World Class Pulmonology Services

What is Pulmonology?

Pulmonology is a subspecialty of the Internal Medicine which specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of chest or lung problems including; asthma, COPD, sleep disorders, lung cancer, pulmonary fibrosis (interstitial lung diseases), chest infections, bronchiectasis, smoking cessation, pulmonary hypertension and so on.

At Al Zahra Hospital Dubai, our state-of-the-art Pulmonology Departments offers the following services:

  • Asthma Education and Management clinic (adults and pediatrics) every Sunday.
  • Airway Inhalation Therapy (Ultrasonic Nebulization)
  • Lung function testing (Measurement of Lung Volumes and Capacities, Carbon Monoxide Diffusion, Body Plethysmography)
  • Allergy screening and desensitization testing (both environmental and food allergens)
  • Overnight pulse oximetry for diagnosis and management of sleep disorders
  • Bronchoscopy (Lavage, Biopsy, Brushing, Trans-cranial and Trans-bronchial Biopsy)
  • Timely screening, diagnosis and management of lung cancer
  • Oxygen therapy and Non-invasive ventilator therapy(CPAP, BiPAP)
  • Pneumonia and other infectious diseases
  • Pleural fluid aspiration (Diagnostic & Therapeutic)
  • Vaccinations for chest infections (Influenza & Pneumonia)
  • Education and support for smoking cessation
  • Tuberculosis and Fungal Respiratory Diseases

A good night’s sleep – everyone needs it, but not everyone gets it.

Billions have a serious sleep disorder. We are committed to providing complete management of all sleep disorders. Unlike most sleep facilities that provide only sleep apnea testing, we evaluate your sleep to develop an individualized treatment plan to improve your sleep, health, and quality of life.

Evaluation and management of all sleep disorders:

  • Snoring and sleep apnea
  • Insomnia, problems falling and staying asleep.
  • Restless legs syndrome
  • Narcolepsy
  • Daytime sleepiness and fatigue
  • Sleep walking and other parasomnias
  • Shift work disorder and other circadian rhythms disorders

Untreated sleep apnea and disturbed sleep increase your risk for:

  • Heart disease
  • High blood pressure
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Diabetes
  • Stroke
  • Depression
  • Weight gain
  • Sudden death

We also offer evaluation for Alternative therapies for Obstructive Sleep Apnea as well beside the CPAP.

Meet Our Team

Our team of highly qualified and experienced physicians drawn from across the world

Knowledge Centre

  • Dr. Sherif Fayed

    Consultant, Pulmonology - MBchB, Msc, MD, FRCP(Glasg), FCCP

    Dr. Sherif Fayed

    Consultant, Pulmonology - MBchB, Msc, MD, FRCP(Glasg), FCCP
    Dr. Sherif Fayed has worked as a respiratory consultant in Egypt and United Kingdom. He has outstanding experience in Respiratory Critical Care, chest infections, pulmonary fibrosis, pleural diseases. in addition to lung cancer early detection, diagnosis and most pulmonary procedures. Dr. Fayed holds more than 20 years of experience in the field of Pulmonology.
  • Dr. Mohammad Fawzi Katranji

    Consultant Pulmonologist

    Dr. Mohammad Fawzi Katranji

    Consultant Pulmonologist
    Dr. Mohammad Katranji is an American Board-Certified Consultant Pulmonologist specializing in Bronchoscopy and Thoracentesis. Through his 17 years of experience, he can treat all conditions of the lungs including critical and unique cases. Additionally, he is Board-Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine.
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