Mohamed Samy Elhammady, MD, is an American Board Certified Neurosurgery Staff Physician in the Neurological Institute at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi. Prior to joining Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Dr. Elhammady was an Associate Professor at the University of Miami, where he was the director of minimally invasive cranial neurosurgery and the co-director of neuroendovascular surgery as well as skull base/cerebrovascular surgery.
Dr. Elhammady received his medical degree from the University of Mansoura in Egypt. He subsequently completed his neurosurgical residency at the University of Miami, Florida, USA. Dr. Elhammady completed three fellowships including both neuroendovascular surgery and open cerebrovascular/skull base surgery at the University of Miami as well as minimally invasive/endoscopic surgery for brain and spine tumors at the Center for Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery in Sydney, Australia.
He is the co-founder of the University of Miami Cerebrovascular Initiation (UMCVI), which is involved with researching novel methods of treatment of vascular and brain disorders of the brain. He is an accomplished author and presenter and his bibliography includes more than 80 peer-reviewed scientific articles, book chapters, and reviews. Dr. Elhammady specializes in the treatment of all aspects of neurovascular disease and complex brain tumors as well as degenerative spine disease.
Dr. Elhammady resides in Abu Dhabi with his wife and five children. He enjoys martial arts and astrophotography. logical Surgery