Dr. Sarfraz Ahmad

Consultant Surgeon - Urology
Director of Robotic Surgery
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Dr. Ahmad, MBBS, PhD, MRCS, FRCS (Urol), is a Consultant Urological Surgeon and Director of Robotic Surgery at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) in Abu Dhabi.

With over a decade of experience in urologic oncology and endourology, Dr. Ahmad is UK trained and has special surgical and clinical expertise in performing robotic, laparoscopy and complex open urological procedures. He pioneered robotic cystectomy service in Scotland and also led a team to do the first robotic-assisted surgery at SSMC in 2020.

Dr. Ahmad is heavily involved in healthcare research, particularly prostate cancer, and has received multiple prestigious international awards and recognitions for his publications. He has published numerous research articles in leading peer-reviewed journals and has authored book chapters. Passionate about medical education, Dr. Ahmad is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Urology at Khalifa University and has delivered numerous medical lectures in international meetings and training courses. Additionally, he established SSMC’s first Leadership Program for medical students.

Doctor can help with

  • Bladder cancer
  • Prostate cancer
  • Kidney cancer
  • Testicular cancer
  • Urinary stone disease
  • Lower urinary tract symptoms and male sexual disorders


  • Member - European Association of Urology (EAU)
  • Member - Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd)

Licences and certifications

  • Certificate, Da Vinci System Training, ORSI Academy
  • Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT), The Joint Committee on Surgical Training
  • Certificate of Completion of Basic Surgical Training (CCBST), Intercollegiate Committee for Basic Surgical Examinations, the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland

Training and work experience

  • Consultant Surgeon, Urology

    Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC), Abu Dhabi

  • Consultant Urological and Robotic Surgeon

    Aberdeen Royal Infirmary (ARI), UK

  • Lead, Robotic Cystectomy and Bladder Cancer

    North of Scotland Cancer Network, UK

  • Honorary Associate

    University of Aberdeen, UK

  • Urological Surgery Training (CCT)

    The East of Scotland Training Programme, UK

  • Focused Ultrasound Fellowship

    University of Dundee, UK


  • Fellowship of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons FRCS (Urol)

    Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

    The National University of Ireland
  • Membership Examination (MRCS)

    Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, UK
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

    Nishtar Medical College, Pakistan

Awards and recognitions

  • Young Investigator Awards

    Focused Ultrasound Foundation, USA
  • Best Research Paper, Urological Literature

    European Association of Urology
  • Doctor Award for Best Published Paper

    The Irish Journal of Medical Science
  • Oncology Scholars Travel Award

    Irish Cancer Society


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