Humaid Al-Shamsi

Humaid Al-Shamsi

Director, Medical Oncology Service

Burjeel Cancer Institute

United Arab Emirates

Professor Al-Shamsi is the founder and director of the Medical Oncology Service at Burjeel Medical City, Abu Dhabi. He is also a professor of oncology at Gulf Medical University, Ajman, as well as an adjunct professor at the College of Medicine, University of Sharjah.

His clinical practice focuses on all solid tumours, including complex lung cancers. He is a strong advocate for greater public awareness of cancer, and early detection and screening. Professor Al-Shamsi has received numerous awards for his work, including the Feigenbaum Leadership Excellence Award and the UAE Genetic Diseases Association (UAEGDA) Distinguished Clinical Award.

He is currently president of both the Emirates Oncology Society (EOS) and the Gulf Oncology Society (GOS), chairman of the Colon Cancer Guideline Committee-MENA-NCCN, and chairman of UAE Oncology and Haematology Fellowship training program – National Institute Health Specialty.

He has published more than 100 peer-reviewed articles, books and abstracts on range of oncology topics.