​Welcome to My Educational Website​ !
“I am Dr. Karim Sarhane. I am a surgeon certified by the American Board of Surgery. I specialize in General, and Advanced Laparoscopic. ​
I am located in Al Ain (Abu Dhabi, UAE).​ My goal is to provide you with the best and most up-to-date surgical care. Thank you for visiting my website.​ Karim Sarhane, MD MSc”​


Medical Research

As a surgeon-scientist, I combine clinical work with scientific research to offer the care to as many patients as I can.

About Dr. Karim

Personal Life
Karim Sarhane was born in Lebanon.
Dr. Karim Sarhane is an MD MSc graduate from the American University of Beirut. Following graduation, he completed a research fellowship at Johns Hopkins University (Maryland, USA) in Peripheral Nerve Surgery. He then completed a residency in General Surgery at the University of Toledo (Ohio, USA), followed by a year of additional training in Plastic Surgery. He then joined Burjeel Royal Hospital in September 2022 (after spending a total of 10 years in the USA).
Karim Sarhane, MD is a Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery.​​ Dr. Karim is a Surgeon-Scientist who combines clinical care with scientific research to deliver the best possible outcomes to his patients. He is published in top-ranked bioengineering, neuroscience, and surgery journals. He holds a patent for a novel Nanofiber Nerve Wrap that he developed with his colleagues at the Johns Hopkins Institute for NanoBioTechnology and the Johns Hopkins Department of Neuroscience (US Patent # 10500305, December 2019).
Dr. Sarhane is the recipient of many research grants and research awards, including the Best Basic Science Paper at the Johns Hopkins Residents Research Symposium, the Basic Science Research Grant Prize from the American Foundation for Surgery of the Hand, the Research Pilot Grant Prize from the Plastic Surgery Foundation, and a Scholarship Award from the American College of Surgeons. He has authored to date 49 peer-reviewed articles, 11 book chapters, 48 peer-reviewed abstracts, and 29 national presentations.​​ Dr. Sarhane is recognized by colleagues for his commitment to medicine, his superior surgical skills, his compassionate care, and his innovative mindset. Dr. Karim strives to advance surgical care through excellence in research, education, clinical care, and service. He is proud to offer the patients of the UAE the entire gamut of General and Laparoscopic/Robotic Surgery.

Work Experience

As a surgeon-scientist, I combine clinical work with scientific research to offer the best care to as many patients as I can.

2022 - Present Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Burjeel Royal Hospital

Practice includes: General and Advanced Laparoscopy, Surgical Oncology, Plastic Surgery (Body and Breast)

Jul 2018 – Jun 2019 Baltimore, MD, USA

Clinical Trials Certificate Program - Department of Epidemiology

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Publich Health

Clinical Trials Certificate program – Department Of epidemiology.

July 2014 – June 2022 Toledo, OH, USA

General Surgery Residency, with an additional year of Plastic Surgery trainingl

Concentration: Peripheral Nerve Surgery

Jul 2018 – Jun 2019 Baltimore, MD, USA

Research Fellowship - Department of Plastic Surgery

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Peripheral Nerve Program

Research Fellowship – Department of Plastic Surgery.

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