Burjeel Hospital

doctors

Dr. Yassin Ibrahim M. El-Shahat
Consultant - Nephrology / Chief Medical Officer

Legendary humanitarian visionary, medical doctor, noted author, gifted teacher, and iconic figure in the field of medicine. Dr. Yassin has been recognized both locally and nationally for his exceptional leadership. He is responsible for working with the board of directors and the senior management team on health and quality of care improvement for patients, members and the community.Dr. Yassin has longstanding commitments to patients who have diagnostic dilemmas and rare diseases. He known among his peers as phenomenal diagnostician and is frequently consulted when other top experts have failed.
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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tahar Benhidjeb
Consultant - General Surgery / Head of Department

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tahar Benhidjeb is a General Director of the New European Surgical Academy where he leads the Natural Orifice Surgery (NOS) Project.
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Dr. Fuad Ahmed
Consultant - General Surgery

Dr. Fuad Ahmed received his Medical Degree from College of Medicine, Baghdad University in Iraq and performed his residency clinical training in Medical City Teaching Centre, Iraq. To his credit, Dr. Fuad has numerous articles in top medical journals and has made presentations at national and international meetings. A leader in advanced laparoscopic techniques, he has been a supporter of transforming many highly invasive surgical procedures into minimally invasive operations. His leadership is pronounced in minimally invasive weight loss procedures: laparoscopic gastric banding, laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, laparoscopic gastric bypass, revisions of failed weight loss surgeries, and endoscopic intragastric balloon placement. In addition to general surgery and long experience in surgery of thyroid and parathyroid glands, breasts, anal canal and rectum (fissure in anus, hemorrhoids, perianal fistula), he has special and dedicated interest in laparoscopic procedures like laparoscopic cholecystectomy, laparoscopic hiatal hernia repair and fundoplication, laparoscopic Heller cardiomyotomy, laparoscopic splenectomy, laparoscopic gastric surgeries, laparoscopic colorectal surgeries, laparoscopic hernia repair including incisional hernias, and single incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS) and minilaparoscopy.
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Dr. Amit Kumar
Consultant - General Surgery

An accomplished Vascular Surgeon, Dr. Kumar is the Chief of Vascular Surgery for the hospital. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor - Department of Surgery, Columbia University, New York, USA. Consultant - General Surgery (with additional training in Vascular Surgery). He has performed several firsts in vascular surgery in the Middle East like atherectomy and first use of a peripheral drug eluting stent.
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Prof. Dr. Iyad Hassan
Consultant - General Surgery

Prof. Dr. Iyad Hassan completed his MBBS at Philipps University of Marburg, Germany in 1998. He qualified for the German Board of Surgery in 2005 and for the German Board of Visceral Surgery in 2007. In 2012, he became a fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and in 2013, a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons - Glasgow (FRCS). Prof. Dr. Iyad worked as Consultant for Endocrine and Surgical Oncology in the University Hospital of Marburg for 10 years. In 2009, he moved to the UAE and held post as Head of General, Vascular, and Thoracic Surgery in a large government hospital in Abu Dhabi for the last 5 years. His clinical specialties include endocrine surgery (thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal, pancreas, neuro-endocrine tumors), cancer surgery (colorectal, pancreatic, liver, gastric, and all endocrine cancers). To date, he has performed more than 1500 complex cancer procedures. His aesthetic surgery experience is based on minimally invasive technique where he was awarded twice from the German Society of Surgeons: Johannes-von-Mikulicz-Radecki-Georg Kelling award for Laparo-Endoscopic Surgery in 2005 and Felicien-Steichen-Forderpreis award for Endoscopic Surgery in 2006. He also introduced the first surgical skills lab at a German University. Prof. Dr. Iyad is a member of the Arab Medical Union in Europe, German Society of Surgery, Society of Computer and Telemetric Assisted Surgery, German Society of Visceral Surgery, German Society of Endocrine Surgery, German Society of Minimally Invasive Surgery, European Foundation for Digestive Surgery, and European Society of Endoscopic Surgery.
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Dr. Matthew Tytherleigh
Consultant - General Surgery

Dr. Matthew Tytherleigh was trained at St. Bartholomew's Hospital in London, UK. His surgical training was at John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford with Professor Neil Mortenson. In 2006, he was awarded the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (General Surgery). His research was undertaken at the Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, Oxford with Professor Sir Walter Bodmer. He gained a Doctorate in Medicine (MD) for his thesis "The Antibody Treatment of Colorectal Cancer". Dr. Matthew spent his Colorectal Fellowship Year with Professor Les Bokey at the Concord Hospital in Sydney, Australia. 3 years later, he was awarded the Covidian Laparoscopic Colorectal Travelling Fellowship, spent at the same facility. He received other awards such as Royal College of Surgeons Research Fellowship, Oxfordshire Research Grant, Travelling Fellowships to Stockholm, Grenada, and Melbourne. Following completion of his training, he was appointed as a Locum Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge and subsequently, to a substantive post at the Ipswich Hospital. Dr. Matthew has been instrumental in improving Guest safety and clinical governance issues and has implemented a number of initiatives including an enhanced recovery program. In 2011, he gained a Clinical Excellence Award for this work. Dr. Matthew specializes in colorectal cancer, laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery, inflammatory bowel disease and colitis, proctology (such as hemorrhoids, fissures and fistulas), fecal incontinence, prolapse and hernia surgery and advanced colonoscopy. To his credit, he has co-authored the Colorectal Surgery chapter in The New Aird's Companion in Surgical Studies, the recommended UK surgical trainee textbook. He has published more than 20 research articles and presented nationally and internationally on over 30 occasions.
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Prof. Dr. Uwe Klima
Consultant - Cardiothoracic Surgery

Prof. Dr. Uwe Klima received his medical degree (MD) from the Medical School at the University of Vienna, Austria in 1988. Then, he began his residency program in General, Thoracic, and Cardiovascular Surgery at Rudolfstiftung Hospital and Austria General Hospital in Austria; Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School in USA; and the Medical School in Hannover, Germany. In 1995, he became a fellow of Max Kade Foundation at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School in USA. He also spent a year in Leadership and Management Seminars at Hannover Medical School, Germany in 1998. In 2000, Prof. Dr. Klima received his Ph.D. at Hannover Medical School, Germany. Prof. Dr. Klima directed a program for minimally invasive cardiac surgery at Hannover Medical School beginning 1999. In 2006, he moved to Singapore and held post as a Departmental Postgraduate Director of Cardiac, Thoracic, and Vascular Surgery at the National University of Singapore. He was also the Director of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Tissue Engineering and Stem Cell Laboratory in the same facility. In 2010, Prof. Dr. Klima moved to UAE and worked as the Chairman of the Department of Cardio-thoracic Surgery and Chairman of the Department of Vascular Surgery of a private hospital in Dubai. Prof. Dr. Klima was awarded for outstanding Medical Achievement by the city of Walding in Austria in 1996. His publication "A New, Biventricular Working Heterotopic Heart Transplant Model" won him the “Professor Dr. Ealter Pilgerstorfer Prize" for Best Medical Publication of the Medical Society of Upper Austria in 1998. In 2006, Prof. Dr. Klima was awarded the Lillehei Investigator Award by the European Association of Cardio-thoracic Surgery in Stockholm, Sweden. In 2008, he received the National Excellent Service Award , GOLD Category, in Singapore. Prof. Dr. Klima has a special interest in minimally invasive cardiac surgery, beating heart surgery, reconstructive valve surgery, arrhythmia surgery, total arterial re-vascularisation, thoracic oncology, and aneurysm surgeries. From research point-of-view, Prof. Dr. Klima is interested in Stem Cells and Tissue Engineering, and has patented new implantation technique in valve surgery.
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Dr. Y. A. Nazer
Consultant - Cardiac Surgery

Dr. Y.A. Nazer is a distinguished Cardiac Surgeon not only in India, but also in UAE. He completed his medical degree at Trivandrum Medical College, Kerala. In his passion to learn more about the field, he pursued further studies at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, where he qualified for MS and MCh. Subsequently, he obtained a special training in Cardio-thoracic Surgery for 4 years at the prestigious Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney, Australia. Due to his vast experience in Cardiac Surgery, Dr. Nazer played a significant role in establishing the Cardiac Surgical Unit of a government hospital in Abu Dhabi in 1994. Currently, the said unit remarkably performs more than 350 cardiac surgeries annually.
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Dr. C. G. Venkitachalam
Consultant - Cardiology

Dr. Venkitachalam was a Professor of Cardiology at Sree Chitra Institute of Medical Sciences and Technology, India for more than 17 years and later on moved to UAE and Prior to joining Burjeel Hospital, he practiced in Abu Dhabi for more than decade with a leading government medical institute. Dr. Venkitachalam was honorary visiting Professor at Boston Children’s Hospital’s; he also leads an active clinical research and teaching program.
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Prof. Dr. Abdulbaqi Alkhatib
Consultant - Plastic Surgery

Prof. Dr. Abdulbaqi Alkhatib graduated from Baghdad University (MBChB) then qualified in Plastic Surgery from PU.PH Paris, France. His field of interest includes Cosmetic Surgery and Anti-Ageing Procedures, Face Lift, Eyebrow Lift, Dermabrasion Blepharoplasty, Liposuction, Fat Injection, Septorhinoplasty, Correction of Protruded Ears, Brachioplasty, Breast Augmentation, Breast Reduction and Mastopexy, Abdominoplasty, and Thigh Lift. Dr. Alkhatib also performs non-surgical procedures such as Fillers, Botox Injection, and Laser Treatment. His Reconstructive and Plastic Surgeries include: Congenital Anomalies (such as cleft lip/palate and hand deformities repair), excision of all types of Skin Tumors, Breast Reconstruction, and Burn Treatment.
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Dr. Rahul Tandon
Consultant - Plastic Surgery

Dr. Rahul Tandon completed his MBBS at MLN Medical College, India in 1995. He finished his MS in General Surgery at King George’s Medical College, India in 1999. 3 years later, he received his MCh in Plastic Surgery from Christian Medical College, India. Prior to moving to the UAE, Dr. Rahul was a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Apollo Hospitals, Bangladesh in 2012. He had an extensive experience working as a Consultant Plastic Surgeon in his home country: at GTB Hospital for 8 years and at Ludhiana Mediciti for 3 years. Due to his passion for learning, Dr. Rahul also held post as an Assistant Professor at Christian Medical College in 2002. He has a vast experience handling cases of faciomaxillary surgery, hand surgery, burns, microvascular surgery, reconstructive plastic surgery, and aesthetic surgery.
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Prof. Dr. Elham Abd El Zaher
Consultant - Dermatology and Venereology

Think of non-invasive cosmetic and dermatological procedures in the region, one name immediately comes to mind: Dr. Elham. She is an expert in the field of dermatology and venereology for many years; her vast knowledge and extensive involvement in research and international affiliations provides unique expertise in cosmetological segment.
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Dr. Mohamed Fouad Omar
Consultant - Dermatology

Dr. Mohamed Fouad Omar qualified his MBBCh at Cairo University, Egypt in 1975. He then took his Master's Degree (MSc) from the same university in 1979 and his Doctorate Degree in Dermatology and Venereology from Ain Shams University, Egypt in 1990. He worked for 4 years in different healthcare facilities within Egypt, then in 1981, moved to UAE to continue his medical practice. Since then, Dr. Omar worked as a Specialist then as a Consultant Dermatologist in various government and private hospitals in Abu Dhabi. To his credit, he has attended conferences held in UK, USA, France, Argentina, Qatar, KSA, Kuwait, Lebanon, Turkey, and Oman; has contributed in several medical publications; and has made presentations in conferences held in Germany, Netherlands, Canada, Singapore, and UAE. Currently, he is a member of the International Society of Dermatology, American Academy of Dermatology, Pan Arab League of Dermatologists, Middle East Fertility Society, Egyptian Medical Association, Egyptian Society of Dermatology and Venereology, Emirates Medical Association, and Abu Dhabi Dermatology Club.
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Dr. Job Simon
Consultant - Endocrinology, Diabetes

Dr. Job Simon is an American Board certified in Internal Medicine and in Diabetes & Endocrinology. He completed his MBBS from Christian Medical College, India in 1991. After working in India for 2 years, Dr. Simon moved to the USA where he took a 3-year residency program in Internal Medicine at the Stonybrook University Hospital - State University of New York. In 2000, he became a fellow in the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism at Winthrop University Hospital, New York, USA. In 2002, he received further training in Endocrine Oncology, Thyroid Cancer, and Nuclear Medicine at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA. He then worked as a Consultant Endocrinologist at the Center of Excellence in Diabetes, Mount Sinai School of Medicine at Queens Hospital Center, New York, USA. For 7 years starting 2003, Dr. Simon held post as a Consultant Endocrinologist in a tertiary referral center for oncology based in Al Ain, UAE. He was involved in Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Thyroid Oncology; and in evaluating morbidly obese patients before Bariatric Surgery. In 2012, he moved to a large government hospital in Abu Dhabi as a Consultant Endocrinologist and Chief of the Endocrine Division.
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Dr. Omran Bedir Gatee
Consultant - Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolic Disorders

Dr. Omran Bedir Gatee became a member of the Royal College of Physicians - UK in 1977, then a fellow in 1989, afterwards a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians - Glasgow in 1995. He has clinical attachments with various government and private hospitals in Iraq, UK, and UAE. In UK, he worked as a Consultant Physician in healthcare providers such as Bradford Royal Infirmary, Bradford; Luton and Dunstable Hospital, Luton; and Derriford Hospital, Plymouth. He also worked as a Consultant Physician in General Medicine, Endocrinology, and Diabetes at Maidstone Hospital; St. Mary’s Hospital, Isle of Wight; and Stirling and Falkirk Hospitals NHS. In 2009, he moved to UAE and continued his medical practice as Consultant Physician in General Medicine, Endocrinology, and Diabetes in several private hospitals within Abu Dhabi. Dr. Omran has published several research papers on chest diseases, endocrine patterns, thyroid diseases, hormonal issues and has teaching involvements with medical schools in UK such as Guy, St. Thomas, and St. George. His field of interest includes internal medicine, endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolic diseases.
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Dr. Elwin Buchel
Consultant - Gastroenterology

Dr. Elwin Buchel took his post-graduate training in various parts of the world including Amsterdam, Netherlands; Pittsburgh, USA; Paris, France; Leuven, Belgium; and Barcelona, Spain. Since he started his medical practice, he has received several awards and distinctions: Honorary Silver Medal from the University of Pretoria for his contribution to medical education in 1990; Eugene Marais Branch-SA Academy of Arts and Science for academic excellence and artistic achievement in 1994; Heyl Award for the most compassionate doctor in 1984; SKF Gastroenterology travelling fellowship in 1985; and Roussel-SAGES award for Gastroenterologists in 1996, among others. He has clinical affiliations with Maclear North East Cape and Pretoria Academic Hospital in South Africa, then moved to UAE in 2000 to continue his practice in government hospitals within Abu Dhabi.
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Prof. Dr. Hassan Siegfried Abou-Rebyeh
Consultant - Gastroenterology

Prof. Dr. Hassan Siegfried Abou-Rebyeh worked in various hospitals in Germany including Urology and Surgery Clinic of Berlin; Institute for Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Free University; University Hospital Benjamin Franklin, Free University; and Campus Virchow-Klinikum, University Hospital of Charite University Medicine. To his credit, he has authored 34 original publications, released 28 peer-reviewed papers in international medical journals, wrote 6 book chapters, and has done more than 200 international congress presentations. Prof. Dr. Abou-Rebyeh is also a reviewer of international medical journals on topics such as endoscopy and gut. His field of interest includes Gastroenterology, Endoscopy, and Hepatology and his clinical and scientific specializations on interventional endoscopy include gastroscopy, enteroscopy, colonoscopy, ERCP, PTC, video capsule, cholangioscopy, endoscopic ultrasound.
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Dr. Sameh Mohamed Fakhry
Consultant - Gastroenterology

Dr. Sameh Mohamed Fakhry finished his medical education (MBChb) at the Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Egypt, in 1982. He took his Master's Degree in Tropical Medicine in 1986 and Doctorate Degree in 1995 from the same university. He received fellowship training in Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Endoscopy at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles; Duke University, North Carolina; and Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA from 1989 to 1994. Dr. Sameh is a Professor of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Endoscopy in Cairo, Egypt and has over 11 years of experience in Abu Dhabi Police Medical Services.
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Dr. Nagwa Mahmoud Mossalem
Consultant - Internal Medicine

Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine Cairo University Doctorate of Internal Medicine. Master of Internal Medicine Board Member of ESR
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Prof. Dr. Paul Devroey
Consultant - IVF

Prof. Dr. Paul Devroey obtained his MD from the Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium in 1971, then his PhD, on oocyte donation, in gynecology, obstetrics, and infertility from Brussels Free University in 1989. He is the Chairman of the Belgian National Committee for Bioethics, past Chairman of ESHRE and past President of the Belgian Society of Reproductive Medicine. He is also the Director of Medical Education of the International Federation of Fertility Societies. Prof. Dr. Devroey has pioneered the use of intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI). He has published and co-authored over 774 international peer-reviewed articles, wrote 4 books, and received 3 national and 4 international research awards. He is currently a member of the editorial board of Fertility and Sterility and Acta Obstetrica et Gynocologica Scandinavica, a Fellow ad eundum of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (UK) in 2005, and a Doctor Honoris Causa at the Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece in 2007.
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Dr. Aruna Kumari
Consultant - Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Aruna Kumari has obtained her M.D. from Osmania University, Hyderabad; her membership in the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists from London; and her Gynecologic Endoscopy Training in Antwerp, Belgium. Dr. Aruna is interested in clinical research and has presented in several national and international conferences and published articles in various international journals. She has special interest in gestational diabetes and polycystic ovarian syndrome, and her publications have been awarded the best clinical research paper awards from the Federation of International society of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO). Her special areas of interest are high risk pregnancy, colposcopy and treatment of pre-invasive lesions of cervix, general gynecologic surgery, and gynecologic laparoscopy.
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Dr. Fady Georges Hachem
Consultant - Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Hachem takes great pride in providing a focused and holistic care to his patients in a comfortable and professional environment. He feels strongly that women should be provided with a full explanation of all treatment options and their involvement in the decision-making process is central to a successful outcome.
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Dr. Madhav Rao
Consultant - Ophthalmology

Dr. Madhav Rao is a Consultant Ophthalmologist / Vitreo-Retinal Surgeon with more than 12 years of clinical and surgical experience after completing his post-graduate degree. In 2002, he became a fellow of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (Glasgow) and a fellow of Sankara Nethralaya, India where he is involved with surgical and medical diseases of vitreo-retina. He also became a member of the National Academy of Medical Sciences, India in 2003. He has clinical attachments with hospitals such as Sankara Nethralaya, India and Dhahran Eye Specialist Hospital, KSA - the only tertiary referral eye hospital in Eastern province of KSA. Then, he moved and continued his practice in UAE as a Consultant Ophthalmologist / Vitreo-Retinal Surgeon and spearheaded the establishment of a complete vitreo-retinal department (Center of Excellence in Ophthalmology) in a multi-specialty hospital in Abu Dhabi. To his credit, Dr. Madhav has authored several research publications and made several presentations about medical and surgical retina. Currently, he is an international member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, where he received various awards: International Ophthalmologist Education Award in 2010 and International Ophthalmology Scholar Award in 2011.
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Dr. Ammar Yasir Butt
Consultant - Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. Ammar Yasir Butt became a fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh, UK and The Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin, Ireland in 1993. 7 years later, he received his fellowship in Trauma and Orthopedics from The Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh, UK. He is also Intercollegiate Board Certified in Orthopedics in UK. Currently, Dr. Ammar holds posts in Health Authority of Abu Dhabi (HAAD) as examiner for pre-registration of Specialists and Consultants and as a member of HAAD's Medical Negligence Committee. His vast experience includes working in the field of General Surgery for various hospitals in Ireland for 4 years, then practicing in the field of Trauma and Orthopedics in UK for 6 years. In 2000, Dr. Ammar moved to UAE and became the Chief of Orthopedics and Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon at a government hospital in Abu Dhabi for 9 years. His special interest is in knee arthroplasty and arthroscopy.
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Dr. Hilali Noordeen
Consultant - Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. Hilali Noordeen completed his medical qualification at the University of Oxford, UK in 1985. After qualifying, he received his Orthopedic training at the Royal National Orthopedic Hospital and The Middlesex Hospital, UK. He was awarded the Wellington Foundation Fellowship in 1992; the AO Trauma Fellowship at Harborview Medical Center, USA in the same year; and a Travelling Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1993. He received Sir Walter Mercer Gold Medal for Outstanding Performance in the Intercollegiate FRCS (Orth) examinations in 1993; first prize, BOA, Richards/Smith and Nephew Awards for research in 1993; Charles Manning Scoliosis Travel Award in 1994; and ISOLA Prize for Best Scientific Paper by the British Scoliosis Society (BSS) in 1995. Currently, Dr. Hilali is a member of the British Orthopedic Association, British Scoliosis Society, Scoliosis Research Society, and British Scoliosis Research Foundation. His specialist interests include spinal deformity, including children's deformity, degenerative adult deformity, deformity secondary to spinal injury and fractures, and degenerative low-back problems.
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Dr. Stefan Moereels
Consultant - Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. Stefan Moereels has over 20 years of medical experience in the field of Orthopedic Surgery. He completed his Bachelor of Medicine at Limburgs Universitair Centrum, Hasselt, Belgium in 1982, then took his Master's Degree (MD) at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium in 1986. Dr. Stefan then received a Certification / Diploma as a Specialist in Orthopedic Surgery from the University Hospital Gent, Belgium in 1992. He worked as an Orthopedic Hip and Knee Surgeon at St. Augustinus Hospital, Belgium for 19 years, where he handled over 6,000 surgical procedures in knee arthroscopy, ligament reconstruction, lower limb joint replacement surgery, and Orthopedic trauma. In 2012, he assumed post as a Consultant-in-Charge for Orthopedic Surgery at Seychelles Hospital, Seychelles. To his credit, Dr. Stefan is a member of the Belgian Organization for Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology, St. Lucas Gilde, Artsen Zonder Grenzen (Doctors without Borders), Huisartsen Vereniging Antwerpen Centrum, and Belgian Knee Association. He is also a member of environmental organizations such as the Ocean Preservation Society, Conservation International, and World Wildlife Fund. Dr. Stefan is fluent in English, French, German, and Dutch languages.
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Prof. Dr. Amin El-Gohary
Consultant - Pediatric Surgery

Prof. Dr. Amin El-Gohary completed his MBBCh in 1972 and his Diploma in General Surgery in 1975 at Cairo University, Egypt. He became a fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons in UK: Edinburgh in 1979, London in 1980, and Glasgow in 1997. Dr. Amin worked initially in Egypt, then moved to Kuwait, then to UK, before coming to UAE in 1983. In the same year, Dr. Amin became the Chief and Head of the Department of Pediatric Surgery of a large government hospital. Additionally, he held post as a Medical Director for the same hospital starting 1989. He was appointed as Chief Disaster Officer during Gulf War in 1991. He also held post as the Clinical Dean of Gulf Medical College, Ajman for 3 years. Dr. Amin is well known in Abu Dhabi for his extensive interest and involvement in scientific activities. He is the President of the Pediatric Surgical Association of UAE. He was awarded the Shield of the College of Pakistan in 1996 and the Medal of International Recognition in pediatric urology from the Russian Association of Andrology in 2010. He was given a Silver Medal from the Royal College of Surgeons – Ireland in 1978 and an Honorary Fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons – Glasgow in 1997. In 2001, he became a Visiting Professor at Munster University, Germany. Dr. Amin is a member of several associations in pediatric surgery: Executive Member of the International Society of Intersex and Hypospadias Disorder (ISHID), British Association of Pediatric Surgery, Egyptian Association of Pediatric Surgeons, Asian Association of Pediatric Surgeons, and Pan African Association of Pediatric Surgery. He is also the founder and member of the Arab Association of Pediatric Surgeons. Dr. Amin has an intensive academic and teaching experience, has written several publications in distinguished medical journals, and has made several poster and paper presentations in national and international conferences. Currently, he is an external examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons.
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Dr. Ahed Bisharat
Consultant - General Pediatrics / Head of Department

He has a longstanding experience and knowledge in pediatrics in UAE. Member of the Jordanian Medical Association, since 1990. Member of the Jordanian Pediatric Association since 2003. Member of the Emirati Pediatric Association since 2006.
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Dr. Hala Fikri Mohammed El-Hagrasi
Consultant - Pediatrics

Dr. Hala Fikri Mohammed El-Hagrasi has more than 2 decades of medical practice and academic experience. She finished her MBBch, Master’s Degree, and Doctorate Degree in Pediatrics at Suez Canal University, Egypt. Dr. El-Hagrasi completed her Pediatric residency from Suez Canal University Hospital, where she received numerous awards during her training for her devotion to caring for children and their families.
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Dr. Yasser Alramli
Consultant - Urology

Dr. Yasser Alramli completed his MBBCh (Bachelor of Surgery and Medicine) at Almustansiriyah University, Baghdad, Iraq in 1987. After graduation, he received a scholarship at the Royal Deveon and Exeter Hospital, UK for 1 year. In 1994, he qualified for Jordanian Board of General Surgery, then 2 years later, he completed his training in Endourology and stone surgery at Bergen University Hospital, Norway. In 2006, he received a Certificate as a Specialist Urosurgeon from Lund University, Sweden and qualified for Palestinian Board in Urology. Then, he completed 1 year training at Almansora Urology and Nephrology Center in Egypt. In 2010, he joined St. James and Victoria Hospital, Canada for a training on 3-piece penile prosthesis. To his credit, Dr. Yasser is the founder and chairman of the Palestinian Board of Urology. In the span of his career, Dr. Yasser worked as a General Surgeon then as a Consultant Urology Surgeon at Ahli Arab Hospital, Palestine; as a Urologist and Urology Surgeon at the Palestinian Authority Ministry of Health; as a Consultant Urology Surgeon and Head of Urology Department at The European Hospital, Palestine. In 2009, he moved to UAE and continued his practice as a Specialist in Urology. His clinical interests include endoscopic urology, reconstructive surgery, pediatric urology, kidney stones, urologic oncology, radical cystectomy, radical prostatectomy, pediatric urology, complicated kidney stone surgery, uro-gynecology, female incontinence and lower urinary tract dysfunction using minimally invasive surgery like TOT for incontinence in women. He also has interest in uretero-vaginal and vesico vaginal fistulae, andrology (erectile dysfunction), and male infertility.
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Dr. Sivan Pillay Azhagappan
Specialist - Anesthesia

Dr. Pillay feels that public service is an important component of his career. He helped establish or reorganize several hospitals and has held numerous positions with medical organisations. Dr. Pillay understands that pain can have an impact on every aspect of life and consequently provides comprehensive treatment solutions. Dr. Pillay has been involved in multiple research studies and presentations at International Anesthesia Society meetings. He has a good blend of academics, patient management, administrative duties and research.
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Dr. Rami Salim Shammas
Consultant - Anesthesia

Dr. Rami Salim Shammas completed his Degree in Medicine from Minsk State Medical Institute in Belarus, followed by a Diploma in Anesthesia from the same university where he collaborated with leaders in research. His research interests are primarily Perioperative Care and Psychological Management of Pain. He has authored numerous empirical and review articles in these areas.
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Dr. Mohammad Ahmad Burney
Consultant - Clinical Pathology

During his medical practice, Dr. Mohammad Ahmad Burney has acquired clinical affiliations with healthcare institutions based in India, KSA, Australia, and Qatar. He worked for Australian Red Cross Blood Services and for Institute of Hematology at Concord Repatriation General Hospital and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital - the major teaching hospitals affiliated with the University of Sydney. Prior to practicing in UAE, he worked as a Consultant Hematopathologist and Head of Hematology and Blood Bank Unit at Hamad Medical Corporation in Doha, Qatar for 3 years, then at King Fahd Armed Forces Hospital in Jeddah, KSA for another 3 years. Dr. Burney is a fellow of Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia since 2000.
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Dr. Anita Das Gupta
Clinical Dietician

She has publications on malnutrition, with more the 28 years' experience as a clinical Dietician; counseling patients after assessing their nutritional status and provide nutritional advise based on their medical condition.
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Dr. Evelyn Panganiban-Bebars
Consultant - Radiology

Dr. Evelyn Panganiban-Bebars graduated as a scholar from the University of the Philippines (UP) with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Preparatory Medicine in 1971 and Doctor of Medicine Degree in 1975. She received a UP-French Government scholarship for superspecialization in Neuroradiology and Interventional Vascular Radiology (Embolization) at the University of Paris VII, France in 1983. In 1979, she became the Chief Resident in Radiology at the UP-Philippine General Hospital, Philippines. In 1984, Dr. Evelyn continued her medical practice in Abu Dhabi where she worked as a Consultant Radiologist, Head of Nuclear Medicine Department, then Chief of Radiology Department in a huge government hospital. Her passion for learning made her assume posts as Assistant Professor in the University of the Philippines' College of Medicine and as Foreign Assistant Lecturer in the University of Paris VII's Faculty of Medicine. In 2003, she received an honorary award from the University of Sharjah for her contribution to the clinical practice component of its College of Health Sciences' academic program. To her credit, Dr. Evelyn has done over 30 lectures, paper presentations, and publications and has attended fellowships, courses, and congresses held around the world including Belgium, France, Germany, USA, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and UAE. Currently, she is a member of European Society of Radiology and of various medical boards and steering committees under the supervision of the Ministry of Health in Abu Dhabi.
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Dr. Girish Modi
Specialist - Anesthesia

Dr. Girish Modi received his MBBS at BJ Medical College, Gujarat University, India in 2005. 4 years later, he completed his MD in Anesthesiology at NHL Municipal Medical College, Gujarat University, India. Dr. Girish has worked in several hospitals in his home country with special interests in Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine.
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Dr. Illa Madhusudana Rao
Specialist - Cardiac Surgery

Dr. Illa Madhusudana Rao has over 12 years of experience in General Surgery and 15 years of experience in Cardiac Surgery. His field of interest includes Adult Cardiac Surgery with reference to Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery and Valvular Heart Disease, its surgical management by prosthetic replacement; Cardiac Transplantation; and Artificial Heart.
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Dr. Tarig Ali Mohamed Elhassan
Specialist - Cardiac Surgery

Dr. Tarig Ali Mohamed Elhassan has a total of 9 years’ working experience in Cardiac Surgery. He worked in Republican Clinical Hospital No. 3 (also known as Izhevsk Cardiac Center), Russia in 2001, then moved to UAE to continue his practice in 2004. Dr. Tarig's field of interest includes adult cardiac surgery with reference to coronary artery diseases and complexities, valvular heart diseases, and surgery and management of congenital heart diseases.
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Dr. Fatemeh Nabavizadeh
Specialist - Cardiovascular Disease

Dr. Fatemeh Nabavizadeh completed her medical education at Iran University of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran in 1998. She then got the license of Specialist Cardiologist at Shahid Beheshti University Tehran, Iran in 2006 and qualified for National Board of Cardiology in 2007. Dr. Fatemeh took fellowship programs in 3-Dimensional Echocardiography at the University of Alabama, USA and in Transesophageal Echocardiography at Mayo Clinic, USA. She started her medical practice in Iran in 2001, then moved to UAE in 2006. On the same year, she worked as an Assistant Professor in Gulf Medical College Ajman University, Ajman, UAE. To her credit, Dr. Fatemeh has over 7 years of working experience in various hospitals in Dubai, UAE and has authored 7 publications - most of which are focused on the subject of Echocardiography.
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Dr. Georgie Thomas
Specialist - Cardiology

Dr. Georgie Thomas completed his MBBS at Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, India in 1996. Then, he received his MD in Internal Medicine from the Government Medical College and Wanless Hospital, India in 2002. He was trained in cardiology and interventions at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, India and was awarded the Diplomate of the National Board (DNB) in Cardiology in 2007. Over the next 8 years, Dr. Georgie worked and established the Cardiology Department at the Little Flower Hospital, India, which gave him an extensive exposure in handling cases of coronary and peripheral interventions. To his credit, he has presented many papers at international congresses and is a faculty of various interventional conference boards.
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Dr. Jairam K. Aithal
Specialist - Cardiovascular Disease

Dr. Jairam K. Aithal qualified his MBBS at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India in 1995. He then took his MD in Internal Medicine at the same university in 2000, where he ranked 2nd in his category. In 2003, Dr. Jairam took his Cardiology Diploma (DM) and was awarded the President of India Gold Medal for overall academic and general proficiency - the only recipient for that year. He then successfully completed a 3-year fellowship in Advanced Coronary Interventions from 2 reputed world-class facilities in Australia. He furthered his interventional cardiology skills with an additional fellowship in peripheral interventions (ballooning/stenting arteries of the brain, kidneys, arms, legs, etc.) from one of the world's best centers in Germany.
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Dr. Khadija Mohamed Al Zaabi
Specialist - Dermatology

Dr. Khadija Mohamed Al Zaabi completed her MBBS at UAE University in 2004. She then took the Arab Board in Dermatology and Venereology in 2013. Since 2004, Dr. Khadija has been practicing as a resident Dermatologist in various hospitals within UAE and has attended several conferences and medical trainings. She is currently a member of Club Dermaweb, Medscape Dermatology, British Medical Journal of Dermatology, and Dermatology in Review.
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Dr. Senthil Prabahar Samiraj
Specialist - Dermatology and Venereology

Dr. Senthil Prabahar Samiraj has over 14 years of post MD experience. He worked as a Consultant Dermatologist and Venereologist in various healthcare facilities in India such as Shri. Shanmuga Nursing Home and Meenakshi Mission Hospital and Research Centre. In 2009, he continued his medical practice in a specialty hospital in UAE. Dr. Senthil’s area of specialization is on management of life threatening emergency skin diseases like drug reactions, erythroderma, vesiculobullous disorders; and in dermatological and cosmetic procedures like CO2 laser, diode laser (unwanted hair removal), tattoo removal, microdermabrasion, melanocyte transfer, patch testing, and hair restoration surgery. Due to his clinical attachments, Dr. Senthil has gained over 8 years’ experience in management of HIV/AIDS.
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Dr. Magdi Mohamed
Specialist - Emergency Medicine

Dr. Magdi Mohamed has over 15 years of medical experience in the field of Emergency Medicine. He graduated at the University of Khartoum, Sudan, in 1991 and was then qualified for the Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, in General Surgery in 2005 (MRCS), and in Emergency Medicine (MRCS A&E) in 2009. In 2011, Dr. Magdi took his Master Degree in Disaster Medicine (MSc.DM) from Novara, Italy. He has gained wide experience in all fields of Emergency Medicine with special focus in trauma. He is certified for Advanced Pediatric Life Support (APLS), Advanced Hazmat Life Support (AHLS), Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Fundamental Critical Care Support (FCCS). He was also involved in various quality initiatives, like care pathways, KPI’s and disaster preparedness plans.
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Dr. Ahmed Bahaa
Specialist - Emergency Medicine

Dr. Ahmed Bahaa qualified for the Egyptian Board of Emergency Medicine in 2010. He is a member of the Egyptian Resuscitation Council and European Resuscitation Council, where he is an instructor as well. Prior to working in UAE, Dr. Bahaa has clinical affiliations with various hospitals in Egypt such as Tanta University, Al Sahel Teaching Hospital, Al Suez Hospital, Al Arish Hospital, and The New Kasr Al Aini University Hospital. Additionally, he worked as a member of the Rapid Response Egyptian Teams and has experience in disaster management systems and war triaging.
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Dr. Soha Samy Abd El Samie El Baz
Specialist - Emergency Medicine

Dr. Soha has been practising emergency medicine for many years in the middleeast. She is an advocate of patient education and has special interest in cardiology and Diabetes.
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Dr. Gamil Mohamed Ibraheem
Specialist - ENT Surgery

Dr. Gamil Mohamed Ibraheem completed his Bachelor’s Degree (MBBCh) in 1982 and his Master’s Degree (MSc) in 1988 at Cairo University, Egypt. Currently, he is pursuing his MD Degree in ENT, Head, and Neck Surgery at the same university. To his credit, he has received numerous trainings to further his specialty in various countries such as USA, Oman, Egypt, and UAE.
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Dr. Taher Abdelrazik
Specialist - ENT

Masters degree in Otolaryngology - Ain Shams University 1990 Fellowship in Otolaryngology from Royal College of Surgeons - Ireland
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Dr. Udhaya Sankaran
Specialist - ENT

Dr. Udhaya Sankaran has over 10 years of medical experience in the field of ENT, more than 5 years of which is in UAE. His field of interest is in endoscopic sinus surgery and ear surgery. Dr. Udhaya’s surgical skills include: adeotonsillectomy, septoplasty, endoscopic sinus surgeries, endoscopic DCR, endoscopic excision of rhinosporidiasis, Caldwell LUC procedure, tracheostomy, micro-ear surgeries (mastoidectomies/tympanoplasty), myringoplasty, micro laryngeal surgeries, and common minor procedures.
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Dr. Medani Mahgoub Mohamed Salih
Specialist - Family Medicine

Dr. Medani Mahgoub Mohamed Salih has 21 years of medical experience, 4 years of which are spent in Sudan and 17 years in Saudi Arabia. During his practice, Dr. Medani took several clinical and administrative posts in various hospitals within Sudan, Saudi Arabia, and UAE. His field of interest includes chronic diseases as part of preventive medicine.
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Dr. Atul Chawla
Specialist - Gastroenterology

He has been practicing in Abu Dhabi for the last 7 years; he was the first one to use Evolution esophageal metallic stents in Abu Dhabi and the first to perform Capsule Endoscopy in the private sector. He has done 3,500 procedures in the last 7 years
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Dr. Muhammad Saleem Arshad
Specialist - General Surgery

Dr. Muhammad Saleem Arshad was qualified from Nishar Medical College Multan, Pakistan in 1995 (M.B.B.S.), then got his Fellowship in General Surgery from College of Physician and Surgeons in Pakistan in 2002 (F.C.P.S.). He became a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK in 2010 (M.R.C.S.).
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Dr. Sivaraman Letchumanan
Specialist - General Surgery

Dr. Sivaraman Letchumanan became a fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and a fellow of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 1999. A year later, he became a Diplomate in National Board (General Surgery), then in 2011, he became a fellow of Robotic Surgery. In the span of his medical practice, Dr. Sivaraman had clinical attachments with hospitals in UK such as Law Hospital, Carluke and Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh; and in India such as Kasturba Hospital, Government Stanley Hospital, Government General Hospital, and PSG Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Hospital. Currently, he is a member of the Association of Surgeons of India, Association of the Colon and Rectal Surgeons of India, Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India, and Emirates Medical Association - Emirates Society of Laparo-endoscopic Surgeons.
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Dr. Abdul Hakeem Muhammed
Specialist - Internal Medicine

Dr. Abdul Hakeem Muhammed has 17 years of medical experience, out of which 4 years in Saudi Arabia and 3.5 years in UAE. His field of interest includes Clinical Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.
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Dr. Bashar Osman Shuckri El-Sharabi
Specialist - Internal Medicine

Dr. Bashar Osman Shuckri El-Sharabi received his medical degree (MB.ch.B) from Alexandria University, Egypt in 1983, his post-graduate Diploma in Internal Medicine from Imperial College Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK in 1999, and his Diploma in Endocrinology and Diabetes from Queen Mary University of London, UK in 2012. He completed his residency clinical training at Jordanian Armed Forces Health Services, where he developed interest in improving the treatment of diabetic emergency, diabetic ketoacidosis, and the metabolic changes associated with obesity. His field of interest includes endocrinology and diabetes and he has expertise in managing complicated diabetes cases and improving the overall quality of care of diabetes in clinic and hospital setting.
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Dr. Lata Balakrishna
Specialist - Internal Medicine

She has more than 11 years of clinical experience with 8 years of clinical infectious disease experience in tertiary care hospitals. She has an outstanding experience in HIV disease.
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Dr. Mohamed Ahmed Raslan Omar
Specialist - Internal Medicine

Dr. Mohamed Ahmed Raslan Omar completed both his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery in 1998 and his Master’s Degree in Internal Medicine in 2004 at Alexandria University, Egypt. He qualified for the 1st part of Membership of the Royal College of Physicians in 2012 and has 12 years of experience working in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and UAE. Starting 2005, he worked as a Specialist in The National Guard Health Affairs, Saudi Arabia for 6 years. Dr. Omar has worked in various hospitals in Egypt including Alexandria University Hospital, Mahmodia Hospital (Ministry of Health - Egypt), Egyptian Military Hospital, and Mabaret Asafra Private Hospital.
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Dr. Chandra Mauli Jha
Specialist - Nephrology

Dr. Chandra Mauli Jha received his MBBS from Patna Medical College, India in 1981. He took the membership of the Royal College of Physicians, UK in 2004. He also holds a Specialty Certificate in Nephrology from the Royal College of Physicians, UK starting 2011. Dr. Chandra worked in various hospitals in his home country. Then in 1994, he moved to Oman where he held post as a Nephrologist in large hospitals within the sultanate. After 14 years, he moved to UAE and continued his practice as a Specialist in Nephrology handling dialysis cases for government hospitals in Abu Dhabi. To his credit, Dr. Chandra has authored over 25 publications, has participated in national and international conferences, and has been invited as a speaker in national, regional, and international meets. In addition, he has research and audit affiliations with World Health Organization and government facility in UAE. His special interest includes Diabetic Nephropathy and acute and chronic hemodialysis. He performs renal biopsy and placement of temporary angioaccess catheters.
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Dr. Atta G.A. Alkaznaji
Specialist - Neurology

Dr. Atta G.A. Alkaznaji received his medical education and MBChB at Al Nahrain University, Iraq in 1994 and was awarded the Iraqi Board in Neurology (FICMS) by the Iraqi Commission for Medical Specialization in 2002. In 2005, Dr. Atta went to United Kingdom where he was trained in Neurosciences at Charing Cross Hospital, then in both Neurosciences and Neurological Rehabilitation at Queen’s Medical Center, Nottingham University Hospital, and Nottingham City Hospital. In addition to his medical practice at the National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery and Queen Square Hospital, London, he also attended the Pediatric Neurology Clinic at Hammersmith Hospital, UK where he handled cases of children with muscular dystrophies. Dr. Atta began his medical career in various teaching hospitals in Iraq. Then in 2006, he moved to UAE to continue his Neurology practice in private healthcare facilities in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Al Ain. In the span of his career, he became a co-examiner and lecturer of undergraduate medical students specializing in Neurology and has participated in various conferences held in United Kingdom, Cyprus, Egypt, Morocco, Syria, Iraq, and UAE. Currently, he is a member of the Emirates Medical Association, Emirates Neurology Society, Iraqi Neurosciences Society, Iraqi Association for Epilepsy, Iraqi Neurosciences Association, and Iraq Medical Association. His field of experience covers all neurology and rehabilitation including stroke and transient ischemic attacks, epilepsy, spasticity disorders and multiple sclerosis, and chronic fatigue syndrome.
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Dr. Mounir Haider Haider
Specialist - Neurological Surgery

Dr. Mounir Haider Haider received his Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery Degree from Mansoura University, Egypt in 1977. He then completed his Master of Science Degree from Cairo University, Egypt in 1985. He has almost 30 years of experience as a Specialist in the field of Neurosurgery, working in large hospitals within Abu Dhabi, UAE. To his credit, Dr. Mounir has participated in various international conferences on Neurosurgery and Spinal Surgery held in UK, Spain, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, and UAE.
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Dr. Ebtehaj Al Anizi
Specialist - Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Ebtehaj Al Anizi completed her MBChB at Basra University Medical College, Iraq in 1985. In 1993, she received a Professional Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynecology and in 2010, she qualified for a Diploma in advanced Obstetrics and Gynecology Ultrasound from Ian Donald School of Ultrasound. She completed her Master's Degree in the same specialty from Dubrovnik, Croatia in 2011. Dr. Ebtehaj worked in different hospitals in Iraq and Jordan. She moved to UAE in 1997 and continued her practice in private hospitals within Sharjah and Dubai. She has experience in handling normal, instrumental, and operative deliveries including complicated cases; in major surgeries such as laparotomy for ectopic, ovarian cyst; and in assisting oncology cases and laparoscopic surgeries.
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Dr. Hiam Ahmed Harfoush
Specialist - Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Hiam Ahmed Harfoush qualified at Tishreen University, Syria in 1988. She was awarded Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynecology by the Ministry of Health, Syria in 1993, and has passed the first part of the Membership of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists in 2002. She worked previously at Saqer Hospital in Ras Al Khaima in 1994, at Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Hospital in Ajman in 1997, and in another large hospital in Abu Dhabi in 2009.
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Dr. Limia Ibrahim
Specialist - Obstetrics & Gynecology

Dr. Ibrahim’s vision in Obstetrics and Gynecology is to provide the highest standard of care to women during all stages of their lives. Being part of the Obstetrics and Gynecology Group in the region allows Dr. Ibrahim to deliver this woman centred care to the best of her ability.
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Dr. Pathukutty Mohammed
Specialist - Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Pathukutty Mohammed completed her Bachelor of Science in 1975 and her Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery in 1983 at the University of Calicut, India. She finished her Post-Graduate Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynecology in 1989, then her Post-Graduate Degree in the same specialty in 1990 at Mangalore University, India. Dr. Pathukutty has over 29 years of experience in her field. She worked in various hospitals in her home country for 10 years, then moved to KSA in 1993. In 1995, she continued her medical practice in UAE where she held post as Specialist - Obstetrics and Gynecology in large private and government hospitals.
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Dr. Sausan Abdul Rahman
Specialist - Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Sausan Abdul Rahman completed her MB, ChB from Al Nahrain College of Medicine, Iraq in 1994. 6 years later, she took the Arab Board membership. She worked as the head of Obstetrics and Gynecology Department in a university until 2007. Then, she moved to UAE and continued her practice as a Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynecology in a private healthcare facility in Abu Dhabi for 6 years. Dr. Sausan's interest is in fetal medicine and infertility problems.
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Dr. Ghada Mohammed Anwar
Specialist - Ophthalmology

Dr. Ghada is a certified ophthalmologist specializing in small incision cataract surgery with intraocular lens implantation, medical and surgical management of glaucoma as well as diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the eye.
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Dr. Rani Jacob
Specialist - Ophthalmology

Dr. Rani Jacob completed her MBBS at St. Johns Medical College, Bangalore University, India in 1993. Then, she received her MS in Ophthalmology from GR Medical College, Jiwaji University, India in 1998. A year later, she became a fellow in General Ophthalmology, Orbit, and Oculoplasty at Aravind Eye Hospital and Postgraduate Institute of Ophthalmology, India. In 2000, she became a fellow in Anterior Segment and IOL Microsurgery including Phacoemulsification at the same institute. Then she qualified for Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgery (Ophthalmology) - Glasgow, UK in 2002. Dr. Rani held post as Medical Officer at Aravind Eye Hospital and Postgraduate Institute of Ophthalmology in 2000. Then, she became the Chief Medical Officer of the same facility a year later. In addition, she was a Consultant Ophthalmologist at Medical Trust Hospital, India in 2002. She moved to UAE in 2005 and continued her medical practice in large tertiary care center and government hospitals in Al Ain and Abu Dhabi. Dr. Rani's expertise is in cataract surgeries, lid surgeries, ocular trauma, and laser surgeries.
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Dr. Hans Werner Fuchs
Specialist - Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. Hans Werner Fuchs took his medical education at Ruhr University, Germany in 1975 and finished his MD at Justus-Liebig University, Germany in 1981. He then got a Specialist Degree (Facharzt) in General Surgery in 1992; in Traumatology in 1998; and in Orthopedic Surgery in 1999. Dr. Hans practiced in various hospitals in Germany until 2001, then moved to UK where he worked as a Consultant in London & Droitwich Knee Clinic then in South Tyneside Foundation Trust - for a total of 10 years. In 2012, he began practicing in a specialty hospital in Dubai, UAE, where he helped build a General Orthopedic Department offering a wide range of Elective and Trauma procedures. His special interests are trauma, Arthroscopic Surgery (mainly knee), and Joint Replacements including revision surgeries.
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Dr. Muthusamy Veerabahu
Specialist - Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. Muthusamy Veerabahu has completed his post-graduate degree at Kasturba Medical College, India and qualified his DNB in Orthopedics at the National Board of Examination, India. He gained experience in Orthopedics by working in various medical college hospitals in India for 5 years. In 2003, he started his subspecialty training in hip and knee surgery at King’s College Hospital, UK. Later, he pursued advanced training in shoulder surgery at Queen Mary’s Hospital, UK. During his stay at the facility, Dr. Veerabahu completed his Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh). After working in UK for 4 years, he moved to UAE in 2007 and worked in a multispecialty hospital until 2012. His special interest is in hip and knee arthroplasty and knee and shoulder arthroscopy surgeries.
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Dr. Alaa Hassan Ali Swaify
Specialist - General Pediatrics

Dr. Alaa Hassan Ali Swaify has 20 years of clinical training and experience in the field of newborn care. His interest has always been in newborn care and newborn respiratory support, and such passion for the field has led him to practice in various hospitals within the Gulf: in Egypt for a year, in Kuwait for 5 years, and in UAE for 8 years. Dr. Alaa has experience in management of extreme preterm infant cases and high-risk deliveries and emergencies. Since 2007, he has been a licensed instructor of Neonatal Resuscitation Program.
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Dr. Balbir Singh
Specialist - Pediatrics

Dr. Balbir Singh qualified his MBBS at Patna Medical College, India in 1992. Then, he finished his Master’s Degree in Pediatrics at King George Medical College, India in 1998. 4 years later, he became a member of the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health, UK (MRCPCH). Dr. Balbir worked in various health facilities during his medical practice in his home country, including Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, Ganga Children’s Hospital, Sonam Hospital and Urology Center, and Rajiv Gandhi Memorial Hospital. Prior to moving to the UAE, he worked as a Specialist Neonatologist in a maternity and children’s hospital in Saudi Arabia for 7 years. He is a life member of the Indian Academy of Pediatrics.
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Dr. Imad Abdulrahman Ali
Specialist - Pediatrics

Dr. Imad Abdulrahman Ali completed his Degree of Doctor Licentiate in Medicine at Tishrin University, Syria in 1992. He received a certificate of post graduate studies in Pediatrics from Damascus University, Syria, in 1996. In the same year, he qualified for the Arab Board of Pediatrics from the same university. He worked as a Pediatric Specialist in private and government hospitals in his home country for 3 years. In 2000, he moved to KSA and worked for Al Osrah International Hospital then in Riyadh Military Hospital as a Pediatric Specialist with special interest in pediatric oncology and hematology. In 2007, he went to UAE and continued his practice as a Pediatric Specialist in a large government hospital in Abu Dhabi. He has BLS, PALS, and NRP certificates and was a Lactation Consultant.
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Dr. Mohamed Embabi
Specialist - General Pediatrics

Dr. Mohamed Embabi finished his MBBCh at Zagazig University, Egypt in 1981. Then, he completed his MSc in Pediatrics from the same university in 1987. In 2003, he became a member of the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health - UK. Dr. Embabi worked in different healthcare facilities based in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and United Kingdom specializing in the field of Pediatrics and Neonatology. In 2004, he moved to the UAE and worked in private hospitals within the emirate. To his credit, he had clinical attachments with UK-based hospitals such as Royal Hospital of Sick Children and University Hospital of Wales. In addition to Basic Life Support and Pediatric Advance Life Support certificates, Dr. Embabi also holds Neonatal Resuscitation Program certificate and became an instructor of the same program in 2013.
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Dr. Nashwa Bahaa El Din
Specialist - Pediatrics

Dr. Nashwa Bahaa El Din completed her MBBCh at Cairo University, Egypt in 1989 and took her Master’s Degree in Pediatrics from the same university in 1995. In 2005, she received her M.D. Degree in Pediatric and Neonatal Medicine from Ain Shams University, Egypt. Dr. Nashwa held post as a Consultant Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes in Egyptian health insurance Hospitals and in Cairo University Pediatric Hospital (CUPH – Abo El Rish) beginning 1999. In 2006, she moved to UAE and continued her practice as Head of Pediatric Department in private hospitals in Abu Dhabi. To her credit, Dr. Nashwa has participated in academic researches, in international and national conferences, and has gained clinical attachment with Wilford Hall Hospital, USA. Currently, she is a member of the European Society for Pediatric Endocrinology, Egyptian Pediatric Association, Egyptian Society of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes, Egyptian Obesity Association, and Egyptian Society of Child Care Assistance to Young Diabetics.
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Dr. Sulaiman Al-Saqqaf
Specialist - Pediatrics

Dr. Sulaiman Al-Saqqaf has more than 23 years of experience in the field of Pediatrics, with special interest in Pediatric Cardiology, echocardiography, and critical care. He has worked in various hospitals and universities in Yemen, both as a physician and a lecturer/professor. In 2000, he moved to UAE and continued his practice as a Specialist/Consultant Pediatrician in a large private hospital within UAE. In addition to his medical practice, Dr. Sulaiman was a lecturer in a program affiliated with the World Health Organization (WHO) for the Ministry of Health (MOH), Yemen in 1990. He was also involved in a breastfeeding and child protection program under UNICEF, and was part of the Arab Board Program for Pediatrics under the supervision of WHO and MOH-Yemen. In addition to having done research and publications, he is a member of notable organizations including the British Pediatric Association, Pan-Arab Congenital Heart Disease Association, and the Cuban Association of Pediatric Cardiology to name a few.
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Dr. Muna Adwa
Specialist - Psychiatry

Dr. Muna Adwa received her MBChB from the Faculty of Medicine, Mustansyria University in 1993. She qualified for the Professional and Linguistic Assessment Board of UK in 1999. In 2004, she became a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists - UK. Prior to moving in UAE, Dr. Muna held posts in government hospitals in UK: as a Specialist Psychiatrist in Central and North West London Foundation Trust where she handled cases of early intervention in psychosis; in Crowther Market, Hammersmith and Fulham Mental Health NHS Trust where she handled cases of substance misuse; in Ealing Hospital where she practiced forensic psychiatry; in South Kensington and Chelsea Mental Health NHS Trust where she handled community psychiatry. She also had clinical attachments with UK-based hospitals such as Royal London Hospital - St. Clement's, Lambeth Hospital - South London and the Maudsley NHS Trust, Guys Hospital, Little Brooke Hospital, and Medway Maritime Hospital. In 2010, she moved to UAE and worked as a Specialist Psychiatrist in a large government hospital within the emirate. In the span of her practice, Dr. Muna has been involved in audit, research, publication, and teaching.
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Dr. Bodi Saicharan
Specialist - Respiratory Medicine

Dr. Bodi Saicharan received a European Diploma in Adult Respiratory Medicine from the European Respiratory Society in Berlin. He worked as an Assistant Professor in Respiratory Medicine at Osmania Medical College for 12 years and practiced as Consultant Pulmonologist in hospitals in India for more than a decade. To his credit, Dr. Bodi has participated in various international conferences held in Austria, USA, Netherlands, Spain, Germany, Sweden, Denmark, Belgium, France, UAE among others and has presented 11 scientific papers thus far. Additionally, he has authored 5 scientific papers in peer-reviewed publications. Currently, Dr. Bodi is a member of prestigious international organizations such as European Society of Intensive Care Medicine, American College of Chest Physicians, American Thoracic Society, and European Respiratory Society to name a few.
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Dr. Amr Ahmed Massoud
Specialist - Urology

Dr. Amr Ahmed Massoud completed his Bachelor's degree in Medicine and Surgery at the Faculty of Medicine, Kasr El Eini Hospitals, Cairo University, Egypt in 1992. He then took his Master's degree in Urology from the same university in 1998. In 2011, he received his Diploma in Laparoscopic Uro-surgery from Strasbourg University, France. He became a fellow of the European Board of Urology in 2006. Dr. Amr worked as a Urology Specialist at The National Institute of Urology and Nephrology, Egypt in 2000, at Al-Ahsa Hospital, KSA in 2002, and at Bugshan Hospital, KSA in 2008. He has also clinical affiliation with and a fellow in Laparoscopic Uro-surgery of SLK Kliniken Heilbronn, Heidelberg University, Germany. Currently, he is a member of the Egyptian Urological Association, European Association of Urology, and Egyptian Medical Syndicate.
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Dr. Manaf Al Hashimi
Specialist - Urology

Dr. Manaf Al Hashimi is a fellow of the European Board of Urology. He is European Board certified in Sexual Medicine. He is also a member of some prestigious medical associations related to his field such as European Society of Urology, International and European Society of Sexual Medicine, and Emirates Society of Urology. He has completed a fellowship course in the Institute of Urology, University College, London Hospital, UK. Dr. Manaf has more than 10 years’ experience in treatment of urinary stones (kidney, ureter, and bladder) using shock waves, endoscopy, and LASER. He also has good experience in prostate problems (medical and endoscopic treatment). Dr. Manaf is expert in the treatment of sexual dysfunction, male menopause, and male infertility. He is a pioneer in the sexual medicine certification in this country.
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Dr. Mohammed Ibrahim Ahmed
Specialist - Anesthesia / Critical Care Medicine

Dr. Mohammed Ibrahim Ahmed has over 11 years of work experience in the field of Anesthesia,intensive care and pain management ,he completed MBBCH from Menofia university in 1998 ,he has master degree in Anesthesia and intensive care from Al azhar University 2004,he has medical doctorate(PHD) in Anesthesia and intensive care from Al Azhar Univeristy 2011,and he has diploma in ultrasound guided in regional Anesthesia and Analgesia from Montpellier University- France
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Dr. Mohamed Ibrahim M.S. Elahl
Specialist - Anesthesia

Dr. Mohamed Ibrahim M.S. Elahl completed his MBBCh in 1998, his Master's Degree in 2002, and his MD in 2007 at Ain Shams University, Egypt. Prior to continuing his practice in the UAE, he worked as a Specialist in Anesthesia in various hospitals in Egypt and Saudi Arabia. He holds post as an Assistant Lecturer in the same university where he graduated and has been a member of the Egyptian Medical Syndicate since 2000.
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Dr. Nehad Nabil Halawa
Specialist - Anesthesia

Dr. Nehad Nabil Halawa has clinical attachments with various government hospitals in the region, including quarantine of Rafah, Northern Sinai, Egypt; Sisco Polyclinic Jeddah, KSA; General Hospital, Oman; and Dibba Hospital, Oman. He has a good experience in ICU, especially head injury and polytrauma management, which includes mechanical ventilation, central lines insertion, percutaneous tracheostomies, chest tube insertion, among others. He was once a member of the escorting team of critical cases, where critically ill guests are transported to higher centers in USA and Australia via air ambulance and commercial flights. In 2004, he moved to continue his practice in UAE and became involved in Continuing Medical Education Programs as a speaker on topics such as aviation medicine, fever in ICU, post-operative jaundice, steroids in ARDS, hyperammonemia in ICU, and non-invasive ventilation. His field of interest is mechanical ventilation.
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Dr. Tirumani Suresh
Specialist - Anesthesia

Dr. Tirumani Suresh finished his MBBS at JJM Medical College Davanagere, Mysore University, India in 1993. He then completed his Diploma in Anesthesiology at the Government Medical College, India in 2001 and qualified for Diplomate of National Board at Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences, India in 2003. Dr. Tirumani has worked as a Consultant Anesthesiologist in various hospitals, at the same time worked as an Assistant Professor in medical colleges in his home country since 2007. In 2011, he moved to UAE and continued his practice in a large private hospital in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain. He is a life member of the Indian Society of Anesthesiologists.
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Dr. Yogaraj Kandlur Sreenivasaiah
Specialist - Anesthesia

Dr. Yogaraj Kandlur Sreenivasaiah has over 13 years of experience in his field. Due to his passion for learning, he worked as a Lecturer in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at KS Hegde Medical College Hospital, India, then as Assistant Professor, then finally assumed the Associate Professor post in 2004. Three years later, he moved and continued his practice in private hospitals within Abu Dhabi. Dr. Yogaraj is a member of professional societies such as Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine, Indian Society of Anesthesiology, and ICU Club Abu Dhabi. His field of interest includes ICU and Bariatric Anesthesia.
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Dr. Zaheer Ahmed
Specialist - Anesthesia

Dr. Zaheer graduated at Army Medical College, Rawalpindi, Pakistan in 1992 (MBBS). He then got two Master Degrees (MSc), in Anaesthesia from the Armed Forces Postgraduate Medical Institute in 2000, and in Pain Medicine from Rifha International University in Islamabad in 2010. Dr. Zaheer is a Fellow of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan (FCPS) since 2005. Dr. Zaheer worked in various civil and military hospitals in Pakistan. He came to UAE in 2010 where he worked in the private sector before coming to Burjeel. He has gained wide experience in all types of anesthesia including spinal and epidural. He is also experienced in various types of nerve blocks and chronic pain management.
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Dr. Sundar Elayaperumal
Specialist - Microbiology

Dr. Sundar Elayaperumal has over 16 years of medical experience in India and in UAE. He is a member of the American Society of Microbiology and has published several papers in his area of specialization. His field of interest includes PCR, virology, and immunofluorescence.
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Dr. Reetu Nagpal
Specialist - Orthodontics

Dr. Reetu Nagpal received her B.D.S. Degree in 2005 and her M.D.S. in Orthodontics in 2009 from Manipal College of Dental Sciences, India. In 2009, she worked as a Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor in the Department of Orthodontics, Luxmi Bai Institutes of Dental Sciences and Hospital, India. A year later, she worked as a Specialist in Orthodontics at Rayat Bahra Dental Hospital, India, and in 3 other private dental clinics in her home country.
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Dr. Ghada Abdelkawi
Specialist - Periodontics

Dr. Ghada Abdelkawi received her BDS of Dental Medicine and Surgery in 1997; her MSc of Periodontology, Oral Medicine, Oral Diagnosis, and Oral Radiology in 2005; and her PhD in 2012 from the Faculty of Dentistry, Tanta University, Egypt. She has been practicing as a dentist for over 12 years in public and private health facilities and has been teaching students in the field for 10 years.
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Dr. Shaji Joseph Mathew
Specialist - Periodontics

Dr. Shaji Joseph Mathew started working as a General Practitioner in various hospitals in India in 1994, then became a Clinical Tutor in Periodontics at the same college where he graduated in 1995. He then moved to UAE and continued his medical practice as a Dental Surgeon (Periodontist) since 1998. Besides periodontal procedures, Dr. Shaji has experience in general dentistry, crown and bridge work, root canal therapy (anterior and posterior teeth), anterior teeth apicectomy, surgical extractions including 3rd molar impact, pulpotomy and pulpectomy procedures.
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Dr. Janaranjan Jalli
Specialist - Radiology

Dr. Janaranjan Jalli has 11 years' experience in diagnostic radiology including Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Computerized Tomography (CT), and minimally invasive-guided procedures. Currently, he is a member of Medical Council of India, Andhra Pradesh State Medical Council, Indian Radiological and Imaging Association, Radiological Society of North America, Medical Council of Mauritius, and Red Cross Society.
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Dr. Jaswant Ahuja
Specialist - Radiology

Dr.Jaswant Ahuja is a physician with formal training in both clinical radiology and musculoskeletal imaging and has broad experience across full range of imaging modalities. He works closely with Surgeons & Orthopaedicians, utilising cross sectional imaging to direct surgical planning and enjoys explaining the imaging findings to patients to give them a better understanding of their illness.
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Dr. Mohamed Kassem
Specialist - Radiology

Dr. Mohamed Kassem completed his MBBCh in 1987 and his Master's Degree in Diagnostic Radiology in 1991 at Al-Azhar University, Egypt. He qualified his Post-Doctoral Fellowship in MRI Spectroscopy and PET at University of California, San Francisco, USA in 1997. He then took his Clinical Fellowship in Radiology and Internal Medicine in 2001 and in MRS and MR perfusion in 2002 from The Robarts Research Institute, University of Western Ontario, Canada. 4 years later, he received his MD Doctorate Degree in Diagnostic Radiology from the same university where he graduated. He has clinical affiliations with Victory Memorial Hospital, New York, USA and VA Medical Center, University of California, San Francisco, USA. Due to his passion for teaching, Dr. Kassem held post as an Assistant Lecturer of Diagnostic Radiology at Al-Azhar University, Egypt, where he taught medical students principals of image interpretation and radiological anatomy. To his credit, he has authored 8 publications and has presented in various conferences related to his field.
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Dr. Praveen Maheshwari
Specialist - Radiology

Dr. Praveen Maheshwari has more than 11 years of medical experience across a wide range of imaging modalities; with a special interest in Abdominal, Neuro, Breast, and Pediatric Radiology. His work experience in UAE, Libya, and India covers taking posts in large government hospitals, private diagnostic centers, private corporate hospitals, and large teaching institutes. In 2011, he worked as a Specialist Radiologist in a large private hospital within the emirate. To his credit, Dr. Praveen has published 12 articles in national and international journals.
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Dr. Ramesh Saini
Specialist - Radiology

Dr. Ramesh Saini qualified his MBBS in 1983, then his MD in Radiology in 1987 at Gandhi Medical College, India. He has more than 20 years of work experience in different imaging modalities such as CT, MRI, and USG. He is also well-versed in Ultrasound and CT-guided diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Dr. Ramesh is one of the pioneers of MRI field in Delhi and has a vast experience in neuroradiology. During his practice in his home country, he worked as a Senior Consultant Radiologist and Head of Department in various hospitals and centers. In 2003, he moved to UAE and help senior medical posts in large private hospitals based in Dubai, Sharjah, and Ras Al Kaimah.
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Dr. Abbas Wahub Allah Abuelgasim
General Practitioner

Dr. Abbas Abuelgasim completed his MBBS from Faculty of Medicine, Omdurman Islamic University, Sudan in 2003. He has clinical attachments with various medical centers and hospitals in Sudan and has worked there for 4 years, then moved to continue his practice in UAE. In 2011, he qualified for Membership of Royal College of Physicians.
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Dr. Anil Jain
General Practitioner

Dr. Jain is a emergency medicine physician at Burjeel Hospital and is certified in Emergency Medicine. He enjoys practicing emergency medicine for the diversity it provides in both medicine and people.
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Dr. Ashraf Ahmed Tomoum
General Practitioner

Dr. Ashraf Ahmed Tomoum spent 2 years in New York, USA taking postgraduate studies in various medical fields including Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. In 1998, he moved back to Egypt and worked in Emergency Departments where he was exposed to various surgical and medical emergencies. After 4 years, he continued his practice in UAE and spent 8 years handling all types of emergency cases in a government hospital in Abu Dhabi.
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Dr. Deepa Nair Retnakumari
General Practitioner

Experience of 14 years as general practitioner including 4 years in U.A.E. Experience in diabetology in patient care and research.
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Dr. Ehab Abdelrahim El-Sheikri
General Practitioner

He has more than 6 years experience in nephrology, Dialysis & other kidney problems with 3 years experience in Emergency.
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Dr. Fathia Nasreldin Hamid
General Practitioner

Dr. Fathia Nasreldin Hamid has clinical attachments in various hospitals in Sudan, then moved to practice in UAE since 1983. Her years of medical experience include handling acute and chronic diseases, infection control, vaccination and immunity. Dr. Fathia has been a solid advocate of public awareness on health-related issues such as diabetes, hypertension, hepatitis, vitamin D, women’s health, and has taken an active involvement in giving public lectures to various communities and associations. She has affiliations with Medical Services of the UAE Army in 1983, the Acupuncture Society in 1984, and Sudan Medical Council in 2002.
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Dr. Halima El-Said
General Practitioner

Dr. Halima El-Said completed her MBBCh at Ain Shams University, Egypt in 1983. She started her practice at the university hospital where she graduated, then moved to Doha, Qatar where she practiced in 2 government facilities: Hamad General Hospital and Women's Hospital. In 1988, she continued her medical practice in UAE and held post as a Resident Medical Officer in Obstetrics and Gynecology Department at a large government hospital in Abu Dhabi for 20 years. She has clinical affiliations with other private hospitals within the emirate as well. Due to her extensive experience, Dr. Halima is well-verse in handling cold and emergency Obstetrics and Gynecology cases.
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Dr. Hiba Osman Khider Osman
General Practitioner

Dr. Hiba Osman Khider Osman has been trained as a Medical Registrar in Internal Medicine for the last 3 years in Sudan, during which she worked in various departments such as General Medicine, Cardiology, Neurology, Chest and Rheumatology. Prior to practicing in UAE, she has worked as a Medical Officer in different departments including Emergency.
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Dr. Ibrahim Abdelmonem Elmahdy Elbeily
General Practitioner

Dr. Ibrahim Abdelmonem Elmahdy Elbeily worked as a House Officer in Kasr Alainy Cairo University Hospitals in 2006, where he underwent training in ICU. He also got trained in cardiopulmonary resuscitation at the Saudi Ministry of Health in affiliation with Saudi Heart Association and American Heart Association. Prior to moving in UAE, Dr. Ibrahim became a licensed Medical Practitioner in Saudi Arabia. He is a candidate for membership at the Royal College of Physicians and his field of interest includes internal medicine, emergency, and cardiology.
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Dr. Iram Sarfraz
General Practitioner

Dr. Iram Sarfraz qualified her MBBS from Nishtar Medical College, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Pakistan in 1999. In 2010, she became a Fellow of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan (FCPS). She qualified for the first part of the Membership of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (MRCOG-I). She worked in various hospitals in her home country, then in 2011, she moved to UAE to continue her practice in private health facilities in Dubai and in Abu Dhabi.
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Dr. Khalil Ahmed Killedar
General Practitioner

Dr. Khalil Ahmed Killedar has 12 years' experience as an Intensive Care physician in Abu Dhabi, UAE. He is certified with Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS). He was also awarded a Fellowship in Critical Care Medicine from Apollo Hospital, India in 2010.
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Dr. Muhanad Majeed Rasheed
General Practitioner

Dr. Muhanad Majeed Rasheed provides compassionate care to his patients and takes special interest in Occupational Health. Prior to joining Burjeel Hospital, he practiced in Abu Dhabi for five and half years.
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Dr. Mutim Khan
General Practitioner

Dr. Mutim Khan received his MBBS from JN Medical College Hospital, India in 1994 and his Diploma in Anesthesiology from the same college in 2000. He completed his Fellowship in Intensive Care Medicine at Medvarsity, Apollo Hospital, India in 2010. Dr. Khan has over 13 years of experience in the field, working in India and UAE. He served as a senior resident physician in Anesthesiology at Indhraprastha Apollo Hospital, India for 3 years beginning 2001. In 2004, he continued his practice in UAE as a Specialist Anesthetist/Intensivist in Anesthesiology Department, then as Intensivist in Medical/Surgical Intensive Care Unit. He is certified in several courses including Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) in 2008, Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) in 2012, and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) in 2013.
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Dr. Raja Muhammad Irfan
General Practitioner

Dr. Raja Muhammad Irfan qualified his MBBS in 1996. His medical training in UK, UAE, and Pakistan includes basic life support, pediatric advance life support, advance cardiac life support, immediate life support, ALERT course, and surgical skills workshop. Since 2009, he has worked as a General Practitioner in several large private hospitals in Abu Dhabi and has covered medical cases in various units such as emergency, intensive care, and critical care. Dr. Raja has clinical attachments with NHS Hospitals in UK such as Derbyshire Royal Infirmary, Kings Mill Hospital, and Airedale General Hospital.
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Dr. Salih El Hassan
General Practitioner

Dr. Salih El Hassan completed his MBBS at Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic in 1977, then he received his Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene from the University of Liverpool in 1994. He started his career at the Ministry of Health – Sudan in 1978 and had clinical affiliations with various private and teaching hospitals in his home country. In 1983, he moved to UAE and worked in various government health facilities in Dubai for over 25 years.
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Dr. Iman Ibrahim
General Practitioner - Dental

Dr. Iman Ibrahim qualified from University of Baghdad, Iraq in 1983 (B.D.S.), and got her MSc in Preventive and Pedodontic Dentistry in 1992. She practiced in Baghdad, Iraq from 1983 to 2008, as a Dentist then as a Lecturer in the same university where she graduated. In 2008, Dr. Iman moved to Abu Dhabi to continue her medical practice. She has experience in Surgical Dental implants.
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Dr. Tamer Mohsin Abusalah
General Practitioner - Dental

Dr. Tamer Mohsin Abusalah received a Bachelor's Degree in Oral and Dental Medicine and Surgery from Misr University for Science and Technology in 2007. He got his training from various hospitals in Egypt, then moved to continue his dental practice in different clinics in UAE.
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Dr. Wafa Ibrahim Mohammed
General Practitioner - Dental

Dr. Wafa Ibrahim Mohammed completed her Bachelor Degree (Doctor of Dental Surgery) from Ajman University of Science and Technology, UAE in 2005. She is licensed by different health ministries within the Emirate including Health Authority of Abu Dhabi, Dubai Health Authority, and Ministry of Health - Northern Emirates. Dr. Wafa has worked in different health facilities in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
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Dr. Walid Yassin Mohammed Riad
General Practitioner - Dental

Dr. Walid Yassin Mohammed Riad was qualified at Centro Escolar University, College of Dentistry, Manila, Philippines in 1996; then recognized by Egyptian Supreme Council of University and Egyptian Ministry of Health as a Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 2000. His field of interest includes oral surgery flap preparation, extraction, implant surgery, all kind of restoration, endodontics, pediatric dentistry, periodontic, prosthodontics, gerodontology, partial & complete dentures, and orthodontics.
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Ms. Bara'a Osama Al-Ries
Clinical Dietician

Ms. Bara'a Osama Al-Ries received her Bachelor's Degree in Nutrition and Health from the College of Food and Agriculture, United Arab Emirates University in Al Ain, UAE. She has been involved in an academic study on the interrelationship of oxidative status, physical activity, and diet habits in 2009. A year later, she began working for a public hospital in Abu Dhabi, where she performed and supervised nutrition assessments, planned and evaluated nutritional care, developed educational materials on nutritional care for Guests, evaluated food service systems, presented case studies, and assessed community nutrition resources. In 2011, she has been involved in UNICEF's Childhood Obesity Prevention Program, where she helped raise awareness and educate stakeholders on childhood obesity.
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Ms. Norlyn Torrena
Clinical Dietician

Ms. Norlyn Torrena is an accredited practicing dietician who combines professional qualification with personal experience to give her clinical practice unique insight into issues faced by people living in potentially unhealthy conditions.
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Ms. Srividya Iyer
Specialist - Physiotherapy

Ms. Srividya Iyer has over 12 years of experience in the field of Physiotherapy, both in UAE and in India. Her field of interest includes Sports Physiotherapy, Manual Therapy, Pain Management, and Exercise Prescription for Special Needs, Fitness Training, and Women’s Health.
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Mr. Ajiyas Salim
Physiotherapy

Mr. Ajiyas Salim has over 10 years of experience in the field of Physiotherapy. His field of interest includes Orthopedic rehabilitation, Cardiothoracic rehabilitation, Intensive care unit physiotherapy, and Ergonomics, among others.
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Ms. Anna Therese Marasigan
Physiotherapy

Ms. Anna Therese Marasigan qualified as an Associate in Health Science and Education in 2002 and completed her Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy degree in 2005 at Brent Hospital and Colleges Incorporated, Philippines. She has held posts as full-time Physiotherapist in various healthcare service providers in her home country since 2006, then in a private specialty hospital in Abu Dhabi since 2011. To her credit, she has attended several trainings and seminars related to her field in the Philippines and in UAE.
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Ms. Linu Thomas
Physiotherapy

Ms. Linu Thomas completed her Bachelor's Degree in Physiotherapy at Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences. She has over 6 years of medical experience in the field of Physiotherapy, handling post-operative cases, muscular-skeletal disorders, and long-term rehabilitation. She moved to UAE in 2011 and held posts in large government and private hospitals within the emirate. During her practice in her home country, she handled cases related to orthopedic, neonatal, neurological, and musculo-skeletal disorders. Currently, she is a member of the Indian Association of Physiotherapists.
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Mr. Mohammad Abu Ali
Physiotherapy

Mr. Mohammad Abu Ali completed his BSc Degree in Physiotherapy at Arab American University, Palestine in 2008. He worked as a Physiotherapist in various hospitals in Palestine and in UAE, handling cases of persons with disability, foot problems, pediatric flat foot and gait problems, and sports injury. He has experience in handling cases of Guests from Intensive Care Unit, Orthopedics, Neurology, Advance Sports Rehabilitation, and Chest.
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Mr. Mohammed Refaat Ibrahim
Physiotherapy

Mr. Mohammed Refaat Ibrahim completed his Bachelor’s Degree in 2001, then his Post-Graduate Diploma in 2006 from the Faculty of Physical Therapy, Cairo University, Egypt. Right after finishing his first academic degree, he worked at the university hospital where he graduated, then held post in a large hospital based in Egypt beginning 2003. In 2010, he moved to UAE and continued his practice in a huge private hospital in Abu Dhabi. His special interest includes orthopedic rehabilitation and sports injury rehabilitation.
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Ms. Sandhya Sethuraman
Physiotherapy

Ms. Sandhya Sethuraman is a Neuro-Physical Therapist with more than 5 years of experience in the field of Neuro-Rehabilitation. Her professional experience also extends to other specialties like pediatric rehabilitation, geriatric rehabilitation, and women's health. Currently, she is a member of Emirates Physiotherapy Society and Indian Association of Physiotherapists. Ms. Sandhya's field of interest is streamlined towards providing a complete Guest-oriented rehabilitative care.
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Dr. Fatma Touti
General Practitioner

Dr. Fatma Touti completed her MD at the Faculty of Medicine, Al Hadj Lakhdar University, Algeria in 2009. Right after graduation, she worked in a university hospital then in a public multispecialty clinic in her home country for 4 years. In 2013, she moved to UAE and continued her practice. She is medically licensed to practice by the Health Authority - Abu Dhabi and the Dubai Health Authority.
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Dr. Khlood Mohammed
General Practitioner

Dr. Khlood Mohammed completed his MBBS from the University of Bahr El Ghazal, Sudan in 2005. She worked in various hospitals in Sudan for 4 years. In 2012, she moved to UAE and worked in a private health facility in Abu Dhabi.
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Dr. Sahar Abbas
General Practitioner

Dr. Sahar Abbas finished her MBBS at the University of Sharjah in 2012. A year later, she received her medical license from the Health Authority – Abu Dhabi and began her practice. She had clinical attachment with Madany Educational Hospital, Sudan in 2011 and attended a workshop in the USA in 2012.
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Dr. Ammar Elkariem
General Practitioner

Dr. Ammar Elkariem completed his MBBS at the University of Gezira, Sudan in 2006. His first medical experience in Nephrology was at Gezira Hospital of Renal Diseases and Surgery, Sudan in 2010. In the same year, he received his Diploma in Community Medicine from the University of Gezira, Sudan. A year later, he worked for the Kidney Center in ARAR Central Hospital, KSA. In 2013, he moved to UAE and continued his medical practice at a large government hospital in Abu Dhabi, where he is involved in the management of Guests in hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis units.
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Dr. Khalid Musa
General Practitioner

Dr. Khalid Musa completed his MBBS at The National Ribat University, Sudan in 2006. After completing his internship, he worked in various healthcare facilities in Sudan, with a special interest in Emergency Medicine. In 2012, he moved to the UAE where he worked in a private hospital based in Abu Dhabi. 2 years later, he became a member of the Royal College of Physicians - UK.
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Dr. Aesha Salah Elbushra
General Practitioner

Dr. Aesha Salah Elbushra completed her Bachelor of Surgery and Medicine at Al-Mergib University, Libya in 2008. She took her internship and residency training on Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medicine, Surgery, Pediatrics, and Community at Khoms Hospital, Libya in 2009. Prior to moving to the UAE, she worked as a General Practitioner in the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department of Misallata Hospital, Libya in 2010.
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Dr. Lubna Maroof
General Practitioner

Dr. Lubna Maroof received her MBBS from the University of Sind, Pakistan in 1995. She became a fellow of the College of Physicians and Surgeons in Obstetrics and Gynecology (Pakistan) in 2007. She took her residency and training in various hospitals in her home country and in Maternity and Children’s Hospital in Saudi Arabia. In 2009, she moved to the UAE and worked as a General Practitioner in a large hospital in Abu Dhabi’s western region.
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Dr. Samina Munir
General Practitioner

Dr. Samina Munir completed her MBBS at Khyber Medical College, Pakistan in 2000. She became a fellow of the College of Physicians and Surgeons in Obstetrics and Gynecology (Pakistan) in 2012. She qualified for the 1st part of the Membership of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (UK) in 2006. Dr. Samina received her training and residency in her home country with a special interest in Obstetrics and Gynecology.
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Dr. Lucky Das Gupta
General Practitioner

Dr. Lucky Das Gupta received his MBBS at Baghdad Medical College, University of Baghdad, Iraq. He qualified for a Diploma in Clinical Neurology, Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery, University of London, United Kingdom in 1993. Dr. Gupta trained and worked in various institutions in Iraq. In 1975, he moved to the UAE and held post as a General Practitioner in Neurology Department of large private hospitals in Abu Dhabi.
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Dr. Salma El Sammani
General Practitioner

Dr. Salma El Sammani qualified her MBBS at Al Neelain University, Sudan in 2004. She worked in different hospitals in Sudan for 5 years, with a special interest in Emergency Medicine. Dr. Salma held post as a General Practitioner in Emergency Department of a hospital in the emirate's western region for the past 4 years.
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