Dr. Ayman El-Hattab

Dr. Ayman El-Hattab


Clinical Genetics

19 years of experience
16 years as a specialist

Languages spoken

  • Arabic
  • English
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Registered with

  • Department of Health Abu Dhabi: GD17512
  • Dubai Health Authority: 32026922
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    Practices worked at

    Neuropedia Childrens Neuroscience Center

    Jumeira Street 136, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
    58 reviews

    Mediclinic City Hospital

    Building 37 - 26th St - Umm Hurair 2Dubai Healthcare City - Dubai - United Arab Emirates, United Arab Emirates
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    Specialist's working hours

    08:00 - 14:00
    08:00 - 14:00
    16:00 - 20:00 | 08:00 - 14:00
    12:00 - 20:00
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    08:00 - 14:00


    Dr. Ayman El-Hattab is a consultant in clinical genetics with over fifteen years' experience in the field. He is board-certified with the American Board of Pediatrics, the American Board of Clinical Genetics, and the American Board of Biochemical Genetics. In addition, he is Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Fellow of the American College of Medical Genetics, Member of the American Society of Human Genetics, Member of the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation, Member of the European Society of Human Genetics, Member of the Society for the Study of Inborn Errors of Metabolism, and Member of the Society for Inherited Metabolic Disorders.

    Dr. Ayman El-Hattab worked in the USA (Baylor College of Medicine and University of Missouri), Saudi Arabia (King Fahad Medical City) and several hospitals in UAE. He currently practices at Mediclinic City Hospital, King's College Hospital, Neuropedia Children's Neuroscience Center, and Genesis Healthcare Center in Dubai; Kanad (Oasis Hospital) in Al Ain; KidsHeart Medical Center in Abu Dhabi, and University Hospital in Sharjah. He provides health care for adults and children with genetic and metabolic diseases or suspected to have these diseases. This includes conducting clinical evaluation, performing genetic tests, providing advice on management, and delivering genetic counseling for patients and families.He also encounters healthy individuals seeking genetic screening and counseling.

    Dr. Ayman El-Hattab is also an Associate Professor at the College of Medicine in the University of Sharjah. He has a very active role in clinical research. He currently has more than 100 publications in peer-reviewed journals and had large number of presentations in several national and international conferences.He has also conducted several clinical trials. His field of research includes chromosomal abnormalities, inborn errors of metabolism (metabolic diseases), mitochondrial disorders, neurogenetic disorders, cancer genetics, and novel gene-disease discovery.

    Dr. Ayman El-Hattab's provides wide variety of clinical genetic services including:

    • Pediatric genetic diseases including developmental delay, behavioral disorders and congenital malformations
    • Chromosol and genetic syndromes
    • Metabolic diseases
    • Mitochondrial diseases
    • Inherited genetic cancers
    • Inherited genetic hearing loss and eye diseases
    • Cardiovascular genetic diseases
    • Neurogenetic diseases
    • Prenatal and preconception genetic evaluation
    • Preventive genetics and genetic screening
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    • Genetic Consultation & Counselling
    • Genetic Screening
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    Special interests

    • Cancer Genetics
    • Cardiovascular Genetics
    • Chromosomal Syndromes
    • Genetic Hearing Loss
    • Genetic Syndromes
    • Inherited Eye Diseases
    • Metabolic Diseases
    • Mitochondrial Diseases
    • Neurogenetics
    • Paediatric Genetics
    • Preconception Genetics
    • Prenatal Genetics
    • Preventive Genetics
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    • American Board of Clinical Genetics
    • American Board of Biochemical Genetics (Metabolic)
    • American Board of Pediatrics
    • Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics
    • Fellow of the American College of Medical Genetics
    • Associate Professor, College of Medicine, University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE
    • Chief Author for Genetics, SimulConsult (Diagnostic Decision Support System), Massachusetts, USA
    • Consulting Editor for GeneReviews, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    • Consultant & Scientific Advisory Board member for Middle East, Igenomix, Spain
    • Head of Genetics & Metabolic Department, KidsHeart Medical Center, UAE
    • Consultant Clinical Genetics, Mediclinic City Hospital, King’s College Hospital, Neuropedia Children’s Neuroscience Center, Genesis Healthcare Center, University Hospital Sharjah, Kanad(Oasis) Hospital, KidsHeart Medical Center
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