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About Sickkids
About SickKids

Joost de Ruiter

The Hospital for Sick Children
Anaesthesiologist
Anesthesia and Pain Medicine

University of Toronto
Assistant Professor
Department of Anaesthesia


Email: joost.deruiter@sickkids.ca

Brief Biography

Dr. de Ruiter is a paediatric anaesthesiologist at The Hospital for Sick Children. He is a graduate in Medicine from Cambridge University. He sought additional training in paediatric anaesthesia in South Africa and Canada. He provides care to children undergoing a variety of surgical, therapeutic and diagnostic procedures. He is a member of the Morbidity and Mortality Committee in the Department of Anaesthesia. He is an expert in regional anaesthesia in children.

Dr. de Ruiter's research interests include neuromuscular blockade and paediatric postoperative pain management. He has presented his work in London, Rome, New York, and Calgary. Dr. de Ruiter's work has been published recently in anaesthesia peer-reviewed journals, including Anesthesiology.