Amin M. Abyad

Dr. Amin M. Abyad Specialist Medical Oncology & Internal Medicine

Years of Experience : 2

Nationality : Syrian

Languages Known : Arabic, English

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Dr. Abyad earned his medical degree Bachelor in Medicine and Surgery (MBChB) from Beirut Arab University. After completion of his internship, he joined the Internal Medicine Residency in Makassed Hospital- Beirut, Lebanon affiliated with the American University of Beirut (AUBMC). He was appointed as Chief Resident of Internal Medicine (2017-2018). Later, he started his Fellowship in hematology and medical oncology in Makassed Hospital, where he received an intensive training in hematology, medical oncology, and bone marrow transplant. Dr. Amin later joined Burjeel Medical City in 2021. He is an expert in malignant hematology and solid malignancies. He has been involved in clinical research and in multiple research projects. Dr. Abyad believes in patient centred care, trying to enhance patient outcomes through the application of the latest evidence based practice and personalized medicine.

Awards & Achievements

  • Hematology and Oncology Fellowship
  • Research scholarship from Arab Medical Association Against Cancer (AMAAC) to attend the annual research summer school at King Abdullah International Medical Research Center (KAIMRC). Riyadh- Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia
  • Nominated as the most promising junior Arab researcher over the research project entitled: “The Efficacy of prolonged Timozolamide in Glioblastoma Multiforme”
  • Makassed Hospital research oof the year award: Infectious complications after allogeneic BMT- Our experience over the last decade
  • Awarded fellow of the year by the Department Of Internal Medicine

Research & Publications

  • Co-author: “The Efficacy of prolonged Timozolamide in Glioblastoma Multiforme” M. ElNaghy et al poster presentation European Society Of Medical Oncology (ESMO) conference “Trends in Central Nervous System Malignancies” held In Prague- Czech Republic and poster presentation at Lebanese Society Of Medical Oncology (LSMO) 11th National Forum April 2014
  • Co-author: Healthcare Workers’ Compliance to the “Five Moments for Hand Hygiene” Comparison Of Two Interventional Methods. This study was published as a poster in IDSA conference on Oct 2016
  • Co-author: Low toxicity and efficacy of high-dose chemotherapy TEAM (Thiotepa, Ttoposide, Aracytine, Melphalan) followed by autologous peripheral blood stem cell transplantation in lymphoma. Oral presentation at EBMT 2019
  • Co-author: Performance Evaluation of the Spectra Optia Apheresis System Mononuclear Cell Collection for Autologous Peripheral Stem Cell Transplantation. Poster presentation EBMT 2019
  • Co-author: bacteraemia post-autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in the absence of antibacterial prophylaxis: a decade's experience from Lebanon. Poster presentation EBMT 2020
  • Co-author: High dose chemotherapy team (theotepa, etoposide, aracytine, melphalan) followed by autologous peripheral blood stem cell transplantation in lymphoma. Preliminary results of a prospective study. Poster presentation EBMT 2020
  • Co-author: Pre‑engraftment infectious complications and patient outcomes after allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation: a single‑center experience from Lebanon Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer Nature 2020
  • Co-author: The Burden of Gynecologic Cancers in the UAE, H. Alshamsi et al, J Oncol Res Rev Rep 2021 Volume 2(4): 2-6
  • Co-author: Establishment of the First Comprehensive Adult and Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Unit in the United Arab Emirates: Rising to the Challenge, Humaid Alshamsi et al. Clin. Pract. 2022, 12(1), 84-90;
  • Co-author: A Proposal for a National Cancer Control Plan for the UAE: 2022–2026 Humaid O. Al-Shamsi 1,2,3,4,* , Amin M. Abyad 1,2,4 and Saeed Raf Clin. Pract. 2022, 12, 118–132. clinpract12010016
  • Co-author: Breast Cancer in the United Arab Emirates Humaid O. Al-Shamsi et al, JCO Global Oncol DOI https://doi. org/10.1200/GO.22. 00247

Education & Training

  • MBChB
  • Internal Medicine Residency


  • ESMO
  • Emirates Oncology Society