Mahdi Shkoukani, MD, is a Staff Physician in the Surgical Subspecialties Institute at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi. Dr. Shkoukani specializes in ear, nose and throat surgery.
Prior to joining Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Dr. Shkoukani served as an Associate Professor and Chief of Craniofacial Surgery at the Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, US. Additionally, he was the chief of otolaryngology at the John D. Dingell Veteran's Administration Hospital in Detroit, Michigan, US.
Dr. Shkoukani is a double American Board-Certified Surgeon in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery as well as Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
He received his Medical Degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine with high distinction. He then completed a general surgery internship and residency in Otolaryngology at Wayne State University. Following his residency, he completed a Craniomaxillofacial/ Skull Base and Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan, US.
Dr. Shkoukani’s clinical interests included treating cranial/skull base pathology, head and neck cancer, congenital craniofacial anomalies, craniofacial trauma, management of cutaneous malignancies, the functional and reconstructive aspects of facial plastic surgery as well as sinus disease. Dr. Shkoukani has been active in clinical research in both fields of Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery. He has numerous publications in these fields and has given lectures at local and national scientific meetings. Dr. Shkoukani has been very involved in teaching residents and medical students, and he served as the Medical Student Director in the Department of Otolaryngology at Wayne State University.