Top radiology specialist, Dr. Deepak Kaura, has joined Sidra Medical and Research Center in the role of Clinical Chief of Radiology. In this capacity, Dr. Kaura will lead the Radiology department to ensure delivery of the highest caliber of radiology and imaging services that have patient care at the heart. He will also be responsible for integrating clinical research and medical education into the radiology department to ensure that Sidra is at the forefront of clinical discovery. Dr. Kaura will report directly to Sidra’s Chief Medical Officer, Edward S. Ogata MD, MBA.
Commenting on the appointment, Dr. Ogata said, “We are delighted that Dr. Kaura will be leading Sidra’s advanced radiology services. Dr. Kaura’s talent, passion and dedication are recognized across the industry and his addition to Sidra’s clinical leadership team will help ensure our patients receive the very best care. Under Dr. Kaura’s experienced direction, Sidra’s Radiology department is set to provide the most innovative and sophisticated services for the women and children of Qatar, the region and beyond.”
Dr. Kaura, who joined Sidra officially on April 1, is a Pediatric Radiology Specialist with significant experience in clinical practice, research and academia. He has extensive experience in delivering the highest quality of radiology and imaging services. He previously held the position of Head of Diagnostic Imaging at Alberta Children’s Hospital, Calgary, Canada and Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Calgary, Faculty of Medicine. He also holds the position of Chair of the Pediatric Radiology Subspecialty at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
“Sidra’s mission is truly inspiring and I am proud to support the organization as it improves the health and wellbeing of women and children in Qatar and the region,” said Dr. Kaura. “We have ambitious plans and I am excited to be part of the team; we strive to create a world-class hospital of the future. Joining such an experienced team at this formative time is a great honor and I am thrilled.”
Sidra is a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development and is currently recruiting staff for a range of positions and is seeking passionate and talented physicians, nurses, allied healthcare professionals, researchers and information management professionals as well as administrators, managers and support staff. The first wave of physician interviews has already taken place and applications for thousands of positions are being processed.