Carla Abou Fadel

Dr. Carla Abou Fadel is a Lebanese-trained Consultant Gastroenterologist with extensive experience in general gastroenterology and hepatology. She specializes in conditions of the gastrointestinal tract including irritable bowel syndrome, hemorrhoid treatment, GERD/heartburn, inflammatory bowel disease, and colon cancer prevention.

Dr. Fadel graduated from the American University of Beirut Medical Center and specialized in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases at Hôpital Saint-Louis in Paris, France. She served as a Gastroenterologist at various hospitals of national standing in Lebanon before moving to UAE.

Dr. Carla is currently serving American Hospital Dubai as a Specialist in Gastroenterology. She provides highly personalized and comprehensive care, while her philosophy regarding the doctor/patient relationship is based on trust, which earns her one of the most respected reputations in Dubai.

Spoken Languages : Arabic, English, French
Types of Physician : Part-time
DHA License : Consultant Gastroenterologist
Branches : Al Barsha Clinic


  • Doctor of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Lebanon,
  • Internal Medicine Residency, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Lebanon,
  • Gastroenterology Fellowship, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Lebanon,
  • Scholars in HeAlth Research Program, American University of Beirut, Lebanon,
  • Diplôme InterUniversitaire in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Sorbonne Universités, Paris 6, France,
  • Diplôme de Formation Médicale Spécialisée en Gastroenterologie - Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, Hôpital Saint-Louis, France,

Professional Associations:

  • Member of the Lebanese Society of Gastroenterology

Professional Experience:

  • Gastroenterologist, Lebanese American University of Beirut Medical Center - Rizk Hospital, Lebanon,
  • Gastroenterologist, Bellevue Medical Center, Lebanon,
  • Gastroenterologist, Hôpital du Sacré-Coeur, Lebanon,

Clinical Expertise & Services Offered:

  • Gastroenterology and Hepatology
  • Subspecialty in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (Crohns Disease and Ulcerative Colitis)
  • Diagnostic and Therapeutic Gastroscopy
  • Diagnostic and Therapeutic Colonoscopy