Dr. Rabih Chahine

Consultant, Obstetrics & Gynecology , Maternal-Fetal Medicine
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Dr. Rabih Chahine, MD, is a Consultant in the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Division at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) in Abu Dhabi.

Before joining SSMC, Dr. Chahine was the Chief Medical Officer and Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Rafik Hariri University Hospital (RHUH) in Beirut, Lebanon for 8 years where he managed a large team of consultants, resident staff, medical students, in addition to midwives, nurses and administrative personnel.

Known for his unwavering commitment to patient care, clinical excellence, and medical education, Dr. Chahine’s experience in the field extends over 23 years, specifically in high-risk obstetrics, advanced prenatal diagnosis, and ultrasonography.

Dr. Chahine also pioneered one of the largest referral programs for Abnormally Invasive Placenta (AIP) in Lebanon and the Middle East. His work on the adoption of the Robson classification for cesarean sections earned him recognition as a WHO regional expert on the Robson classification. Furthermore, Dr.Chahine has several publications and is an active member of many local and regional scientific societies and groups.

Doctor can help with

  • High-risk pregnancies
  • Prenatal genetic screening and diagnosis
  • Prenatal diagnosis and advanced ultrasonography
  • Surgical management of placenta accreta spectrum disorder (PAS)

Memberships

  • Adjunct Member, Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM)
  • Former Executive Secretary, Arab Maternal-Fetal Medicine Expert Group
  • Member, Arab Association of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Societies' (AAOGS)
  • Former Chair of the Scientific Committee and Board Member, Lebanese Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology (LSOG)

Licences & Certifications

  • Consultant Physician License, Ministry of Public Health - Lebanon
  • Consultant Physician License, Department of Health Abu Dhabi (DoH)

Training & Work Experience

  • Chief Medical Officer and Chair of Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

    Rafik Hariri University Hospital, Lebanon

  • Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynecology

    American University of Beirut Medical Center, Lebanon

  • Fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine

    University of Memphis, USA

  • Associate Clinical Faculty, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

    American University of Beirut, Lebanon

  • Instructor, Faculty of Medical Sciences

    Lebanese University, Lebanon

  • Residency Training, Obstetrics and Gynecology

    American University of Beirut Medical Center, Lebanon

Education

  • Executive Master of Health Management (EMHA)

    École supérieure des affaires, Lebanon
  • Master in Public Health (MPH)

    École supérieure des affaires, Lebanon
  • Doctor of Medicine (MD)

    American University of Beirut, Lebanon

Awards & Recognitions

  • Dean's Honor List

    American University of Beirut, Lebanon
  • Recognition Award

    The Egyptian Society of Gynaecology and Obstetrics
  • Recognition Award

    Saudi Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Recognition Award

    Lebanese Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology