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Dr. Suzanne Abbas

Department: Radiology Neuroradiology

Radiology, Consultant Diagnostic and interventional Neuroradiologist
Years of experience: 18 years


Brief Profile of the Doctor: 

  • AGU graduate 1994 with honors
  • Received radiology training in Dublin, Ireland 1996-2000 with a double radiology fellowship being the first Bahraini to receive an honorary medal in the FFR-RCSI Irish fellowship
  • Received 2 years of subspecialty training in diagnostic and interventional neuroradiology at the national neurocenter in Ireland (1995/1996 and 2006/2007)
  • First Neuroradiologist in the Kingdom of Bahrain
  • Past chairperson of department of radiology at Salmaniya Medical Complex
  • Past Deputy Chief of medical staff at Salmaniya Medical Complex
  • First to establish complete neuroimaging services in Bahrain with subspecialized reporting of CT and MRIs of the brain and spinal cord
  • First to establish and start neurointerventional procedures in Bahrain with the first case of intracranial aneurysm coiling being done by a complete Bahraini team led by Dr Suzanne Abbas in 2007
  • First to start embolization of brain arteriovenous malformations and fistulas in Bahrain
  • Assistant professor of radiology at AGU, Bahrain
  • Vast experience in the fields of quality and accreditation of healthcare facilities

Qualifications Summary:

  • Neuroradiology fellowship from the national neurocentre in Ireland
  • Radiology fellowship of the royal college of Radiologists, UK
  • Radiology fellowship of the faculty of radiologists, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, with honorary medal

Full Qualifications:

  • FFR-RCSI (Ireland) with honorary medal
  • FRCR (UK)
  • Diploma in healthcare management, RCSI (with honors)
  • MD, AGU (with honors)
  • Bachelor medical Sciences