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

SPECIALIST - NEONATOLOGY
Qualifications -   MBBCh, MM (Pediatrics), MD (Pediatrics and Neonatology), Clinical Research Institute certified

EDUCATION

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

EXPERIENCE

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

MEMBERSHIPS

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

CLINICAL SPECIALTIES

- Very low birth weight and high risk newborns.
- Mechanical ventilation and management of respiratory distress of the newborns.
- Management of Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy and Total Body Cooling.
- Treating 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.

Dr. Mervat Hashem

SPECIALIST - NEONATOLOGY