Dr. Saleh Ghazal

Consultant - Paediatrics
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Dr. Saleh Ghazal, DCH, MBBS, MRCPCH, is a Consultant Paediatrician at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) in Abu Dhabi.

With three decades of clinical experience, Dr. Ghazal is a UK-trained physician with an interest in paediatric allergies, pulmonology and medical education. With extensive experience and knowledge of acute and chronic paediatric problems, he obtained an MBBS followed by a Diploma in Child Health (DCH) from the University of Tripoli, Libya.

Dr. Ghazal completed higher specialist training in the UK and was awarded a Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) in Paediatrics. Following this, he worked as a consultant paediatrician at different NHS hospitals in the UK, primarily at the University Hospital of North Durham.

Outside of his clinical practice, he has in-depth involvement in medical education. He has coordinated and conducted several educational activities at local and regional levels, mentored trainees and participated regularly in the Royal College of Paediatric assessments as an exam board member.

Doctor can help with

  • General paediatrics
  • Paediatric allergies
  • Paediatric asthma


  • Member - The British Paediatric Respiratory Society (BPRS)
  • Member - The British Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (BSACI)
  • Member - The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH)
  • RCPCH Exam Board and Specialty Question Writing Group Member

Licences and certifications

  • Licensed, Department of Health (DoH), UAE
  • Licensed, General Medical Council (GMC), UK
  • Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) in Paediatrics, UK
  • Certified, Arab Board of Paediatrics

Training and work experience

  • Consultant, Paediatrics

    Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC), UAE

  • Consultant, Paediatrics

    Raigmore Hospital, UK

  • Consultant, Paediatrics & Neonatology

    Habib Medical Group, KSA

  • Consultant, Paediatrics

    North Cumbria University Hospital, UK

  • Consultant, Paediatrics & Neonatology

    University Hospital of North Durham, UK

  • Consultant, Paediatrics & Neonatology

    Northumbria Healthcare, UK

  • Consultant, Paediatrics & Neonatology

    South Tees Hospital, UK

  • Consultant, Paediatrics & Neonatology

    South Tyneside, UK

  • Higher Specialist Training, UK


  • PGCert, Clinical Education

    Newcastle University
  • Diploma in Child Health (DCH)

    University of Tripoli, Libya
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

    Benghazi Medical University, Libya
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