Dr. Deepak Kaura is the Executive Chair – Foundation Medical Services (Radiology, Pathology, Anesthesia, Psychiatry, Peri Operative Services), previously inaugural Chair of Radiology Department of Sidra Medical and Research Center. In this role Dr. Kaura is responsible for leading Sidra’s radiology and imaging services, to ensure delivery of a high standard of patient-focused and transformative care. In addition, he will drive forward innovation in research and medical education to place Sidra at the forefront of radiology expertise and progress.
Dr. Kaura is a Pediatric Radiology Specialist with a wide breadth of experience in department leadership, radiology consulting, research and academia. Prior to joining Sidra, Dr. Kaura was Department Head of Diagnostic Imaging at Alberta Children’s Hospital in Canada. He also served as a Clinical Associate Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at University of Calgary, one of Canada’s top research universities.
In addition to his notable clinical and academic career, Dr. Kaura has a well-deserved reputation for innovation in radiology and imaging. He has founded or served as strategy and product consultant to numerous technology companies focused on advancements and developments in radiology. Dr. Kaura also co-founded the Advanced Center for Radiology in Dubai, known for its high standard of practice in the region.
Dr. Kaura has been the recipient of numerous honors and awards for his research and work in radiology and has held several committee and board level positions in medical organizations, including Chair of the Pediatric Radiology Subspecialty for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.