Carlos Ugas, MD, is an Associate Staff Physician in the Neurological Institute at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi. He is also a Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University.
to joining Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Dr. Ugas practiced as a Neurosurgery
Specialist at several private hospitals in Venezuela.
Ugas received his medical degree from Venezuela Central University, Caracas
in 2006. He completed his residency in Neurosurgery at Hospital Vargas de Caracas
in 2013, being the youngest person to achieve this. He
has worked in impoverished and remote communities in his country.
2012, he completed a Microsurgical and Research training period at
Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland under the mentorship of
the world-renowned Neurosurgeon Dr. Juha Hernesniemi. He
has also participated as a lecturer in several national society meetings, presenting
topics in the fields of spine surgery, neuro-oncology and developmental
Ugas resides in Abu Dhabi with his wife and son. He loves learning different
languages, tech gadgets, traveling and gym training.