+971 4 378 6666

Main Menu

Al Zahra Cancer and Oncology Center
Dr.Ricardo Persaud

Dr.Ricardo Persaud (ONC)

Consultant ENT, Head and Neck Surgeon

Dr. Ricardo is a UK-trained ENT, Thyroid and Nasal Plastic Surgeon and the only surgeon in the UAE with Certificate of Completion of Training in Otolaryngology from the United Kingdom (CCT Otol.UK).
He is a British national who is recognized internationally for his surgical skills and clinical expertise as well as his teaching, training and writing abilities with over 100 publications, including 7 ENT Books.

After training at some of UK's finest teaching hospitals, Dr. Ricardo obtained the highly prestigious Fellowship from the Royal college of Surgeons of England.

He subsequently received advanced training in Rhinology, mainly focusing on Sinus and Nasal Plastic Surgery, from Imperial College London Hospitals (St Mary’s Campus).

With over 2 decades of experience as a Doctor and 17 years as an ENT Surgeon he has performed over 8000 ENT operations and offers superior expertise in General ENT conditions (acute and chronic) affecting both children and adults.

Dr. Ricardo also offers supra-specialized Consultant knowledge and surgical skills in the nose, sinuses, thyroid and other conditions that affect the head and neck regions.

He takes pride in constantly refining his technical skills and continuing his learning in an effort to provide the best outcomes and is committed to improving the well being of each patient who enters his practice.

Dr. Ricardo Persaud is currently based at the well-renowned Al Zahra Private Hospitals in both its Sharjah and Dubai branches.  He is the Head of the ENT Department in Al Zahra Hospital Sharjah.

He has also completed tertiary level training in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at:
1. Memorial Sloane Kettering Hospital, USA.
2. Massachusset Eye Ear Institute, Harvard University, Boston, USA.
3. Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, China.
4. Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Canada.
Postgraduate Qualifications:

1. CCT Otolaryngology (UK) - 2011
2. FRCS ORL-HNS (Eng) - 2009
3. DO-HNS (Eng) - 2003
4. CBiol (Chartered Biologist - Europe) - 2001
5. MSB (Member of Society of Biology, UK; equal to MSc) - 2001
6. MRCS (Eng) - 2000
7. MPhil (University of London, Neuroendocrine Thesis) - 1994

Undergraduate Qualifications:

1. MB BS (University College London Medical School) - 1996
2. GIBiol (Graduate Member Institute of Biology, UK; equal to BSc) - 1994
3. BTEC HNC (British Technical Education Council Higher National Certificate in Science -12 Distinctions) - 1990.