Dr. Samih Al-Hayek is a Consultant Urological Surgeon.Prior to joining Aldara, he spent 7 years as a Consultant at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge (UK). This was preceded with a Fellowship in Endourology and Robotics at Cleveland Clinic and Arthur Smith Institute for Urology in New York (USA).
Dr. Al-Hayek gained an MD with honors from the School of Medicine, Damascus University, Syria, ranking the second highest nationally with the best overall clinical performance. He then enrolled at St. George's Hospital Medical School, London and re-graduated in 1999. With 20 years of clinical experience, Dr. Al-Hayek has been recognized in the ‘Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare’ for his achievements in his field.
As a strong advocate of research and teaching, Dr. Al-Hayek has published a large number of books, chapters, articles and abstracts. He is a former Associate Lecturer at University of Cambridge – one of the world’s leading universities – and was responsible for organizing and supervising the clinical teaching for medical students at Addenbrookes’ hospital urology department. Dr. Al-Hayek has also undertaken formal training in teaching doctors and running research.