Dr. Zuhair Afaneh, MD, MMM, CPE, CMQ, CPHQChief Medical Officer (CMO)

Dr. Zuhair Afaneh, MD, MMM, CPE, CMQ, CPHQ

Dr. Afaneh is a Consultant Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Diabetes and serves as the Chief Medical Officer for Sheikh Khalifa General Hospital (SKGH), Umm Al Quwain; which belongs to the Ministry of Presidential Affairs (MOPA). He has more than 20 years of clinical and administrative experience in the USA and UAE.

In addition, He has academic experience and served as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Wright State University in Ohio

Dr. Afaneh received many awards including, but not limited to, Abu Dhabi Medical Leadership and Management Award (2012); the Award of Academic Achievement in Medical Management by the American Association for Physician Leadership (2005)

Dr. Afaneh’s education and fellowship include:

  • Specialty Certificate in Endocrinology (SCE), UK (2015)
  • Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) (2013)
  • Master of Medical Management (MMM), Tulane University, Louisiana, USA (2005-2007)
  • American Board of Medical Quality, Certified in Medical Quality Management (CMQ) (2010)
  • Certified Diabetes Educator, National Certificate Board for Diabetes Educators (2005)
  • Certified Physician Executive (CPE), The Certifying Commission in Medical Management ( 2005)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (1998)
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, St. Barnabas Hospital, Cornell Medical Centre, New York, USA ( 1995-1998)
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery Diploma, Medical School, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan (1987-1993)
  • Thiqa health scheme
  • Aafiya
  • Daman Health Insurance
  • Abu Dhabi National Insurance Company
  • Allianz
  • Orient Insurance
  • Albuhaira National Insurance Company
  •  Al Khazna Insurance
  • AXA
  • AMITY
  • Dubai Insurance