Dr. Hassan Shenassa graduated from the University of Ottawa Obstetrics and Gynecology program in 1994 and spent two years in Fellowship training in Advanced Gynecological Surgery in Canada, the United States and France. His main areas of interest are pelvic floor and minimally invasive surgeries and cervical pathology. His research and education interests are focused on patient safety and surgical education as well as capacity building and knowledge transfer within the international medical community.
Dr. Shenassa is the clinical lead of gynecological simulation and surgical education as well as the director of International Women’s Health at the Ottawa Hospital Obstetrics and Gynecology department. He is the team leader for the Surgical Obstetrical Team (S.O.T), a multi-disciplinary team dedicated to helping moms and babies through complex operative deliveries. He is a member of the ASCCP (American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology), SOGC, CNIS, ACOG and AAGL. In addition, he is the Chief of the Colposcopy program at the Harmony Health Centre in Ottawa.