Alain Sabri, MD, is Chief of the Department of Otolaryngology in the Surgical Subspecialties Institute at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi.
Prior to joining Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Dr. Sabri worked as a faculty surgeon at the Mayo Clinic and the American University of Beirut. He began his professional work experience at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee, US where he served as faculty (Instructor) and fellow. He was awarded the American Board of Otolaryngology Certification in 2000 before joining the Mayo Clinic in 2001 as Assistant Professor, where he received the Teacher of the Year award two years later. Dr. Sabri also became American Board certified in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in 2004.
Dr. Sabri then joined American University of Beirut Medical Center where he served as the Associate Chief of Staff of the Medical Center and Chairperson of the Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery Department. He was involved in a busy medical and surgical clinical practice, education and research throughout his career. He has published dozens of scientific papers and book chapters in prestigious international journals and textbooks.
Dr. Sabri also holds a Masters degree in Health and Hospital Management from Ecole Supérieure des Affaires (affiliated with ESCP-Paris) and received the Honor Award from the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery in 2010. He is a member of numerous medical societies and has lectured extensively throughout the world, chaired panels and meetings, and was involved in numerous humanitarian medical missions in South America and the Middle East.
As for Dr. Sabri’s medical education, he obtained his medical degree from the American University of Beirut in 1992 before pursuing his residency in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at the University Hospitals of Cleveland, Ohio. He completed two sub-specialty fellowships in Head and Neck Oncologic - Reconstructive Surgery and Otology/Neurotology - Skull Base Surgery at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee, US.
His hobbies and interests include tennis, skiing, reading, traveling, antiques, history and archaeology.