Dr. Ahsen Nazir

Consultant Pulmonary & Sleep Medicine - Chair of Division
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Dr. Ahsen Nazir, MBBS (Pak), FRCP(Glasg), CCT(UK), MRCP (Resp Med), MRCP(UK), is Chair of the Pulmonary Medicine Division and a Pulmonary & Sleep Medicine Consultant at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) in Abu Dhabi.

Dr. Nazir has 9 years of consultant experience in Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine working in renowned tertiary care and teaching hospitals in England and the UAE. He has an interest in severe asthma, endobronchial ultrasound and sleep-disordered breathing.  He is an active faculty member of the internal medicine residency program at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City. Additionally, he is also part of the Respirology Scientific Committee at the National Institute for Health Specialties, UAE.

Doctor can help with

  • Severe Asthma
  • Bronchoscopy and Endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS)
  • Sleep-disordered breathing
  • General pulmonary
  • Respiratory medicine including chronic cough
  • Smoking related lung diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Intersitial lung disease
  • Lung nodule and pleural diseases


  • Royal College of Physicians, UK
  • European Respiratory Society (ERS)
  • Respirology Scientific Committee, UAE

Licences and certifications

  • Licensed, Consultant Pulmonary Diseases – Department of Health (DOH), Abu Dhabi
  • Licensed, Consultant Respiratory & Internal Medicine – General Medical Council (GMC), UK
  • Certificate of Completion of Higher Training – Respiratory & Internal Medicine (CCT), UK

Training and work experience

  • Consultant, Division Chair, Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine

    Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SMCC), Abu Dhabi

  • Consultant, Pulmonology & Sleep Medicine

    Mafraq Hospital, UAE

  • Consultant, Pulmonology & Sleep Medicine

    Royal Lancaster Infirmary, University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust, UK

  • Consultant, Pulmonology & Sleep Medicine

    Warring hospital, Warrington and Halton Teaching hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK

  • Higher Specialist Training, Pulmonary, Sleep & Internal Medicine

    Mersey Deanery Location Hospital Trusts – Health Education Northwest England training Program, UK


  • FRCP

    Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow, UK
  • CCT - Certificate of Completion of Training

    Respiratory & Internal Medicine, UK
  • MRCP Resp Med

    Royal College of Physicians, UK
  • MRCP

    Royal College of Physicians, UK
  • MBBS

    Rawalpindi Medical College, Pakistan
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