Uro-Gynaecology Speakers 2021

Bhaskar Somani

Bhaskhar Somani
Professor of Urology & Consultant Endourologist

University Hospital Southampton
United Kingdom 

Professor Bhaskar Somani has been involved in clinically innovative patient-centred treatments. His research includes minimally invasive surgical techniques in management of kidney stone disease, enlarged prostate (BPH), renal cancer and urinary tract infections. He is the Clinical Director of ‘South Coast Lithotripter Services’.

Over the last 8 years his clinical and research work has been covered by BBC, ITV, Daily Mail, The Telegraph and other newspapers and media articles on a number of occasions. He has raised awareness in highlighting risk factors for development of kidney stones such as dehydration, diet and obesity.

He is an active member of BAUS Endourology sub-section and is the Wessex Clinical Research Network and Simulation Lead for Urology. He is the President of PETRA (Progress in Endourology, Technology and Research Association) Urogroup and i-TRUE (International training and research in uro-oncology and endourology) group, an active member of European School of Urology (ESU) Training and Research group and EAU section of uro-technology (ESUT) endourology group. He is also the chosen representative for UK in the Endourology society and is a member of EAU urolithiasis guidelines panel.

His current research interests include vaccination for urinary tract infections, new minimally invasive prostate treatments, laser surgery for eroded vaginal mesh, complex renal stone surgery and post-surgery quality of life measurements. He is the advisor to National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Interventional committee and ‘invited expert’ to NICE Urological infection guidelines.

He coordinates the largest hands-on-training simulation course for urology in the world (EAU-EUREP). He has published over 350 scientific papers and has been invited as a speaker, to perform live surgery and for moderations in more than 25 countries worldwide. He has raised a grant income of £1.6 million. With dedication, commitment and passion for research and teaching, he collaborates nationally and internationally sharing his research and teaching successfully across the world. He has published excellent clinical outcomes and his outcome and research translate into patient benefit.

Eiman Saeed Mobarak Obaid Al Zahmi

Eiman Saeed Mobarak Obaid Al Zahmi
Specialist in Obstetrics & Gynecology 

Latifa Hospital 
United Arab Emirates

MD. Dr. Eiman Al Zahmi received her medical degree from the Arabian Gulf University in Bahrain before completing OBGYN residency at Dubai health Authority in 2018. She has been working in the Urogynecology Unit in Latifa hospital since her senior residency years. She is interested in patients’ quality of life improvement and discovering innovative solutions to surgical challenges.

Faiza Badawi

Faiza Badawi Mahgoub
Consultant Obstetric & Gynecology 

Latifa Hospital 
United Arab Emirates

Consultant Obstetric & Gynecology with Special interest in Urogynecology, Associate Professor in Dubai Medical College of Girls.

Graduated from Khartoum University in 1979.

Worked in Soba University in Khartoum –Sudan and Saudi Arabia.

Joined in Dubai Health Authority in 1985 back to UK from 1995-1999 worked in different hospital.

Rejoined in Dubai Health Authority 1995, working as Consultant since 2004.

Established first Urogyn clinic in 2006 till date.

Had long and varied and wide experience in both Obstetric & Gynecology and Urogynecology.

Long teaching experience for Dubai Medical College students and training residents and junior colleagues.

Member of many society in Sudan, U.A.E and England.

Had many presentation in the field and attended and participated in many conferences in UAE and abroad.


Francesco Cappellano
Head of Urology and Neurourology Department

Fakeeh University Hospital 
United Arab Emirates

Graduated with honors from Naples University Federico II (Italy). He received his Italian Board of Urology (CCT) with honors from the same University.

Resident in Urology and Neurourology at UCSF San Francisco (USA) and Maastricht University (NL). Resident in Laparoscopy at Policlinique du Park Rambot, Aix en Provence (FRA).
Fellow of European Board of Urology since 1998 and Adjunct Professor of Urology at Verona University (Italy). Former Head of Department of Urology and Neurourology at Harley Street Medical Center and Nation Hospital Abu Dhabi, and Director of Harley Street Pelvic Care Centre.

In his career, he gained wide experience and skills covering all fields of open and endoscopic urological surgery.

Diagnostic is a pivotal part of his experience covering urological US, Duplex Doppler US, and simple and invasive urodynamics procedures. During his career, he performed more than 800 permanent implants of sacral roots and pudendal nerve implantable neuro modulators. He has been one of the pioneers of Neuromodulation in Europe, performing his first implant in 1994.

He also pioneered the posterior tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS) in 1998 for chronic pain and anorectal dysfunctions in adult, pediatric, and transitional age. He has been the Treasurer of the Italian Society of Urodynamics and served in this Society for 17 years as a member of the Board Committee.

He developed new techniques of peripheral pharmacological neuromodulation for chronic pelvic pain utilizing neuro physiology and peripheral nerve blocks. He is the only physician in the Gulf area treating chronic pelvic pain and pudendal neuropathy with pulsed radio-frequency and nerve blocks.

He is a worldwide recognized expert in diagnosis and therapy of urinary and fecal incontinence, pelvic floor rehabilitation, chronic pelvic pain, and erectile dysfunctions related to neurological and non-neurological diseases.

He is a full member of ICS, MIPS, INUS, EAU, SIUD, AAU, and Corresponding Member of the American Urological Association.

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Haroutyoun Margossian
Consultant in Urogynecology 

Latifa Women & Children Hospital 
United Arab Emirates

Dr. Haroutyoun Margossian is a Consultant in Urogynecology at Latifa Women & Children Hospital, in Dubai since Nov 2017. He is the Director of Urogynecology Fellowship program at Latifa Hospital since 2020. He is an Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor at Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU), Dubai (since 2/2021), and Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at SUNY Health Science Center Downstate at Brooklyn, New York (since 2001). During his tenure, he was actively involved in teaching Ob/Gyne residents as he was the Former Director of the division of Urogynecology & Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery in several institutions, such as The Brooklyn Hospital Center, Richmond University Medical Center, Lutheran Medical center, New Yor Methodist Hospital in New York. He also had a private practice in Urogynecology & Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, PC in Brooklyn and Staten Island, New York for 17 years. During his long career he also assumed the position of President of the Brooklyn Gyn Society as well as previous Associate Chairman at Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York.

For his education, Dr. Margossian attended Tichreen University and Damascus University Medical Schools in Syria. He graduated from Damascus University Medical School in 1984. Then, he completed 4 years residency training in OB/Gyne in University Claude Bernard in Lyon, France between 1985-1989. He got his French Boards (DIS) in Obstetrics & Gynecology in 1990. Also, he completed a specialized training course in Gynecologic Laparoscopy surgery in Clermont-Ferrand University Hospital in France and received a certificate in advanced laparoscopic gynecologic surgery, as well as a certificate in ultrasonography in Obstetrics & Gynecology from Renee Descartes University in Paris, France.

After France Dr. Margossian moved to the U.S and after passing the accepted exams he completed 2 years in general surgery residency at Lincoln Hospital in Bronx, New York (1991-1993). He then pursued again a full OB/Gyne residency (1993-1997) at Lutheran Medical Center in New York. In 1997 he got accepted at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio and completed a fellowship in Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery (1997 and 2000), as well as advanced Training in Laparoscopic Gynecologic Surgery too.

In his medical career, Dr. Margossian has received numerous honors and awards for his contributions towards the field of urogynecology. While undertaking his residency at Lutheran Medical Center, he was recognized as the Outstanding Resident of the Year 1994-1995. In 1999. He won the Golden Laparoscopic Award second prize from the Global Congress of Gynecologic Endoscopy in 1999. At the same event, he was also awarded the Golden Hysteroscopy award for his work on the Hysteroscopic management of menstrual disorders and an evaluation of the accuracy of different preoperative diagnostic tools.

In addition to being recognized by various bodies, Dr. Margossian is double board certified in Obstetrics, Gynecology as well as UroGynecology. He is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the American College of Surgeons too. He is also a Diplomat in the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and also a Diplomat in the American Board of Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery.

Huda Manea Ali Ahmed

Huda Manea Ali Ahmed
Specialist in Obstetrics & Gynecology

Latifa Hospital 
United Arab Emirates

Graduated from Dubai Medical College. Currently working in Latifa Hospital- DHA, as a Specialist in Obstetrics & Gynecology and in the Urogynae team.

Khezri Foroozan

Khezri Foroozan
Head of Urology Department 

Medcare Hospital  
United Arab Emirates

‏Dr. Foroozan Khezri is a leading and well renowned Specialist Adult & Pediatric urologist with experience of more than 22 years in the field of Male, Female and Pediatric Urology. She has wide expertise in the field of Urology and has conducted more than 15600 surgeries.

Dr. Foroozan has performed both surgical and medical treatment methods for the genitourinary disorders and is specialized for managing conditions of the kidneys, prostate, ureters, urinary bladder, urethra and scrotal disorders.

My expertise is minimal invasive endoscopic surgery for treatment of pediatric congenital problems, female urine incontinence and urodynamic, endoscopic fiber optic treatment of stones by laser, prostate disease and male infertility.

Labib Edison

Labib Edison Riachi
Chief of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery

Moarbes Hospital 

Double board certified in the specialities of obstetrics/ gynecology and Female pelvic medicine/ Pelvic reconstructive surgery.

Dr Riachi occupied the position of Chief of Robotic Surgery and Director of Urogynecology as well as the chairman of the Obstetrics and Gynecology at Trinitas regional medical center in New Jersey.

Currently he is the chief of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery at Moarbes Hospital in Beirut Lebanon.

A visiting consultant physician at the Ministry of Public Health in the UAE assigned to Al Quassimi hospital, establishing the Robotic gynecological surgical program.

He is also an Associate professor at the Lebanese University School of Medicine, and he is on the Scientific Board of the International Society of Reconstruction and Aesthetics Intimate Treatment (ISRAIT).

Below are some of the awards and certifications in recognition of my services to my patients.
• Certificate of appreciation award from the Philadelphia College of OsteopathicMedicine, July 2015.
• Leadership in medical education award from the New York College
of Osteopathic Medicine
• New Jersey top doctors awards 2014
• New Jersey top doctors award 2015
• Vitals patients choice award 2014
• St Clare’s health system 2014 top doctors recognition award
• Top OB/GYN award 2010 and 2011, by the Consumers Research Council of America
• Patient choice award 2009
• Top doctors New Jersey award as chosen by nurses 2010 , New Jersey Monthly
• Patient choice awards 2008
• America’s top of Obstetricians and Gynecologists award 2012 by the Consumer Research Council of America
• International Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists top OB/GYN award 2016
. 2021 Intuitive Surgical Award for reshaping Robotic surgery in The Region

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Laila Yahya Ahmad Al-Hubaishi
Consultant in Obstetrics & Gynecology 

Latifa Women & Children Hospital
United Arab Emirates

Dr. Laila Al Hubaishi is UAE Consultant in Obstetrics & Gynecology with special interest and subspeciality in Urogyne and pelvic reconstruction in addition to minimal invasive surgery.

She is a German and UAE trainee and senior doctor in Obstetrics &Gynecology, practicing as a senior physician at Latifa Women &Childern Hospital at the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) in Dubai, UAE. She is also Program Director of Dubai Residency Training Program of Obstetrics &Gynecology in DHA ,She is an established and highly skilled physician with over 18 years of experience in obstetrics and gynecology, with special interest in Urogyne and pelvic reconstruction in addition to minimal invasive surgery.

She is well regarded by the UAE as well as the expat communities, earning numerous accolades and letters of recognition for her high quality and patient-centered care. Dr. Laila shows dedicated commitment to addressing patients and their families, social as well as medical concerns to assure her clients receive the utmost well informed patient-centered care.

She performed many gynecological surgeries and various general obstetrics, some of which are: Around 1000 deliveries between 2005- 2019 and conducted more than 400 caesarian surgeries in maternal care alone. Major Obstetric surgeries such as repeated (complicated) cesarean sections, perineal tears repair, management of Obstetric emergencies and obstetric intensive care management for critically ill cases. Major gynecological surgery, abdominal hysterectomy, myomectomy, vaginal hysterectomy for uterine and pelvic organs prolapse, ovarian surgery, vulvar surgery and vaginal reconstructive and vaginoplasty surgery.

Experience in emergency gynecologic laparoscopic surgery for Tubal pregnancy, Diagnostic laparoscopy, adhesiolysis, ovarian accidents as well safe practice in elective laparoscopic Hysterectomy and urogyne surgery.

Dr. Laila is highly regarded for her academic and professional qualifications which include Fellowships in the Urogynaecology and Plastic Reconstruction of the Pelvic Floor and Minimal Invasive Gynecologic Surgery all from Germany. She also holds a Diploma in Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology. To quench her thirst for knowledge she also completed a Certificate in Psychosomatic Primary Care in Obstetrics and Gynecology from Universities Klinikum Freiburg Germany. These are in addition to her Fachartz and MBBS.

Fluent in Arabic, English and German, Dr. Laila has worked across hospitals in UAE and Germany where she received her Fachartz in 2017. Dr. Laila has been involved in medical missions supporting Syrian Refugees’ in Germany, by genuinely donating her time and expertise treating and translating their medical cases in hospitals.

Dr. Laila’s medical passion is driven by the bonds she builds as a long-term partner to her patients over the course of their lives, and the thrill she enjoys in keeping them healthy and well.

Being a Certified Trainer, her devotion to training, coaching and mentoring of young doctors is derived from her dedication to the excellence of the medical profession and the relationships she grows with medical doctors and students ,interns , residents and medical doctors during attachments training .She trains about 100 doctor students per year and enjoys empowering them in preparing their healthcare learning goals both academically and clinically . She incorporates the latest medical research and methodologies whilst coaching and in practice.

Her experience spans to memberships in several committees such as the Government Accelerators Program for Healthcare, the Joint Commission, the OPD Task Force For Improvement in Obs/Gyn clinic at Latifa Hospital since 2018 and the Task Force for Antenatal Shared Care Services between Primary Health Care Sector and Hospital Health Sector, Joint Health Care Committee for pregnant women since 2018.

Her vast knowledge has been instrumental with her subject matter colleagues in Government Accelerator Women’s Mental Health & Pelvic Floor with other services for most of the Postnatal Clinics across the UAE (Hospitals & PHC). She also worked with a small team that implemented the initial Assessment of Women Mental Health & Pelvic floor assessment In Postnatal Clinic with Templet in Salama system in Latifa Hospital.

Dr. Laila is a frequent speaker and moderator in several international and local conferences presenting her thoughts and findings in healthcare areas such as Recurrent Miscarriage, Obstetrics Gynecology &Fertility, Assessment of Women Mental Health & Pelvic Floor treatments, Screening of Gestational Diabetes (GDM) in Pregnancy and more.

She is Member in General Medical Committee 2020 and Vice Chair of The National Institute for Health Specialties (Emirati Broad)2020 .

A published author of leading healthcare research journal articles, she was first to publish research in the Gulf Region on “Outcomes of Pregnancy after Bariatric Surgery” which has been presented in several conferences across UAE. The other first article in UAE and local Gulf region is entitled “Pregnancy in Coronavirus Disease (Covid-19) Pandemic: Clinical Opinion” in 2020.

Dr. Laila is a distinguished medical leader, highly respected and well-liked by her peers and colleagues. Her track record shows a high caliber personality and well-recognized excellence in problem-solving during critical care, positive results in some of the most challenging surgeries at the hospital. Her calm leadership style and motivating nature is notably seen in the secure and stable work environment she creates which enables her healthcare team’s talents to continuously flourish and shine during all circumstances.

As a firm believer in raising awareness for the public of the UAE and achieving distinction in a national healthcare system as a whole in her beloved country , and because teaching is an area she holds near and dear to her heart , Dr.Alhubaishi went above and beyond to assert that she is capable of professionally sharing her years of expertise and knowledge with her colleagues and future healthcare providers , through obtaining the following :

• Professional International Trainer.
(From American Leadership Training Academy …and…Productivity Institute)
• Leadership Management
• Business Communication
• Public Relation.
• Customer Service .
• Human Resources Management…
All above (Professional Diploma from London Academy of Management Studies).
• Trainer in Public Corporations and Institution.
(From international Academy Creativity & Excellence for Quality & Training System Consultation)
• American Heart Association for the Basic Life Support (BLS) for health care providers…
• Successfully completed advanced course of ultrasound in obstetrics & gynecology

Muna Tahlak

Muna Tahlak
Chief Executive Officer 

Latifa Women
United Arab Emirates

Dr Muna AbdulRazzaq Tahlak is the Chief Executive officer (CEO) of Latifa Women and Children Hospital (a 340-bedded specialised hospital) of Dubai Health Authority (DHA), Government of Dubai, UAE since 20 March 2014. She is also Adjunct Faculty at Mohamed Bin Rashid University, Dubai, UAE.

Dr Tahlak is an obstetrics and gynaecology consultant and the first Emirati lady to complete her specialization in obstetrics and gynaecology from the John Hopkins Hospital, United States of America (USA). In 1997, she graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland and topped her class in pathology. She is American Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and a fellow of the American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology since 2005. She completed Executive Master of Public Administration Program from Mohamed Bin Rashid School of Government in 2020.

Prior to joining the Dubai Health Authority (DHA), Dr Tahlak worked in USA as an obstetrics and gynaecology consultant from 2004 to 2006.

Dr Muna joined Latifa Women and Children Hospital, Dubai Health Authority on 15 November 2006 as a Consultant Obstetrician/Gynaecologist. She later held the posts of Assistant Head of Obs/Gyn and Head of Obs/Gyn at Latifa Hospital.

During her tenure as the head of the department, Dr Tahlak developed the minimal invasive surgery services at the hospital. She established the outpatient office hysteroscopy procedure at the hospital without the need for hospitalization or anaesthesia as it used to be done previously.

She also served as the Director of Obs/Gyn Residency Program of DHA from 2007 till 2010. She is a member of several esteemed national and international societies and associations which includes:

• President of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Society of Emirates Medical Association.
• Member of American Congress of obstetricians and gynaecologists
• Member of American Association of Gynaecologic Laparoscopists.
• Member of International Hospital Federation (IHF) Governing Council
• Treasurer of International Hospital Federation(IHF)

Dr Tahlak regularly participates in various conferences as a speaker, she has received various awards for excellence in her field and she provides training for resident doctors. Dr Muna has many publications in peer reviewed journals.

Omer Darwish

Omer Al-Derwish
Consultant Urological Surgeon  

Dr Sulaiman Al Habib Hospital 
United Arab Emirates

Dr Omer Al Derwish is a Consultant Urological Surgeon Working at Dr Sulaiman Al Habib Hospital in Dubai.  Dr Omer was graduated from The University of Tripoli in Libya in 1995. He completed his Urology specialist training in the West of Scotland Urology training programme.  He was awarded Medical Doctorate degree in the field of prostate cancer research from the University of Glasgow in 2008 . He was awarded the fellowship of General Surgery and then Urology from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 1999 and 2009, respectively. Dr Omer is an active member of the European Association of Urology and the Scientific Committee of the Emirates Urological Society and the Arab Urological Association. He has a special interest in Urological Oncology, andrology, Endourology, stone diseases and upper tract laparoscopy.

Seema Sheth

Seema Sheth
Staff Physician, Urology, Surgical Subspecialties Institute

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi 
United Arab Emirates

Dr. Seema Sheth is a Staff Physician in the Surgical Subspecialties Institute at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi.

Dr. Sheth joined Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi from the United States, where she was most recently a faculty member at  the University of Connecticut. She was previously a faculty member at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City.

Dr. Sheth is a leading expert in treating female urologic issues such as incontinence and pelvic prolapse. She is also one of the few regional experts in robotic pelvic surgery. She is passionate about women’s health and has dedicated her professional career to assisting women who often suffer needlessly with treatable urologic conditions. She can also assist with general urologic conditions such as stone disease.

Dr. Sheth completed her undergraduate studies at Emory University. She subsequently obtained her Masters in Public Health from Boston University and her Medical Degree from the University of Texas, San Antonio. Dr. Sheth completed her Urological residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital of the Weill Cornell School of Medicine.

Currently, she resides in Abu Dhabi with her family and children. She enjoys good food and travel.  ​​​​

Sherif Mourad

Sherif Mourad
Professor of Urology

Ain Shams University  

Professor of Urology at Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt – Subspecialty in Neurourology and Urogynecology.

He obtained his MD thesis at McGill University, Montreal, Canada. With special interest in Lower Urinary Tract Disease, Overactive Bladder, Female Urology, and Neurostimulation.

Head of the Unit of Voiding Dysfunction and Director of Post-Graduate Training in Urology Department, Ain Shams University.

Professor Mourad is the Chairman of Board of Katameya Clinic for Medical Services and Katameya Clinic Hospitals.

Professor Mourad has just ended his term as the General Secretary of the International Continence Society (ICS) based in Bristol – United Kingdom and now serving as the Chair of the ICS Committee for Developing World.

He is member the Global Philanthropic Committee for the support of Developing World.

He is Founder and President of the Pan Arab Continence Society and African Fistula and Continence Society.

He is Director and Tutor for the Bristol Urological Institute’s Middle East Courses.

He is the Founder and Vice President of the Egyptian Society for Urological Researches (ESURS).

Past Board Member of the Egyptian Urological Association (EUA).

Member of the Scientific Committee of the World Congress of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms of the Societe International de Urologie (SIU), Marrakesh 2010.

On the scientific committee of the Societe International de Urologie (SIU) 2017 – 2018 – 2019.

Member the Taskforce of pelvic Floor Reconstruction of the FIGO (International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics).

Currently conducting surgical and educational missions in Africa helping in the treatment of Obstetric Fistulae and training African Doctors how to manage the possible complications. He is the director of the ICS workshops for Surgery of Vaginal Fistula.

On the Editorial Board of Neurourology and Urodynamics Journal and the Current Bladder Dysfunction Journal , The Chief Editor of Arab Journal of Voiding Dysfunction and is a reviewer for the British Journal of Urology, International Urogynecology Journal, Neurourology and Urodynamics Journal, Advances in Urology, Urologia Internationalis, and several regional journals.

Conducting a well established training course of Urogynecology in Egypt and receiving trainees of urologists and gynecologists from many countries.

A Guest Speaker, Chairman and Moderator in many regional (Arab) and International events including Asian, European and American scientific meetings.

Active Member of the AUA, EAU, ICS, ICI, SIU, IUGA, FIGO, ICUD, AFFCS, ISOFS ISSM, EUA, AAU and others.


Wael Toson

Wael Toson
Consultant and Head of Department Urology 

Saqr Hospital 
United Arab Emirates

Since October 2013, I joined Saqr Hospital as senior consultant and head of urology department,  I had the chance to settle down a urology department settings including policy and procedures related to our work, I introduced updated techniques for treatment of many common diseases, BPH, female and pediatric urology as well as urologic oncology. My colleagues had three presentations in the EUS 2014 , the first international conference in collaboration with the international, the European and the panarab urologic societies held in Dubai , Noveber 2014, one of our presentations won prize of best abstract in the congress. I have been honored to be invited by Undersecretaries Dr Mohamed Alolama and Dr Al Serkal at MOH to receive a reward of honor for our achievements within the last 13 months of joining MOH.

Since I have been working in Alnoor hospital in Abu Dhabi 2010-2013, I had the chance of practicing a high standard of medical service, I have more than 7000 thousand consultations and follow up patients and I have operated upon and done more than one thousand procedures both on in and outpatient basis. Worth to be mentioned that following international guidelines were at outmost importance and I have been working on up to date modalities of treatment such as laser application and latest endourologic equipments for urologic surgery such as the mashroom in saline concept for TURP. Our department has been fully equipped with all the diagnostic tools for applying the concept of bed side diagnosis, namely ultrasound ( abdominal, scrotal ,transrectal),  urodynamic machine, flexible cystoscopy and ESWL machine.

During my three years  working in Saqr Hospital as Consultant A urologist 2007-2010, I am confident that I was able with my colleagues to make a very good progress in urology department  medical service as well as in academic activity including continuous medical education and participation in urologic activities in UAE and  internationally. As I represented Saqr hospital in the European Association of Urology 1st Eastern Mediterranean meeting in Antalya ,Turkey , October 2007; by presenting two publications. Also I was honored to receive certificate of appreciation from his Excellency , UAE’s Minister of health for improving medical health service and increasing productivity quality in the urology department, Saqr hospital in January 15th ,2009.last year 2010 , I was appointed as director of education , training and academic affairs beside being the head of urology department .

As a Prof. of urology I have extended experience in both clinical and academic fields, in the clinical field this experience involves endourological surgey including lower and upper endosopy ( cystoscopy, ureteroscopy, nephroscopy and TUR surgery), pediatric urology including pelvi-uereteric junction obstruction and  hypospadius repair and vesicoureteric reflux, experience in management of erectile dysfunction and infertility in men, experience in traditional urologic surgery including stone, reconstructive and cancer surgery, as well as  in laparoscopic urologic surgery, management of non-surgical urologic disease and experience in experimental surgery. Through out fifteen years after my MD degree I was committed to teaching and research activities including supervision on master and MD thesis by candidates from our institute in co-operation with Cairo university, also I have  participated in more than fourty papers that were published or presented  nationally and internationally. Moreover I had established a channel of co-operation between urology department at our institute and that of Frankfurt university during my stay in Frankfurt as a visiting Prof. in 2005.In the same respect on establishing international relationships with western universities and in  October 2008 I visited Presbyterian hospital ( Wiell Cornell University) – an official meeting approved by MOH and my hospital,-in New York for two days and had a meeting with the research director at the urology department and a senior staff responsible for international relationship in the same university to arrange for future co-operation..  I am affiliated to the Egyptian Urologic association as well as the European and American Urologic associations and in the middle east society for sexual medicine, as well as the international society for men’s health and Emirates urologic society and Emirates medical association. In addition during my 25 years after graduation I worked in many private hospitals as well as MOH hospitals as consultant urology, I had managed to participate  in the preparation and planning of hospital settings and purchasing equipments and materials in my institute and in all the hospitals I was working for.

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Younis Alshamsi
Consultant and Head of Urology Department   

Al Qassimi Hospital  
United Arab Emirates

German Board (Facharzt Urologie), FICRS, MRCSI, LRCP & SI., MB., BCh., BAO (NUI)
Assistant Professor of Urology – Sharjah university
General Secretary of Emirates Urology Society


Zaki Almallah
Consultant Urologist

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi 
United Arab Emirates

Dr Zaki Almallah is Consultant Urologist Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi since 2017.

Dr Zaki Almallah, was trained at the University Hospital Birmingham, UK and was appointed as consultant urologist in 2003, he was one of the youngest consultants in his field at that time. He founded the Birmingham Bladder Clinic the first specialised clinic to treat a wide range of bladder and voiding dysfunction. Patients travelled from further afield, like Germany and Ireland to seek his advice and expertise.

Dr Zaki Almallah has renowned expertise in managing patients with urinary problems following prostate cancer treatment and has published widely on the complications on radical prostatectomy. Dr Zaki Almallah has lectured regularly in the British Association of Urological Surgeons and the American Urological Annual Scientific conferences.

Dr Zaki Almallah current research focus is the role of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare and the impact on future urological practice.

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