Dr. Sigalet is a Pediatric General Surgeon with over 25 years of experience in surgery, research and academia. His background in conducting pioneering research will be crucial for enabling Sidra to become a beacon for advancing standards of pediatric care globally. Prior to joining Sidra, Dr. Sigalet was Professor of Surgery in the Department of Pediatric general Surgery at the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation, University of Calgary, one of Canada’s top research universities. Dr. Sigalet is the President of the World Federation of Associations of Pediatric Surgeons, a member of the Publications Committee for the American Pediatric Surgery Association and a member of the Editorial Boards of both the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada and the Canadian Journal of Surgery.