Dr. Sania Shahid

Paediatric Emergency Specialist

Dr. Sania Shahid

Paediatric Emergency Specialist


Dr Sania Shahid is an Arab Board-certified Specialist Paediatrician working in Emergency Department at Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital. She has graduated from Dubai Medical College in 2014, a world-renowned medical education institution for girls in UAE. Dr Sania has completed her Paediatric Residency from Dubai Residency Training Programme (DRTP) at Dubai Health Authority in 2019. Additionally, she is also an International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) and a candidate of Member of the Royal College of Paediatric and Child Health. Prior to joining Al Jalila, she worked as a Specialist Registrar at Al Mafraq Hospital Abu Dhabi, Clinical Instructor in Paediatric at Dubai Medical College and participated in training IBCLE candidates. She has keen interest in managing various Paediatric Emergencies like Trauma and Fractures, Burns, ENT Foreign Body removal and other paediatric medical multispecialty emergencies. While working at Al Jalila she has developed a special interest in Point of care Ultrasonography (POCUS) and is under training for the same. She has done many research and audit and is a recipient of outstanding research presentation award in 2019. Apart from being a passionate paediatrician she is also involved in training future paediatricians, interns and medical students and aim at providing the best emergency care to the beautiful paediatric population of UAE firmly adapting to the mission of Al Jalila where “CHILDREN COME FIRST”.

Professional Background

Medical School

2008 - 2014
Dubai Medical College for Girls, Muhaisnah 1, Dubai, UAE


2014 - 2019
Dubai Residency Training Programme (DRTP), Dubai and Latifa Women and Children's Hospital, Dubai, UAE

Work Experience

2020 - 2021
Paediatric Clinical Instructor- DMCG, Dubai, UAE
2020 - To Date
International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant, Dubai, UAE
2021 - 2021
Al Mafraq Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE
2021 - To Date
Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital, Dubai, UAE

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Urdu

Research & Publications

  1. Revalence of Autoimmune Thyroiditis in Type 1 Diabetes and Identification of Any Associated Factors in The Paediatric Patients of Latifa Hospital Year 2015-2016, A Retrospective Study.

  2. Polymorphism of CYP11α gene and its effect on steroid synthesis in PCOS patients

  3. HIV/AIDS: Assessing KAP (knowledge, attitudes, and practice) among Dubai’s high school students in United Arab Emirates.

Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital

Al Jaddaf - Dubai United Arab Emirates

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