Dr. Dina Saleh

Consultant Pediatrics / Neurology Division

Abu Dhabi

Professional statement

Dr. Dina Saleh; Assistant Professor of Pediatric Neurology in Ain Shams University since 2012 to date. Prior to joining ACPN, Dr. Dina had been working for five years in one of the biggest Pediatric Neurology departments in UAE at Mafraq hospital; managing children with intractable epilepsy, cerebral palsy, movements disorders, neuro-muscular disorders, headache, neuro-metabolic diseases as well as children with attention deficit hyperactivity and autistic disorders.

Highly specialized skills in the field:

  • Skilled in procedures using Botulinum toxin injections for treating muscular spasticity.
  • Programming vagus nerve stimulator for children with epilepsy.
  • Ketogenic diet for children with epilepsy.
  • Reading and reporting EEG.


  • Graduated, MBBCH, 1998.
  • Master degree, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt, 2003.
  • MD in Pediatrics, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt, 2007.
  • Penry Mini-fellowship in Pediatric Epilepsy in USA., 2010.
  • Mazovian Neuro-rehabilitation course for Management of cerebral palsy with Botulinum toxin in Poland, 2014.
  • Member of the Egyptian Medical Syndicate and the Egyptian Society of Child Neuro-Psychiatry (ESCNP).
  • Member of the task force of the UAE chapter of the international league against epilepsy.

Awards and Publications:

The Reach for the Starts Award for international publication and research from Mafraq hospital and Award for outstanding work in the Epilepsy Awareness Campaign in Abu Dhabi in 2013.

Published many scientific papers in regional and international journals focusing on neurological diseases and has participated in a number of international scientific conferences.
Giving lectures and supervising residents, house officers, undergraduates and postgraduates

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