Meet Our CEO & Medical Director
Dr. Samih Al-Bahri is a Syrian Dental surgeon, with over 40 years of clinical experience within the United Arab Emirates. He attended University of Alexandria, Egypt and earned his Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) with honors in 1977. Dr. Al-Bahri was able to maintain an academic role throughout the years by attending countless continuing education courses with special emphasis on Prosthodontics and Oral Surgery. Early in his career, Dr. Al-Bahri established one of the first dental clinics in the emirate of Abu-Dhabi in 1978 serving Al-Ain, Abu Dhabi and even Oman residents. His ambition did not end there, he continuously thought of innovative ways to achieve his passion; treating patients with the utmost quality in dentistry and medicine. After beginning his dental private practice in 1979. He expanded his dental private practice to what is now known as Al-Bahri Dental and Orthodontic Center (ABDOC) in 2011. Furthermore, he established the Specialized Medical Care Hospital (SMCH) in 1991, which was one of the first specialized medical institutions within the private sector in the region. Specialized Medical Care Hospital is known for their spectacular Medical Consultants, Specialists, General Practioners and administrative staff. Due to their teamwork, dedication and hard work, SMCH earned the must respected Canadian Accreditation.
Dr. Al-Bahri currently maintains his role as CEO and Head Dentist in Al Bahri Dental and Orthodontic Center, and Vice-President and Partner in Specialized Medical Care Hospital.
Dr. Samih enjoys writing poetry, playing tennis and spending time with his two beautiful granddaughters in his free time.