Mona M. Faramawy Dr

Paediatric Intensive Care Medicine
English, Arabic and French (basic)

Core competencies

  • Managing critically ill, unstable patients in need of intensive treatment and/or monitoring
  • Taking care of children with multi-organ failure
  • Neurological emergencies
  • Sepsis and septic shock


Dr. Mona Faramawy is an Arab Board certified paediatrician who is certified in Medical Quality by the American Board of Medical Quality. She is currently an international member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, UK and registered physician at the General Medical Council, UK.

She provides care for infants, children, and adolescents through all of their developmental stages. She enjoys the relationships with her young patients and taking care of them especially when emergencies such as neurological, respiratory or cardiac emergencies evolve.

Dr. Mona gained her medical degree from Dubai Medical College, after that she completed her residency training in pediatrics at Tawam Hospital in Affiliations with Johns Hopkins during which she was appointed as Chief Resident of Pediatrics and was involved in many quality improvement projects, she also served as a member of the Quality improvement and clinical Practice guideline committees.

After completion of her residency training, Dr.Mona joined the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Tawam Hospital as PICU Specialist, where she was part of a team managing critically ill children with acute medical, surgical or trauma related problems in 19 beds PICU, Her rule included Daily clinical rounds on patients with high complexity, running calls independently,
conducting bed-side teaching to pediatrics residents, and conducting lectures and Grand-rounds.

She is well involved in Academic teaching of pediatric residents and medical students as she was faculty member of the pediatric residency training program at Tawam Hospital and an Examiner at the clinical exams of the same program for 3 consecutive years.

She is highly interested in Medical Research and has many publications.

Dr.Mona is competent in managing children with following condition:
- Acute respiratory failure children requiring mechanical ventilation or high frequency ventilation
- Hemodynamically unstable children receiving invasive monitoring and/or vasoactive drugs, including:
o Patients in Shock; requirement for continuous intravenous infusion of inotropic, chronotropic vasodilator, or vasopressor medications;
o Patients Post cardiopulmonary resuscitation
o Patients with Life-threatening dysrhythmias
o Unstable heart failure, with or without need for mechanical ventilation
o Hypertension requiring continuous infusion of intravenous antihypertensive medications, (hypertensive encephalopathy).
o Congenital heart disease with unstable cardio-respiratory status
o Need for monitoring of arterial, central venous, or pulmonary artery pressures
- Patients post traumatic brain injuries/Severe neurological impairment
- Patients with Acute inflammation or infections of the spinal cord, meninges, or brain with neurologic depression, metabolic and hormonal abnormalities, and respiratory or hemodynamic compromise or the possibility of increased intracranial pressure
- Oncology patients who needs PICU care
- Patients with Severe diabetic ketoacidosis and/or electrolytes abnormalities
- Patients with anaphylaxis and acute allergic reactions
- Patients Post-Surgical procedures




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