Medical Oncology


The Medical Oncology Department at Burjeel Medical City (BMC), Abu Dhabi, provides unparalleled cancer expertise and compassionate clinical care for patients with all types of cancer.

From early diagnosis to prevention and treatment, our multidisciplinary team of medical, surgical, and radiation oncologists works together with the paramedical staff to create unique patient-centered treatments. In addition to helping direct the treatment plan, they have extensive expertise in cancer staging that can predict survival times and the likely outcomes.

Following global oncology protocols, our experts will provide all the appropriate services to aid each patient in their physical, psychological, and emotional recovery. They are highly trained in managing complications that commonly arise during and after therapy, delivering unmatchable outcomes.

As a renowned quaternary cancer treatment institute, we bring the best of human minds along with state-of-the-art technologies, and cutting-edge facilities to ensure happier, healthier, and longer lives for everyone.

Conditions We Treat
  • Anal cancer
  • Thyroid cancer
  • Ovarian cancer
  • Cervical cancer
  • Prostate cancer
  • Bladder cancer
  • Stomach cancer
  • Testicular cancer
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Blood cancers (including leukemia and lymphoma)
  • Bone cancer (such as osteosarcoma and chondrosarcoma)
  • Brain cancer (both primary and metastatic)
  • Breast cancer (including invasive ductal and lobular carcinoma)
  • Colorectal cancer (including stromal and carcinoid tumors)
  • Head and neck cancer (including oral and laryngeal cancer)
  • Kidney cancer (including renal cell and urothelial carcinoma)
  • Liver cancer (predominately hepatocellular carcinoma)
  • Lung cancer (including small cell and non-small cell cancers)
  • Skin cancers (including melanoma and actinic keratosis)
Treatments We Offer
  • Surgery
  • Radiation
  • Chemotherapy
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Team that Cares

Dr. Sadir Alrawi

Senior Consultant/Chief Executive Officer, Burjeel Medical city

Prof. Humaid Obaid bin Harmal Al Shamsi

Consultant/Director Oncology Services, VPS

Dr. Ibrahim Husni Mohd Abugheida

Head of Department - Radiation Oncology

Dr. Taj Mohammed Fiyaz Chowdhry

Consultant Thoracic Surgeon

Dr. Jafaru Abu

Consultant Gynecological Oncology Surgeon

Dr. Hassan Jaafar

Consultant Medical Oncology

Dr. Nadia Abdelwahed

Specialist Medical Oncologist

Dr. Mohamed Mourad Hashim

Consultant & Head - Anaesthesiology
ICU & Pain Management

Dr. Zainul Aabideen

Consultant - Paediatric
HOD Paediatric, and Paediatric Haematology and Oncology

Dr. Abdul Hachem

Consultant - Oral Maxillofacial & Facial Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Tahir Mirza

Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

Dr. Ali Iyoob Valiyaveettil

Consultant and Head - Gastrointestinal Surgery

Dr. Leon Alexander

Specialist Plastic Surgery

Dr. Abdulhadi Quadri

Consultant - Gastroenterologist

Dr. Ramkumar Susarla

Consultant - Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Abdul Rahim Ibrahim Ismail Al Suhaili

Consultant and Director Nuclear Medicine Department

Dr. Rehan Saif

Director - Transplant Surgery for Burjeel Abdominal Multi-Organ Transplant Program, Clinical Lead - HPB Surgery, Consultant General Surgery

Dr. Rishikesh Ramesh Pandya

Director of Urology and Uro Oncology

Dr. Nicholas Wyon

Consultant - Anesthesia / Critical Care Medicine

Dr. Ramamurthy Ganesan Baskaran

Consultant Anaesthesiology & Transplant Anaesthesia

Dr. Dima Ibrahim

Specialist - Infectious Diseases

Dr. Neil Arun Nijhawan

Consultant Hospice & Palliative Medicine
Director of Palliative & Supportive Care, Burjeel Cancer Institute

Dr. Ghaith Makhlouf

HOD - Pathology
Consultant - Anatomic Pathologist

Dr. Mansi Sachdev

Consultant - Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplant

Dr. Maciej Szwedowski

Consultant - Urology & Uro-Oncology

Dr. Syed Faheem Ahmad Sayed Altaf Ahmad

Specialist - General Surgery

Dr. Firuz Ibrahim

Specialist - Nuclear Medicine

Dr. Emad Al Nemnem

Head of the department, Consultant Pulmonary Disease

Dr. Sukhant Bagdia

Specialist Pulmonary Disease

Dr. Tamer Abdelgawad

Head of Diagnostic Radiology

Dr. Shimaa Elsabae

Radiology Specialist

Dr. Yoginee Pundlik Sonawane

Specialist - Radiation Oncology

Ms. Noor Farouk Abu Dheir

Clinical Dietician

Ms. Rayan Ali Mahmoud Daoud Ahmed

Clinical Dietician