Dr. Sanjay Ayathan

Consultant, Emergency Medicine
Program Director, Emergency Medicine Residency Program
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Dr. Sanjay Ayathan, F.R.C.E.M., M.R.S.M., M.R.C.S., is an emergency medicine consultant at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) in Abu Dhabi.

He is also the program director of the emergency medicine residency program at SSMC. He has 22 years of extensive experience in adult and pediatric emergency medicine. Trained in the UK, he brings a decade of expertise to the field, having served as an emergency medicine consultant and medical educator in Abu Dhabi. With memberships in prestigious organizations such as the Royal College of Emergency Medicine (F.R.C.E.M.), Royal Society of Medicine (M.R.S.M.), and the Royal College of Surgeons (M.R.C.S.) in the UK, Dr. Ayathan is committed to advancing the standards of emergency medicine. His expertise extends to trauma care, adult and pediatric resuscitation simulation training, and medical education. Licensed by the General Medical Council (GMC) in the UK and the Department of Health (DOH) in Abu Dhabi. Dr. Ayathan holds a Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (CCT) from the UK. He has been awarded the Excellence in Teaching Award from the Department of Academic Affairs.

Doctor can help with

  • Trauma care
  • Adult and pediatric resuscitation simulation training
  • Medical education


  • Fellow - Royal College of Emergency Medicine (F.R.C.E.M.), UK
  • Member - Royal Society of Medicine (M.R.S.M.), UK
  • Member of Royal College of Surgeons (M.R.C.S.), UK

Licences and certifications

  • Licensed, General Medical Council License (GMC), UK
  • Licensed, Department of Health (DOH), Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (CCT), UK

Training and work experience

  • Consultant, Emergency Medicine

    Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC), UAE

  • Consultant, Emergency Medicine

    Royal Derby Hospital, UK

  • Specialist Registrar, Emergency Medicine

    East Midlands and Trent Deanery, UK


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

Awards and recognitions

  • Excellence in Teaching Award–Dept of Academic Affairs

  • Nominated for the “Pride of Derby Hospitals” Award in the UK

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