Dr. Hegazy is an associate professor of critical care medicine and anesthesiology at the University of Western Ontario, Canada. He completed his training in anesthesia, cardiac anesthesia, neuroanesthesia, and then in critical care medicine at London Health Sciences Centre, Canada. He also completed a master’s in public health from the Harvard School of Public Health. Recently, he started work as a consultant critical care physician at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
He is a board-certified perioperative transesophageal echocardiographer and has taught multiple courses across Canada in point-of-care ultrasound. He established the point-of-care ultrasound resident rotation at the Department of Anesthesia at Western University and was the lead instructor and chair of the department’s annual point-of-care ultrasound workshop for many years. He is also an active researcher in point-of-care ultrasound and has authored multiple book chapters and research articles in that area. His other areas of interest include post-cardiac surgery care in addition to resuscitation practices and post-cardiac arrest care.