Paediatric Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgeon
Dr. Safeena Kherani is a Consultant in Paediatric Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery at Al Jalila Children’s Specialty Hospital. She has over 15 years of professional experience, including pediatric otolaryngology work with SEHA in Abu Dhabi, Children’s Hospital of Philadephia (CHOP) in the USA, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) in Canada, and the Carleton Place District and Memorial Hospital (CPDMH) in Canada.
She received a Top 40 under 40 awards in Ottawa, Canada for her work building a multi-disciplinary clinic using progressive technology (ENT MDs) which resulted in her being ranked as the top ENT surgeon in Canada on RateMDs.com. Over the past two years, she led the development of pediatric ENT services for SEHA in Abu Dhabi and initiated an American Accredited Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery Residency programme.
Dr. Kherani has strong knowledge and experience in medical and surgical management of: snoring, noisy breathing and stridor, paediatric nasal, sinus and airway surgery, hearing loss and middle ear disease, benign neck masses as well as other general paediatric otolaryngology disorders.
Co-Founder and Associate Program Director for the Abu Dhabi SEHA Mafraq
Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Residency Programme, one of the first in the Emirate, 2016-2018
Director of Continuing Professional Development, University of Ottawa, Canada, Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery 2009-2016
Assistant Professor and Rotation Director, University of Ottawa Medical School, Canada, 2009-2016
Co-Founder of ENT MDs, a multidisciplinary ENT Clinic in Ottawa, Canada, 2009-2016
Author of Book Chapter “Airway Abnormalities” in Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care: A Patient Case Method, 2014