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American Hospital Dubai



Dr. Abdul Hafeez Siddiqui

Dr. Abdul Hafeez Siddiqui is a Consultant Pediatric Hematologist and Oncologist at the American Hospital Dubai. He is American Board certified in General Pediatrics and Pediatric Hematology and Oncology. He has over 15 years of experience under his belt. After completing his medical school from Dow Medical College in Pakistan he went on to receive his post graduate residency training in General Pediatrics at the Cook County Hospital in Chicago, USA. He then perused his career in pediatric hematology and oncology with Post-doctorate fellowship in Children’s Hospital of Michigan. Before moving to the United Arab Emirates he was working as an Associate Professor at the University of South Alabama. He was also the director of the Hemophilia Treatment Center in Mobile, Alabama. His primary interest is in hemoglobinopathies such as thalassemia and sickle cell disease and bleeding disorders. He has vast experience in treating children with cancers such as leukemias, lymphomas, brain tumors and other sarcomas. He has over 15 manuscripts and over 25 abstracts published in peer reviewed journals. He has received multiple international research grants related to Sickle cell disease and Hemophilia. He is passionate about teaching and training residents and medical students and has served as a mentor and advisor for several years.


Dr. Omer Abbas Ahmed

Dr. Omer Abbas Ahmed is a General Pediatrician with over 15 years of experience in Pediatrics. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland and the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health, UK. He received his pediatric training from Alder Hay Hospital-Liverpool and other UK hospitals and was a Consultant at Hertfordshire. Dr. Ahmed  has extensive experience in Respiratory/Asthma, Neonatology, Hematology/Oncology and Child Development.



Dr. Sathiya Jayapal

Dr. Sathiya Jayapal has a strong academic interest and served as the Lead Tutor in Pediatrics at the Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, UK for Undergraduate medical students from Oxford University for 3 years. He has served as an Under-graduate examiner at Oxford University and at Imperial College, London. He is also passionate about Post-graduate teaching and arranged regular small group tutorials on clinical OSCE/ communication skills for Pediatric specialty trainees preparing for their membership examination (MRCPCH). He has served as a panel member of Oxford deanery for regular appraisal of post-graduate trainees in Oxford.
He is a strong ambassador of self-directed learning among young medical graduates. He strives to empower the fellow junior colleagues with his vast clinical experience, leadership skills and promotes evidence based medicine. His dream is to foster good clinicians of the future who can deliver the best possible care in a safe manner to children and their families.