David Sigalet

Chair - Department of Surgery

Sidra Medical and Research Center



Dr. David Sigalet is Professor and Chair of Surgery at Sidra Medical Center/Weil Cornell Medical in Doha, Qatar. Originally from Canada, he trained at the University of British Columbia, with residency and a PhD in nutrition and intestinal transplantation at the University of Alberta, and Pediatric General Surgery at McGill University, Montreal, He is president of the World Federation of Associations of Pediatric Surgery; his academic interests are in intestinal rehabilitation, chest wall surgery, neonatal surgery, process and systems engineering in medicine, medical education and the development of Pediatric Surgery globally.