Dr. Samah Al Shankety is a graduate of King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah with a Bachelor’s of Medicine and Surgery, MBBS (2004). She then went onto specializing in Obstetrics and Gynecology where she Obtained her Saudi Board in 2012
During her practice as an OB&GYNE she faced many issues pertaining to sexual disorders which encouraged her to pursue more studies in the field. She is registered as a Fellow of the European Committee of Sexual Medicine FECSM.
Her expertise is in sexual disorders in both males and females (ex: Hypoactive sexual desire disorders, female sexual interest disorders, erectile disorders, orgasmic disorders, genitopelvic pain/penetrative disorders and aversion disorders.) as well as paying special attention to specific groups; Sexual disorders in the newly married, in menopausal women, in cancer survivals and in patients with chronic illnesses (ex: Diabetic neuropathy and paralytic patients) to mention a few.
She also does premarital counseling for couples who are about to get married.
Dr. Samah believes that there are no issues that should impede a couple’s intimacy, and that with the right help, most obstacles can be overcome.