Dr. Safia Rehman

Consultant, Radiology & Clinical Imaging
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English, Urdu, Pashto

Dr. Safia Rehman, M.Sc., P.G.Cert., F.R.C.R., M.B.B.S., is a consultant clinical imaging physician at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) in Abu Dhabi.

She has trained at Oxford University Hospitals, UK under renowned experts in the domains of nuclear medicine and diagnostic radiology and later worked as a consultant at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham which is a major tertiary care in the United Kingdom. Dr. Rehman brings to her field 18 years of experience and extensive expertise. Her areas of special interest include hybrid imaging (PET-CT and SPECT-CT) for adults and children, nuclear cardiology, neurological nuclear medicine, radionuclide therapies and general/emergency radiology including body imaging. Dr. Rehman is a Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists (FRCR) as well as an Associate of King’s College London (AKC). She has previously completed the membership examination of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine (MRCEM) and the intercollegiate membership examination of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS).

Doctor can help with

  • Diagnostic adult and pediatric nuclear medicine
  • Hybrid imaging
  • Nuclear cardiology
  • Therapeutic nuclear medicine for the management of benign and malignant thyroid disorders, prostate cancer, neuroendocrine cancers (including neuroblastoma)
  • Parathyroid and dementia imaging
  • Body imaging and emergency radiology


  • Associate of King’s College (AKC), UK
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists (FRCR), UK
  • Member - The Royal College of Emergency Medicine, UK (MRCEM)
  • Member - The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK (MRCS)

Licences and certifications

  • Permanent license, Department of Health, Abu Dhabi
  • Specialist license in Nuclear Medicine & Clinical Radiology, General Medical Council (GMC), UK
  • Certificate of completion of training (CCT) in Nuclear Medicine
  • Certificate of completion of training (CCT) in Clinical Radiology

Training and work experience

  • Consultant, Radiology & Nuclear Medicine

    Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC), UAE

  • Consultant, Nuclear Medicine & Clinical Radiology

    University Hospitals Birmingham, UK

  • Specialty Registrar, Clinical Radiology & Nuclear Medicine

    Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, UK

  • Specialty Registrar, Acute Care Common Stem (ACCS)

    University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, UK


  • Master of Science in Nuclear Medicine (Distinction)

    King’s College London, UK
  • Principal's Global Leadership Award

    King’s College London, UK
  • Language of Leadership Programme

    Health Education England
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education

    University of Dundee, UK
  • Oxford Bio Design Short Programme, UK

    University of Oxford, UK
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

    University of Peshawar, Pakistan
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