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Khaldoon Alkhaldi

Dr. Khaldoon Alkhaldi is a staff Physician within the Emergency Medicine Institute at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi. Prior to joining Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Dr. Alkhaldi was a Consultant in Emergency Medicine at Tawam Hospital and Shaikh Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi. He is a UAE Graduate from the Medical School of UAE University and board-certified in Emergency Medicine from Rennes University-France.

Dr. Alkhaldi completed three Harvard Affiliated fellowships: Disaster Medicine, International EMS, and Prehospital Care and Crisis leadership. Among many exercises, he participated in evaluating the medical response in the Federal Capstone Exercise 2014: Alaska Shield, a federal disaster drill, and worked as a section author on the an edition of Dr. Gregory Ciottone’s Disaster Medicine textbook.

He is an evaluator in UAE government excellence programs. His particular interests within the realm of disaster medicine include Mass Gathering Medicine, International EMS, and Disaster Preparedness. Also, he has extensive experience in emergency and health care management, demonstrating exemplary leadership credentials and organization skills while working for the Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA). A dedicated individual with a proven track record in successfully directing the execution of strategies and ensuring the effective delivery of safe and reliable healthcare across the SEHA entities through healthcare-related projects. Dr. Alkhaldi has held many leadership positions while working in Corporate SEHA (among which was Executive Project Manager and Acting Deputy Chief of Total Quality Division).