compassion - and members of the Endoscopy Unit (those who nominated him) thank him for his leadership and dedication to providing deeper sedation in the Endoscopy Unit a success.”

Recent Publications

McKeown KJ, Sischek W. Incarcerated diaphragmatic hernia and cardiac tamponade. Can J Anaesth. 2011 Mar;58(3):334-5.

Tran DT, Badner NH, Nicolaou G, Sischek W. Arterial pCO2 changes during thoracoscopic surgery with CO2 insufflation and one lung ventilation. HSR Proc Intensive Care Cardiovasc Anesth. 2010;2(3):191-7.