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Dr. Buthainah Al Shunnar FACS , MBBCh

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About the Doctor

Dr. Buthainah Al Shunnar is an American Board Certified Plastic Surgeon with extensive experience in breast surgery, body contouring, aesthetic facial surgery, hand surgery, Shankar reconstruction and microsurgery. After graduating with Honors from the Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland in 1991. Dr. Al Shunnar received her five years of general surgery training at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore and George Washington University Hospital in Washington DC, where she was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha national medical honor society. She then completed her Plastic Surgery Training at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. 

After her training, Dr. Al Shunnar spent three years in York, Pennsylvania as Consultant Plastic Surgeon in private practice, also covering a major trauma center for its reconstructive needs. In addition, she held an academic position at Hershey Medical College where she mentored and taught the residents and fellows. She subsequently returned to the Middle East and was appointed Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Sheikh Khalifa Medical Center in Abu Dhabi for two years. In 2005, Dr. Al Shunnar established her own clinic in Dubai focusing on both cosmetic and reconstructive surgery ,as well as anti-aging services, permanent makeup and skin care. Dr. Al Shunnar has published numerous articles in her field. Her work has been presented at national and international plastic surgery conferences.


Education

  • The Diploma of Licentiate, The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Ireland
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Surgery, BAO, National University of Ireland, Ireland Read More
  • Plastic Surgery Board Certification, The American Board of Plastic Surgeons, United States
  • Plastic Surgery Fellowship, John Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, United States
  • General Surgery Board Certification, The American Board of Surgery, United States
  • General Surgery Board Certification, The American Board of Surgery, United States
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Specializing In

Acne treatment Anti-Aging Treatment Botox Treatment Breast Correction (Augmentation or Reduction) Breast Lift Read More Less

Al Shunnar Plastic Surgery

The doctor accepts 'Pay & Claim' at this location

Licenses / Permits

  • Dubai Health Authority

Hospital Affiliations

Awards & Publications

  • Al-Shunnar B, Manson PN Large Defect Forehead Reconstruction: Principles of Aesthetic Unit Reconstruction. American Association of Plastic Surgeons Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland Presented May 2003
  • Al-Shunnar B, Manson P.N. Medial Incision Laterally-based Cervicofacial Flap: Improved Aesthetic Results. Submitted to Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Baumholtz M, Al-Shunnar B, Dabb R.W. The ‘Boomerang Flap’ for Breast Reconstruction Annals of Plastic Surgery, April 2002
  • Al-Shunnar B., Dabb R.W. Breast Reconstruction Post Mastectomy, A Woman’s View York Woman. October 2001
  • Al-Shunnar B and Manson PN. Cheek Reconstruction with Laterally Based Cervicofacial Flap Clinics in Plastic Surgery, April 2001
  • Al-Shunnar B, Tufaro AP, Hoopes J and Manson PN. Medial Incision Laterally-Based Cervicofacial Advancement Flap - Improved Aesthetic Results. American Association of Plastic Surgeons Meeting, Colorado Springs, Colorado, May 1999.
  • Nahabedian M., Al-Shunnar B. Correction of Frontal Bone Hypertrophy with Setback Osteotomy and SRS Bone Source. Presented at the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons Meeting in September 1999.
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital - Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds (1997 - 1999) * Management of Hemangiomas * Management and Reconstruction of Complex Radiation Wounds * Reconstruction of Large Cheek Defects * Surgical Margins of Basal and Squamous Skin Cancer
  • Resident of the year award, George Washington University Hospital – 1997
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honour Medical society – 1997
  • MB, BCh. Awarded with honours, Dublin, Ireland – 1991

Board Certifications

  • The American Board of Plastic Surgery

Professional Memberships

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
  • Member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Member of the American Medical Association
  • Member of the Johns Hopkins Medical & Surgical Association

Languages Spoken

  • Arabic
  • English