Dr. Ahmed Abdullah is a board-certified plastic and cosmetic surgeon actively practicing in the United States and Dubai, and a recognized expert on the restorative and medicinal effects of aloe vera. Additionally, he is an associate clinical professor in plastic surgery at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine, and founder/formulator of the Lexli® line of aloe-based professional skincare.
Despite his expertise in plastic surgery, Dr. Abdullah has proven that many common skin concerns can be avoided by optimizing skin health. His research has shown that the use of pharmaceutical-grade aloe vera is a beneficial tool in that effort. Thus, Dr. Abdullah travels the world educating licensed skincare professionals and consumers alike about the proper ways to utilize aloe in skincare applications, the essential steps to ensuring the skin's basic needs are met, and setting the record straight on prevalent skincare myths.
A member of the International Aloe Science Council (IASC), Dr. Abdullah has served on its board of directors. Furthermore, he is a Diplomat of the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Plastic Surgery, and serves on the Ethics Committee of the North Dakota Medical Association.
Dr. Abdullah earned his medical degree from Northwestern University in Chicago and completed his residency at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. He is married to Dr. Kay Abdullah, a board-certified surgeon, with whom he has twin sons - Alex and Ali.