Dr. Warwick Ngan Kee

Chair of Department of Anesthesiology

Prof. Warwick Kee is the Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology at Sidra Medical and Research Center. He was appointed to the role in June 2017.

At Sidra, Prof. Ngan Kee leads a diverse team of physicians, nurses and technologists who will provide a wide range of services for children and women which includes provision of general and regional anesthesia, pre-anesthetic testing, postoperative pain management, and pain relief for labor and delivery.

Prior to joining Sidra, Prof. Ngan Kee was Professor and Director of Obstetric Anaesthesia and Director of Research at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, where he led one of the world’s top clinical research teams in obstetric anesthesia. In addition to his role at the university, Prof. Ngan Kee performed clinical duties at the Prince of Wales Hospital, a 1500 bed tertiary referral center covering a wide catchment area in the New Territories of Hong Kong.

Prof. Ngan Kee was born in New Zealand where he completed his undergraduate training at the University of Auckland. He received his postgraduate training in New Zealand and the United Kingdom. He is a fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists, the Hong Kong College of Anaesthesiologists and the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine. He was awarded the higher degree of Doctor of Medicine from the University of Auckland in 1997.

Prof. Ngan Kee has authored 115 full papers in international peer-reviewed journals and 15 book chapters and has given over 140 lectures at international conferences, mainly on the subject of obstetric anesthesia and analgesia. He is currently a co-editor for Chestnut’s Obstetric Anesthesia, a recent co-editor of the International Journal of Obstetric Anesthesia and was a founding executive member of the Obstetric Anesthesia Society of Asia and Oceania.