Dr. Manal Riad Akbik

Specialist Cardiac Anesthetist


Specialist Anaesthetist


28 years experience in all branches of general anesthesia
Cardiac anesthetist for adults and children
Resident anesthesia and ICU (University hospitals, Damascus Syria 1993 – 1998)
Arab board training.
Sub specialty in anesthesia for cardiac surgery (1998 – 2003)
Al Assad University Hospital (Specialist Anesthetist in Cardiac surgery for adults and children)

  • MD Damascus Syria 1990
  • Postgraduate certificate in anesthesia and ICU 1997
  • Final exam Arab board certificate 2001
  • Sub Specialty certificate Cardiac anesthetist 2003
  • Syrian board certificate
Clinical Expertise:
  • All branches of anesthesia, general and regional.
  • Cardiac and Vascular anesthesia.
  • Difficult intubation technique, high risk complicated cases obstetrics and gynecology.
  • Pain management for labor, painless CS, regional anesthesia.
  • Obstetric and gynecology for high risk patients.
  • Pediatric anesthesia.
  • Sedation techniques (TCA – conscious sedation).

Professional Experience:

  • Specialist Anesthesia and ICU (Al Sabah University Hospital 2003-2005)
  • Specialist Anesthesia and ICU (Ibn Sina University hospital 2005-2009)
  • Specialist Anesthesia and ICU (Al Seef Private Hospital 2009-2014)
  • Specialist Anesthesia and ICU (Al Omouma Maternity Private Hospital 2014 – 2016)

United Arab Emirates:

  • Specialist Anesthesia (AlZahra Hospital Dubai (2016 – 2019)
  • Specialist Anesthesia and ICU (Emirates Speciality hospital (2019 – till now)

Languages Spoken:

  • Arabic
  • English
  • German
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Arabic, English, German