Pediatrics and Neonatology

Dr. Rima Mounla

Contact Info

+971 4 41 44444

Designation: Lead Consultant Neonatologist
Specialty: Pediatrics and Neonatology
Languages: English and Arabic

Core Competencies

  • High quality standard evidence-based care with wide range of neonatal services including different types of ventilation, like invasive mechanical ventilations (including conventional and high frequency mechanical ventilation), inhaled iNO therapy, non-invasive ventilations (SIPAP, HFNC)
  • Expertise in total body cooling for babies with perinatal asphyxia, neonatal nutrition including total parenteral nutrition.
  • Management of all neonatal disorders and extreme preterm neonates

Brief Profile

  • Dr. Rima Mounla is double American Board certified in pediatrics and neonatal perinatal medicine with more than 20 years of experience in her field​
  • She did her residency in pediatrics at Marshal University in Huntington West Virginia and completed her fellowship training in neonatal perinatal medicine at University of Louisville Kosair Children’s’ Hospital in Kentucky​
  • She is an AHA Certified Instructor in NRP since more than 20 years, with vast experience in all aspects of neonatal management in NICU and normal healthy newborns​
  • She led and established level 3 NICU’s at Saad Specialist Hospital in Alkhubar, KSA; Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib Hospital, Dubai; and Al Zahra Hospital, Dubai​

Dr. Rima has spoken at many reputable local and national conferences.


  • Double American Board certified in Pediatrics and Neonatal Perinatal Medicine ​

Research & Publications

  • Active in research and published in many reputable journals and magazines​

Nationality: American

Number of Years of Experience: 20+ years