Shehla Imam

After her basic degree (MBBS), Dr. Shehla Imam started her Postgraduate career by working in Anesthetics and gaining her Diploma in Anesthesiology (DA). She re-trained in Family Medicine over ten years ago, attaining her MRCGP (UK) and a CCT in Family Medicine (UK) from the West Midlands Deanery, UK. During her Family Medicine training, she attained extra qualifications in Women's Health, Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare, and Family Planning. She has worked as an Out of hours Family Medicine Consultant triaging and seeing patients of all ages. She has also worked as a Specialty Doctor for Family Planning and Sexual Health. She has a keen interest in Mental Health. Besides her medical career, she has served as the Secretary of her Local Division (Shropshire) of the British Medical Association (BMA) for most of her NHS career. She is also a fully qualified Mentor. She has a wealth of experience (over twenty years) working as a Family Physician in the UK and different parts of the world. As a Family Medicine Consultant, she is happy to see all members of a family (all age groups) and provide the necessary care as a first point of contact for general health concerns.

Spoken Languages : English, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu
Types of Physician : Full-time
DHA License : Consultant Family Medicine
Branches : American Hospital Dubai Media City Clinic
American Hospital Dubai Hills Clinic


  • MBBS,
  • DA,
  • CCT Family Medicine (UK),
  • Letters of Competence: Subdermal Implant and IntraUterine Technique, (FSRH, UK)
  • GP-S/Paean Mentoring Group,

Professional Associations:

  • RCGP (Royal College of General Practitioners (Family Medicine)), UK
  • GMC (General Medical Council), UK
  • MDU (Medical Defense Union), UK
  • BMA (British Medical Council), UK
  • RCOG (Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology), UK
  • FSRH (Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare), UK
  • GP-S/Paean Mentoring Group, Staffordshire, Lincolnshire, and Shropshire, UK
  • MOH (Ministry of Health, UAE)
  • DHA (Dubai Health Authority), UAE

Professional Experience:

  • Family Medicine Consultant, NHS, Shropshire CCT, West Midlands, UK,
  • Out of Hours, Family Medicine Consultant, NHS, Shropdoc, Shropshire CCG, UK,
  • Specialty Doctor, Family Planning and Sexual Health, NHS, Shrewsbury and Telford, NHS Trust, UK,
  • Mentor, NHS, GP-S Mentoring Group, UK,

Clinical Expertise & Services Offered:

  • Primary care (Family Medicine) - acute and chronic disease management with appropriate and timely referral was needed
  • Women's Health
  • Sexual Health including cervical smear taking (PAP)
  • Family Planning including Insertion and removal of Subdermal Implant (SDI) and Intrauterine device (IUD/IUS)
  • Mental Health
  • Vaccinations and Immunisations
  • Preventive Health
  • Health screening and checkups