Dr. Nafeesa Alwathaifi

Dr Nafeesa has more than 25 years of experience in general medicine including rheumatology, endocrinology, nephrology, cardiology, psychiatry, and emergency medicine.

She was involved in many activities as volunteering in medical awareness campaigns, lecturing, training students and residents.


Bachelor of Science in Biology, Pakistan
Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, Pakistan
Diploma in Personal nutrition, Ireland


  • Emergency Care (Trauma, wounds, small cut injuries, BLS, ACLS)
  • General Practice (common cough and colds, headache, infectious disease, abdominal pain, and many others)
  • Chronic diseases (hypertension, hyperlipidaemia, low back pain, anaemia, migraine)
  • Primary Health Care & Travel Medicine
  • Preventive Medicine and Diet planning

Dr. Mohamed Mukhtar


M.B.B.S (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka, India
Diploma in Child Health, from Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai, India

Professional Experience

11 years of clinical working experience in medical college and multispecialty clinics in UAE and India

Private practitioner as General Physician and Paediatrician in Tamil Nadu, India
Worked as a senior resident, in the department of paediatrics, in Dhanalakhsmi Srinivasan Medical College Hospital, Perambalur, Tamil Nadu, India.

Instructor in Department of paediatrics in RAKMHSU, Ras Al Khaimah, from 2013 – 2014
General practitioner in Al Khail medical centre, DIP 2, Dubai, from 2014 – 2018
General practitioner in Abeer Al Noor Polyclinic, Deira, Dubai, from 2018 – 2019

Clinical Expertise

  • Management of Acute disease like upper and lower respiratory tract infection in children and adults, urinary tract infections, arthritis, acute gastroenteritis, renal colic, general check-up and screening.
  • Management of Chronic Medical illnesses like Hypertension, Type 2 Diabetes, Hyperlipidemia.
  • Suturing, ingrown nail removal, incision and abscess drainage.

Dr. Sakina Farhat

Dr. Sakina Farhat is an American board certified Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist with extensive experience in her field of specialization. After getting her medical degree, Dr. Sakina Farhat moved to USA where she completed her specialization in Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Before moving to Dubai, she practiced Gastroenterology in USA. She is deeply committed to high quality care that leads to positive and long lasting health outcomes. She takes thorough and precise approach during her consultations to ensure that she is consistently giving accurate diagnosis and treatment to her patients. Dr. Sakina provides care for common digestive diseases as well as in depth investigations for difficult GI conditions. She is one of the few Consultants in the Middle East who had formal fellowship training and expertise in liver diseases.

Clinical Expertise

  • Crohn’s disease
  • Liver Cirrhosis/ Liver diseases/Hepatitis B &C
  • Gastro intestinal bleeding and hemorrhoids
  • IBS/ diarrhea and constipation
  • Gall Bladder diseases
  • Colon Cancer – Diagnosis and management
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Diverticular disease
  • Fatty Liver and Other liver diseases
  • Peptic Ulcers
  • GERD and Reflux diseases
  • Pancreatitis and other pancreatic diseases

Dr. Ashraf Shatla

Dr. Ashraf Shatla had practiced as a Neurosurgeon since his graduation from Edinburgh University in 1990. He practiced his specialty as Consultant Brain & Spinal all over “Europe, Canada, USA and Middle East.

Dr.Shatla’s work has extended to a new era of functional neurosurgery using recent neuronavigation and stereotactic surgery, allowing the most accurate and precise techniques for brain and spine surgery and for recent minimal invasive spinal procedures for spinal pain, endoscopic discectomy for back and neck pain surgery.
Dr Shatla spread his expertise in Neuro – Spinal field in the Middle East Healthcare industry and recorded a genuine success in treating patients, adults and children with amazing results in 2011.

Clinical Expertise

  • Back & Neck Pain Treatment
  • Discogel Injection
  • Nerve Root Spinal Block
  • Nerve Root Spinal Block
  • Spinal Fracture Fixation
  • Brain & Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Radio Frequency Spinal Pain Treatments

Dr. Olena Ioffe

Dr. Olena Ioffe completed her MD from Lugansk Medical State University, Lugansk-city, Ukraine and bachelors from Donetsk Medical State University, Donetsk-city, Ukraine. Dr. Olena did her advanced training in Gynecological Endoscopic Surgery from International Centre for Endoscopic Surgery (CICE), Clermont-Ferrand, France. She has also done training in Hysteroscopy, Operative Vaginal Delivery, Colposcopy and Aesthetic Gynecology. In 2003, she received her PHD in Obstetrics & Gynecology (Neuro-Humoral Disorders) from Kharkiv State Medical University, Ukraine.

Prior to joining Emirates Hospitals Group, Dr. Olena was associated with RAK Medical Center, RAK as a Specialist-Obstetrics & Gynecology. She is an associate member of RCOG, UK, London. Dr. Olena has worked with prominent healthcare providers including Sheikh Khalifa General Hospital(Um Al Quwain), W. Wilson, Zulekha Hospital(Sharjah).


Dr. Olena has clinical expertise in the following areas of her field.

  • Antenatal Care for high risk patients.
  • Operative Delivery
  • Infertility
  • Cervical & Breast Cancer Prevention

Vesela Vasileva

Vesela Vasileva received her Master’s in orthopaedic and traumatology science with honours from the National Sport Academy of Bulgaria.
A licensed Physiotherapist specialised in orthopaedics and traumatology. Ms Vasileva has more than 5 years of clinical experience


  • Treating patients with neurological conditions
  • Post-op orthopaedic conditions and post-op rehabilitation of cervical, thoracic & lumbar injuries
  • Treating sports injuries in professional and amateur athletes.
  • Manual therapy
  • Customised kinesiotherapy exercise programs
  • Electro-therapy modalities

Dr. Malak Wehbe

Dr. Malak has completed her MD from Crimea State Medical University, Russia in the year 2005. She then completed her post completion internship from Makassed General Hospital. Subsequently she completed her Residency – Department of Family Medicine in the year 2012 from AUBMC –Beirut, Lebanon.

Dr. Malak has worked with Amel Association International (NPO) as a Medical Coordinator. She proceeded to work with Beirut Center of Medical Services, Beirut, Lebanon as a family medicine doctor until the year 2014. She has also gained experience working in KSA with Procare Hospital having worked as a Senior Specialist- Family Medicine.

Dr. Leen Bonni

Dr. Leen has been working in Dubai Health Authority Clinics & Hospitals from the year 2009 up to 2014.

Dr. Leen has accomplished her DDS from Ajman university of Science and Technology in 2009, and completed her advanced practical training course on Implant Dentistry from the University of Sharjah in conjunction with Temple University, Department of Periodontology-USA in the year 2014.

Clinical Expertise

  • Oral Maxillofacial Surgery & Implantology
  • Endodontics, Pedodontics
  • Operative & Restorative dentistry,
  • Periodontics,
  • Prosthodontics & Aesthetic dentistry.

Dr. Alexandra Deduchova, M.D

Dr. Alexandra us qualified Gastroenterologist Specialist within general Internal Medicine and Metabolic and Gastroenterological diseases, with over five years of working experience within Gastroenterology and Endoscopy. Extensive knowledge in health program coordination, individualized patient care and physical health with expert knowledge in endoscopic examinations, clinical processes, hospital operations, patient needs assessment and healthcare and education. All of these experiences, among many others afforded me invaluable opportunities and insights into developing and enhancing my management and leadership skills.


  • D. from Palacký University Olomouc, Faculty of Medicine, Czech Republic
  • Colonoscopy and Polypectomy License, Czech Republic
  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy License, Czech Republic

Clinical Expertise

  • Diagnostic gastroscopy and colonoscopy with white light endoscopy narrow band imaging (NBI) – Pre-cancerous screening of upper gastrointestinal tracts and application of acetoacetate acid and Lugol solution.
  • Carrying out endoscopic biopsies of polypectomy and mucosal resections.
  • Balloon and bougie dilatation of gastrointestinal stenosis.
  • Therapy of upper and lower non-variceal gastrointestinal bleeding using injection, argon plasma coagulation, laser, clips, electrocoagulation with coagrasper and gold probe
  • Therapy of upper variceal gastrointestinal bleeding using sclerotherapy, histoacryl glue and band ligation, Danish stent and Sengstaken-Blakemore tube Insertion
  • Introduction and replacement of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy
  • Holding the night shifts for emergency endoscopy.

Languages: English, Arabic – entry level, Slovak, Czech

Dr. Basel Zoudeh

Dr. Basel has completed his MD in the year 2000 from Aleppo University, Syria and completed his Doctorate in Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetology from the Essen University, Germany in 2009. Dr. Basel has over 13 years of experience. Dr. Basel specializes in child Health, disorders of development and Growth, insulin regimen in children and treatment of short stature with growth hormone, to name a few.


  • Consultant Pediatric Endocrinologist and Pediatrician
  • German Pediatric Board
  • PhD in Endocrinology and diabetes in children – Germany

Clinical Expertise

  • Treatment of Short Stature or Growth Hormone Deficiency.
  • Management of Diabetes (Type 1)
  • Management of Obesity in Children.
  • Treatment of Delayed & Precocious Puberty
  • Treatment of Thyroid Diseases