Shadi Sharifi

Dr. Shadi Sharifi is a leading Neurologist with more than 15 years of experience, graduated from the faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at Claude Bernard University, Lyon-France, then pursued her post-graduate position in Neurophysiology and Sleep Medicine at INSERM U480, France.

She practiced across all aspects of Neurological cases and extensively in the field of Sleep Medicine and related disorders. She is considered a regional expert in sleep and related and she regularly counsels on these subjects.

She served as a Specialist in Neurology at various renowned Hospitals in Dubai and in France before joining American Hospital Dubai.

Spoken Languages : English, French, Italian, Persian
Types of Physician : Full-time
DHA License : Specialist Neurologist
Branches : American Hospital Dubai Media City Clinic
American Hospital Dubai
American Hospital Al Barsha Clinic


  • Master degree in Neurology, Claude Bernard University, France
  • Master degree in Sleep Medicine, INSERM U480, France
  • Neurophysiology, Louis Pasteur University, France

Professional Associations:

  • Member of the European Federation of Neurological Societies (EFNA)
  • Member of Emirates Neurology society (EMINS)
  • Emirates Medical Association (EMA)

Professional Experience:

  • Neurology/Sleep Medicine, Saudi German hospital group UAE
  • Neurology, GMC Clinics, UAE
  • Neurology/Sleep Medicine, Emirates hospital, UAE
  • Neurology, INSERM U480, France

Clinical Expertise & Services Offered:

  • All type of headache
  • Epilepsy and all type of seizures
  • Dementia and cognitive dysfunction
  • Neurodegenerative disorders
  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • Dizziness and vertigo
  • Syncope
  • Neuropathy/complication of diabetes
  • Conservative management of Neck pain and low back pain
  • All type of sleep and related disorders including:
  • Insomnia,
  • parasomnia,
  • Hypersomnia (EDS, Narcolepsy),
  • Abnormal movement disorders (RLS, PLM, Myoclonic jerk movement,..),
  • All neurological, breathing, and mental sleep disorders.
  • Neurophysiology test: EEG NCV, PSG

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