Dr. Christine El Yahchouchi

Consultant, Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
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Dr. Christine El Yahchouchi, MD, is a Consultant in the Anesthesia and Pain Management Department at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) in Abu Dhabi.

Following a residency in anesthesiology at the American University of Beirut (AUB), Dr. El Yahchouchi completed her fellowship training in pain medicine at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center in Ohio, USA. She has extensive experience in performing interventional pain procedures including spine and musculoskeletal interventions, radiofrequency ablation, and neuromodulation.

Dr. El Yahchouchi participated in pain medicine clinical research at Mayo Clinic Minnesota, culminating in several peer-reviewed papers. In addition, she is active in International Pain Societies as she holds the position of an instructor and vice-chair of education for the international division at Spine Intervention Society (SIS).

Doctor can help with

  • Cancer pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Neuropathic pain
  • Chronic back pain
  • Failed back surgery syndrome (FBSS)
  • Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)

Memberships

  • Gulf Pain School
  • Spine Intervention Society (SIS)

Licences & Certifications

  • The United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE)

Training & Work Experience

  • Consultant, Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

    Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City, UAE

  • Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

    American University of Beirut (AUB), Lebanon

Education

  • Fellowship, Pain Medicine

    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, USA
  • Residency, Anesthesiology

    American University of Beirut (AUB), Lebanon
  • Doctor of Medicine (MD)

    Lebanese University, Lebanon

Awards & Recognitions

  • Best Paper

    SIS 22nd Annual Meeting, Spine Intervention Society, Orlando
  • Best Paper

    SIS 22nd Annual Meeting, Spine Intervention Society, New York
  • Chief Resident for the Year Award

    American University of Beirut, Lebanon

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