Dr Hessa achieved her Masters at Ian Donald School and Interuniversity and received her MBBS at the College of Medicine of Health Sciences at UAE University. She also conducted clinical research at Harvard Medical School Global Clinical Research Training (GCSRT). She has an additional Master's degree in Aesthetic Medicine from American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine.
Dr. Hessa is a member of the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine and has received various awards such as the Best Tutor Award from UAE University, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences.
She has worked in several hospitals throughout her career.