Dr. Samer Ellahham

Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, UAE


Dr. Ellahham has served as Chief Quality Officer for SKMC since 2009. In his role, Dr. Ellahham has led the development of a quality and safety program that has been highly successful and visible and has been recognized internationally by a number of awards. As Chief Quality Officer and Global Healthcare Leader, Dr. Ellahham has a focus on ensuring that the implementation of these best practices leads to breakthrough improvements in clinical quality and patient safety. Dr. Ellahham is a recognized leader in quality, safety, and the use of robust performance improvement in improving healthcare delivery. He serves on a number of US and international committees and advisory bodies. Dr. Ellahham is Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) by The National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ). He is Certified in Medical Quality (CMQ) by The American Board of Medical Quality (ABMQ). He is the recipient of the Quality Leadership Award from the World Quality Congress and Awards and the Business Leadership Excellence Award from the World Leadership Congress in 2015. He is one of the nominees for Safe Care magazine Person of the Year in the United States. He is the recipient of the SKMC Infection Prevention Award in 2011 and 2012.

Research Interest

Cardiology and its line