Dr. Sherif Hassan Sherif is a Consultant Psychiatrist at ACPN. Dr. Sherif’s educational journey saw
him graduate from Alexandria University in Egypt, commencing his psychiatric training in the
United Kingdom in 2005. In 2013, he became a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, UK.
Committed to continuous learning, he gained his MSc degree in psychiatric practice from
Hertfordshire University in 2014, focusing on community services development. Dr. Sherif
completed his Higher Specialty Training in Old Age Psychiatry in Health Education East of England,
Cambridge, earning the Certificate of Completion of Training in the UK in 2016. He holds medical
licensures in both the UK and the UAE, providing psychiatric care with the highest standards of
Dr. Sherif’s career in psychiatry spans over sixteen years, reflecting a journey of growth and impact.
He joined ACPN in 2023 from Al Ain Hospital (SEHA), bringing his wealth of knowledge and
experience to this esteemed institution. Before moving from the UK to the UAE in 2020 to join
SEHA, he worked for four years as a Consultant Psychiatrist for the old age in the Greater
Manchester region, making significant contributions in both hospital and community services.
Notably, he led a memory assessment service, enhancing diagnostic and treatment capabilities.
Beyond clinical practice, Dr. Sherif’s academic pursuits led to an Adjunct Assistant Professorship at
the College of Medicine and Health Sciences of the United Arab Emirates University. In recognition
of his teaching excellence, he received the Clinical Teaching Excellence Award for the academic year
2021-2022. Dr. Sherif’s commitment to service development is underpinned by a holistic and
culturally sensitive approach leaving a lasting impact on the organizations and communities he
continues to serve.
Dr. Sherif’s professional interests encompass a wide range of functional and neurodegenerative
psychiatric disorders, including mood disorders, personality disorders, anxiety, phobias, obsessive–
compulsive disorder, schizophrenia, and dementia. Dr. Sherif’s journey is marked by a commitment
to improving mental health outcomes for his patients and communities, founded on collaboration,
trust, and medical excellence in the field of psychiatry.