Dr. Isam Sayed Mahmoud Salih

Consultant, Vascular Neurology
Chair, Neurology Department
Lead, Stroke Department
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Dr. Isam Sayed Mahmoud Salih, F.R.C.P., is a vascular neurology consultant at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) in Abu Dhabi. In addition to his clinical role, he holds distinguished positions as the chair of the neurology division and the director of the stroke division at SSMC. With an impressive 23 years of clinical experience in the UK, Dr. Salih holds a Certificate of Completion of Training (C.C.T.) in stroke and general medicine.

Throughout his career, Dr. Salih has achieved notable distinctions in the academic, clinical, and research spheres while contributing his expertise to esteemed organizations in the UK. His expertise encompasses vascular neurology, strokes, hypertension, and clinical pharmacology. Further enhancing his qualifications, he holds a fellowship at the Royal College of Physicians, UK.

Doctor can help with

  • Vascular neurology
  • Stroke
  • Hypertension
  • Medicine
  • Clinical pharmacology


  • Chair – SEHA Stroke Committee, UAE
  • Member - British Association of Stroke Physicians (B.A.S.P.), UK
  • Fellow - Royal College of Physician (F.R.C.P), UK

Licences and certifications

  • Certificate of Completion of Training (C.C.T.), Stroke, UK
  • Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT), General Medicine, UK
  • Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT), Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, UK

Training and work experience

  • Consultant, Vascular Neurology

    Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC), UAE

  • Consultant, Vascular Neurologist

    Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, UAE

  • Consultant, Stroke Physician

    NHS Trust, UK


  • Nye Bevan Clinical Leadership Award

    NHS Leadership Academy, UK
  • Certificate in Medical Education

    Newcastle University, UK

Awards and recognitions

  • NHS Clinical Excellence Award level 6

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