Dr. Makhoul worked as a consultant psychiatrist in the National Health Service (NHS) prior to moving the UAE in 2013 to work with AlNoorHospital (MediClinic currently)as Head of the Psychiatry Department, Chief of Medical Specialties and Chair of the Education and CME Department. He later spent more than 5 years at the American Center for Psychiatry and Neurology (ACPN), one of the leading psychiatric services in the private sector in the UAE. During his time at ACPN, Dr. Samer held various positions including Multidisciplinary Service Director, Head of the Psychiatry Department, and Deputy Chief Medical Officer.
Dr. Makhoul is very well known regionally as an expert in developing and administering high-quality medical education events and conferences including one of the most-respected and well-attended regional mental health conferences The Masterclass. In addition, he regularly develops and oversees numerous very highly-rated medical education programs with regional and global government and industry partners.