Meet Our Faculty

Adult Rheumatology

Prof. Abid Farooqi
Consultant Rheumatologist
Islamabad Rheumatology Clinic
Islamabad, Pakistan

Dr. Adeeba Al Herz
Consultant Rheumatologist
Al-Amiri Hospital
Kuwait City, Kuwait

Dr. Ahmed Zayat
Senior Consultant Rheumatologist
University Hospital Sharjah
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Dr. Amel Al Ginawi
Consultant Rheumatologist
Mediclinic City Hospital
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dr. Asia Mubashir
Consultant Rheumatologist
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Dr. Beena Hamid
Consultant Rheumatologist
King’s College Hospital
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dr. Chris Wincup
Consultant Rheumatologist
King’s College Hospital
London, United Kingdom

Prof. Christopher Edwards
Honorary Consultant Rheumatologist
Southampton University Hospital
Southampton, United Kingdom

Dr. Fehaid Ghali Alanazi
Consultant Rheumatologist
King Saud University Medical City
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Hanan Al Rayes
President Saudi Society for Rheumatology
Senior Consultant and Deputy Director
Prince Sultan Military Medical City
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Prof. Hassan Tahir
Consultant Rheumatologist
Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
London, United Kingdom

Dr. Hiba Khogali
Consultant Rheumatologist
Tawam Hospital
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Prof. Howard Schubiner
Clinical Professor
Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States of America

Prof. Janet Pope
Professor of Medicine and Rheumatologist
University of Western Ontario, Schulich School of Medicine
London, Ontario, Canada

Dr. Khizer Rana
Consultant Musculoskeletal Radiologist
Mediclinic Parkview Hospital
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dr. Jeyaseelan Lakshmanan
Professor of Biostatistics
Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Prof. John Axford
Emeritus Professor of Clinical Rheumatology
St George’s University of London
London, United Kingdom

 

Dr. Khalid AlNaqbi
Consultant Rheumatologist, Chief of Rheumatology
Tawam Hospital
Al Ain, UAE

 

Dr. Mahmood Hachim
Associate Professor
College of Medicine, Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dr. Martin Lee
Consultant Rheumatologist & Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor
Mediclinic Parkview Hospital & Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine & Health Sciences
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dr. Maryam Al Nesf
Senior Consultant Allergy and Immunology
Hamad Medical Corporation
Doha, Qatar

Dr. Michael Hamarneh
Senior Clinical Psychologist
Rashid Hospital
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dr. Mira Merashli
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
American Univeristy of Beirut
Beirut, Lebanon

Dr. Mohamed El Toukhy
Consultant Anaesthetist
King’s College Hospital
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Prof. Munther Khamashta
Global Medical Expert (Lupus) Gulf Region
GlaxoSmithKline
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dr. Mustafa Ahmed
Consultant Nephrologist
King’s College Hospital
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Prof. Mustafa Izzi
Senior Consultant Rheumatologist
Mediclinic Welcare Hospital
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dr. Nicola Gullick
Consultant Rheumatologist
University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust
Coventry, United Kingdom

Prof. Patrick Kiely
Consultant Rheumatologist
St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
London, United Kingdom

Dr. Rajaie Namas
Section Head of Rheumatology
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Dr. Ravi Gutta
Consultant Allergy and Immunologist
Mediclinic City Hospital, DHCC
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dr. Richard Smith
Consultant Rheumatologist
Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust
Salisbury, Wiltshire

Dr. Saadeya Naji
Consultant Rheumatologist
Ministry of Health
Manama, Bahrain

Dr. Thamer Alessa
Consultant & Head, Division of Endocrinology
Diabetes & Metabolism
Jaber Al-Ahmad Hospital
Kuwait City, Kuwait

Dr. Shuayb Elkhalifa
Consultant Allergist & Immunologist and Associate Professor in Immunology
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Dr. Waleed Al Hafiz
Consultant Rheumatologist, Assistant Professor of Medicine
Alnoor Specialist Hospital, Umm Al-Qura University
Mecca, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Yousef Saleh
Professor of Medicine and Endocrinology
King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Pediatric Rheumatology

Dr. Ayesha Rashed AlMheiri
Consultant Pediatric Rheumatologist
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Dr. Coziana Ciurtin
Professor of Rheumatology
University College London
London, United Kingdom

Dr. Elsadeg Sharif
Consultant Pediatric Rheumatologist
Al Jalila Children’s Specialty Hospital
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dr. Kamran Mahmood
Consultant Pediatric Rheumatologist
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Dr. Muthana Al Obaidi
Consultant Paediatric Rheumatologist and Pediatric Rheumatology Specialty Lead
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
London, United Kingdom

Dr. Najla Al Jaberi
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics
UAE University, Tawam
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

Dr. Samina Afzal
Consultant Pediatric Oncologist/ Hematologist
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Dr. Reem Abdwani
Professor and Senior Consultant Pediatric Rheumatologist
Sultan Qaboos University
Muscat, Oman

Dr. Shima Yasin
Consultant Pediatric Rheumatologist
Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Dr. Sumaira Farman
Professor and Head of Rheumatology Department
National Hospital Post Graduate Training & Medical Centre
Lahore, Pakistan

Dr. Wafaa Suwairi
Section Head, Pediatric Rheumatology
King Abdullah Specialized Children Hospital (KASCH), National Guard Health Affairs
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia