Dr. Karim  Medhat Elmasry

Dr. Karim Medhat Elmasry

Address: P O Box 505004, Dubai Healthcare City, Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Gender: Male

Type of Professional: Obstetrician / Gynecologist

Associated Healthcare Provider: Mediclinic City Hospital

Languages Spoken: Arabic, English

About the Doctor / Professional

Dr Karim Elmasry is a British, Royal College of Obstetrics & Gynecology dual accredited obstetrician and gynecologist and subspecialist gynecological oncologist.

Dr Elmasry's career has taken him all over the world as a surgeon, presenter and educator. In addition to his work at Mediclinic City Hospital, he is also Head of Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, and gynecological oncologist at Al Noor Hospital Airport Branch in Abu Dhabi. As one of the few western board certified gyne-oncologists in the UAE, he is committed to helping women with gynecological malignancies and is frequently called upon as an expert for difficult benign and cancer gynecological cases throughout the UAE.

Dr Elmasry trained and started his career in the UK. He qualified from the University of Nottingham Medical School and underwent training in Obstetrics and Gynecology in major teaching hospitals in Nottingham and London including Queen's Medical Centre, University College London, St Bartholomew's Hospital and Guy's & St Thomas' Hospital. He specialised in minimal access surgery and, after obtaining his CCT in ObGyn, underwent a fellowship training programme in Gynecological Oncology at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital, UK.

He joined Tawam Hospital, Al Ain, in 2009 and was appointed as Chief of Division of Gynecological Oncology. In 2013, he was appointed as Chair of the ObGyn Department at Mafraq Hospital in Abu Dhabi to lead the development of gynecological oncology services in the city of Abu Dhabi.

Dr Elmasry has been actively involved in research throughout his career and has set up international collaborative studies with many entities. He has received many national and international awards for his work helping women with gynecological cancers including the 2015 'Al Wessam Champion' (SEHA Best Physician category in the 'Physician & Technical Award' Category). He is often ask to speak on TV and radio as an expert on this topic.

Dr. Karim's core competencies are:

  • Minimal access surgery (laparoscopic and hysteroscopic)
  • Screening for diseases of the cervix (HPV testing and colposcopy)
  • Managing complex gynecological cases of endometriosis and fibroids
  • Managing cancers of the uterus, ovaries, cervix and vulva
  • Counselling and managing patients for familial cancers of the ovary, uterus and breast