Dr. Sameer Elsayed

Full Name
Dr. Sameer Elsayed
Degrees and Qualifications

Master of Public Health (Epidemiology), Harvard University, 2022
Master of Science (Healthcare Quality), Queen's University at Kingston, 2020
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada - Infectious Diseases, 2016
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada - Internal Medicine, 2009
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada - Medical Microbiology, 2000
Doctor of Medicine, Queen's University at Kingston, 1995
BSc (Biology), Western University, 1991

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Dr. Elsayed is a Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases (Department of Medicine), Division of Microbiology (Pathology & Laboratory Medicine), and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Western University. He holds degrees in Medicine (M.D., Queen's University at Kingston), Public Health-Epidemiology (Harvard University), Healthcare Quality (Queen’s University at Kingston), and Biology (BSc., Western University). He holds certifications in Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine, and Medical Microbiology from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Dr. Elsayed is the inaugural and current Director of the Adult Infectious Diseases Residency Training Program at Western.

Dr. Elsayed is actively involved in patient care activities as a consultant in Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology at London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph’s Health Care London. He is the Physician Lead for the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program at London Health Sciences Centre and the Chair of the Antimicrobial Subcommittee. Dr. Elsayed is a Past Chair of the Ontario Medical Association Section on Infectious Diseases.

Dr. Elsayed is also actively involved in medical education and clinical research, and he has been recognized by his peers for his leadership work. In 2018, he received an LHSC/SJHC Professional Staff Association Leadership Award. In 2019, he received a Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry Award of Excellence in Postgraduate Education. In 2021, he received the Senior Teacher of the Year Award from the Department of Medicine. In 2022, he was named a co-recipient of a Dean’s Award of Excellence for Faculty as a member of the Microbiology and Infection Prevention and Control Team in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. Dr. Elsayed has authored over 160 peer-reviewed manuscripts and abstracts on a wide range of topics in Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology. His research interests are in antimicrobial resistance, antimicrobial stewardship, infectious diseases epidemiology, and healthcare quality.