Wissam Shalish, MD, FRCP, Neonatologist, PhD Candidate in Experimental Medicine, McGill University

Neonatology
Fun fact about me 

I enjoy hiking and exploring the great outdoors.

I love working with children and their families because 
I love working with children and their families because they teach me a lot about the meaning of love, resilience and sacrifice.

Hospital information

Academic appointments 

Assistant Professor, McGill University

Education

University 

McGill University

Medical Degree 

McGill University

Residency 

Pediatric Residency - Montreal Children's Hospital

Fellowship(s) 

Fellowship in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine - Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto

Research

Research interests 

My research focuses on using biomedical signals for better understanding and improving various aspects of respiratory care in preterm infants, including weaning from mechanical ventilation, non-invasive respiratory support provision and respiratory control of breathing.

Selected publications 

Shalish W, Latremouille S, Papenburg J, Sant’Anna GM. Predictors of extubation readiness in preterm infants: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 2019 Jan;104(1)F89-F97.

Shalish W, Kanbar L, Kovacs L, Chawla S, Keszler M, Rao S, Panaitescu BA, Laliberte A, Precup D, Brown K, Kearney RE, Sant’Anna GM. The impact of time interval between extubation and reintubation on death or bronchopulmonary dysplasia in extremely preterm infants. J Pediatr [epub ahead of print].

Shalish W, Kanbar L, Keszler M, Chawla S, Kovacs L, Rao S, Panaitescu BA, Laliberte A, Precup D, Brown K, Kearney RE, Sant’Anna GM. Patterns of reintubation in extremely preterm infants: A longitudinal cohort study. Pediatr Res 2018 May;83(5):969-975.

Montreal Children's Hospital