Dr. Hesham Youssef

youseff-hAssistant Professor


Dr. Youssef completed his medical school and anesthesia residency program at Ain Shams University in Cairo, Egypt. After moving to Canada, Dr. Youssef completed the anaesthesia residency program at Western University. He also completed fellowships at Western University in cardiac anesthesia, transplant anesthesia, and thoracic and vascular anesthesia. Dr. Youssef is interested in the use of trans-esophageal echocardiography in liver transplant and vascular surgeries. His research interest is spinal cord protection
during aortic surgeries. He is also interested in pain management after thoracic surgery.

Honours and Awards

Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine Teaching Awards: 2018-19 Rooney Gverzdys Award for Resident Teacher of the Year


Turkstra TP, Smitheram AK, Alabdulhadi O, Youssef H, Jones PM. The Flex-Tip™ tracheal tube does not reduce the incidence of postoperative sore throat: a randomized controlled trial. Can J Anaesth. 2011 Dec;58(12):1090-6.

Jones PM1, Loh FL, Youssef HN, Turkstra TP. A randomized comparison of the GlideRite(®) Rigid Stylet to a malleable stylet for orotracheal intubation by novices using the GlideScope(®). Can J Anaesth. 2011 Mar;58(3):256-61.