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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 14  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 293

Obituary: Dr. Mohamed Naguib1952 to 2020

Professor of Anesthesia, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, KSA

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Abdelazeem Ali Eldawlatly
Department of Anesthesia, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh
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DOI: 10.4103/sja.SJA_146_20

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Date of Submission19-Feb-2020
Date of Acceptance19-Feb-2020
Date of Web Publication5-Mar-2020

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Eldawlatly AA. Obituary: Dr. Mohamed Naguib1952 to 2020. Saudi J Anaesth 2020;14:293

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The Saudi Anesthesia Society (SAS) has received the news of passing away of Dr. Mohamed Naguib with great sorrow and sadness. The news has caused a shock to many people who knew him and to his students. Dr. Naguib was considered a mentor of anesthesiology to many colleagues in the Middle East and the whole world. Condolences and tributes poured in from around the globe once the news of his passing away surfaced. He was a constant source of inspiration and knowledge to all of us and worked extremely hard to improve the status of our specialty. Dr. Naguib was graduated from the college of medicine, Cairo University 1976 and finished his anesthesia residency in 1981. Then, he joined a fellowship program in 1992 as a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Anesthesiology, University of California, San Diego, California. Then, he joined our department of anesthesia at the College of Medicine, King Saud University in 1992. In 1998, he served at Iowa University then at Huston Texas University and in 2010, he was appointed as Professor of Anesthesiology, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University till he died. Dr. Naguib has contributed to research by publishing >400 papers and authored many books. He was awarded Elmer Zsigmund Award from The International Society of Anesthetic Pharmacology for the best scientific contribution, 2008, 2012, 2013, and 2014. Also, Innovation Award, Cleveland Clinic Innovation, 2013, besides many innovations and patents. He was in the Editorial Board, Anesthesia and Analgesia, Consultant Editor of the Saudi J Anesthesia, Vice President, The International Society for Anesthetic Pharmacology (ISAP), USA, and Chairman of the “Moderate Sedation Training Oversight Committee”—The International Society for Anesthetic Pharmacology (ISAP), 2013–2020.

Dr. Naguib is survived by his family, colleagues, and students.

“We will never forget him”


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