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Dr. Samih Tarabichi

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Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon, Specialized in Joint Replacement

  • Qualification: MBChB, MD, FRCPS (Canada), FAAOS (USA)
  • Languages Spoken: English, Arabic


  • Has pioneered advanced orthopedics in the UAE for the past 17 years having performed over 8,000 knee and joint replacement surgeries during this period with exceptional success rate
  • Established the first ‘center of excellence for joint replacement and advanced orthopedics’ in the Middle East and heads the Department of Orthopedics in Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery.
  • Is the only orthopedic surgeon in the UAE to have trained and performed the LIGAMYS technique, a pioneering treatment option for ACL injuries.
  • Chairman of International Congress for Joint Reconstruction (ICJR) in the Middle East

Professional Experience:

  • Performed over 1600 knees and hips Joint Replacement at his Private practice in Florida from 1987-1997
  • Was the Chairman of the Orthopedic Department at the American Hospital, Dubai
  • Headed the Center of Excellence for Joint Replacement at the American Hospital, Dubai
  • Is the current Director General and Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon of Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery, Dubai.

Professional Associations:

  • Full time license to practice in Dubai as Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon
  • Active Florida Medical License
  • Active Michigan medical license
  • Active Pennsylvania medical license
  • Certification in orthopedic Surgery from American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Fellow American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeon since 1990
  • Fellow Royal College of Physician and Surgeon in Canada since 1988
  • Member GCC Orthopedic Association
  • Member Emirates Orthopedic Association

Clinical Expertise & Services Offered:

  • Ligament or Tendon injury and muscle injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • ACL Reconstruction Surgery
  • Revision of failed ACL Reconstruction Surgery
  • Hip and Knee replacement
  • Ligamy’s procedure for ACL reconstruction


Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery

PO Box: 114448, Dubai - Sheikh Zayed Rd, United Arab Emirates

Email: [javascript protected email address]
Phone: +971 4 407 0100
Fax: +971 4 407 0101