Dr. Samer Makhoul

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About the Doctor

Dr. Samer Makhoul has diverse and wide expertise gained from training and practicing in the UK. Dr. Makhoul obtained a membership from the Royal College of Psychiatrists and specialized training in adult psychiatry and addiction. In addition to that, he also completed a certificate of psycho-pharmacology from the British Association of Psycho-pharmacology and a post graduate certificate in autism from Sheffield Hallam University in the UK. Prior to moving to the UAE, Dr. Makhoul worked as a consultant psychiatrist at the National Health Service in the UK.

Dr. Makhoul’s area of expertise includes depression and mood disorders, treatment of anxiety and panic disorders, as well as, management of autism and attention-deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) in both adults and children. Moreover, he is an approved aviation psychiatrist by the General Civil Aviation Authority in the UAE


  • Clinical certificate in psycho-pharmacology, British Association of Psycho-pharmacology, United Kingdom
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Asperger Syndrome (PGcert), Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom Read More
  • Approved Clinician Status, North East England Registration Approval Panel, United Kingdom
  • Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT), Substance Misuse Psychiatry, United Kingdom
  • Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT), in General Psychiatry, United Kingdom
  • Doctor of Medicine Diploma (MBBS Equivalent), Damascus University, Syria

Specializing In

ADD / ADHD / Hyperactive Anxiety Autism Autistic Spectrum Disorder Depression Read More Less
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Licenses / Permits

  • Dubai Health Authority (DHA)
  • Health Authority of Abu Dhabi

Awards & Publications

  • MD Recognition Award for Excellence from the dean of the faculty of medicine, Damascus University, on behalf of the ministry of higher education in Syria.
  • Selected as a fellow of the XII World Congress in Psychiatry in Yokohama through a Diploma from the WPA (World Psychiatric Association)
  • "ADHD: from childhood into adulthood” Camilleri, Nigel; Makhoul, Samer.Malta Medical Journal, volume 25, issue1, January 2013, pp.2-7
  • “Prompts to Encourage Appointment Attendance for People with Serious Mental Illness” Rowett, Matthew; Reda, Sawsan; Makhoul, Samer. Schizophrenia Bulletin, Volume 36, Number 5, September 2010 , pp. 910-911
  • “Clinical Manual for the Treatment of Autism”.Makhoul, Samer; Le Couteur, Ann, Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Volume 13, Number 3, September 2008 , pp. 154-155[ book review]
  • Reda S, Rowett M, Makhoul S. Prompts to encourage appointment attendance for people with serious mental illness. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2001, Issue 2
  • Assalman I, Makhoul S, Hussain K.“Aripiprazole for people with schizophrenia whose illness has been partially responsive to clozapine” (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 5.
  • Makhoul S, Adams CE, Balain V. Rehabilitation programmes for schizophrenia (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2008, Issue 3.
  • Matar HE, Almerie MQ, Makhoul S, Humphreys P, Omori IM. Pericyazine for schizophrenia (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2008, Issue 4.
  • Arabic translation of a psychiatric book titled “Textbook of Psychiatry” (Rees, Linford.1996) .MD thesis. (Published by Damascus University Library)
  • Three translations from the Cochrane library into Arabic for the Arabic Evidence Based Medicine Centre 2001.

Professional Memberships

  • Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (MRCPsych)

Languages Spoken

  • Arabic
  • English

American Center for Psychiatry and Neurology - Abu Dhabi

Average Price
Consultation Range 690 AED - 790 AED