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Laith Alrubaiy

Prof. Dr. Laith Al-Rubaiy

Consultant Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist
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Dr Laith Al-Rubaiy is a UK trained and board certified Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist with more than 10-year experience in Gastroenterology. He is an honorary Professor at Swansea University School of Medicine in the UK. Before joining Healthpoint Hospital, Dr Al-Rubaiy worked as a Consultant Gastroenterologist at St Mark’s Hospital, a highly specialized GI hospital in London. As the first ranked medical graduate, he won two highly competitive scholarships to complete his post graduate medical studies in the USA then in the UK. Dr Al-Rubaiy did advanced hepatology training at the Royal Free Hospital Liver transplant Unit in London.

Professor Al-Rubaiy is an award winning doctor and has been awarded 3 competitive national and local awards for work in Gastroenterology and Hepatology in the UK. In 2017, Dr Al-Rubaiy was competitively selected to be named the “Young Gastroenterologist of the year: Emerging Leader” by the British Society of Gastroenterology in the UK. He published more than 50 peer reviewed articles, 20 case reports and 50 abstract and conference presentations. He was also involved in writing 3 books/ chapters.

He has more than 13 years clinical experience. His clinical work at Healthpoint Hospital involves the management of patients with various problems related to the digestive system such as such as indigestion, stomach ache, liver diseases, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), diarrhoea, weight loss, anaemia and acid reflux disease. He performs upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopy to investigate these conditions.


Dr. Laith is certified in three specialties, including general medicine, gastroenterology, and advanced hepatology and has extensive expertise in colonoscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy, and OGD upper GI endoscopy for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes. He also has experience treating conditions including inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, chronic liver diseases, anemia, and viral hepatitis. 

Awards & Accreditations

  • Appointed as Clinical Professor of Medicine (Adjunct) at College of Medicine and Health Sciences at Khalifa University 2023
  • Fellow of the European Federation of Internal Medicine (FEFIM)
  • Fellow of the European Board of Gastroenterology and Hepatology(FEBGH)
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (FRCP)
  • Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) from the UK
  • PhD in Gastroenterology health services research, Swansea University, UK
  • Young Gastroenterologist of the year award in the UK in 2017
  • Featured in TV channels (BBC, Channel 4, ITV, Abu Dhabi TV, and Sky news Arabia) and newsletters
  • Surgeon of Excellence in Endoscopy from Surgical Review Corporation (SRC)

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