Dr. Manuel Algora

Consultant in Transfusion Medicine
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Dr. Manuel Algora, M.D., M.S.c., M.H.S.B.T., F.S.D.B.T. is a consultant in Transfusion Medicine in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) in Abu Dhabi.

A distinguished medical professional with over 30 years of experience in transfusion medicine, Dr. Algora brings extensive expertise in diagnosing and treating various blood-related disorders. Skilled in the rational use of blood and its components in surgical and medical settings, he excels in organizing and leading transfusion services. Additionally, he is highly skilled in apheresis procedures, autologous programs, and patient blood management programs, offering alternatives to blood transfusion.

Dr. Algora

As a visionary, Dr. Algora is well-versed in integrating innovation and technology for the efficient administration of blood, interfacing with different IT systems seamlessly. He is experienced in implementing medical policies and standards to ensure patient care, vigilance, and safety during interventions, consistently achieving clinical excellence.

Doctor can help with

  • Transfusion medicine
  • Apheresis treatments
  • Perioperative autotransfusion
  • Antibody testing in pregnancy
  • Platelet-rich plasma
  • Autologous eye drops
  • IT technology in transfusion
  • Hematology and hemotherapy
  • Blood management and utilization
  • Patient blood management
  • Laboratory medicine
  • Blood transfusion services


  • Member, Spanish Society of Blood Transfusion and Cellular Therapy (SETS)
  • Member, International Society of Blood Transfusion (ISBT)
  • Member, Association for the Advancement of Blood & Biotherapies (AABB)

Licences and certifications

  • Certified, Patient Blood Management Specialist, Mayo Clinic
  • Certified Auditor, European Quality Auditors

Training and work experience

  • Consultant in Transfusion Medicine

    Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC), Abu Dhabi

  • Director of Department of Transfusion Medicine

    National Reference Laboratory and Cleveland Clinic, Abu Dhabi

  • Director of Transfusion Medicine Service

    National Reference Laboratory, Mubadala Health Network, Abu Dhabi

  • Clinical Professor of Pathology

    Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, USA

  • Assistant Professor of Pathology

    Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi

  • Blood Bank Director and Consultant in Transfusion Medicine

    Cleveland Clinic, Abu Dhabi


  • Medical Doctor (MD)

    Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
  • Master Degree – Specialist in Haematology and Blood Transfusion

    Hospital Severo Ochoa

Awards and recognitions

  • Digital Health Care Award

    HIMSS-Elsevier International Award
  • Certificate of Appreciation

    Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
  • Team Excellence Award

    Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
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