What We Treat

Head of Allergy & Asthma Department

Dr Ahmed El-Rafei


Head of Allergy & Asthma Department

Years of Experience


Languages Spoken


Doctor's Bio

Dr Ahmed El-Rafei has over 35 years’ experience in the field of Allergy and Bronchial Asthma. He is a distinguished physician who has been lauded by numerous professional societies, governmental agencies, universities, and foreign countries for his significant medical, teaching, research and professional writings.

Dr El-Rafei is a Fellow of the American Academy of Allergy and Asthma. He had the honor of being one of the founding members of the Saudi Society of Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology, KSA, where he worked in one of the Kingdom’s most prestigious and leading healthcare providers, a member of the American Group Practice Association.

When he moved to Dubai, he also had the honor of being one the founding members of the Emirates Allergy and Respiratory Society.

Dr El-Rafei completed his specialization in Allergy and Asthma at Georgetown University Hospital, USA, alongside one of the most prominent allergists in the field, Prof Dr Joseph Bellanti, President of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.

During his stay in the USA, he was invited to lecture on Allergy and Asthma in both the School of Medicine and the School of Science (Department of Biology) at Georgetown University

While in Dubai, Dr El-Rafei was appointed by one of the most prestigious medical institutes, the world-renowned (Methodist Hospital), as Staff Allergy and Asthma Specialist in Dubai.

He has been invited by many Societies, medical, non-medical and public, to lecture and update both the medical profession and the community about Asthma and Allergy. He was also selected by one of the most renowned International Pharmaceutical Companies to be its medical adviser/consultant to benefit from his knowledge and expertise in the field.

He has also had articles published in esteemed international medical journals in the field of Allergy and Asthma.

Dr El-Rafei treats patients of all ages (starting age of 2 to Adults).

  • Allergies
  • Immunotherapy/Allergy Vaccines
  • Asthma
  • Nasal and Sinus Allergy
  • Skin allergy
  • Food and Drug Allergy
  • Insect Allergy
  • Asthma & Allergic Rhinitis
  • Skin Prick Allergy Test
  • Spirometry
  • Vaccines

35 years of experience working at some of the most prestigious hospitals in the US, Europe and UAE.