Dr. Shaima Sawan

Dr. Shaima Sawan

Clinical Fellow

Medical/professional qualifications
MBBS / Saudi Board of Emergency Medicine (SBEM)

Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine, University of Toronto King Fahad Medical City

Dr. Sawan was born and raised by an incredibly strong and loving mother in Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia. Inspired by my older siblings she followed the same path and graduated from the College of Medicine at King Saud University in 2012 and completed a year of internship at King Khalid University Hospital. Joined the Emergency Medicine residency program at King Fahad Medical City from October 2013 until September 2017. Chose to pursue a career in Critical Care by joining the Critical Care Department at King Fahad Medical City where she was elected as chief fellow. Visited Toronto in 2018 for an elective at UHN, fell in love within a month and decided to come back for more!

Area of interests /Research


Hemato-oncologic Critical Care

Medical Simulation

Personal Interests

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