Dr. Nihal Salih

Specialist, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Medicine
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Dr. Nihal Salih is an internal medicine specialist in the neurology department at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) in Abu Dhabi.

She holds the Arab Board of Health Specialization (ABHS) in Internal Medicine and completed a four-year Residency Training Program in Internal Medicine at Mafraq Hospital, accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). With a total of 13 years of experience, Dr. Salih has worked at both Mafraq Hospital and SSMC, showcasing a dedicated and driven approach to patient care. Her clinical skills span across various medical specialties, including cardiology, rheumatology, nephrology, gastroenterology, pulmonology, infectious diseases, endocrinology, hematology-oncology, dermatology, radiology, critical care, and emergency medicine. Dr. Salih’s special interest lies in stroke units, where she actively contributed to the Stroke Unit Excellence Center at SSMC. Dr. Salih holds licenses from the Sudan Medical Council and the Department of Health (DOH) in Abu Dhabi, both as amةedical practitioner and as an internal medicine specialist.

Doctor can help with

  • Internal medicine
  • Cardiology
  • Rheumatology
  • Neurology
  • Nephrology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Pulmonology
  • Infectious diseases
  • Endocrinology
  • Hematology oncology
  • Dermatology
  • Radiology
  • Critical care
  • Emergency medicine

Licences and certifications

  • Licensed, Sudan Medical Council, Sudan
  • Licensed, Department of Health (DOH), Medical Practitioner, UAE
  • Licensed, Department of Health (DOH), Internal Medicine Specialist, UAE
  • Certified, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), Mafraq Hospital, UAE
  • Certified, Arab Board of Health Specialization (ABHS)-Internal Medicine

Training and work experience

  • Specialist, Internal Medicine, Neurology

    Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC), UAE

  • Residency Training Program, Internal Medicine

    Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME-I), Mafraq Hospital, UAE


  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.)

    National Ribat University, Sudan
  • Internal Medicine Arab Board Exam (Part I, II, OSCE)

Awards and recognitions

  • Excellency awards at the medical school, for distinctive academic achievement

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