Sam Soltanifar

Sam Soltanifar FRCA,MA,MBBS

Division Chief, General and Obstetric Anesthesiology Years Of Experience: 20
  • About the Physician

    Dr. Sam Soltanifar joined Sidra in 2017 and was appointed Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology at Weill Cornell Medicine Qatar in 2018. He became Division Chief of General and Obstetric Anesthesiology in 2021

    Prior to joining Sidra, Dr. Sam moved to Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals where he held educational and leadership positions including Director of Simulation, Chair of Transfusion Committee and lead anesthetist for the bariatric service.

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    Years Of Experience
    • University of Oxford; MA
    • University of London; MBBS
    • University of Durham; MBA candidate (graduating 2022)
    • Weill Cornell Medicine - Qatar; Assistant Professor Clinical Anesthesiology.
    • Royal College of Anaesthetists, UK.
    • Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology, USA
    • Obstetric Anaesthetists’ Association, UK
    Areas of Interest
    • Healthcare leadership and innovation, simulation training, high risk obstetric anesthesia.