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Dr. Hussein Zein

Personal Profile


Neonatologist, Alberta Health Services, Calgary Zone.

Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary.

Medical Director, NICU, Rockyview General Hospital


Dr. Zein started his career in neonatology in 2006 as a senior registrar in Saudi Arabia. He then moved to Canada (2014) and completed his fellowship training in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine and Neonatal Neuro-Critical Care at the University of Calgary, Alberta. He is a Subspecialist Affiliate of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. 

Dr. Zein completed his MSc in Neuroscience from the University of Calgary.


Dr. Zein is a faculty member of the Calgary Neonatal Neuro-Critical Care program. He is the medical site lead of the NICU at the Rockyview General Hospital, Chair of the Neonatal Neuro-Critical Care committee, and Physician lead of the Preterm brain injury prevention QI project.


Dr. Zein's main area of research interest is neuroprotection and development of the premature brain. 

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