Usama Al Kanani


Attending Physician Years Of Experience: 19
  • About Usama

    Born in Baghdad-Iraq and is a graduate of Baghdad University. Obtained medical degree at College of Medicine in Baghdad. Residency was at Baghdad Medical City (Iraq), North London, Nottingham and Bristol. Completed membership and fellowship training in Emergency Medicine in London. Obtained subspecialty in Pediatric emergency medicine in London in 2017 with a diploma from Edinburgh university. Studying medical toxicology at Cardiff open university for the moment.

    In addition to Emergency medicine practice, ED clinical lead of Disaster Medicine in Sidra. Enjoy teaching and do that through my PALS and ALS instruction, teaching procedural sedation, and regional blocks.


    • College of Medicine - Baghdad University
    • Royal College of Emergency Medicine – UK
    • College of Medicine - Edinburgh
    • College of Medicine - Cardiff Univ

    Awards & Recognitions

    • Bursary Award - 2013


    • Sidra Medicine: Attending Physician
    • Weill Cornell Medicine – Qatar: Instructor in Clinical Emergency Medicine and Instructor in Clinical Pediatrics
    Languages Spoken

    English, Arabic

    Years Of Experience
    Areas Of Interest
    • Pediatric Emergency Medicine
    • Medical Toxicology
    • Regional block
    • Procedural Sedation
    • Point of Care Ultrasound