Consultant & Chief of Interventional Radiology
Associated professor in Radiology at the United Arab Emirates University
Chairman of Clinical Imaging / Member of Abu Dhabi SEHA Radiology Council.
Alain Hospital; SEHA / United Arab Emirates
Dr. Alkoteesh undertook his higher specialist training in Radiology at University Hospital of Wales in UK in 1997. He has worked in many well recognized International hospitals: Prince Philip hospital in Wales; Cork University Hospital in Ireland and King Fahad National Guard Hospital (KAMC) in Riyadh; KSA, Sheikh Khalifa Medical city SKMC-Cleveland in the UAE; Alain Hospital and Tawam/John Hopkins Hospital.
He is a fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists (FRCR)UK since 1999, and member of the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology Society of Europe (CIRSE).. He is holder of the European Board in Interventional Radiology EBIR.
He has special interests in vascular intervention', Carotid and Aortic stenting; hepatobiliary; TIPS, Arterial and venous embolization, TACE, Tumour Radiofrequency ablation; urological Interventional procedures; uterine fibroid embolization; Breast interventions; scrotal varicoceles embolization, Prostate artery embolization ;acute stroke interventions and diabetic foot salvage interventional procedures.
Dr Alkoteesh has performed more the 20000 interventional radiology procedures in the UAE during the last 10 years including TIPS procedure in 4y old child;IVC Filter in 7y old ; 25 Acute stroke interventions and 400 UFE procedures; and also he has more than 40 publications under his belt. He has been invited as an expert IR speaker in more than 50 national and international conferences.
Dr. Alkoteesh served as the chief of Interventional Radiology at Sheikh Khalifa Medical city between 2007-2010 where he also established and managed the Radiology Residency Program. He set up the residency program in 2009 and took the challenge to train the UAE junior doctors to become the Radiologists of the future.
He has been the chief of Interventional Radiology at Alain Hospital since 2010 when he came to establish the interventional Radiology Department and has been the Chairman of Radiology since 2012.
Dr Alkoteesh was appointed in 2013-2014 by SEHA as the Regional Chairman of Clinical Imaging department of Both Tawam and Alain Hospitals to lead the Radiology integration in the Eastern region of Abu Dhabi Emirates.
He has been editorial board members and reviewer of Cardio-Vascular and Interventional Radiology (CVIR) Journal (CIRSE's official journal) since 2013 and a Member of editorial advisory board for AuntMinnie Middle East since 2014.
He is a member of SEHA Radiology council and member of the organizing committee for Arab Health Total Radiology conference. He has been the Chairman for SIRC SEHA International Radiology conference since 2012.
Dr Alkoteesh has built one of the best Interventional Radiology unite in the Middle East and managed to win the following prizes:
1-Winner of Arab Health Award for Excellence in IR/ Imaging and diagnostics 2012.
2-Excellence in Teaching Award 2013-2014 Adjunct Clinical Faculty, FMHS UAE University.
3-Golden SEHA Award in TE-Project 2014 on Diabetic foot management
4-Dubai Quality Award 2015.
5- SEHA best 100 employee for 2014.
6- Silver SEHA Award in TE-Project 2014 on Diabetic foot management.
7- Winner of Dubai Health Excellence Award 2018 for the distinguished physician category.