Dr. Mazen Abou Chaaban
Consultant Pediatrician & Pediatric Nephrologist
Dr. Mazen Abou Chaaban is an expert in Pediatrics and Pediatrics Nephrology in the region. He has Fachartz in Pediatrics (Highest Specialty in Pediatrics) and Fellowship in Pediatric Nephrology.
Dr. Mazen received his undergraduate college and medical degrees from the prestigious Ain Shams University Cairo/Egypt (1978) and License to Practice Medicine is completed in Egypt & Germany (1980 & 1983). He worked and lectured at the University Children’s Hospital for a decade before relocating to UAE. He was recruited by the government hospital in Dubai to establish the First Pediatric Nephrology Unit to provide services for children in the Gulf Area in 1991 making the unit to accept over 10 dialysis patients and over 400 In and Out Pediatric Nephrology patients in a month. Fully staffed and trained over 30 medical practitioners to join the Pediatric Nephrology Unit creating the first GCC Team to handle International Nephrotic cases.
He started and established the Dialysis services for acute and chronic patients suffering from different kidney diseases. His main goal was to establish a unit that took Peritoneal Dialysis from the hospital to the children’s houses helping mothers aid their sick children live a normal life with the ability to attend school and partake in all normal daily activities. He became the only and leading doctor to establish another Pediatric Nephrology Unit in a private clinic lead by himself. The clinic was open to treating all patients regardless of their financial circumstances.
He was also a Senior Lecturer at Dubai Medical College and for the past decade, and have extended his expertise in Pediatrics and kidney disease as a Consultant through the Emirates Specialty Hospital, Dr. Mazen’ s Polyclinic, American Hospital in Dubai, Mediclinic City Hospital, Al Mousa Medical Centre, Wellness Medical Center and MedGate Center etc.
He was also appointed as Chief Medical Director at Emirates Specialty Hospital managing over 500 staff ranging between doctors and medical staff. He is very knowledgeable on issues related to the daily administrative and operational functions with strong leadership, decision making skills and implementer.
In 2018, he was nominated and awarded for the Top 50 Smart Healthcare Leaders in UAE apart from the other awards he has received.