Carlos E. Ugas L., MD, is an Associate Staff Physician in the Neurological Institute at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi.
Prior to joining Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Dr. Ugas practiced as a Neurosurgery Specialist at several private hospitals in Venezuela.
Dr. Ugas received his medical degree from Venezuela Central University in Caracas in 2006. He completed his neurosurgery residency in Hospital Vargas de Caracas in 2013, being the youngest person to achieve this.
In 2012, Dr. Ugas completed a microsurgical and research training period at Helsinki University Central Hospital in Finland, under the mentorship of world-renowned neurosurgeon Dr. Juha Hernesniemi.
He has worked in impoverished and remote communities in his country.
Dr. Ugas resides in Abu Dhabi with his wife and son. He loves learning different languages, tech gadgets, traveling and gym training.