Davinia E. Withington, BM, FRCA, MRCP(UK), Pediatric Anesthesiologist and Intensivist

Anesthesia Critical Care
Fun fact about me 

I ride Icelandic horses.

I love working with children and their families because 
I love seeing children get well, their resilience is extraordinary and they and their families give as much back to us as we give them.

Hospital information

Academic appointments 

Professor of Anesthesia and Pediatrics McGill University

Other appointments 

Member Medical Dental Pharmacy Evaluation and Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committees

PICU Attending Staff

Member MCH Code Orange and Code Blue committees



Southampton University Medical School


Research interests 

Neurodevelopmental follow-up of infants after sedation in PICU (Canadian Critical Care Trials Group adopted project); systematic review of pharmacokinetics of drugs on ECMO leading to in vitro studies in collaboration with Hôpital Ste Justine; systematic review of literature on use of inhalational anesthetic agents in intensive care, phase 1 of research programme to continue with survey and Canadian database with goal of Guideline development.