Dr. Mark Kostash is an Anesthesiologist living in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He worked for four weeks at MSF-F Aden Hospital in Aden, Yemen in the role of Anesthesiologist/Doctor. Previously, he spent three and a half months with MSF-CH in Belet Weyne, Somalia and a month with MSF-F at a VVF (obstetric fistula) program in Jahun, Nigeria.
He is a Clinical Associate Professor with the University of Calgary and between MSF missions works in a teaching hospital in Calgary. He specializes in pain management and regional nerve blocks and coordinates this area of training for the anesthesia residency program.
Outside of Medicine, he enjoys woodworking and spends much of his leisure time in his basement making children’s toys. He donates most of these to hospitals in Calgary and abroad. He is an avid cyclist, fisherman, down-hill and water-skier, sailor and music enthusiast.
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