Dr. Wadiah Al Filfil

Dr. Wadiah Al Filfil

Clinical Fellow

Medical/professional qualifications
MD

Affiliations
Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine, University of Toronto

Biography
Dr. AL Filfil was born in a small city on the east coast of Saudi Arabia: Qatif. She has completed her MBBS & Emergency medicine residency in Al Khobar , 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 ECMO, medical, surgical & trauma cases. She has completed a 2-year fellowship in critical care medicine from McMaster University in June 2020. She joined the University of Toronto to do a one-year fellowship focusing mainly on ECLS, mechanical ventilation, echocardiography & research.

Area of interests /Research
Negative trials in critical care.
Bayesian analysis.
ECLS.
Physiology of lung-heart interaction
End of life ethics.

Honours and awards
McMaster-Western Research Exchange Day Award 2020
https://healthsci.mcmaster.ca/anesthesia/education/programs/critical-care-medicine-program

Publication
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
https://jmedicalcasereports.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13256-018-1846-1
Severe generalized tetanus: A case report and literature review

http://www.sjmms.net/article.asp?issn=1658-631X;year=2015;volume=3;issue=2;spage=167;epage=169;aulast=Alfilfil

Personal interests
Sociology
Music
Movies
Novels

Contacts:
Wadiah.alfilfil@medportal.ca

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