Samah Al-Shankety
Credentials Bachelors of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS)
Specialized in Obsterics and Gynecology
Obtained Saudi Board
Institution King Abdul Aziz University, MBBS
Year Awarded MBBS 2004 Saudi Board 2012
Therapy Type Sexologist OB&GYN
Specialty -Male and Female sexual disorders (e.g. hypoactive sexual desire disorders, female sexual interest disorders, erectile disorders, orgasmic disorders, genitopelvic pain/penetrative disorders, and aversion disorder.)
-Newly weds
-Menopausal women
-Cancer survivals
-Chronic illness (such as Diabetic neuropathy and paralytic patients.)
Age group Adults (17 years and over)

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.