Dr. Saima Asghar

Specialist- Neonatology
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Dr. Saima Asghar MBBS, FCPS, MRCPCH, is a Neonatology Specialist in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) in Abu Dhabi.

Dr. Asghar has over one decade of experience in Pediatrics and Neonatology. She has special expertise in neonatal ventilation and various neonatal procedures and provides comprehensive care to preterm babies and term neonates. Currently, she is an editorial board member of various international, peer-reviewed journals.

Dr. Asghar received her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from Allama Iqbal Medical College, Pakistan before pursuing an Internship in Pediatrics, Internal Medicine & Pulmonology at Jinnah Hospital, Pakistan. In addition to her clinical roles, Dr. Asghar has published numerous medical articles discussing a wide range of topics related to her field.

Doctor can help with

  • Neonatology
  • General pediatrics


  • European Society of Paediatrics and Neonatal Intensive Care (ESPNIC)
  • European Academy of Paediatrics (EAP)
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (Glasgow) - MRCPS
  • Member Royal College of Physicians (Edinburgh) - MRCPE
  • British Perinatal Association (BPA)
  • British Pediatric Neurology Association (BPNA)
  • Pakistan Paediatric Association (PPA)
  • Newborn Brain Society (NBBS)
  • Member - European Board certified Neonatal and Pediatrics intensive care (ESPNIC)

Licences and certifications

  • Licensed, Pediatrics Specialist, Department of Health - Abu Dhabi (DoH)
  • Licensed, Pediatrics Specialist, Dubai Health Authority (DHA)
  • Pakistan Medical & Dental Council

Training and work experience

  • Specialist Physician, Pediatrics & Neonatology

    Emirates Specialty Hospital, UAE

  • Consultant, Pediatrics & Neonatology

    Zubaida Medical Centre, Pakistan

  • Pediatrics & Neonatology Residency

    Services Hospital, Pakistan

  • Internship in Pediatrics, Internal Medicine & Pulmonology

    Jinnah Hospital, Pakistan


  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

    Allama Iqbal Medical College, Pakistan
  • Fellowship

    Pediatrics and Neonatology Services Hospital
  • Fellow of College of Physicians and Surgeons (FCPS Paediatrics), Pakistan

  • European Board of Pediatrics (EBP)

  • Membership of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health(MRCPCH)


Awards and recognitions

  • Recognition Award

    Emirates Specialty Hospital, UAE
  • Winner Quality Improvement Project on Breastfeeding

    Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC), UAE
  • Best Intern of The Year Award

    Jinnah Hospital, Pakistan
  • Best Post Graduate Resident

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