Dr. Salma Elkhabier

Consultant – General Paediatrics
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Dr. Salma Elkhabier, M.B.B.S., is a general paediatric consultant at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) in Abu Dhabi. Dr Elkhabier is a senior American board-certified paediatrician with over 13 years of experience as a consultant paediatrician and over 2 decades of General Paediatric care. She is an expert in inpatient, outpatient, and high-dependency care with a special interest in asthma management, autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, childhood obesity, and caring for children with complex medical needs.

Dr. Salma Elkhabier obtained her medical degree from Khartoum University in Sudan and completed her paediatric residency at Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta Georgia, USA. She then worked as a consultant paediatrician before moving to Abu Dhabi.

She is a passionate educator and currently serves as the Paediatric Clerkship Director for Khalifa University as well as a core faculty for the paediatric residency program. She is a regional and international speaker for multiple Pediatric conferences for which she received multiple awards and a DOH examiner for paediatric consultants.

Doctor can help with

  • General paediatrics
  • Adolescent medicine


  • Fellow - American Academy of Paediatrics, USA
  • Member - Georgia Board of Medical Specialties, USA
  • Member - American Medical Association, USA

Licences and certifications

  • Licensed, Department of Health (DOH), UAE
  • Licensed, State of Georgia, USA

Training and work experience

  • Consultant, General Paediatrics

    Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC), UAE

  • Clerkship Director, Paediatrics Residency

    Khalifa University, UAE

  • Consultant, Paediatrics

    Mafraq Hospital, UAE

  • Consultant, Paediatrics

    Daffodil Pediatrics and Family Medicine, USA

  • Consultant, Paediatrics

    Kids Avenue Pediatrics, USA

  • Resident, Paediatrics

    Morehouse School of Medicine, USA

  • Resident, Paediatrics,

    King Fahad Specialist Hospital, Saudi Arabia


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

    Khartoum University, Sudan

Awards and recognitions

  • Excellency in Student Teaching Award

  • Excellency in Resident Teaching Award

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