Dr. Abdulkarim Medhat Saleh

Consultant, Nephrology
Acting Dean, Education
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Dr. Abdulkarim Medhat Saleh is a nephrology consultant at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) in Abu Dhabi. He is also the acting dean of education at SSMC.

As a consultant nephrologist, he is affiliated with prestigious organizations such as the American Society of Nephrology (USA) and the Emirates Medical Association, Nephrology and Transplantation (UAE). Dr. Saleh holds a license from the American Board of Internal Medicine in Nephrology. His professional journey of 27 years includes leadership roles at SKMC, where he founded the education institute, chaired the renal program, and the department of medicine, and served as the Deputy Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Saleh completed his Fellowship in Nephrology at Yale University, USA, and his Residency in Internal Medicine at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, USA. He earned his Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Honors Biology from the University of Illinois and his Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) from the American University of Beirut, Lebanon.

Doctor can help with

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology


  • Member - American Society of Nephrology, USA
  • Member - Emirates Medical Association, Nephrology and Transplantation, UAE

Licences and certifications

  • Licensed, American Board of Internal Medicine, Nephrology, USA

Training and work experience

  • Consultant, Nephrology

    Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC), UAE

  • Acting Dean, Education

    Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC), UAE

  • Fellowship Trainee, Nephrology

    Yale University, USA

  • Residency Trainee, Internal Medicine

    McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, USA


  • Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)

    The American University of Beirut, Lebanon
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Biology

    The University of Illinois, USA
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