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Dr. Abdul Rahim Mustafawi

Paediatric Surgeon

Dr. Abdul Rahim Mustafawi

Paediatric Surgeon


Dr. Abdul Rahim Mustafawi is Consultant Paediatric Surgeon at Al Jalila Children’s and is well-known in the medical community in the UAE. A Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, England, and the American College of Surgeons, Dr. Mustafawi was Senior Consultant Paediatric Surgeon at Latifa Hospital prior to joining Al Jalila Children’s. He was the Vice President of the Medical Council of the Dubai Health Authority, and was also Chairman of the Central Disaster Committee at Dubai Health Authority. He is also the President of The Arab Association of Paediatric Surgeons and has presented numerous papers internationally.

Clinics / Department

Professional Background

Medical School

Facharzt Surgery, Germany
German Language course, Munich, Germany
M.B.B.S, King Edward Medical College Lahore, Pakistan
B.Sc, King Edward Medical College Lahore, Pakistan
Secondary School Certificate, Gymnasium Secondary School, Dubai, U.A.E


Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons (Eng)
Fellow of American College of Surgeons

Work Experience

Dec 2009 till Nov 2017
Senior Consultant Paediatric Surgeon -Paediatric Surgery Dept, Latifa Hospital (formerly Al Wasl Hospital,DOHMS ), DHA - Dubai
May 1993 – Nov 2009
Consultant Paediatric Surgeon -Paediatric Surgery Dept, Al Wasl Hospital, DOHMS - Dubai

Languages Spoken

English, Arabic

Achievements Career Highlights

Awarded Recognition of Services for Central Disaster Comm – DHA- 2015

Pioneer Physician in DHA, 2014

Distinguished Employee Award, 2013

UAE Armed Forces Award for Medical Services as Medical Director - 2012

Sheikh Rashid Award for Medical Sciences – November 1989

Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital

Al Jaddaf - Dubai United Arab Emirates

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