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Dr. Alaa Al-Sharief

Dr. Alaa Al-ShariefClinical Department Head
Department of Emergency Medicine
Upper River Valley Area
Family Medicine with a Special Competence in Emergency Medicine

Dr. Alaa Al Sharief graduated from medical school from Aden University, Yemen in 1998. After finishing his family medicine residency at Dalhousie University in 2003, Dr. Al Sharief worked as a family and emergency room physician in Fredericton until 2010 when he began working full time in the Emergency Department at Horizon's Upper River Valley Hospital.

Dr. Al Sharief enjoys teaching medical students and residents, and when he's not working enjoys the trails on his mountain bike close to his home.

Academic/Teaching Positions

  • Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine/Emergency Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University
  • Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University

Training, Certification/Degree

  • Doctor of Medicine - University of Aden, 1998
  • Family Medicine Residency - Dalhousie University, 2003
  • Fellow of the Canadian College of Family Physicians, 2003
  • Certificate of Special Competence in Emergency Medicine, Canadian College of Family Physicians, 2013

Clinical Interests

  • Emergency Department Administration
  • Trauma and Critical Care in Rural Settings
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