Dr. Salem El Shawarby
Consultant Reproductive Endocrinologist And Infertility- OB/GYN - Medical Director Abu Dhabi Region
Specialty: IVF and Infertility, Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Dr. Salem El Shawarby is a Reproductive Endocrinologist and Obstetrics and Gynaecology Consultant at Fakih IVF Centre, Abu Dhabi region. Dr. Salem was previously the Medical Director of Corniche Fertility Centre from September 2014 till March 2019 where he established and successfully ran the IVF services at the reputable Corniche Maternity Hospital, Abu Dhabi.
Prior to moving to UAE, Dr. El Shawarby was a Consultant in Reproductive Medicine and Surgery in the UK at the world renowned IVF Hammersmith; the IVF unit of the Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte’s and Chelsea Hospitals, Imperial College London. He also simultaneously ran his own private clinic at the prestigious Harley Street, where he used to treat patients from both the UK, as well as overseas patients from different parts of the world. He has over 23 years of experience in the field of Reproductive Medicine (15 years of which being in the UK) having worked in 5 Assisted Conception units of some of the UK’s leading University hospitals.
He started his career in Reproductive medicine by obtaining a clinical research fellowship at IVF Hammersmith. He then became a RCOG Accredited Subspecialist in Reproductive Medicine and Surgery after completing a Subspecialty fellowship at the IVF unit of University College London Hospital/Centre for Reproductive and Genetic Health. He has also previously worked at the IVF units of Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospital and the University Hospitals of Leicester and Southampton.
Dr. El Shawarby graduated from Cairo University, Egypt (MBBCh) with Honours in 1994, where he then obtained MSc and MD in Reproductive Medicine in 1998 and 2002 respectively, and he also holds an associate professor position in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in the same university. He was admitted as a member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in London in 2000, and was granted the Royal College’s fellowship in 2017.
He is also a member of the RCOG Reproductive Medicine Clinical Studies Group and the British Fertility Society. Dr. El Shawarby is the author of more than 30 peer-reviewed papers published in top medical journals in the field of Reproductive Medicine, as well as various abstracts, articles, and book chapters in IVF.
He has organised, presented and chaired sessions at several national and international fertility conferences and meetings. His current clinical and research interests include: ovarian reserve tests, assisted conception, optimising ovarian stimulation protocols and the outcome of IVF, recurrent miscarriages, recurrent implantation failure and pre-implantation genetic screening & diagnosis.