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consultant , Pediatrician

Sylva Portoian-Shuhaiber, Iraqi, British pediatrician, consultant. Fellow Royal College Medical United Kingdom, Royal College Pediatricians and Child Health; member Armenian Benevolent Union, Society Social Medicine United Kingdom, Comty. Medicine, British Pediatric Association, Faculty of Community Medicine, Faculty of Public Health Medicine.

Background

Portoian-Shuhaiber, Sylva was born on August 22, 1945 in Kirkuk, Iraq. Daughter of Krikor Bedros Portoian and Victoria Hagop Dabagian.

Education

Bachelor of Medicine BChir, Baghdad (Iraq) University, 1969. Master of Science, London University, 1979.

Career

Resident, American U. Hospital, Beirut, 1970-1971; resident, Kings College Hospital, London, 1971-1972; senior officer, Norfolk & Norwich Hospital, England, 1972-1974; senior officer, Addenbrooke's, Cambridge, England, 1974-1975; senior officer, Hospital for Sick Children, London, 1975-1976; consultant, Sabah Hospital, Kuwait, 1979; consultant pediatrician private clinic, Salimia Centre, Kuwait.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Kuwait Medical Journal, 1987-1988. Contributor articles to medical journals.

Membership

Fellow Royal College Medical United Kingdom, Royal College Pediatricians and Child Health. Member Armenian Benevolent Union, Society Social Medicine United Kingdom, Comty. Medicine, British Pediatric Association, Faculty of Community Medicine, Faculty of Public Health Medicine.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: writing poetry, studying ethnicity, intelligence quotient and facial features, Armenian history.

Connections

Married Hani Jabra Shuhaiber, September 23, 1971. Children: Jabra-Jeffrey, Hilal-Gregory.

father:
Krikor Bedros Portoian

mother:
Victoria Hagop Dabagian

spouse:
Hani Jabra Shuhaiber

child:
Jabra-Jeffrey Portoian-Shuhaiber

child:
Hilal-Gregory Portoian-Shuhaiber