Dr. Wadiah Alawi ALFilfil
Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine, University of Toronto
Dr. ALFilfil was born in a small city in the east coast of Saudi Arabia :Qatif . She has completed her MBBS & Emergency medicine residency in ALKhobar ,Saudi Arabia . Then in 2016, she Moved to Riyadh ; the capital city to work as an emergency medicine attendant in Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital which is a 500 beds referral center for an ECMO ,medical ,surgical & trauma cases. She has completed a 2-year fellowship in critical care medicine from McMaster university in June 2020 . She was fascinated by Toronto General Hospital learning environment so she joined U of T to do one year fellowship focusing mainly in ECLS, mechanical ventilation , ECHO & research.
Area of interests /Research
- Negative trials in critical care.
- Bayesian analysis.
- Physiology of lung-heart interaction
- End of life ethics.
Honours and awards
McMaster-Western Research Exchange Day Award 2020
Publication: (if applicable)
Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis in a young female misdiagnosed as migraine ending in a permanent vegetative state: a case report and review of the literature
Severe generalized tetanus: A case report and literature review
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