Faculty

Ian Ball, MD, MSc (Epi), FRCPC

Ian Ball, MD, MSc (Epi), FRCPC

Interim Chair/Chief & Medical Director, Critical Care

Research Interests / Specializations: Trauma, End-of-life Care, Organ Donation
Teaching: Associate Professor, Dept of Medicine and Dept of Epidemiology & Biostatistics; Office of Academic Military Medicine
Wael  Haddara, MD, FRCPC

Wael Haddara, MD, FRCPC

Interim Chair, Dept of Medicine

Research Interests / Specializations: Core ideas & values in medicine
Teaching: Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Divisions of Critical Care Medicine and Endocrinology & Metabolism
Ravi  Taneja, MD, FRCPC

Ravi Taneja, MD, FRCPC

Site Chief - UH Medical Surgical Intensive Care Unit (MSICU)

Teaching: Associate Professor, Dept of Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine
Rob  Arntfield, MD, FRCPC

Rob Arntfield, MD, FRCPC

Site Chief - VH Critical Care Trauma Centre (CCTC)

Research Interests / Specializations: Ultrasound, Computer Vision
Teaching: Professor of Medicine, Director of Critical Care Ultrasound Program and Fellowship
Daniel Bainbridge, MD, FRCPC

Daniel Bainbridge, MD, FRCPC

Site Chief - Cardiac Surgery Recovery Unit (CSRU)

Teaching: Professor, Dept of Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine
John  Fuller, MD, FRCPC

John Fuller, MD, FRCPC

Medical Director Perioperative Care SJHC Step Up Unit

Teaching: Professor of Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine
Paul Cameron, MD, FRCPC

Paul Cameron, MD, FRCPC

Program Director, Critical Care Medicine; Junior Site Education Director - UH-MSICU

Research Interests / Specializations: Competency Based Medical Education, Health Care Leadership, Chronic Critical Illness
Teaching: Assistant Professor, Dept of Medicine, Division of Critical Care
Karen  Bosma, MD, FRCPC

Karen Bosma, MD, FRCPC

Chair, Critical Care Finance Committee

Teaching: Associate Professor of Medicine
Marat Slessarev, MD, MSc, FRCPC

Marat Slessarev, MD, MSc, FRCPC

Chair, Critical Care Western Research

Research Interests / Specializations: intersection of brain function and: 1) sedation practices in the ICU, 3) deceased organ donation and novel transplantation methods, 3) acute kidney injury and renal replacement therapies
Teaching: Assistant Professor of Medicine
W. Robert Leeper, MD, MEHP, FRCSC, FACS

W. Robert Leeper, MD, MEHP, FRCSC, FACS

Junior Education Site Director - VH-CCTC

Research Interests / Specializations: Simulation, Ultrasound, Trauma
Teaching: Associate Professor, Dept of Surgery
Ross Prager, MD, FRCPC

Ross Prager, MD, FRCPC

Clinical Scholar; Junior Education Site Preceptor - UH-MSICU

Osama Sefein, MB.B.Ch, MSc, FRCPC

Osama Sefein, MB.B.Ch, MSc, FRCPC

Education Director - Cardiac Surgery Recovery Unit (CSRU) & Anesthesia Fellowship Program Director

Research Interests / Specializations: Education, Cardiac Anesthesia, Perioperative TEE
Teaching: Assistant Professor, Dept of Anesthesia & Perioperative Care and Dept of Medicine, Division of Critical Care
Ron  Butler, MD, FRCPC

Ron Butler, MD, FRCPC

Chair, CCW Competence Committee; Consultant, Critical Care Medicine

Teaching: Associate Professor, Dept of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Scott Anderson, MD, FRCPC

Scott Anderson, MD, FRCPC

Consultant, Critical Care and Adult Emergency Medicine

Teaching: Associate Professor of Medicine
John Basmaji, MD, FRCPC

John Basmaji, MD, FRCPC

Consultant, Critical Care Medicine

Research Interests / Specializations: POCUS in mgmt of shock, resuscitative health technologies in Critical Care Medicine
Teaching: Assistant Professor, Dept of Medicine and Dept of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Lois  Champion, MD, FRCPC

Lois Champion, MD, FRCPC

Associate Dean, Postgraduate Medical Education, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

Teaching: Professor, Dept of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care
Derek Debicki, MD, Ph.D., FRCPC

Derek Debicki, MD, Ph.D., FRCPC

Consultant, Neurocritical Care

Teaching: Assistant Professor of Neurology, Western University
Daniel Durocher

Daniel Durocher

Consultant, Divisions of Cardiology & Critical Care

Research Interests / Specializations: Cardiac critical care, Competence-based Medical Education
Teaching: Assistant Professor of Medicine, Divisions of Cardiology and Critical Care
Teneille  Gofton, MD, FRCPC, AAHP (Dipolmate)

Teneille Gofton, MD, FRCPC, AAHP (Dipolmate)

Consultant, Neurocritical Care and Palliative Care

Research Interests / Specializations: neurocritical care, neuropalliative care
Teaching: Associate Professor, Dept of Clinical Neurological Sciences
Jeff  Granton, MD, FRCPC

Jeff Granton, MD, FRCPC

Consultant - Cardiac Surgery Recovery Unit (CSRU)

Research Interests / Specializations: Simulation, Transesophageal Echocardiography, Cardiac Anesthesia
Teaching: Associate Professor, Dept of Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine
Ahmed Hegazy, MBBCh, MSc, FRCPC, MPH

Ahmed Hegazy, MBBCh, MSc, FRCPC, MPH

Consultant, Critical Care Medicine

Research Interests / Specializations: Cardiac Surgical Critical Care, Competence Based Medical Education, Transesophageal echocardiography
Teaching: Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine and Department of Medicine, Division of Critical Care
Raymond  Kao, MD, FRCPC

Raymond Kao, MD, FRCPC

Consultant, Critical Care Medicine and Internal Medicine

Research Interests / Specializations: trauma, prediction modeling, large data analysis
Teaching: Professor of Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Daryl  Kerr, MD

Daryl Kerr, MD

Consultant, CSRU

Teaching: Assistant Professor of Medicine, Dept of Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine
John Landau, MD, FRCSC

John Landau, MD, FRCSC

Consultant, Vascular Surgery and Critical Care Medicine

Teaching: Assistant Professor, Dept of Surgery
David  Leasa, MD, FRCPC

David Leasa, MD, FRCPC

Adjunct Professor, Critical Care Medicine

Aleks Leligdowicz

Aleks Leligdowicz

Consultant, Critical Care Medicine

Research Interests / Specializations: sepsis, ARDS, immunology, endothelial Injury, biomarkers, translational biology
Teaching: Assistant Professor, Dept of Medicine & Dept of Microbiology and Immunology
Tina  Mele, MD, PhD, FRCSC, FACS

Tina Mele, MD, PhD, FRCSC, FACS

Consultant, Critical Care Medicine

Teaching: Professor, Depts of Surgery, Medicine and Microbiology & Immunology
Dave  Nagpal, MD, FRCSC

Dave Nagpal, MD, FRCSC

Consultant, Critical Care Medicine and CVT

Research Interests / Specializations: resuscitation (fluid therapy, acute and chronic cardiac devices support in management of heart failure / cardiogenic shock), cardiac transplantation, and investigation for optimization of cardiac surgical and critical care outcomes
Teaching: Assistant Professor, Cardiac Surgery
Neil  Parry, MD, FRCSC

Neil Parry, MD, FRCSC

Consultant, Critical Care Medicine and General Surgery

Research Interests / Specializations: Clinical outcomes in trauma, critical care and acute care surgery
Teaching: Associate Professor, Dept of Surgery
Mithu  Sen, MD, FRCPC

Mithu Sen, MD, FRCPC

Consultant, Critical Care Medicine and Respirology (Sleep Medicine)

Teaching: Professor of Medicine
Charles Weijer, MD, PhD

Charles Weijer, MD, PhD

Professor

Research Interests / Specializations: research ethics, organ donation ethics
Teaching: Professor, Joint Appointment - Dept of Medicine Cross Appointment with Dept Epidemiology & Biostatistics