Shehzana Fatima, MD

Senior Specialist Registrar
Dubai Health Authority

She is an Oral & Maxillofacial surgeon with more than a decade of varied experience in the field of oral & maxillofacial surgery. Shehzana completed her masters in oral & maxillofacial surgery from Government Dental College , Bangalore , India and went on to do her fellowship training in clefts ,orthognathic & craniocraniofacial surgeries in various esteemed universities in India. She also has membership qualification from the Royal college of surgeons, Ireland.

During her tenure in India , she has worked in various clinical & academic positions in some of the well-known institutions in the south of India. She has been awarded the most prestigious Ginwalla Award for her scientific study in maxillofacial surgery and has been awarded twice the Balakrishna award for cleft surgery. Recently, she has been bestowed with the title “your our pride” from Dubai Health Authority for her contribution in volunteering service to the underprivileged cleft children around the world.

In 2011, she was credentialed as a Smile Train surgeon & as an Operation smile surgeon in 2015 which are volunteering organizations for treating cleft patients. Presently, she works as a senior specialist registrar, maxillofacial surgeon in Rashid Hospital which is tertiary trauma centre, as a cleft surgeon in Latifa child & maternity hospital & also serves other hospitals within the DHA.

She has presented several scientific papers in the national & international conferences and also has many publications to her credit. She has specialized interest in clefts, craniofacial anomalies, orthognathic & trauma surgeries to name a few.