Dr. Salwan Alabdullah

Departments: ENT Department
Languages: English, Arabic
Speciality: Specialist Otolaryngologist
Availability: Full Time
Board Certificate: Arab Board Certificate in ENT, Head and Neck Surgery(CABMS), Royal College of Physician and Surgeon of Glasgow MRCS

More About The Doctor:

Dr. Salwan has more than 20 years post-graduation experience in ENT, head and Neck Surgery. Working in Abu Dhabi since 2002, he has worked with the main leading private hospitals.

Dr. Salwan is known for his excellent interpersonal relations, rapport and sound reputation between patients and colleagues. Committed for high quality, evidence based and safe medical practice.

Dr. Salwan is a keen enthusiast in his specialty and has further enhanced his skills and techniques by completing numerous training courses in Canada, Singapore, Malaysia, Turkey, Spain, Oman, and the UAE.

Areas of interest:

  •  Management of nose and sinus infections, allergies, and nasal polyps
  •  Management of headache of different types
  •  Management of smell and taste disorders post Covid 19 infection, Smell Training & Rehabilitation
  • Management of dizziness and imbalance, efficiently performing Canalith (Ear Crystal) Repositioning Maneuver in BPPV
  •  Management of snoring with a custom-made technique including medicine, injection, and surgeries
  •  Management of air-way, breathing difficulties, and sleep apnea
  •  Management of tonsil & adenoids infection /enlargement
  •  Management of hearing problems, ear infection, ear drum damage/ hole.
  •  Hearing Aids prescriptions
  •  Management of Pediatrics ENT problems e.g., tonsil and adenoids enlargement, recurrent airway infections, ear infection, snoring, and hearing problems

Surgeries Performed:

  •  Nose and sinus surgeries Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery FESS, nasal polyp and sinus tumor surgery.
  •  Widening of nasal air passages, Septoplasty, Turbinate Reduction surgery, Coblation / Radiofrequency
  •  Repair of ear drum hole, Tympanoplasty, Mastoid surgery cortical/ modified radical mastoidectomy
  •  Pediatrics ENT Adeno-tonsillectomy , Tympanostomy +/- Grommet
  •  Snorning and Obstructive Sleep Apnea Surgeries, with custom-made strategy, medical or surgical, Injection Snoroplasty, Coblation Assisted Palatoplasty, Uvuloplatopharyngoplasty UPPP
  •  All kinds of rigid and flexible upper and lower aero-digestive endoscopies
  •  Tracheostomy
  •  Lymph node biopsy
  •  Sleep study, Polysomnography and CPAP titration Hearing

Procedures Performed:

  •  Pure Tone Audiogram
  •  Tympanogram/Eustachian Tube Function Test
  •  Behavioral Observation Audiometry
  •  Speech Discrimination test
  •  Caloric Test Dr. Salwan has numerous paper presentations, articles to his credit that have been published internationally.
  • He is a key speaker in many local and international conferences.

He believes that:

  •  Everybody should be treated with respect and understanding.
  •  Patient education and orientation should be part of the routine daily care for patients. Patient’s understanding of their condition, empowering them to take part in the decision-making process, to get the best outcome from their treatment.

Professional Membership:

  • Royal College of Physician and Surgeon of Glasgow
  • MRCS
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology 2009


  • Medical College Baghdad University 1990
  • Ph.D. Degree/ Fellowship - Iraqi Commission of Medical Specialization in Otolaryngology (F.I.C.M.S.)