Dr Mourad Ghrairi

DEPARTMENTS: Sports Medicine
Spoken Languages: Portuguese , Italian, French, Arabic, English
Availability: Full Time

More About The Doctor:

Dr. Mourad Ghrairi graduated from Louis Pasteur University in Strasbourg (France) with a specialty in Sports medicine and with his experience in Sports Medicine, he is a Sports medicine doctor in Dubai at the FIFA Medical Center of Excellence.

Dr Mourad's professional career began in 1993 when he joined the “Football Club de Toul, France” as the team physician. Shortly thereafter he was back in his country Tunisia, and he became a physician in the "Tunisian National Centre of Sports Medicine". Simultaneously, He was the team physician of the prestigious “Espérance Sportive de Tunis”. Since 1999, he has been working in UAE as a team physician for three different football clubs and finally for the UAE 1st Football national team.

Dr Mourad has acquired more than 20 years of experience on the football field but he nonetheless was not satisfied with only that. He has published and presented a number of scientific papers in the field of sports medicine in general and football medicine in particular. He has also proven himself as a scientific director by organizing a number of scientific congresses beginning with the “Scientific Journeys of the National Center of Sports Medicine in Tunisia in 1997.

Recently, He organized the “2d Sports Medicine Symposium” in collaboration with my new employer, the FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence in Dubai, Sports medicine clinic in Dubai. Aside from his fieldwork and my organizational experience, he is also a lecturer at the UAE football Association, the Asian Football Confederation, and the European College of Sports and Exercise Physicians. My fieldwork associated with my humble contribution to scientific research allowed me to become part of numerous prestigious medical organizations such as the “FIFA medical network”, the “American College of Sports Medicine”, the “European College of Sports and Exercise Physicians”, and The “Société Française de Traumatologie du sport” among others. He is currently conducting research on the prevention of muscle injuries in football, injuries related to heat and humidity, and pre-competition conditioning. Dr. Mourad also contributed to establishing a medical database for UAE football.

Professional Memberships:

  • 2015-Present: CMO FIFA Medical Centre Of Excellence Dubai
  • 2019-Present: Chair of the European College of Sports & Exercise Physicians
  • 2016-Present: Medical Officer, Asian Football Confederation
  • 2012-Present: Head of Medical Services, Al Shahab FC Dubai UAE
  • 2002-2004: Team Physician, UAE 1st Football National Team
  • 2000-2002: Team Physician, Al Wehda FC Abu Dhabi UAE
  • 1999–2000: Team Physician, Al Wasl FC Dubai UAE
  • 1996-1999: Head of Medical Services, Esperance FC Tunis Tunisia
  • 1994-1996: Team Physician, Tunisian National Teams
  • 1993-1994: Team Physician, FC Toul France QUALIFICATIONS Doctor of Medicine, University of Sfax Tunisia 1990 Postgraduate PMR & Sports Medicine, University of Strasbourg France 1994 Medical Officer, UAE Football Association
  • 2014-Present: Member of the American College of Sports Medicine
  • 2017-2019: Medical Director, Shabab Al Ahli FC Dubai UAE 2002-2017


Doctor of Medicine, University of Sfax Tunisia 1990 Postgraduate PMR & Sports Medicine, University of Strasbourg France 1994