Dr. Osama Y. Attar Bashi

MD Consultant Paediatrician

M.B.Ch.B, C.A.B.P.


Dr Osama received his medical degree from the University of Baghdad, College of Medicine and completed his residency in paediatrics. Since then, he has accumulated a wealth of experience as a paediatrician, first in Iraq as resident physician and paediatrician with some of the country’s top teaching hospitals.

Dr Osama Bashi is a Board-certified paediatrician, after receiving his board certification he practiced Paediatrics in Iraq, then in Jordan as Attendant Physician and Consultant Paediatrician. He began working in the UAE in 1999, practicing in both general paediatrics as well as neonatal & paediatric intensive care.

Dr Osama brings a vast knowledge and expertise gained from enrolment in specialty training courses and clinical programs at some of the world’s most renowned hospitals and institutions, including in the UK and the Hospital for Sick Children in Canada.

For the last 15 years, he worked as Consultant Paediatrician and Department Head at Baraha Hospital in Dubai, where he was responsible for inpatient care at the Paediatric & Neonatal Intensive Care, and outpatient care at the hospital’s paediatric unit.

Dr Osama is passionate about preventative health care issues and is a US certified International Lactation Consultant, a title he has held since 2002. In addition to his duties as a medical practitioner, Dr Osama is passionate about training the next generation of doctors. He has been heavily involved in medical education programs and, from 2008 to 2014, served as Assistant Clinical Professor of Paediatrics at the University of Sharjah, College of Medicine, Department of Paediatrics. In this role, he supervised upper year medical students and integrated their transition into medical practice in a hospital setting.

Dr Osama looks forward to using his vast wealth of experience and expertise to achieve the best health outcomes for his paediatric patients.

Special interests

  • General Paediatric problems and infections,
  • Paediatric respiratory problems,
  • Paediatric GI tract & urinary tract problems,
  • Well infant & child care, & Vaccinations,
  • Developmental & Nutritional assessment and follow up.

Languages Known

Fluent in English, Basic French and Arabic

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