Dr. Nehad Ibrahim AbuTaha

Consultant - Rheumatology
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Dr. Nehad Ibrahim AbuTaha, MRCP, BSR, MBBS, MIR, is a Consultant Rheumatologist at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) in Abu Dhabi.

With 20 years of experience in the field of rheumatology, Dr. AbuTaha possesses a special interest in connective tissue diseases, especially systemic lupus and vasculitis. Moreover, he specializes in the treatment of inflammatory arthritis, psoriasis and ankylosing spondylitis, as well as the management of complex cases of osteoporosis.

Furthermore, Dr. AbuTaha is a rheumatology examiner for SEHA and a member of the Outpatient Practice Subcommittee (OPC) at SSMC. He is also a member of the Advanced Academic Rheumatology Review Course (ADARRC) and is licensed to practice in the UAE, UK and Spain.

Doctor can help with

  • Rheumatology
  • Connective tissue diseases
  • Systemic lupus erythematous
  • Inflammatory arthropathy
  • Vasculitis
  • Crystal arthropathy
  • Osteoporosis


  • Member - British Society for Rheumatology (BSR)
  • Member - The Royal College of Physicians (MRCP), UK
  • Member - Spanish Society of Rheumatology (SER)
  • Member - Emirates Society for Rheumatology (ESR)

Licences and certifications

  • Licensed, Department of Health (DoH), UAE
  • Licensed, General Medical Council (GMC), UK
  • Licensed, Colegio de Medicos, Spain

Training and work experience

  • Consultant, Rheumatology

    Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SMCC), UAE

  • Consultant, Rheumatology

    Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC), UAE

  • Consultant, Rheumatology

    Mafraq Hospital, UAE

  • Consultant, Rheumatology

    Northumbria University, UK

  • Consultant, Rheumatology

    Doncaster Royal Infirmary, UK

  • Consultant, Rheumatology

    University of North Staffordshire Hospital ,UK

  • Consultant, Rheumatology

    BHR University Hospitals, UK

  • Specialist, Rheumatology

    King George Hospital, UK

  • Fellowship in Rheumatology & General Internal Medicine (GIM)

    University Hospital Jimenez Diaz, Spain


  • Specialist Rheumatology Degree

    Ministry of Health, Spain
  • Spanish MRCP “MIR”

    Ministerio de Sanidad, Spain
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

    University of Valencia, Spain
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