With over 15 years of consultant-level experience treating vascular disease, Dr. Baguneid specializes in aortic, carotid, and peripheral artery disease. He graduated from the University of Manchester and achieved his Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons. His novel research into tissue engineering of blood vessels between Manchester Royal Infirmary and Royal Free Hospital, London, earned him a Doctorate of Medicine (MD) from the University of Manchester. He also received a Master’s Degree with merit in Business Administration from the Alliance Manchester Business School.
Since moving to the UAE, he has helped shape diabetic foot services and advanced vascular surgery in the region. He has published and presented widely on many aspects of vascular surgery including oncovascular surgery. He provides support to regional surgical oncology teams and has taught many consultants to perform a wide range of complex vascular treatments. In addition, he trains surgeons in the art of managing vascular trauma in international workshops and conferences.
As a clinical leader, Dr. Baguneid has held many senior leadership roles in the UK and the UAE. Shortly after becoming a Consultant, he was appointed Clinical Director of Vascular Surgery at a large University Teaching Hospital in Manchester and was involved in the reconfiguration of regional vascular services. Later on, he was appointed as Medical Director of a large service transformation program in the UK. He was the Chair of Surgery in Al Ain Hospital and also worked with the SEHA Transformation Team on region-wide healthcare changes before joining SSMC.
Dr. Baguneid has published over 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals and is the editor of the Oxford Handbook of Key Clinical Evidence and the Oxford Handbook of Surgical Guidelines.