Prof. Dr Samir JABER is Head of the Critical Care and Anesthesia Department of Saint-Eloi University Hospital in Montpellier-France since 2007. He is full “exceptional class” (highest degree) professor in Anesthesiology-Critical Care.
He made his initial medical school in Cochin-University Hospital in Paris and his secondary specialty in Montpellier-University Hospital. He made his MD, PhD in Creteil-University Hospital.
Pr. Jaber completed a master’s degree in Respiratory Physiology (1998) and undertook a Post-doctoral Fellowship on the Non-Invasive Ventilation in Anesthesia and Intensive Care medicine at the University of Creteil in 1999. Pr Jaber is a member of the Experimental and Clinical Research Unit: PhyMedExp, INSERM, CNRS; Montpellier France.
He was the Scientific Vice-Dean and the President of the scientific council of the Faculty of Medicine of Montpellier (2014-2018). He was Past-President of the scientific council of the French Society of Anesthesia and Critical Care (SFAR).
Since 2017; he is the Chairman of the Organizing and Management Committee for Anesthesia and Critical Care (COGAR) of the University hospital of Montpellier.
He is Senior Deputy Editor of the Intensive Care Medicine Journal which is the first specific Journal of Intensive Care Medicine area.
He has a strong involvement in both clinical and experimental research and is running a clinical research laboratory dedicated to mechanical ventilation studies. He developed clinical research in the field of the perioperative medicine, from operating room to intensive care medicine. Pr. Jaber has published more than 600 peer-reviewed articles in the highest ranked journals of medicine, respiratory, anesthesiology and critical care medicine. Pr. Jaber’s research which is published in high-impact journals focuses on perioperative medicine, sedation, obesity, acute respiratory failure, airways management, diaphragm function, non-invasive ventilation, and invasive mechanical ventilation. He is a frequent invited speaker at national and international meetings, having given over 500 such talks.