Dr. Afraa Alyousef

Specialist, Obstetrics and gynecology
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Dr. Afraa Alyousef, M.B.B.S., is a specialist obstetrician and gynecologist at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) in Abu Dhabi.

Dr. Afraa Alyousef is a board-certified physician with seven years of experience in the field, having obtained her M.B.B.S. degree from the Syrian International University for Science and Technology. She is licensed by both the Syrian board and the Arab board in obstetrics and gynecology. Having worked in various medical settings across Syria and the UAE, Dr. Alyousef provides high-quality care to women of all ages and backgrounds. She possesses expertise in managing both normal and high-risk pregnancies, performing surgeries, diagnosing and treating reproductive disorders and offering family planning services. Her areas of special interest include aesthetic gynecology and infertility management.

Doctor can help with

  • Obstetrics and gynecology


  • Member - The Syrian Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Member - Middle East Fertility Society (MEFS)
  • Member - European Society of Aesthetic Gynecology (ESAG)

Licences and certifications

  • Licensed, Arab board
  • Licensed, Syrian board
  • Licensed, Department of Health (DoH), Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Licensed, PROMPT Maternity Foundation
  • Certified, Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Basic Fetal Ultrasound Certificate
  • Certified in neonatal resuscitation
  • Certified in colposcopy
  • Certified in family planning (WHO)

Training and work experience

  • Specialist, obstetrics and gynecology

    Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC), UAE

  • Specialist doctor

    Al Riyadh Medical Center, UAE

  • Specialist doctor

    Family Planning Governmental Clinic, Syria

  • Specialist doctor

    Private practice, Syria

  • Residency program

    Ministry of Health, Syria


  • Arab Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

  • Syrian Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.)

    Syrian International University for Science and Technology, Syria

Awards and recognitions

  • Top three in class

    Syrian International University for Science and Technology, Syria
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