Dr. Ahmad Al Shamsi

Chair of Division, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (ENT)
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Dr. Ahmad Al Shamsi, M.B., B.C.h., B.A.O. (NUI), L.R.C.P., SI, is the chair of the otolaryngology – head and neck surgery (ENT) division at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) in Abu Dhabi.

With over 17 years of experience as an otologist and cochlear implant surgeon. Dr. Al Shamsi specializes in adult and pediatric otology, neuro-otology diagnosis, prevention, and medical management. Renowned for his expertise in cochlear implantation, Dr. Al Shamsi offers innovative solutions to individuals with severe hearing loss. His proficiency in this area extends to surgical implantation procedures and post-operative rehabilitation.

Dr. Al Shamsi

With a focus on neuro-otology, Dr. Al Shamsi has contributed significantly to the field, particularly in diagnosing and treating vestibular disorders. His comprehensive understanding of the intricate mechanisms of the inner ear enables him to provide tailored solutions to patients suffering from vertigo, balance disorders, and other neuro-otological conditions. In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Al Shamsi is actively involved in medical research and education. He has contributed to numerous conferences and symposiums, sharing his insights and expertise with fellow professionals.

Doctor can help with

  • Cochlear implants
  • Otology
  • Pediatric ENT
  • Neuro-otology
  • Hearing loss
  • Dizziness
  • Vertigo
  • Hearing aid


  • Member, European Academy of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery (EAORL-HNS)

Licences and certifications

  • License, Department of Health (DOH), Abu Dhabi

Training and work experience

  • Chair of Division, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (ENT)

    Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC), UAE

  • Consultant, Otolaryngology (ENT) - Cochlear Implants

    Tawam Hospital, UAE

  • Head of Department, Otolaryngology (ENT)

    Tawam Hospital, UAE

  • Resident, Otolaryngology (ENT)

    Purpon, France

  • Intern, Medicine

    Tawam Hospital, UAE


  • Bachelor of Medicine (M.B.)

  • Bachelor of Surgery (B.C.h.)

  • Bachelor of Obstetrics (B.A.O.)(NUI)

  • Licentiate of the Royal College of Physicians (L.R.C.P.)

  • Surgical Intercollegiate (SI)

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