Dr. Hanan Hussein Ahmed

Consultant Child & Adult Psychiatrist

Professor Hanan Hussein Ahmed is a Consultant  Psychiatrist with 20 years of clinical experience in both government and private settings. She is especially interested in child adolescent psychiatry and women’s mental health.

In addition to her MD from Cairo in 2002, she has a conjoined Diploma of Psychiatric Practice from King’s College, London with Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Cairo in 2000.
Professor Hanan has published over 20 scientific papers in regional and international journals, wrote a chapter titled “Autism Spectrum Disorders in Developing Countries: Lessons from the Arab World’ ” in “The Comprehensive Guide to Autism” published on Springer Review and participated in a number of international scientific conferences. Professor Hanan was awarded for her outstanding work with families of patients with chronic mental illness from the World Psychiatric Association (WPA), 2005.

Some disorders that she treats:
Among the childhood and adolescents’ conditions that she treats are ADHD, Autism, Tic Disorder, Childhood depression, anxiety and Obsessive Compulsive and Eating Disorders.She provides parent counseling and recommendations to schools in order to ensure a comprehensive care plan to the children she treats.

Professor Hanan is an expert in the diagnosis of autism using ADOS-2 & ADI-R which are the most evidence based standardized rating scales available worldwide to date.

Professor Hanan is equally trained to treat adult conditions including depression, anxiety disorders, panic disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder and bipolar mood disorders, eating disorders and psychotic disorders. She is especially interested in women's mental health and hormone related psychiatric manifestations and management of females with psychiatric disorders during pregnancy and lactation.

Her Arabic and English languages are equally fluent.

Contact Information

Tel: +9714 507 8000
Fax: +9714 507 8001
E-Mail: dubaicommunityhc@gmail.com