American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes

United Arab Emirates Chapter

The mission of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Chapter of the American College is to ensure the provision of high quality, evidence-based clinical practice, to strengthen the ethical code of practice for surgeons and to promote healthy communication protocol amongst physicians. The Chapter aims to achieve its goals through: a) Establishing a solid organizational structure via the standard governance guidelines of the College b) Encouraging surgeons across UAE to gain membership c) Educating junior surgeons and surgical residents d) Arranging Chapter meetings to encourage positive interaction among members surrounding the means to achieve the chapter’s mission(s) e) Holding various congresses and clinical meetings/symposia to exchange experiences and measure/monitor chapter member progress The UAE Chapter will also serve as the active link between ACS members in the UAE and the American College of Surgeons in order to enhance chapter member’s relationships with the College.

Mafraq Hospital
PO Box 2951
Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates


Safwan Abdul-Rahman Taha, MBChB FACS
President|02/07/2014 - 02/28/2016

Mohd Yasser Alkayyal, MD FACS
Vice President|02/07/2014 - 02/28/2016

Omar Bekdache, MD FACS
Secretary/Treasurer|02/07/2014 - 02/28/2016

Mohamad M. Yaman, MD FRCS(C) FACS
Governor|02/07/2014 - 10/31/2016

Agustina B. Dagus
Administrator|02/07/2014 - 02/07/2050