Mayada Raya

Dr. Mayada Raya Specialist Pediatrics

Years of Experience : 20

Nationality : Syria, Aregintina

Languages Known : Arabic, English

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Dr. Mayada Raya is a Specialist in Pediatrics, with a medical career spanning over two decades. She started her medical journey by earning her MD in General Medicine from Lebanon in 1991. She further pursued a Masters in General Pediatrics. She also secured the Arab Board license in General Pediatrics in 2017. Dr. Mayada Raya has held key roles in various esteemed SEHA hospitals in the UAE, serving as a Pediatric Senior House Officer and later as a Pediatric Specialist. Her wealth of experience encompasses both inpatient and outpatient general pediatrics, pediatric ICU, NICU, and clinical procedures. Her proficiency extends beyond routine pediatric care. During the challenging times of the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Mayada Raya worked as a frontline healthcare worker for COVID-19 inpatients.  With expertise in inpatient and outpatient general pediatrics, pediatric ICU, NICU, and clinical procedures, Dr. Mayada Raya brings a comprehensive skill set to her practice.  


Research & Publications

  • Hypothyroidism in Infancy and childhood (French) - Study presented at the graduation in 1991 at Saint Joseph Hospital
  • The scale of pain in the pediatric age group (English) 1994 presented at Pediatric Lebanese society meeting Osteoporosis in Infancy (English)
  • Presented in 1994 at Saint George's Hospital medical center - Salmonella meningitis in pediatric age group (French)
  • France Bordeaux supervised by Professor Michel Rolland - Diagnosis of metabolic disease in the pediatric age group (French)
  • Study presented in Toulouse - France, during training Pediatric neurology
  • Preferred Practice Guideline for management of children with Asthma (Tawam Hospital).
  • Preferred Practice Guideline for children with short stature (Rahba Hospital)
  • Preferred practice guidelines in pediatric (fever without focus, acute asthma pathway in children, diabetic ketoacidosis pathway in children, Preferred practice guidelines Approach to children with generalized hypotonia, (Rahba hospital)
  • Neonatal pulse oximetry pathway at Rahba hospital
  • Approach to the infant with cyanotic congenital heart disease at Rahba hospital
  • A case of pseudohypoparathyroidism at Rahba (presentation in ASPED/ arab society of pediatric endocrinology)
  • A case of Sanjad sakati syndrome at Rahba (ASPED presentation)
  • A case of Diabetes mellitus type 2 at a young age at Rahba

Education & Training

  • MD in General Medicine from Lebanon in 1991
  • Master’s in general Pediatrics from American University of Beirut/Makassed General Hospital Beirut/Lebanon in 1994
  • Arab Board license in General Pediatrics in 2017


  • Inpatient and Outpatient General Pediatrics
  • Pediatric ICU and NICU
  • Endotracheal Intubation
  • Umbilical Venous and Artery Central Lines
  • PICC Line
  • Needle Aspiration and Chest Tube Insertion
  • Arterial Line
  • Urinary Catheterization
  • Nasogastric Tube Insertion


  • Syrian Order of Medicine
  • Arab Board Member /General Pediatric Speciality