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Dr. Hawa Abubakar joins the Department of Anesthesiology

Hawa Abubakar, MBBS

We are delighted to announce that Dr. Hawa Abubakar joined the Department of Anesthesiology at Washington University in St. Louis on August 22, 2022.  She will have appointments in the Divisions of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine. 

Dr. Abubakar received her medical degree (MBBS) at Kings College London GKT School of Medicine before she was recruited to the Washington University School of Medicine Department of Anesthesiology where she completed our residency program, serving as chief resident during her final year. Following residency, she left for Vanderbilt University Medical Center where she completed fellowships in Critical Care Medicine and Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology. We have been successful in recruiting her to return to Washington University in St. Louis as faculty.

She has interests in medical education and simulation, quality improvement programs, and global health initiatives.

Please welcome Dr. Abubakar as a new faculty member at the School of Medicine and Department of Anesthesiology.

Best wishes, 
Tracey, TJ, and Anne

Tracey Stevens, MD
Deputy Division Chief of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology

Thomas J. Graetz, MD, MBA
Chief of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology

Anne Drewry, MD
Vice Chair; Chief of Critical Care Medicine