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 a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA). 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 the 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.
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.
Non-surgical management of ingrowing toenails using phenol matrixectomy.
Laser treatment for nail fungus.
Overuse injuries caused by abnormal biomechanics such as plantar fasciitis, metatarsalgia, Morton’s Neuroma and adult acquired flatfoot.
Diabetic foot disease and the focus on preventing amputations.
Dr. Sami is married with four children. He is an avid golfer and enjoys traveling.