Speciality: Orthopaedics , Arthroplasty, Elbow, Hand, Lower extremity, Upper Extremity, Wrist, Sports, Pediatric Orthopaedics, Spinal Surgery, Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopaedic Trauma, Fractures, Shoulder

+971 2 508 5555

Shoulder & Upper Limb Unit Burjeel Hospital 6th Floor, Alnajda Street
Abu Dhabi,
Abu Dhabi
UAE - .

Fellowship trained shoulder and sports surgeon with 15 years’ experience


Current Position:

Director, Shoulder and Upper Limb Unit, Burjeel Hospital

Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon, Burjeel Hospital, Abu Dhabi

Ex-Medical Director, Mafraq hospital

Ex-Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon, Mafraq Hospital

Previous Roles:

Chairman, SEHA orthopedic council

Chief, Orthopedic Division, SKMC, Abu Dhabi

Chief, Orthopedic Division in Mafraq Hospital

Visiting Surgeon, Alnoor hospital, Abu Dhabi & Alain

Visiting Surgeon, International Modern Hospital, Dubai

Academic Qualifications:

  • Graduate of Royal college of Surgeons in Ireland medical School
  • Fellow, Royal college of Surgeons in Ireland (FRCSI)
  • Residency Program in Orthopedics, Toronto, Canada
  • Fellowship of Royal college of Surgeons in Canada in Orthopedic Surgery (FRCSC)
  • Clinical fellow, Arthroscopic and Sports Surgery (University of Ottawa, Canada)
  • Clinical Fellow, Upper Extremity Surgery (University of British Columbia, Canada)
  • Master in Leadership & Health Policies (MPh) from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA

Clinical Work Achievements:

  • Establishing a World –Class Shoulder and Upper Extremity service at SKMC serving the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and the UAE since 2006.
  • Highly regarded shoulder Surgeon in Abu Dhabi and UAE with referral from Abu Dhabi Police , GHQ (Arm forces) and IPC-HAAD.
  • Dealing with complex and Revision Shoulder cases referred from Across the UAE.
  • Pioneer in shoulder arthroplasty / reverse shoulder Prosthesis for Cuff Tear Arthropathy and complex fracture in elderly.
  • Led at SKMC a division of Highly Qualified western trained Surgeons in different Subspecialties of Orthopedic Surgery. The Division consist of following subspecialties:
    • Spine Surgery
    • Upper Extremity surgery
    • Lower extremity Surgery
    • Paediatric Orthopedic Surgery
    • Arthroscopic and Sports Surgery
    • Foot & Ankle Surgery
    • Orthopedic Trauma

Society Affliations & Memebership:

  • Ex-Member, International Patient Care committee, HAAD
  • Member, Scientific Committee for Orthopedic Surgery for the Arab Board
  • International Member of American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Member, International Society of Arthroscopy, knee Surgery and Orthopedic Sports medicine (ISAKOS)
  • Vice President, Emirates Orthopedic Society


  • Chairman, S&N intermediate Cadaver shoulder course, Istanbul June 2015
  • Chairman, Emirates sport medicine Summit November 2014
  • Chairperson, Abu Dhabi International Orthopedic Conference April, 2012
  • Co-Chair, S&N advanced shoulder course, York England March 2012
  • Chairperson, SKMC Shoulder & Hand Conference, March 2011
  • Chairperson, SKMC Shoulder & Hand Conference, April 2010
  • Faculty, AO Principles in fracture management course Dubai, 2010
  • Faculty, Orthopedic Conference Arab Health 2009
  • Faculty, Arab Health Abu Dhabi Conference in Emergency medicine and Trauma 2009
  • Attendant, Nice Shoulder Course 2009
  • Attendant, ISAKOS Congress Meeting 2009
  • Presenter, Tawam Orthopedic Congress 2008
  • Faculty, AO Tomo Fix plate workshop, Abu Dhabi 2008

Reasearch & Publications:

  • THE USE OF TOURNIQUET IN HAND SURGERY. Prospective study presented @ University of Toronto ORTHO DIVISION annual research day 2001
    Published in Orthopeadics 2010
  • Anatomy of the Distal Patellar Tendon Insertion
    Poster Presentation at ESKA meeting 200
  • Comparison of Xtraloc Versus Intrafix Tibial Fixation
    In Hamstring Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction:
    Preliminary Results of a Randomized Clinical Trial
    Study presented at Residents & Fellows Arthroscopy
    Conference, April 22-23, 2005, Palm Island, Florida, USA
  • Co-Author of chapter “Basic science of Knee”
    Practical orthopeadic sports Medicine & Arthroscopy book
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