About Dr Sami

More than 18 years of experience in helping patients


Dr. Sami is a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM). He obtained his pre Med degree with honors from the City University of New York. He then obtained his DPM degree from the New York College of Podiatric Medicine. Next, he completed a two year foot surgery residency program at St. Michael’s Medical Center in Newark, New Jersey where he was chief resident and was granted a Podiatric surgical residency degree by Seton Hall University in West Orange, New Jersey. He is board qualified by the American board of Podiatric Surgery. He is the only podiatrist in the UAE who is licensed by both the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) and the Health Authority of Abu Dhabi (HAAD). He is also an examiner for the Health Authority of Abu Dhabi. Dr. Sami is the Clinical Director of the Fit Feet Program at 2109 Special Olympics.

Dr. Sami is based at the Chiropody Center in Dubai and at the Imperial College London Diabetes Centre in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain. Interests: Diabetic foot disease and the focus on preventing amputations.

Dr. Sami lectures regularly at various conferences. He lectured at the AACE (American Association of Clinical Endocrinology) conference in Abu Dhabi, at the 4TS vascular conference in Dubai, at the advanced diabetes congress in Abu Dhabi and several times at Arab Health Congress in Dubai.

Sports injuries.
Dr. Sami treats professional footballers and golfers and has a keen interest in running related injuries, non-surgical management of ingrowing toenails and Laser for nail fungus.

Social life:
Dr. Sami is married with four children. He is an avid golfer and enjoys traveling.


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Dr Sami in the media


The fast track: tips on how to run your quickest marathon


Source: The National – Click here to read the Article

Foot foul With the sweltering summer well and truly here, those who have sweaty feet need to take extra care. A few experts suggest tips to keep feet healthy.


Source: Gulf News – Click here to read the Article



Beware of infection risks at nail salons


Source: Khaleej Times – Click here for the Article

How to choose the right footwear


Source: Gulf News – Click here for the Article

How to shop so you don’t drop Toddler tantrums, suffering spine, aching feet, bloated stomach, saggging shoulders, fraying temper … all this is part of one way of shopping. But there’s another kind – a method that enables you to shop but not drop.


Source: Gulf News – Click here to read the Article





Source: khaleejtimes – Click here to read the Article