Professor hakam yaseen

Professor Hakam Yaseen

Medical Director - Consultant Pediatrician and Neonatologist




  • Holds a master degree in pediatrics
  • Obtain a double French board in pediatrics from the University of Rennes and neonatology from the University of Nancy
  • British Board Certified in General Medicine and also the French Board Certified
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics, UK
  • Holds a certificate of completion of his specialist training in pediatrics entirely from the United Kingdom


  • Held senior positions in Caen University Hospital (France), King Fand University Hospital (University of King Faisal, Saudi Arabia) and worked in many UK prestigious hospitals including the University College of London Hospital (UCLH), Aberdeen, Birmingham, and Exeter before joining University Hospital Sharjah (UHS) in March 2010
  • Actively involved in teaching medical students, pediatric residents, and fellows in neonatal-perinatal medicine as Professor of Paediatrics at the University of Sharjah
  • Associated as lecturer at Caen University (France) and as Assistant Professor at King Faisal University
  • His research has been published internationally, with 35 papers published in international peer-reviewed journals 
  • Was speaker or chairperson in more than 40 international and national conferences and symposia
  • Certified Examiner with the Paediatric Royal College, UK


  • Treatment of high-risk and complex medical conditions in newborns, including premature birth (23 weeks gestation) and prematurity babies weighing (500 grams or more)
  • Treatment of complications of premature labor such as complex labor and delivery, severe prematurity, complications of pregnancy, labor, childbirth
  • Treatment of chronic lung diseases
  • Problems with poor growth
  • Respiratory distress syndrome
  • Heart disease
  • Immaturity of the skin and eyes
  • Incomplete digestive system and the nervous system growth
  • Congenital birth defects
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)