WHY UNIVERSAL HOSPITAL

We have a team of highly talented and experienced multinational medical professionals who speak our patient’s local language thus not making language as a barrier. Universal Hospital believes in paperless culture and has integrated all the departments through a hi-tech IT system that reduces the patient waiting time and allows them to get a smooth and quick service experience through out the hospital.

REACH YOUR WELLNESS

Dr Mervat Hashem

MBBCh, MM (Paediatrics), MD(Paediatrics and Neonatology)
Consultant Neonatology

EDUCATION

- Fellow - University of Arizona , Tucson, USA
- MD (Pediatrics) - Alexandria University, Egypt (1999)
- MM ( Pediatrics) - Alexandria University, Egypt (1989)

EXPERIENCE

- More than 25 years of work experience in the field of Paediatrics and Neonatology
- Visiting Neonatologist - Neonatology Unit, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA (for gaining experience in mechanical ventilation and the neuro-developmental outcome of the newborn)
- Consultant Paediatrics & Neonatology and Head of Department - Pediatric Department, Saudi German Hospital, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (2004 – 2010)
- Consultant Paediatrics & Neonatology and Head of Department - Pediatric Department, Al Jazirah hospital, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (2002 – 2004)
- Consultant Paediatrics & Neonatology and Head of Department - Pediatric Department, Abha Private Hospital, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (2000 – 2001)
- Consultant Paediatrics - Al Mansour Polyclinic, Qatar (2000)
- Lecturer and Consultant Neonatology - El Shatby University Children’s Hospital, Egypt (1999 – 2000)
- Professor of Paediatrics and Neonatology - the University of Alexandria, Egypt (1990 – 1999)

CLINICAL EXPERTISE

- Very low birth weight and high risk newborn
- Mechanical ventilation and management of respiratory distress of the newborn
- Management of Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy and Total Body Cooling
- Treatment of neonatal blood diseases, neonatal Jaundice, and inborn metabolism errors
- Management and care of congenital anomalies and congenital heart diseases in the newborns
- Infants of Diabetic mothers
- Newborns with neuro-developmental delay
- Follow-up clinic for newborn babies

MEMBERSHIPS

- American Academy of Pediatrics
- Egyptian Society for Neonatal and Preterm Care

Dr Mervat Hashem

MBBCh, MM (Paediatrics), MD (Paediatrics and Neonatology)
Consultant Neonatology