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Dr. Meshal Sultan

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Dr. Meshal Sultan

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist


Dr. Meshal Sultan is a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist at Al Jalila Children’s and an Assistant Professor at Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU), Dubai, UAE. He is an International Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, and a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada.

Dr. Sultan obtained his medical degree from UAE University in 2007. He completed his psychiatry residency training as well as child and adolescent psychiatry subspecialty fellowship at the University of Ottawa. He has obtained certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Psychiatry as well as in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He has extensive expertise in outpatient, inpatient, consultation-liaison, emergency, school mental health, and tele-psychiatry.

Dr. Sultan has published in peer-reviewed journals, and presented in international conferences on several topics including attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), collaborative care, and mindfulness.

Dr. Sultan is very interested in teaching. He has given seminars and provided clinical supervision to medical students at University of Ottawa. He currently teaches at the Introduction of the Practice of Medicine Course as well as the Mind and Behaviour Module at MBRU. He has given lectures to parents on various topics including anxiety disorders as well as autism spectrum disorder. He has also co-authored information sheets, available at

Dr. Sultan has been actively involved in leadership roles. He is currently the Clinical Lead of the Mental Health Intake Program and the Deputy Director of Academic Affairs at Al Jalila Children’s. He also serves as the General Secretary of the Emirates Society for Child and Adolescent Mental Health, since being elected in 2018. He has actively participated in establishing the first Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Program in the UAE, which started in 2019. He currently serves as the Deputy Director of the Fellowship Programme. 

Clinics / Department

Professional Background

Medical School

UAE University, Al Ain, UAE


University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Psychiatry Residency


University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Subspecialty Program

Work Experience

Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital, Dubai, UAE Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Languages Spoken

English, Arabic

Achievements Career Highlights

The Mutairu Ezimokhai Excellence in Teaching Award. College of Medicine. Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences - 2021

The Simon Davidson Award for Scholarly Activity in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario – 2016/2017

Excellence in Clinical Supervision Award, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa – 2015/2016

Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital

Al Jaddaf - Dubai United Arab Emirates

800 AJCH (8002524)