Hakam Yaseen, MD, CES, FRCPCH, DU, CCST
Dr. Yaseen undertook his entire paediatric specialist training in France, holding a double French Board in Paediatrics (Rennes University) and in Neonatology (Nancy University). He is also a fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics, FRCPCH (UK).
He is a fully registered consultant with the British General Medical Council (GMC), the French Medical Council and a Senior Consultant with the Ministry of Health in the UAE.
He has joined University Hospital Sharjah (UHS) in March 2010, prior to which he has held senior positions in Caen University Hospital (France), King Fand University Hospital (University of King Faisal, Saudi Arabia) and worked in many UK prestigious hospitals including University College of London Hospital (UCLH), Aberdeen, Birmingham and Exeter.
Not only does he spend his days (and long nights) providing critical care to babies as a neonatologist, he is also actively involved in teaching medical students, pediatric residents and fellows in neonatal-perinatal medicine as a professor of paediatrics at University of Sharjah. He was also associated as a lecturer at Caen University (France) and an assistant professor at King Faisal University.
He has published internationally with 35 papers published in international peer reviewed journals. He was a speaker or a chair person in more than 40 international and national conferences and symposia.
His practice comprises a broad spectrum of complex medical and high risk situations among newborns, including extreme pre-maturity (23 weeks’ gestation or above) or extremely low birth weight (500g or more) or who have severe and/or complex illnesses that require advanced level care and services.
He specializes particularly in preterm birth and its complications like complex birth defects, severe pre-maturity and complications around pregnancy, labor and delivery, including chronic lung disease, poor growth, respiratory distress syndrome, heart problems, immature skin and eyes, and under-developed digestive and neurological systems. NICU includes nitric oxide therapy, all mode of ventilation, cooling therapy, etc.
His practice also encompasses the investigation and management of babies born at full maturity of the term suffer from infection, congenital birth defects, care for neonatal surgery, in-utero drug exposure and complications from a traumatic birth. He has 2 general pediatric clinics per weeks examining babies and big children.