Dr. Ourida Tagnit

Specialist - Dermatology & Genito Urinary Medicine

Specialty: Dermatology

Practice Locations: NMC Royal Medical Centre, Karama, Abu Dhabi

Dr. Ourida Tagnit completed her Degree in General Medicine from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Algiers, Algeria in 1976. She then obtained her Master’s Degree, specializing in Dermatology and Skin Diseases at the University De Paris VII Faculte De Medecine Lariboisiere-Saint-Louis in 1983. 

Dr. Ourida has over 35 years of experience in Dermatology as well as 20 years of experience in Cosmetic Dermatology and Aesthetics Medicine. She has a vast knowledge and experience in the diagnosis and treatment of skin, hair and nail diseases in both adults and children. Her areas of expertise include clinical Dermatology like acne, rosacea, hyperpigmentation, vitiligo, psoriasis, different skin infections, eczemas and allergies (including performing diagnostic tests like patch test, food and inhalant allergen test to confirm or identify specific cause of allergy) non-cancerous, pre-cancerous and cancerous skin growths (including early detection). She is experienced in performing various Dermatological procedures like cryotherapy, electrocautery, diagnostic skin biopsies, excision of non-cancerous, pre-cancerous and cancerous skin growths, vitiligo, excimer laser and phototherapy for treatment of vitiligo, psoriasis and other inflammatory skin diseases and for treatment of excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis). 

Dr. Ourida is highly skilled in Aesthetic Dermatology and can perform a wide range of procedures including platelet-rich plasma, laser treatment (for hair removal, tattoo removal, treatment of unwanted blood vessels, scars and resurfacing), botulinum toxin for different indications like wrinkles and hyperhidrosis, chemical peels, microdermabrasion, dermaroller and dermapen. Dr. Ourida has developed an outstanding diagnostic skills and the ability to deliver effective treatment and special techniques in aesthetic and anti-ageing treatments for the skin. She is committed to improving the skin health through development of corrective methods, controls and procedures.


  • Fractional lasers (fraxel dual, sciton) for skin rejuvenation, sun damage, pigmentation, acne and surgical scars, stretch marks

  • ScarLet (fractional microneedling radio frequency) for skin tightening, enlarged pores and acne scars 

  • IPL (intense pulsed light) for skin rejuvenation, sun damage, brown spots, rosacea / redness, photo facial 

  • PDT (photodynamic therapy) for acne 

  • Botox for facial wrinkles and excessive underarm sweating

  •  Laser vein removal on the face and legs

  • Laser tattoo removal 

  • Laser hair removal 

  • Mesotherapy for the face and hair 

  • Platelet rich plasma (PRP) 

  • Microneedling with dermapen and derma roller 

  • Chemical peels 

  • PLEXR Plus – plasma technology for non-surgical blepharoplasty and wrinkles 

  • Cool sculpting (fat freezing) 

  • Face lift without surgery (threading)

Dr. Ourida speaks English, Arabic and French.

Practice Locations

NMC Royal Medical Centre, Karama, Abu Dhabi
NMC Royal Medical Centre, Karama, Abu Dhabi

Plot No.11, West 17/01, Al Karama, Abu Dhabi, UAE

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