Dr. Hassan Shahryar Sheikh

Consultant - Oncology
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Dr. Hassan Shahryar Sheikh, M.B.B.S., is a consultant in the Hematology and Oncology Division at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) in Abu Dhabi.

Dr. Sheikh is certified by the American Boards of Internal Medicine, Geriatrics, Hematology, and Medical Oncology. He has expertise ranging from the diagnosis, and treatment of the benign and malignant disorders of the blood cells, lymph nodes, and bone marrow such as lymphoma, leukemia, and myeloma as well as tumors of the breast, lung, colon, rectum, prostate, kidneys, urinary bladder, esophagus, stomach, pancreas, ovaries among many others. In addition, Dr. Sheikh has a special focus on the management of older people with cancer requiring a comprehensive assessment. His research interests include clinical trials of novel agents, outcomes research, and geriatric oncology.

Doctor can help with

  • Breast cancer
  • Lung cancer
  • Prostate cancer
  • Colon and rectal cancer
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Stomach cancer
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Urinary bladder and kidney cancer
  • Testicular cancer
  • Ovary & uterus cancers
  • Liver and gall bladder cancers
  • Non-Hodgkin’s lymphomas
  • Brain cancer


  • American Society of Hematology (ASH)
  • European Hematology Association (EHA)
  • International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG)
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
  • European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO)

Licences and certifications

  • Diplomate American Board of Geriatrics
  • Diplomate American Board of Hematology
  • Diplomate American Board of Medical Oncology
  • Diplomate American Board of Internal Medicine

Training and work experience

  • Internship and Residency, Internal Medicine

    Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, USA

  • Fellowship, Geriatrics, and Aging

    University of Rochester, USA

  • Fellowship, Hematology and Medical Oncology

    Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, USA


  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

    Aga Khan University, Pakistan

Awards and recognitions

  • Futures Scholar

    American Medical Directors Association, USA


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