Abu El Sameed, MBBS, is a Staff Physician in the Respiratory Institute at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi.
to joining Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Dr. Abu El Sameed was a Pulmonary
Consultant Physician and the Director of the Interventional Pulmonology Program
at Sheikh Khalifa Medical City in Abu Dhabi. In addition to his clinical experience,
Dr. Abu El Sameed was also an Assistant Professor at Brown University in Rhode
Abu El Sameed specializes in advanced pulmonary procedures focused on complex
airway and pleural disorders, including mediastinal lymph node sampling using
endobronchial ultrasound guidance, peripheral pulmonary nodule biopsy using
electromagnetic navigation, airway tumor ablation using electrosurgery and APC,
and endobronchial valve placement for the management of emphysema and
bronchopleural fistulae. For pleural disorders, he performs medical
thoracoscopy, pleural biopsy, and long-term indwelling pleural catheters insertion,
among others. He is American Board certified in Pulmonary and Critical Care
Dr. Abu El Sameed completed
his Internal Medicine Residency at Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, before pursuing his
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship at Brown University.