Prof. Bassem Yamout

Prof. Bassem Yamout



  • Pain Management
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Languages spoken

  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
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Practices worked at

Harley Street Medical Centre- UAE

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Dr. Yammout is a highly respected Neurologist specialising in Multiple Sclerosis and Neurophysiology. He currently serves as Professor of Neurology at the American University of Beirut Medical Center and director of the Neurology Institute at Harley Street Medical Center in Abu Dhabi.

Dr. Yammout has trained and worked across the globe, giving him extensive experience in treating a wide range of conditions in various environments. He graduated from medical school at AUB in 1984, received his training in neurology at the University of Cincinnati-Ohio in the USA, and followed by a fellowship at the Montreal Neurological Institute-McGill University in Canada.

Dr. Yammout is an expert on multiple sclerosis who contributes his research to ongoing international multiple sclerosis trials. He has also authored many research and review papers and is currently Chief Editor of the MS newsletter “MS today”, and on the editorial board of “Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders”, “Journal of Multiple Sclerosis” and “Pediatric Neurology”.

He is also the head of clinical research at the Multiple Sclerosis Center, president of MENACTRIMS (Middle East North Africa Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis), a member of the MSIF (Multiple Sclerosis International Federation) Scientific Advisory Board, and fellow of the American Academy of Neurology.

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Special interests

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Concussion
  • Dementia
  • Epilepsy
  • Facial Spasm
  • Headache
  • Migraine
  • Movement Disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Seizures
  • Stroke
  • Tremor
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MD- AUB,1984

MD - Neurology, University of Cincinnati-Ohio

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