Laila Abdel Wareth

Chief, Clinical Pathology
Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Institute

Laila Abdel Wareth, MBBCh, FRCPc, FCAP, EMHCA, is the Chief of Clinical Pathology at the Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Institute at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi.

Prior to joining Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Dr. Abdel Wareth served as Chief Medical Officer of SEHA Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Services and Chair of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Institute at Sheikh Khalifa Medical City.

She brings more than 25 years of experience in healthcare, also including roles at British Columbia Children’s & Women’s Hospital in Vancouver, Canada, and Mafraq Hospital, Abu-Dhabi, UAE.

Dr. Abdel Wareth earned her medical degree from Ain Shams University Cairo, Egypt, and completed her postgraduate training at the University of British Columbia, Canada, in the specialty of Medical Biochemistry and Clinical Pathology.

She obtained Canadian and American Boards accreditation in Medical Biochemistry and Clinical Pathology, and is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Canada, the College of American Pathologists, as well as the Royal College of Pathologists in the UK. In addition to her clinical degrees, Dr. Abdel Wareth has an Executive Master’s Degree in Healthcare Administration from Zayed University, UAE.

She is an active member in various scientific societies and has several publications to her credit in the field of Laboratory Medicine.