Dr Salim Awad
Senior Consultant Physician
Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist
Burjeel Hospital
Abu Dhabi
UAE
Dr. Salim received his undergraduate degree from Cambridge school in 1968. He was awarded his medical degree from University of Baghdad in 1975 and subsequently awarded a scholarship for further training in Internal Medicne in 1979 at Newcastle Royal Victoria Infirmary Hospital where he was a Medical Resident. He subsequently completed his Fellowship in Gastroenterology. Dr. Salim joined the Gastroenterology Division as a faculty member in one of the government hospital in Abu Dhabi and has rapidly become a nationally recognised expert in Inflammatory Bowel Disease. The majority of his responsibilities are caring for patients with Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’e disease. A large number clinical trials and investigator initiated studies are conducted at the Hospital, and he is either the principal or co-investigator on all of them. He has published numerous articles, abstract and book chapters. Currently, Dr. Salim is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (FRCP), American Gastroenterological Associate Fellow (AGAF)and a member of numerous professional societies.