Dr. Shifa Balla Mohammed Salih

Consultant – Paediatrics

Specialty: Paediatrics

Practice Locations: Bareen International Hospital, Abu Dhabi

Dr. Shifa Balla Mohammed Salih is a Consultant Pediatrician with over 25 years of extensive experience.  She specializes in in pediatric endocrinology and diabetes in children.



Dr. Shifa completed her MBBS at the R.N.T. Medical College, Rajasthan University, India in 1992. In 2000, she completed her Post Graduate clinical training at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children Yorkville, University of Glasgow, UK. In 2003, she became a member of the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health - UK and in 2014, then became a fellow of the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health - UK. In 2016, Dr. Shifa received her Pediatric Endocrine Clinical Fellowship (ESPE Training) from Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospital, Wales, NHS Cardiff University, UK.



Dr. Shifa started her medical practice as a Registrar in Pediatrics at a government hospital in Abu Dhabi. Then in 2003, she became a Specialist Pediatrician at the same hospital. In 2014, she became a Consultant in Pediatrics at a government oil and gas facility in the emirate.  In 2016, she continued her practice as a Consultant Pediatrician in government health facilities in Abu Dhabi. Before joining Bareen, she was a Consultant in Pediatrics in a large government hospital.



Dr. Shifa has also worked as Senior Lecturer and as an Educator which provides clinical teaching and training to medical student intern doctors. She has completed several trainings and workshops held internationally and published various projects in international publications.

Dr. Shifa has an extensive experience in acute, emergency inpatient, and outpatient services, general pediatric and neonatology.



Languages Spoken: Arabic & English.


Practice Locations

Bareen International Hospital, Abu Dhabi
Bareen International Hospital, Abu Dhabi

Mohammad Bin Zayed City, Zone 15 (next to Shaikah Fatima Bint Mubarak Mosque)

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