Usama Al-Kanani

Usama Al-Kanani
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ED Attending Physician Clinical Lead for Disaster Medicine Years Of Experience: 16
  • About the Physician

    Dr. Usama Al-Kanani has worked and trained in London since 2008 before joining Sidra Medicine in 2019 as a Pediatric Emergency Medicine Attending physician. He works in the pediatric emergency department, treating a variety of trauma and non-trauma cases.

    Dr. Usama is affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine – Qatar as an instructor in clinical emergency medicine and clinical pediatrics.


    Languages Spoken

    English, Arabic

    Years Of Experience
    • Born in Baghdad 1977, he obtained a medical degree (M.B.Ch.B) from Baghdad College of Medicine 2001. His residency was in Baghdad, North London, Kent, Nottingham, and Bristol. Heh completed membership and fellowship training in Emergency Medicine with a subspecialty in Pediatric emergency medicine in London in 2018. Obtained a diploma in pediatric EM from Edinburgh University and a master’s degree in medical toxicology from Cardiff University.
    • Sidra Medicine: Attending Physician
    • Weill Cornell Medicine – Qatar: Instructor in Clinical Emergency Medicine and Instructor in Clinical Pediatrics
    Areas of Interest
    • Pediatric Emergency Medicine
    • Medical Toxicology
    • Regional anesthetic block
    • Procedural Sedation
    • Point of Care Ultrasound
    Educational Interests
    • ACLS, PALS, procedural sedation, POCUS instructor
    • Regional block course organizer and instructor
    • Royal college of EM and Qatari EM board examiner.