Ammar Najjar

Assistant Director of Nursing

Languages Spoken

Arabic, English

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Ammar Najjar (MSN, RN, CPHQ, SPPS, TPM) is assistant director of nursing for Adam Vital Hospital, Dubai. He has served in different, crucial nursing leadership positions in the UAE over the last seven years.

Ammar began his professional career in nursing while living in Jerusalem in 2010, and within one year accepted a position at Saudi German Hospital, Dubai and then Shaikh Khalifa General Hospital where he held several positions, including charge nurse and senior charge nurse before moving to Emirates Specialty Hospital as a nurse manager for Surgical Services.

Professional Background


    • Surgical Service Manager, Emirates Specialty Hospital, DHCC (Hospital Commissioning team member).
    • Senior Charge Nurse (Operation Theatre, Maternity Theatre, Urology, Endoscopy, CSSD and Day Care Surgery Unit), Sheikh Khalifa General Hospital) (Hospital Commissioning team member).
    • Registered Nurse (Operation Theatre, Daycare, Endoscopy and Recovery Room), Saudi German Hospital, Dubai) (OT Commissioning team member).

    Educational Background

    • Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Executive Degree: Developing a Systems View, Johns Hopkins University.
    • Healthcare Economics Executive Degree, University of Pennsylvania.
    • Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ): National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ).
    • Post-graduate Diploma (Healthcare Administration), Honours Degree King’s College Professional Development.
    • Post-graduate Diploma (Healthcare Management and Leadership), Honours Degree Westford School of Management.
    • Post-graduate Degree (Urodynamic Study), Bristol University.
    • Post-graduate Degree (Senior Managers Development), Newcastle University.
    • Master’s Degree (Healthcare Management), Honours degree Midtown University.
    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Major in Medical Surgical and Neurosciences, An-Najah National University.