Dr. Fabrizio Facchini
Available Mon, Dec 11, from 10:00 at
26 years experience
Al Safa, Dubai
Available Mon, Dec 11, from 10:00 at this clinic
Dr. Fabrizio Facchini is a Consultant in the Department of Pulmonology at Medcare Hospital, Al Safa. After completing his basic medical education he obtained an MD from the University of Ferrara in Italy. He is a Clinical & Research Fellow from the University College London in the UK and a Specialist in Pulmonary Diseases and Phthisiology from the University of Ferrara in Italy. He is Board Certified from ODM - Italy; GMC - UK; DHA - UAE.
Dr. Facchini is a member of the Emirates Thoracic Society, Deputy President ETS ILD Club, a member of the European Respiratory Society, a member of the Associazione Italiana Medici Ospedalieri, a member of the Italian Respiratory Society and a Reviewer of Multidisciplinary Respiratory Medicine Journal.
Dr. Facchini commenced his career as a Resident in Respiratory Diseases & Phthysiology at the University of Ferrara in Italy, then as a Clinical & Research Fellow in Respiratory & Sleep Medicine at University College London in the UK.
He was a Respiratory Consultant at the University of Ferrara, a Respiratory Consultant & Medical Lead Cardiopulmonary Testing at Bolzano NHS Trust, and a Respiratory Consultant at Rovigo NHS Trust, all in Italy. He then served in the UK as a Respiratory Consultant and Medical Lead of Non-invasive Ventilation at North Lincolnshire NHS Trust, a Respiratory Medicine Tutor at the University of Hull, a Respiratory Consultant and Medical Lead of Non-invasive Ventilation at Coventry University Hospital NHS Trust, a Respiratory Consultant & Medical Lead Asthma at Leads University Hospitals NHS Trust, and a Respiratory Consultant & Medical Lead Interstitial Lung Diseases at Basildon & Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Trust.
Dr. Facchini spent a few years as a Consultant and Medical Lead for Interstitial Lung Diseases and Smoking Cessation at ULSS Vittorio Veneto in Italy. He then moved to the UAE as a Senior Consultant Pulmonologist & Director of Pulmonary Medicine at the Valiant Clinic & Hospital and a Senior Consultant Pulmonologist at Al Rahba Hospital.
Dr. Facchini is an expert at treating patients with asthma, respiratory allergies, lung fibrosis & interstitial lung diseases. He has cured snoring & obstructive sleep apnoea and helped with smoking cessation. He uses respiratory physiology, advanced pulmonary function testing, flexible bronchoscopy and non-invasive ventilation.
During his leisure hours, he likes playing board games, performing flight simulations, Nordic walking, skiing and swimming. He speaks English and Italian
Areas of Expertise
University of Ferrara
Italian Medicine State Exam (MRCP equivalent, GMC)
University of Ferrara
Medcare Hospital - Al Safa
Dubai, United Kingdom
Valiant Clinic & Hospital
University of Ferrara, Coventry and Leeds
Research & Publication
Saetta M, Di Stefano A, Turato G, Facchini FM, Corbino L, Mapp CE, Maestrelli P, Ciaccia A, Fabbri LM “CD8+ T-lymphocytes in peripheral airways of smokers with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease” Am J Respir Crit Care Med 1998; 157(3 Pt 1): 822-826.
Spiro SG, Gower NH, Evans MT, Facchini FM, Rudd RM “Recruitment of patients with lung cancer into a randomised clinical trial: experience at two centres” Thorax 2000; 55: 463-46
Micheletto C, Visconti M, Tognella S, Facchini FM, Dal Negro RW “Aspirin Induced Asthma (AIA) with nasal polyps has the highest basal LTE4 excretion: a study vs AIA without polyps, mild topic asthma, and normal controls” Allerg Immunol (Paris). 2006 Jan;38(1):20-3.
Braido F, Baiardini I, Lacedonia D, Facchini FM, Fanfulla F, Molinengo G, Canonica GW “Sleep Apnea Risk in Subjects With Asthma With or Without Comorbid Rhinitis” Respir Care. December 2014; 59: 121851-1856
European Respiratory Society
Emirates Thoracic Society
Emirates Medical Society
Registration & License