Dr. Samina Afzal

Paediatric Oncologist and Hematologist


Dr. Samina Afzal is Consultant Paediatric Oncologist at Al Jalila Children’s and has over fifteen years of extensive experience in Paediatric Oncology and Haematology. She has previously worked at the Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, UK and the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), Toronto, Canada.

Prior to joining Al Jalila Children’s, Dr. Afzal was Consultant – Paediatric Oncology/Hematology at IWK Children’s Hospital, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada. She also served as Consultant – Paediatric Oncology at University of Saskatchewan, Canada. Dr. Afzal has published more than 15 papers in international journals and has 20 abstracts presented in International Conferences including SIOP, ASH, ASPHO and ISPNO. She was the Principal Investigator for “Epidemiology of DIPG” – a study of Canadian Paediatric Brain Tumor Consortium involving all 17 Canadian Paediatric oncology units in Canada.

Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital

Al Jaddaf - Dubai United Arab Emirates

800 AJCH (8002524)