Doctors specializing in Neurology in United Arab Emirates

Doctors for Neurology in United Arab Emirates

Neurology is the stream of science that deals with the disorders of the nervous system, their diagnosis and the treatment of such disorders. Doctors who treat such neurological disorders are called Neurologists.

Dubai has plenty of Neurologists who provide treatment for a wide range of neurological diseases like headaches, epilepsy, CNS infections, peripheral nerve disease etc. They are also accomplished in treating the impairment of the spinal cord, autonomic nervous system, peripheral nerves, muscles and blood vessels that are associated with the aforementioned structures.

Top Neurologists & Neurosurgeons in United Arab Emirates

Dr. Syed Hasnain Haider-Shah is a recognised expert in Radiology, Neurointervention and Interventional Pain Management. He is employed at Westminster Ortho Med Clinic and specializes in Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Cardiovascular Radiology, Pediatric Interventional Radiology etc. Other than his medical skills, he is known for his discretion; his patients have included Heads of State, Royalty, Famous Actors and other VVIP’s.

Dr. Carl John Ramberg is a distinguished professional with an experience of over 20 years. He sub-specializes in movement disorders and is an expert in various Neurological Disorders such as neck and back pain, migraine and other headaches, Parkinson’s Disease, Epilepsy, Dementia etc. Dr. Hartmut Kollikowski is a certified Neurologist and Psychiatrist. In addition to this, he has achieved additional qualifications in acupuncture, homoeopathy, naturopathy and was instructed in autogenic training.

Dr. Uwe Spelmeyer is a German Neurologist and is board certified in Germany, UK and UAE. He has an experience of over 20 years and works at a large teaching hospital for the universities of Edinburgh and St Andrews.

28 Doctors For Neurology in United Arab Emirates


Dr. Preeti Sahota

Dr. Preeti Sahota

  • Designation. :Consultant Neurologist, Prime Hospital
  • Hospital. : Prime Hospital
  • Location. : Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Total Experience. : 15 Years
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Past Experience

  • Director, STEP International Healthcare Private Limited
  • January 2014 – September 2017
  • Senior Consultant Neurologist & Stroke Specialist, Mukat Hospital, Chandigarh -India
  • September 2015 – March 2017
  • Senior Consultant Neurologist
  • Max Hospital, Mohali -India
  • June 2013 – August 2015
  • Consultant Neurologist & Stroke Specialist
  • Global Hospital Mumbai, April 2012 – December 2012
  • Consultant Neurologist
  • Wockhardt Hospitals, Mumbai
  • September 2006 – September 2009
  • Senior Clinical Research Associate
  • PGIMER, Chandigarh
  • July 2004 – July 2005

Qualification

  • MBBS - Government Medical College, Chandigarh, 1997
  • MD - Medicine - All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 2000

Certification

  • Vascular Neurology Fellow
  • UT Houston
  • October 2009 September 2011

Research Papers

  • Most recently she has been involved in developing FAST, which has now been taken up for a mass campaign in India to educate Hindi speaking public regarding recognition of acute signs of stroke.

Awards and Recognition

  • Trained in Six Sigma in healthcare and has been actively involved in various quality improvement initiatives including six sigma ‘green belt’ projects in the hospitals she has worked with previously.

Dr. Rajesh Kumar

Dr. Rajesh Kumar

  • Designation. :Zulekha Hospital, Specialist Neurosurgery
  • Hospital. : Zulekha Hospital
  • Location. : Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Total Experience. : 15 Years
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Past Experience

  • Civil Hospital Karachi
  • Jinnah Post Graduate medical Centre
  • Agha Khan university Hospital
  • National Medical Centre
  • Liaquat National Hospital
  • Medical College in Karachi
  • Rashid Hospital, Dubai

Qualification

  • MBBS, FCPS, Fellow of the European Board of Neurological Surgery (FEBNS)
  • ADJUNCT PROFESSOR OF SURGERY DUBAI MEDICAL COLLEGE (DHA)

Certification

  • Diploma in spine surgery (Arab spine & North American Spine Society)
  • European fellowship of neurosurgery (FEBNS) in January 2018.

Membership

  • General Secretary Emirates Neurosurgical Society (EMA)
  • Member of world spinal column society, North American Society of Spine surgeons

Research Papers

  • 1) Furqan B. Irfan & RameezUl Hassan & Rajesh Kumar & Zain Ali Bhutta& Ehsan Bari Craniocerebral gunshot injuries in preschoolers Childs NervSyst (2010) 26:6166 DOI 10.1007/s00381-009-0971-Y.
  • 2) M. ShahzadShamim, M. Zubair Tahir, Saniya SirajGodil, Rajesh Kumar, Arshad Ali Siddiqui - A critical analysis of the current state of neurosurgery training in Pakistan Surgical Neurology International Jul-Aug 2011 / Vol 2 / ISSUE 4.
  • 3) Syed Johar Raza a, Muhammad ShahzadShamim b, Saniya SirajGodil b, S. RaziuddinBiyabani a, Muhammad Ehsan Bari b,*, Rajesh Kumar b, Atta ulAleem Bhatti b, Saeed Soomro.

Awards and Recognition

  • 1) Dr. Rajesh has been actively engaged in social wellbeing and community support programs
  • 2) He has volunteered for earth quake disaster in year 2005 (Pakistan) and has managed very complex injuries resulting from natural disaster.
  • 3) Dr. Kumar is also involved in ECCC ELearning Spine Surgery Education Programme UK.
  • 4) He is involved as Guest speaker with different CME activities in Rashid Hospital and Zulekha Hospital.

Dr. Naeem Ahmed Farooqi

Dr. Naeem Ahmed Farooqi

  • Designation. :Consultant Neurosurgeon & Spinal Surgeon
  • Hospital. : Medeor 24x7 International Hospital
  • Location. : al-ain, United Arab Emirates
  • Total Experience. : 30+ Years
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Past Experience

  • Honorary consultant neurosurgeon & spinal surgeon at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Burmingham, UK
  • Ex consultant neuro surgeon & spinal surgeon at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Burmingham, UK
  • Ex consultant neuro surgeon & spinal surgeon at Royal Stoke University Hospital stoke, UK
  • Ex consultant neuro surgeon & spinal surgeon at Al Ain Hospital UAESurgical & non-surgical management of acute, chronic &
  • neuropathic pain involving head/face/arm/hand/neck/ back/leg/post
  • injury/pelvis etc.
  • Surgical management of spinal problems
  • including disc / narrowing / trauma / tumour / infections / congenital /
  • chiari & syringomyelia, both open & minimally invasive methods
  • Ultra sound & x ray-guided injection therapy both as inpatient & out patient

Qualification

  • MRCSED & MRCSI (Surg in general) FRCSED (Neuro surg) UKCCT (Neurosurgery)
  • Fellowship in pain, epilipsy surgery, functional & spasticity surgery (LiverpooL, UK)
  • Fellowship in complex spine surgery (Burmingham, UK)

Dr. Areen Said

Dr. Areen Said

  • Designation. :Specialist Neurologist (Brain)
  • Hospital. : American Hospital
  • Location. : Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Total Experience. : 15 Years
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Past Experience

  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology at the University Of Illinois College Of Medicine at Peoria.

Qualification

  • Bachelor's in Medicine and Surgery, University of Jordan, Jordan
  • Neurology residency at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center USA.
  • Fellowship, Multiple Sclerosis, The University Of Maryland School Of Medicine Maryland Center For Multiple Sclerosis, USA

Certification

  • Neurological Institute and Co-directed the Multiple Sclerosis Center.
  • Certificate, Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, USA

Membership

  • American Academy of Neurology

Research Papers

  • He has been published in many peer-reviewed medical journals
  • Clinical research trials and direct participation in Pharmacovigilance and drug development in the field of Multiple Sclerosis, Epilepsy and many other neurological conditions.

Awards and Recognition

  • Sylvia Lawry Multiple Sclerosis Fellowship Award from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society
  • Invited speaker at Grand rounds, and elected chief of Neurology.

Dr. Jin-Yul Lee

Dr. Jin-Yul Lee

  • Designation. :Neurosurgeon
  • Hospital. : American Hospital
  • Location. : Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Total Experience. : 29 Years
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Past Experience

  • Resident Neurosurgery - University of Cologne, Cologne Area, Germany, February 1992 – August 2006
  • Consultant Neurosurgeon., University of Wuerzburg
  • Würzburg Area, Germany, December 2009 – January 2014

Qualification

  • Bachelor's in Medicine and Surgery, Freie Universitt Berlin
  • Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)
  • Fellowship at Crosby Neurosurgical Laboratories, University of Michigan

Certification

  • Certificate, Specialized Training In Neurosurgery, The University Of Cologne, Germany

Membership

  • Member of the Neurosurgery Department, The University Of Cologne, Germany
  • Children's Brain Tumor Foundation
  • North American Spine Society
  • British Neurovascular Group

Dr. Husam M Saleh

Dr. Husam M Saleh

  • Designation. :HOD and Consultant Neurosurgery Surgeon
  • Hospital. : NMC Royal Hospital
  • Location. : Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Total Experience. : 21 Years
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Past Experience

  • He started working as a Resident Neurosurgeon in Neurosurgery Department at The Military Medical Academy, Sofia b/w 1998 - 2000.
  • Neurosurgery National Centre in The State of Kuwait, Ibn Sina Hospital. (2004-2012)
  • Dr. Saleh's most recent assignment was with the Neurosurgery Department at Mafraq Hospital,

Qualification

  • MBBCh from the prestigious Faculty of Medicine in Medical University, Sofia, Bulgaria in 1996.
  • Residency programme in the Clinical Centre of Neurosurgery at Medical University of Sofia, Bulgaria
  • He obtained a Certificate of Excellence degree in 2003 from the Bulgarian National Board of Neurosurgery (M. D in Neurosurgery).

Membership

  • The Skull Base Surgery Society of India (SBSSI)
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS),
  • World Federation of Neurosurgical societies (WFNS)

Awards and Recognition

  • The head of prestigious All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS), New Delhi, India
  • Former president of The Skull Base Surgery Society of India (SBSSI).

Dr. Shobhit Sinha

Dr. Shobhit Sinha

  • Designation. :HOD & Consultant NeurologistSpeciality
  • Hospital. : NMC Royal Hospital
  • Location. : Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Total Experience. : 18 Years
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Past Experience

  • Dr. Sinha has served as a faculty and Staff Neurologist at West Virginia School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV, USA.
  • Prior to coming to UAE, Dr. Sinha worked at King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia as Neurology Staff and Director of Comprehensive Epilepsy Center.
  • Dr. Sinha worked at Mafraq Hospital in Abu Dhabi for last 5 years.

Qualification

  • Undergraduate Medicine degree (MBBS) from University of Mumbai, India
  • Neurology Residency from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine & Affiliated Hospitals, Spiringfield IL, USA,
  • Fellowship training in Clinical Neurophysiology & Epilepsy from Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA.

Certification

  • Fellow Royal College of Physician of Ireland (FRCPI)

Membership

  • He is member of American Academy of Neurology and International League against Epilepsy faculty of 1000.

Awards and Recognition

  • Diplomate American Board (ABPN) in Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology.
  • He is also examiner for Department of Health, Abu Dhabi, and Royal College of Physician of Ireland.

Dr. Ashraf Ahmed Mohamed Shatla

Dr. Ashraf Ahmed Mohamed Shatla

  • Designation. :Consultant - Neurosurgery
  • Hospital. : Thumbay Hospital Dubai
  • Location. : Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Total Experience. : 25 Years
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Past Experience

  • International Modern Hospital
  • Welcare Hospital LLC
  • Lifeline Hospital Dubai

Qualification

  • Graduated Neurosurgeon from Edinburgh University in 1990
  • MBBCh Royal College of Surgeon, United Kingdom
  • MS Royal College of Surgeon, United Kingdom

Certification

  • FRCS United Kingdom
  • FAANS USA
  • FRCSP Canada

Membership

  • Royal College of Surgeon, United Kingdom
  • Member of American Association of Neurosurgeon
  • Member of European Society of Spinal Surgery

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