Dr Mustapha Ayad is a leading obstetrician and gynecologist based in the UAE, and has performed over 2000 surgeries and more than 3000 deliveries. He currently serves as Medical Director of the Jumeirah American Clinic in Dubai and is a specialist-OBGYN at Yasclinic Group in Abu Dhabi. Born in Beirut, Lebanon, Dr Ayad graduated with a Bachelor’s in Science in Biology and Chemistry in 1972 from the American University of Beirut (AUB) and went on to graduate with an MD in Medicine in 1977 after completing internship training programs at Harvard Medical School in Boston, USA and Guy’s Hospital in London, UK. He then completed his residency program at AUB in 1980 and pursued a fellowship training program at Northwestern University, Chicago, USA in the same year. Upon his return to Beirut, Dr Ayad opened his private practice and following political tensions in Lebanon, moved to Dubai in 1982, where he has since lived with his family, and established his own private medical center. Fluent in Arabic, English and French, Dr Ayad holds both Lebanese and French citizenships.