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Dr. Riwa El Masri
Specialist Anesthesia
HealthBay Al Wasl

Dr. Riwa El Masri
Specialist Anesthesia

Day Care Surgery

Dr. Riwa El Masri is a reputed anesthesiologist with more than 5 years of experience (DHA and DHCC licensed), working mostly in the UAE in various capacities.

With a Medical Doctor degree from the School of Medicine at the American University of Beirut, experienced in the Joint Commission International (JCI) accreditation for ambulatory care centers, and with extensive experience in adult and paediatric care, Dr. Masri is one of the most renowned in her field in the region.


English, French and Arabic


Dr. Riwa El Masri is proficient in patient care, from pre-op phases to post-op check-ups, and continuously attends conferences in the USA to keep up to date with the latest trends and advancements in the field of Anesthesiology. Dr. Masri also maintains an active role in medical research and is part of a team of researchers from AUB who study genetic mutations and their relations to pain thresholds among patients in labor.


  • Anesthesiology Resident Degree from American University of Beirut
  • MD General Medicine from American University of Beirut
  • BS Biology from American University of Beirut
  • French and Lebanese Baccalaureate from College Protestant Francais


  • As Anesthesiologist-in-charge and Medical Director at SHAMMA Clinic, Dr. Masri spearheaded a wide array of program to ensure best practices in quality and patient safety, as well as peak performance in patient care. She had also helped ensure SHAMMA Clinic’s compliance with the highest standards of hospital accreditation.
  • Her in-depth knowledge and specialization understanding has been honed over extensie observership experience at multiple world renown institutions and healthcare establishments including University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), MD Anderson Cancer Center, Cleveland Clinic and Iredell Memorial Hospital.
  • Dr. Riwa has also contributed her skills and expertise towards volunteer work at Saint Jude Cancer Center and Lebanese Red Cross.


  • Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiopulmonary Life Support (ACLS) certified
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