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2019

Best Cosmetic Surgery Clinic 2019

Al Shunnar Plastic Surgery has received the award of “Best Cosmetic Surgery Clinic 2019” in the UAE business awards.

2019

Leading Specialist in Breast & Aesthetic Facial Surgery

Al Shunnar Plastic Surgery has received the award of “Leading Specialist in Breast & Aesthetic Facial Surgery 2019” from the UAE business awards

2018

Distinguished Surgeon

Dr Buthainah Al Shunnar has received the award of “Distinguished Surgeon” in the Dubai Health Awards, given by the Director General of the Dubai Health Authority H.E. Humaid Al Qutami

2018

Women of Distinction of the UAE

Dr Buthainah Al Shunnar was voted and selected as one of the 22 ‘Women of Distinction of the UAE’ together with notable and prominent other women such as Her Highness Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak (Mother of the   Nation); Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi (Minister of Tolerance); Reem Al Hashimy (Minister of International Cooperation); Sheikha Maitha Bint Mohammed Al Maktoum (Olympic Martial Artist and Polo Player); Sheika Latifa Bint Ahmed Al Maktoum (Olympic Show-Jumper)

2016

Chairperson and speaker at the Emirates Plastic Surgery Society

Dr Buthainah Al Shunnar was elected Chairperson and speaker at the Emirates Plastic Surgery Society conference, in cooperation with the International Society of Aesthetics and Plastic Surgeons

2016

Invited to be a speaker and moderator

Dr Buthainah Al Shunnar was the only person from Europe/Middle East/Africa to be invited to be a speaker and moderator at the prestigious Johns Hopkins Biannual (every 2 years) plastic surgery conference in the USA, along with the world’s pre-eminent experts in plastic surgery.

2001

Receives American Board of Plastic Surgery, including Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery

1999

Chief Residency in Craniofacial/Maxillofacial/Microsurgery

Completes Chief Residency in Craniofacial/Maxillofacial/Microsurgery at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Maryland, USA

1999

Receives American Board of Surgery Certification

1997

Elected to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha National Honour Medical Society, USA

Dr Buthainah Al Shunnar has been elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha National Honour Medical Society for plastic surgeons in the USA

1997

Plastic Surgery Training at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore

After completion of the Surgery training, Dr Buthainah Al Shunnar was admitted to and successfully completed her Plastic Surgery Training at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, under leaders in the field in both cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, in what is considered to be one of the most rigorous Plastic Surgery training programs in the world, to become the first American Board-Certified Emirati Plastic Surgeon as well as the first female Emirati Plastic Surgeon.

1991

First Arab woman and Emirati to be admitted to the Johns Hopkins Hospital (USA) General Surgery training

Dr Buthainah Alshunnar was the first Arab woman and Emirati to be admitted to and complete Johns Hopkins Hospital General Surgery (USA) and subsequently Johns Hopkins Hospital (USA) Plastic Surgery trainings.

1991

Bronze medal in Pediatrics

 Dr Buthainah Al Shunnar has received the bronze medal in Pediatrics from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

1991

Receives medical degree from Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

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Medical School

Dr Buthainah Alshunnar started her Medical School at age 17

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