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About Sickkids
About SickKids

Sharifa Himidan, MD

The Hospital for Sick Children
Paediatric Surgeon
General and Thoracic Surgery

University of Toronto
Assistant Professor
General Surgery


Phone: 416-813-6357
Fax: 416-813-7477
Email: sharifa.himidan@sickkids.ca
Alternate Contact: Anne Apong
Alternate Email: anne.apong@sickkids.ca

Brief Biography

Dr. Himidan obtained an MBBS from King Abdul Aziz University and finished a year of internship there in 1990. Subsequently, she completed a general surgery residency program at the University of Toronto followed by a year of Paediatric Critical Care at The Hospital for Sick Children. She completed her Paediatric General Surgery training at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital. 

Prior to moving back to Toronto, Dr. Himidan spent three years as a full-time paediatric surgeon in Regina, Saskatchewan and as a clinical assistant professor at the University of Saskatchewan. Her clinical practice includes the care of children with neonatal and paediatric surgery diseases with a special interest in congenital anomalies, minimally invasive procedures and inflammatory bowel disease.