Dr. Monzer Hassan Sadek

Consultant - Anesthesia
Chair - Department of Anesthesia
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Dr. Monzer Hassan Sadek, MD, is a Consultant Anesthesiologist and Chair of the Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) in Abu Dhabi.

Dr. Sadek has over 30 years’ experience in international clinical practice, and he has served in leadership and academic roles for over 14 years. He has extensive global experience in France, Australia and the Middle East in various clinical care sectors that include public, private, academic and tertiary institutions.

Dr. Sadek was awarded the Fellowship of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anesthetists (FANZCA 2003) and a Clinical Obstetric Anesthesia Fellowship from Australia and holds a Fellowship in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia and ICU from the Faculté De Médecine De Brest, Université De Bretagne Occidentale, France.

Furthermore, he has advanced training and expertise in cardiac anesthesia and obstetric anesthesia. Additionally, Dr. Sadek specializes in leading and facilitating the development of department services in line with world-class standards to respond to the needs of patients in a culturally sensitive manner. In 2021, Dr. Sadek led his obstetric anesthesia team to be awarded the ‘Center of Excellence’ by The Society of Obstetric Anesthesia & Perinatology (SOAP 2021).

Doctor can help with

  • Anesthesia in all clinical settings

Memberships

  • Member - American Society of Echocardiography (ASE)
  • Member - American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)
  • Member - Australian & New Zealand College of Anesthetists (ANZCA)
  • Member - Australian Society of Anesthetists (ASA)
  • Member - West Australian Airway Interest Group (SIG)
  • Member - Australian Obstetric Interest Group (OGSIG)
  • ​​Fellowship of Australian and New Zealand College of Anesthetists (FANZCA)

Licences and certifications

  • Certificate in Clinical Nutrition - Weill Cornell Medicine, Qatar
  • Certified, Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
  • Certified, Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Certified, Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
  • Certified, Critical Care, Resuscitation & Airway Skills in High Fidelity Simulation (CRASH)
  • Certified, Basic Life Support in Obstetrics (BLSO)

Training and work experience

  • Chair, Department of Anesthesia

    Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SMCC), UAE

  • Consultant, Anesthesia

    Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SMCC), UAE

  • Senior Consultant, Anesthesia

    Private Practice, Qatar & Western Australia Acute Regional Hospitals

  • Division Chief, Adult Anesthesiology

    Sidra Medicine, Qatar

  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Course Director

    Sidra Medicine, Qatar

  • Chair Grand Round

    Sidra Medicine Grand Round, Qatar

  • Physician Lead Pharmacy

    Sidra Medicine, Qatar

  • Senior Consultant, Anesthesia

    Nedlands Anesthesia - Private Practice, Australia

  • Senior Consultant, Locum

    Wagga Wagga Base Hospital, Australia

  • Chair, Department of Anesthesia (Acting) & Senior Consultant

    Geraldton Hospital, Australia

  • Head of Obstetric & Gynecological Anesthesia

    King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, KSA

  • Senior Consultant, Anesthesia

    King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, KSA

  • Locum Consultant

    Alice Springs Hospital, Australia

  • Senior Registrar, General Anesthesia

    Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Australia

  • Provisional Fellow, Obstetric & Gynecological Anesthesia

    ANZCA Rotational Program - King Edward Memorial Hospital for Women, Australia

  • Registrar, General Anaesthesia

    ANZCA Rotational Program - Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Australia

  • Registrar, Cardiothoracic Anesthesia & Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

    Hôpital De La Cavale Blanche, France

  • Registrar, Residency in Cardiac Anesthesia & Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

    National Heart Institute, Egypt

  • Internship Residency

    Cairo University Hospital & Ministry of Public Health Hospitals, Egypt

Education

  • Fellowship of Australian and New Zealand College of Anesthetists (FANZCA)

  • Clinical Obstetric Anesthesia Fellowship

    King Edward Memorial Hospital, Australia
  • Doctor of Medicine in Anesthesia (MD)

    Cairo University School of Medicine, Egypt
  • Fellowship of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia and ICU (AFSA)

    Faculté De Médecine De Brest, Université De Bretagne Occidentale, France
  • Master of Medicine (MSc), Anesthesia

    Cairo University School of Medicine, Egypt
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery with Honors (MBBCH)

    Cairo University School of Medicine, Egypt

Awards and recognitions

  • Center of Excellence- Obstetric Anesthesia

    Society of Obstetrics & Perinatology SOAP
  • Chief Executive Recognition Award

    Sidra Medicine, Qatar
  • Chief Executive Recognition Award

    Sidra Medicine, Qatar
  • Certificate of Appreciation - Significant Contribution to the Clinical Updates in Obstetrics & Gynecology

    Sidra Medicine, Qatar
  • Faculty Development Program

    Sidra Medicine, Qatar