Dr. Sakina Farhat


Dr. Sakina Farhat is an American board certified Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist with extensive experience in her field of specialization. After completing her medical school in India, Dr. Sakina Farhat moved to USA where she completed her training in Internal Medicine followed by training and research in Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Before moving to Dubai, she practiced Gastroenterology in USA. She is deeply committed to high quality care that leads to positive and long lasting health outcomes. She takes thorough and precise approach during her consultations to ensure that she is consistently giving accurate diagnosis and treatment to her patients. Dr. Sakina provides care for common digestive diseases as well as in depth investigations for difficult GI conditions. She is one of the few Consultants in the Middle East who had formal fellowship training and expertise in liver diseases.

She is exploring ways of integrating healthcare and clinical research looking towards achieving preventive and personalized medicine and believes in taking care of patients in an evidence-based and compassionate way.


Special interests & experiences

  • Various Examinations of the Digestive System
  • Gastroscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Small bowel videocapsule study
  • Tying Esophageal Varices of Liver Cirrhosis Patients
  • Placing and Changing Feeding Tubes
  • Clinic for Liver Diseases
  • Clinic for Reflux (GERD) and motility disorders
  • Consultant Clinic for Chronic Bowel Inflammation
  • Removal of Intestinal and Gastric Polyps Without the Need for Surgery
  • Consultant Clinic for Nervous Colon and Gastrointestinal Problems
  • Colon cancer prevention and screening

Professional Association and Awards

  • Member AGA (American Gastroenterological Association)
  • Member ACG (American college of Gastroenterology)
  • Member ASGE (American society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy)
  • Member of AASLD (American association for the study of liver diseases)
  • Presidential Poster award, ACG 2011, Washington DC
  • Auxiliary award, ACG 2011, Washington DC
  • Member (ACP) American College of physicians

Professional Licenses

  • Dubai Health Authority, UAE – Consultant Gastroenterologist
  • New York State Medical License – Consultant Gastroenterologist

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • Hindi


2012American Board of Internal Medicine(ABIM) certification – Internal Medicine, FACP

2016American Board of Internal Medicine(ABIM) certification – Gastroenterology, FACG


Practicing Medicine for more than 20 Years.