Muhannad Al Okla

Dr. Muhannad Al Okla is German Board and European Board of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (ESEGH), certified, and has over 16 years of experience in Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology, and Hepatology. Dr. Al Okla completed his training at Helios Hospital in Schwelm, Germany. He worked at Elisabeth Hospital in Kassel, Germany. His primary medical qualification was completed at Damascus University, Syria. He's been practicing in the UAE for more than 3 years in many hospitals. He performs various procedures, including ERCP, EUS, Gastroscopy, Colonoscopy, and endoscopic feeding tube placement (PEG). He also performs therapeutic procedures, including stricture dilatation and management of GI Bleeding.

Spoken Languages : Arabic, English, German
Types of Physician : Full-time
DHA License : Consultant Gastroenterology
Branches : American Hospital Dubai


  • German Board of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Medical Association of Westphalia-Lippe, Munster, Germany
  • European Specialty Examination in Gastroenterology and Hepatology (ESEGH), German board of Internal Medicine, Medical Association of Westphalia-Lippe, Munster, Germany,
  • Advanced Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) Fellowship Certificate, Aryavart Hospital, Dr. Malay Sharma, India
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Damascus University, Syria

Professional Associations:

  • German Society of Gastroenterology (DGVS)
  • World endoscopy Organization (WEO)

Professional Experience:

  • Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist, Helios Hospital in Schwelm, Germany
  • Consultant Internal Medicine, Helios Hospital in Schwelm, Germany
  • Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist, HMS Mirdif Hospital, Dubai, UAE
  • Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist, NMC Specialty Hospital, Dubai, UAE

Clinical Expertise & Services Offered:

  • ERCP, stone removal, CBD, and pancreas duct stenting
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound (FNA/FNB)
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic Gastroscopy
  • GI Bleeding, Banding of Esophageals varices, and management of Gastric Varices. Bleeding Ulcer Management
  • Screening colonoscopy for early detection of polyps and colon cancer
  • Polyp removal, and endoscopic mucosa resection (EMR) of large polyps
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic Colonoscopy
  • PEG Tube Insertion
  • Foreign Body removal
  • Balloon dilatation of strictures
  • Placement of endoluminal metal stents-Esophageal, duodenal, and colonic stents
  • Noninvasive and functional Investigations like 24-hour Ph metry, Manometry, capsule Endoscopy, and Fibroscan
  • Diagnosis and management of liver diseases, including fatty liver, viral hepatitis, and abnormal liver enzymes.
  • Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD, Ulcerative Colitis, and Crohn's disease)