Dr Hasan Elias Baydoun

Dr. Baydoun completed his MD at the American University of Beirut in 2004. He then moved to USA to pursue his Orthopedic Surgery Residency at the University of Illinois – Chicago. Subsequently, he completed his fellowship in Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard University. After completing his fellowship, Dr. Baydoun did an apprenticeship in advanced shoulder reconstruction with Prof Pascal Boileau and Prof Gilles Walsh in Lyon. He subsequently practiced in Pittsburgh, USA for several years, before moving back home to Lebanon in 2016. Dr. Baydoun helped build the Sports Medicine Program at the American University of Beirut, and helped establish the Sports Medicine fellowship, the first of its kind in the region. Dr. Baydoun has been invited lecturer at several national and international meetings; serves on the editorial board of multiple journals, and is an active member on committees of several societies in the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. He is active in research, has published several articles in peer-reviewed journals, and has received several awards for both his clinical and research activities. He has served as Assistant team physician for the New England Patriots, Boston Red Sox, Boston Bruins, and several other professional, collegiate and high school teams.

Expertise

  • Cartilage Surgery.
  • Meniscus Surgery.
  • ACL Reconstruction.
  • Arthroscopy.
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery.
  • Shoulder Dislocation.
  • Shoulder Replacement.
  • Sports Medicine.
  • Complex and Revision Knee Reconstruction.
  • Stem Cell and PRP.

Dr. Arun Kumar Sharma

Dr. Arun Kumar Sharma is a Specialist Neurologist with over 30 years’ experience. Trained and certified in Neuro-Electrophysiology from Nicolet Inc. Madison, Wisconsin, USA. He has published several research papers in the most widely read and peer-reviewed world class Neurology journals on the esoteric topics, like “Effects of Protein-energy Malnutrition on the Nervous System”, Shy-Drager Syndrome”, as well as on areas of common interest like Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s Disease. His work on the deleterious effects of malnutrition on nervous system was awarded a PhD in neurosciences by Post graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research’s original publication stemming out of this research is regarded as the most widely cited research work and remains at the top of Google search even 29 years after it’s appearance in the official journal of the World Federation of Neurology, “Journal of Neurosciences”. He has also co-authored “Text Book of Neurological Disorders in Internal Medicine”, published by Springer-Verlag, New York. Dr. Sharma has delivered over a hundred original papers as well as CME lectures on a wide array of topics in various international conferences and national forums. He was awarded the E. Merck Gold Medal for the best original research paper on “Shy-Drager Syndrome” at World Congress of Neurology held in Montreal, Canada.

Clinical Expertise & Services Offered:

  • Headaches of various types including Migraine, Cluster headache, Tension type headache, Occipital neuralgia.
  • Facial pains, e.g. Trigeminal neuralgia.
  • Chronic pain disorders, like Fibromyalgia and Complex Regional Pain Syndrome.
  • Epilepsy.
  • Multiple sclerosis and Optic neuritis.
  • Neck and Back pain, and other spinal cord disorders.
  • Walking and balance disorders.
  • Neurological disorders related to systemic diseases like Diabetes, Hypertension, SLE, Rheumatoid arthritis, Sarcoidosis.
  • Fainting spells, dizziness, and vertigo.
  • Weakness and numbness in any part of body.
  • Tremor, ticks, dystonia, and other movement disorders.
  • Parkinson’s disease.
  • Autism spectrum disorders and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
  • Forgetfulness, memory impairment and dementias like Alzheimer’s Disease.
  • Clinical depression, general anxiety and sleep disorders.
  • Muscle diseases like various Myopathies and Polymyositis.
  • Myasthenia gravis.
  • Neuropathy of myriad types.
  • Disorders of speech acquisition and impairment of acquired speech.
  • Catastrophic neurological emergencies: Stroke, Brain Haemorrhage, Sustained seizures, meningitis, encephalitis, and coma.
  • Brain tumours like Pituitary adenoma.
  • Therapy for Chronic Intractable Migraine, Writer’s cramp, Hemifacial spasm, Blepharospasm, Oromandibular Dystonia, spasmodic torticollis.

Dr. Ihab Jizi

Dr. Ihab completed his M.D from American University of Beirut Medical Center in 1984 and his residency in Internal Medicine from American University of Beirut Medical Center. Dr. Ihab holds a fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care from AUBMC. He has special interest in management and treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Asthma (Adult and Childhood).

Dr. Ihab worked as Head of Pulmonary & Critical Care Unit at reputed hospitals in Lebanon. He is a member of the Lebanese Order of Physicians, Lebanese Pulmonary Society & Lebanese Society of Critical Care.

Clinical Expertise

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).
  • Asthma (Adult and Childhood).
  • Pulmonary Function Testing (Spirometry, Lung Volumes, Diffusion Capacity).
  • Sleep Associated Breathing Disorders.
  • Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD).
  • Pneumonia & other infectious diseases.

Dr. Khairullah Alabdali

Dr. Khairullah Alabdali, Consultant – ENT has over 35 years of experience in the field of ENT. He completed his MB.Ch. B from Baghdad University and obtained his DLO in Otorhinolaryngology from London University in 1971 and further received his FRCS from Royal Colleges of Surgeon, Glasgow in 1979.

In his earlier assignment, Dr. Khairullah worked as a Senior Consultant and Head of ENT Department at the Gulf Diagnostic Center Hospital, Abu Dhabi. Dr. Khairullah has been a Core Faculty member at Baghdad University, College of Medicine and as an academician he was also involved in the teaching and training of future medical practitioners. He also served as an Examiner for Iraq and Board of the Committee of higher post graduate studies, Otorhinolaryngology.

Dr. Khairullah has an extensive experience in surgeries including adenoids surgeries, perforation of the eardrum, mastoid surgeries, surgeries for sinus issues such as polyps turbinoplasties, endoscopy surgeries and Rhinoplasty

Expertise:

  • Adenoidectomy
  • Management of Vertigo, Dizziness and Balance Disorders
  • Middle Ear Microscopic Surgery
  • Management of Vertigo, Dizziness and Balance Disorders
  • Tonsillectomy by coblation technique
  • Functional Endoscopic
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Turbinectomy by coblation
  • Snoring Surgery using coblation
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Septoplasty
  • Microscopic Ear Surgery

Ms. Wafa Omar

Ms. Wafa did her Bachelor’s degree in Physiotherapy from Batterjee Medical College, Saudi Arabia. Her expertise covers a broad spectrum of rehabilitation and physical treatments.

Expertise

  • Rehabilitations Cases related to Total Knee Replacement, Post Shoulder arthroscopic, Arthroscopic Labrum Repair of the Shoulder (SLAP), Arthroscopic Reconstruction of the ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) and repair of a torn, Meniscus, Bulging Lumbar Disc/Herniated Disc/ sciatica Nerve, Ankle ATFL Sprain, Post Frozen shoulder
  • Using Kinesio Taping technique
  • All kinds of musculoskeletal conditions Orthopedic and Sports injuries cases as Achilles Tendinitis, Knee Osteoarthritis, Chondromalacia
  • Using modalities as Electrotherapy, Ultrasound, Shock Waves, Lazar Therapy, Paraffin Wax ,Hydrotherapies, Short waves , Tractions, Cold ultrasound
  • Care Rehabilitation postnatal (after delivery)
  • Traction manual therapy (Cervical Disc Bulged)
  • Assisting patients recovering from accidents (sports, fall or car accidents resulting in back, neck, limb or joint conditions)
  • Manual Therapy, Therapeutic Massage, Effleurage Massage, Trigger Point Release

Dr Muhyeddine Al Taki

Dr. Muhyeddine Al Taki, MD, FACS

Dr Muhyeddine Al Taki completed his Medical Studies in 1999 at the American University of Beirut and his Orthopaedic Residency Training in 2006 at the American University of Beirut Medical Centre. Subsequently, he completed his AO Trauma Fellowship in the United Kingdom in 2006 after which he travelled to Canada for further fellowship training.
In Canada, he completed two years Fellowship (2007-2009) in lower extremity reconstruction including complex primary and revision hip and knee arthroplasty and joint replacement surgery (one year at the University of Toronto and another at the University of British Columbia). This was followed by two Fellowships in “Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy”, and “Arthroscopic Reconstructive Surgery and Athletic Injuries” at the Universities of Toronto and of British Columbia for another 2 years.

After completing his Fellowship training in 2010, he returned to Lebanon and worked as Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the American University of Beirut Medical Centre for 11 years where he developed a vast experience in the field of orthopaedic surgery.
Dr Taki has been a Core Faculty member at AUBMC and as an academician he was also involved in the teaching and training of residents/registrars and future orthopaedic surgeons.

Dr. Taki is active in research with more than 14 articles published in peer-reviewed journals and five book chapters.

Dr Taki is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is also a member of the Lebanese Orthopaedic Society & Lebanese Order of Physicians.

Expertise:

  • Shoulder, Hip, and Knee surgery.
  • Sports and athletic Injuries.
  • Muscle and Tendon Injuries.
  • Ligamentous Reconstruction and Advanced Arthroscopic Reconstructive Procedures.
  • Advanced Primary and Revision Arthroplasty.
  • Joint Replacement and Reconstruction Surgery.
  • Orthopedic Trauma and Fractures.

Dr. Abdulwahab Roman

Dr. Abdulwahab Roman is a German Board-Certified Consultant Neurologist. Before joining Emirates Hospital, Dr. Roman worked as a senior consultant neurologist and deputy head of the Vogtareuth Epilepsy Center, which is one of the most famous and comprehensive epilepsy centers in Germany. He was instrumental in the development of the EEG video monitoring unit and the presurgical epilepsy diagnostics program for adults. Dr. Roman was also the Head of the Multiple Sclerosis Program and the clinical supervisor of the Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) laboratory at Schoen Hospital Vogtareuth in Bavaria, Germany.
His expertise includes early diagnostics and treatment of all kinds of episodic non-epileptic disorders like syncope, sleep disorders, psychogenic disorders and movement disorders (such as tics, restless leg syndrome and dystonia). Dr. Roman is adept at diagnosis and treatment of all types of pain disorders like headaches, backaches and peripheral pain disorders. He also specializes in management and prevention of stroke, dementia and encephalopathy through early screening of risk factors and providing the most effective, state-of- the- art therapy strategies.
Dr. Roman has been awarded many prestigious certifications and qualifications in the field of Epilepsy (fellowship epileptology, presurgical epilepsy evaluation and operative epilepsy treatment qualification), Multiple Sclerosis and CSF Diagnostics (CSF specialist Certification), Stroke Management and Ultrasound Diagnostics (DEGUM Certification) and Neurophysiology (EEG certificate and EEG Examiner). These qualifications are highly valued and has been awarded to only 1 to 5% of the German neurologists depending on the type of qualification. He is also a member of several scientific societies.
His profound experience, valued qualifications, and varied responsibilities give patients the best medical care and highest level of teaching to the medical staff.

Expertise:

  • Epilepsy and other episodic non-epileptic disorders (like syncope and psychogenic non-epileptic attacks).
  • Sleep disorders.
  • Meningitis, Encephalitis and encephalopathy syndromes.
  • Demyelinating disorders like Multiple sclerosis and related disorders.
  • Stroke management, including thrombolysis, primary and secondary stroke prevention.
  • Dementia like Alzheimer dementia, vascular dementia and other CNS-degenerative diseases such as Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
  • Movement disorders like Parkinson disease, essential tremor, dystonia and Restless syndrome.
  • Brain nerve disorders like facial nerve palsy and optic neuritis.
  • Headache such as migraine, tension headache and cluster headache.
  • Brain tumors.
  • Diseases of spinal cords such as spinal tumors, disk herniation and myelitis.
  • Diseases of peripheral nerves such as Carpal tunnel syndrome, Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS) and different types of.
  • polyneuropathy (PNP).
  • Neuromuscular diseases like myasthenia graves and lambert Eaton syndrome.
  • Muscle diseases like myalgia, myotonic dystrophy and myositis.

Memberships:

  • German Society for Neurology (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Neurologie (DGN).
  • German Society for Clinical Neurophysiology and Functional Medical Imaging (DGKN).
  • German Society for Ultrasound in Medicine (DEGUM e.V.).
  • German Society for Epileptology (German Chapter of the International League Against Epilepsy (DGfE e.V.).
  • German Working Group on Presurgical Epilepsy Diagnosis and Operative Epilepsy Treatment (Mini-Fellowship, Presurgical.
  • German Society for Cerebrospinal Fluid Diagnostics and clinical neurochemistry (DGLN).

Dr. Priyanka Sainani

Dr Priyanka Sainani has over 12 years of experience as a Homeopathic
doctor across India and the UAE. She graduated in 2008 with Bachelors in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery from Dr DYP Medical College, Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Pune (India). She is also a qualified Public Health Nutritionist, with a postgraduate degree from Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi. Dr. Priyanka has a Canadian-board accredited certification in Nutrition and Sports’ Nutrition, and has completed several advance level professional development courses accredited by the Association of Nutritionists, UK and Certificate in Evidence based Nutrition sciences from the Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health.

With this holistic approach she has successfully treated series of chronic cases.
She is a certified Nutrition coach and has extensive experience in Dubai helping patients improve health by following wellbeing programs based on internationally approved nutritional guidelines. Dr. Priyanka has learnt Functional Nutrition and is currently preparing for her Board Certification as a practitioner.

Clinical Expertise:

  • Child Health– Infant Colic & Reflux, Growth Concerns, Cradle Cap.
  • Chronic Upper Respiratory Complaints such as Recurrent Tonsillitis, Rhinitis, Sinusitis.
  • Allergic Asthma, Bronchitis/ Cough.
  • Skin Complaints – Eczema, Acne, Seborrheic Dermatitis, Recurrent Corns.
  • Metabolic Cases.
  • Gut & Digestive Health Concerns.
  • Women’s Health Cases such as PCOD, Menstrual Complaints.
  • Chronic Headaches and Migraines.
  • General Concerns – Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia, Anaemia.
  • Generalized Somatic Complaints, Anxiety Induced Insomnia, Restlessness.

Certificate & Memberships:

  • Associate Member of the North American Society of Homeopaths.
  • Member of the International Academy of Functional Nutrition.
  • Licensed by the Maharashtra Council of Homeopathy, India.
  • Peer reviewer of Namah Integrative Journal.
  • Btec in Skin Laser & Light therapies, Nottingham, UK.
  • SPI Institute – Sports Nutrition training, Dubai.
  • Nutrition training in Ketogenic diet and Intermittent fasting- DUBAI.
  • Post graduation Public Health Nutrition- PHFI, New Delhi.
  • Certificate course in Child Nutrition- Stanford University.
  • Certificate in evidence based nutrition – Havard T.H Chan School Of Public Health.

Dr. Mudar Rihawi

Dr. Mudar has over 35 years of experience in the field of diagnostic imaging. He completed his MBBS from Aleppo University, Faculty of Medicine, Syria and did his MD in Radiology from Dusseldorf University, Germany. In his previous assignments, Dr. Mudar worked at several reputed institutions as a consultant & deputy chief Radiologist in both private and public sectors. Dr. Mudar holds extensive experience in all modalities of X-ray imaging and diagnostic procedures. He has a strong background for providing excellent patient outcomes with accurate diagnosis and comprehensive reports.

Dr. Dawood Kashmoula

Dr. Dawood Kashmoula, Specialist – Urology has more than 25 years of clinical experience in the field of Urology. Dr. Dawood completed is Medicine degree from College of Medicine, Baghdad University in 1985 and obtained his Post Graduation in Urology from Iraqi Scientific Council (Iraq Board). Dr. Dawood has worked in reputed hospitals across UAE and Iraq. He has been practicing in UAE, since 2007 and worked as a Specialist Urologist and Medical Director in Belhoul Speciality Hospital, Dubai. He has held senior Clinical Positions & was Consultant Urologist at reputed and big hospitals in Iraq as well. Dr. Dawood has been an active Academician and was a Clinical Lecturer at the College of Medicine, Baghdad University and a member of the Examination Committee. He is a member of the American & European Association of Urology.

Expertise:

  • Treatment of Stones (Kidney, Urethra & Bladder) by Endoscopic Laser & ESWL.
  • Reconstructive Surgery of the Urethra.
  • Treatment of Prostatic Diseases (Surgical & Medical).
  • Treatment of Male Infertility.
  • Pediatric Urology.
  • Treatment of Urinary Tract Infection.
  • Treatment of Urological Cancer (Kidney, Bladder, Urethra, Prostate, Testis).
  • Reconstructive Surgery of Kidney, Urethra, Bladder.