Dr. Faisal Al Zidgali

Chair - Neonatology Division
Consultant - Neonatologist
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Dr. Faisal Al Zidgali, MBChB, is a Consultant Neonatologist and Chair of the Neonatology Division at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) in SSMC.

Dr. Al Zidgali received his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) degree from Glasgow University Medical School in the UK and continued further pediatric and neonatal training throughout the UK. He was a Consultant Neonatologist, Clinical Lead and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University Hospital of South Manchester for 10 years before joining Corniche Hospital, Abu Dhabi, in 2013.

As a member of the SEHA Neonatology Service Line Council, a Neonatal licensing examiner for the Department of Health and a Tasneef auditor for the Department of Health Maternity and Neonatology Peer Review Group, Dr. Al Zigdali is heavily involved in neonatal affairs at a national level. Licensed both in the UAE and the UK, Dr. Al Zidgali provides patients with a comprehensive and compassionate continuum of care.

Doctor can help with

  • Neonatology
  • Neonatal Medical and surgical intensive care

Memberships

  • Member - General Medical Council (UK)
  • Member - British Association of Perinatal Medicine (BAPM), UK
  • Member - SEHA Neonatology Service Line Council
  • Member - UAE National Committee, Maternity and Perinatal Death Surveillance & Response (MPDSR)
  • Member - Royal College of Physicians (MRCP), UK
  • Fellow of Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health (FRCPCH), UK

Licences and certifications

  • Licensed, Department of Health (DoH), UAE
  • Licensed, General Medical Council (GMC), UK
  • Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (CCST), UK

Training and work experience

  • Chair, Neonatology Division

    Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SMCC), UAE

  • Consultant, Neonatology

    Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SMCC), UAE

  • Interim Medical Director, Health Information Management (HIM)

    Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SMCC), UAE

  • Tasneef Assessor for Maternity & Neonatal Services, UAE

  • Department of Health (DoH) Neonatology Licensing Examiner,UAE

  • SEHA Neonatal Lead for Clinical Reference Group

  • Chair of Hospital Quality & Patient Safety Committee

    Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SMCC), UAE

  • Hospital Patient Safety Office

    Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SMCC), UAE

  • Consultant, Neonatology

    Corniche Hospital, UAE

  • Member of Pediatrics & Neonatology STC (Specialty Training Committee)

    NW Deanery, UK

  • Clinical Lead & Consultant Neonatologist

    University Hospital of South Manchester NHS, UK

  • Honorary Senior Lecturer

    University of Manchester Medical School, UK

Education

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB)

    Glasgow University, UK

Awards and recognitions

  • Certificate of Appreciation as Tasneef Auditor

    UAE
  • Medical Student Educator Award

    UAE
  • SEHA Certificate of Appreciation as Chair of Neonatology Service Line Council

  • Medical Student Mentor Award

    Manchester, UK
  • Patient Choice Award

    Manchester, UK

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