Dr. Salwan Abdulhadi A. Alabdullah

Specialist ENT

Speciality: ENT, Head and Neck Surgery

Practice Locations: NMC Specialty Hospital, Al Nahda, Dubai

Dr. Salwan, a graduate of the Medical College Baghdad University 1990. Started the residency and  postgraduate  program in 1996 and earned the  PhD degree/ Fellowship of the Iraqi Commission of Medical Specialization in Otolaryngology (F.I.C.M.S.), and he received the Arab Board Ear, Nose, Throat, Head and Neck Surgery (CABMS). Dr Salwan is a member of the Royal College of Physician and Surgeon of Glasgow, UK, MRCS since 2009, and a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology.  



He has more than 18 years of clinical experience after post graduation. Start working in Dubai since 2002, joined many leading private hospitals, worked with NMC Speciality hospital for more than 8 years. Dr. Salwan known for his excellent interpersonal relations, rapport and sound reputation between patients and colleagues. Committed for high quality, evidence based and safe medical practice. Patient education and orientation is part of his routine daily care for patients.   



Areas of interest 




  • Nose and sinus diseases, e.g headache of all types, allergies, sinus infections and nasal polyps 

  • Throat problems, e.g tonsil infection, adenoids 

  • Ear diseases with hearing problems , dizziness and imbalance 

  • ENT problems among  children e.g. recurrent nasal and upper airway infections, snoring, and hearing problems 



Surgeries Performed




  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery ESS

  • Septoplasty

  • Turbinate reduction surgery, different techniques like SMR, Coblation

  • Pediatrics ENT Adeno-tonsillectomy , Tympanostomy +/- Grommet

  • Snoring and Sleep breathing disorder’s surgery like coblation assisted palatoplasty, uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP), Lateral Pharyngoplasty

  • Repair of ear drum perforation Tympanoplasty, cortical and modified radical mastoidectomy

  • Flexible Pharyngo-laryngo-oesophygoscopy

  • Tracheostomy

  • Lymph node biopsy

  • Sleep Technology

  • Sleep study, Polysomnography and CPAP titration



Hearing Procedures Performed




  • Pure Tone Audiogram

  • Tympanogram/Eustachian Tube Function Test

  • Behavioral Observation Audiometry

  • Speech Discrimination test

  • Caloric Test



He has numerous paper presentations, articles to his credit that have been published internationally. He is a key speaker is many international and national conferences.



Dr. Salwan speaks Arabic and English.


Practice Locations

NMC Specialty Hospital, Al Nahda, Dubai
NMC Specialty Hospital, Al Nahda, Dubai

Amman Street , Next to Bait Al Khair Building, Al Nahda 2, P.O.Box: 7832, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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