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Dr. Humaid Al Shamsi

Dr. Humaid Al Shamsi

Medical Oncologist


Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Works at Burjeel Specialty Hospital, Sharjah

15 years of experience

About Dr. Humaid Al Shamsi

  • Dr Humaid Alshamsi is a Medical Oncologist possessing more than 18 years of experience.
  • After completing graduation from Cork University, Ireland, he pursued his internal medicine residency training at McMaster University in Canada followed by a fellowship in medical oncology in 2011.
  • In 2013, he completed a subspecialty combined fellowship in gastrointestinal and Palliative oncology.
  • He is currently focused on reforming oncology care in the UAE to bring improvement in patients’ outcomes.
  • He acquired board certifications in Medical Oncology from the UK, Canada, and the USA.
  • He has been associated with various organizations including Emirates Oncology Society (EOS) - President, Emirates Oncology Associations, The International Society of Gastrointestinal Oncology (ISGIO), American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), and many more.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dr. Humaid Al Shamsi's

  • , University College Cork Medical School, Cork, Ireland ( BMedSc(Hon),Completed June 2002 , awarded June 2004,MB(Hon) , BAO, Bch June 2004 – Graduation with Honours)
  • , 2012, Medical Oncology fellowship Training Program
  • , 2013, Combined Post-doctoral Clinical fellowship in Gastrointestinal Oncology and palliative oncology
  • , 2010, Internal Medicine Training Program
  • , 2012, Canadian Board in Medical oncology – Medical Oncology specialist certification -The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada – FRCP(C) Medical oncology
  • , 2012, American Board in Medical Oncology (ABIM)
  • , 2012, Membership Royal College of Physician of United Kingdom – Specialist Certification Examination in Medical Oncology – MRCP (UK) Medical Oncology
  • , 2011, Canadian Board in Internal Medicine , Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Specialty exam – FRCP(C) Internal Medicine
  • , American Board in Internal Medicine – ABIM Board Certified

1st Graduate of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed program for outstanding UAE physicians training program in 2016. The outstanding researcher of the year 2020 by the emirates medical association Sep 2020. Certificate of appreciation from the UAE Embassy in Washington D.C, USA. MSA (Medical Staff Association) Outstanding Senior Resident of the Year Award 2012. Jeff Ginsberg subspecialty resident Award 2012. Runner-up, Chief resident of the year – Internal Medicine training Program 2009-2010. Internal Medicine Chief’s Cup 2009-2010. Certificate of appreciation from the UAE Embassy in London, UK.

  • Publications in prostate, lung, breast, Colorectal, hepatobiliary, and gastric cancer.

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Dr. Humaid Al Shamsi practices at Burjeel Specialty Hospital, Sharjah

Dr. Humaid Al Shamsi specialty is Medical Oncologist

Dr. Humaid Al Shamsi is Medical Oncologist with 15 years of experience.

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