Sara El Ouali, MD, is a staff physician in the Digestive Disease Institute at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi.
Prior to joining Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Dr. El Ouali worked in Montreal, Canada, where she previously earned her medical degree from McGill University.
Dr. El Ouali completed her Internal Medicine residency at the McGill University Health Center, where she was awarded the Ezra Lozinski prize in recognition of her outstanding compassion, understanding and sense of responsibility.
She completed her Gastroenterology & Hepatology fellowship as Chief Resident at McGill University, and then underwent additional training in inflammatory bowel disease.
Dr. El Ouali is American and Canadian-Board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. She is also a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada.
Dr. El Ouali has also published several articles and presented at major international conferences. She is passionate about gastroenterology, and has a special interest in inflammatory bowel disease and quality improvement in endoscopy.