Dr. Bassam H. Mahboub is currently head of department of Pulmonary Medicine and Allergy and Sleep Medicine, Rashid Hospital, Dubai, and Assistant professor of Medicine and Chest disease, University of Sharjah, UAE. His main area of research and clinical interest includes asthma, respiratory allergy and COPD. Dr. Bassam completed his American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonology, American Board Allergy Clinical Immunology. Dr. Bassam got the fellowship of Royal college of physicians and Royal college Allergy & Clinical Immunology, Canada. Before he was assistant medical director and consultant and Head of division of Allergy/Immunology and Respiratory Medicine, Al Baraha Hospital, Ministry of Health, Dubai. Dr Bassam is holding the position of Head and vice chairman of various medical professional societies in UAE & GCC countries. Dr. Bassam has the credit of supervising graduates, postgraduates and doctoral students focusing on research in the field of respiratory medicine and allergy and immunolongy. He has authored many peer reviewed articles including original research, chapters published in international books and journals. He is presently also involved in numerous research projects undergoing in Gulf countries and the academic activities for the specialist doctors in UAE.