Dr Maysarah Alawneh

Dr. Maysarah Alawneh is an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, with sub-speciality in Fetal Maternal Medicine. He has over 10 years of experience in obstetrics and fetal maternal medicine in the UK, USA and UAE. He is certified by the Fetal Medicine Foundation, UK, where he completed clinical and research training in fetal medicine with Professor Kypros Nicholaides at Kings’s College London. He joined INOVA Fairfax hospital in Falls Virginia, USA, where he completed a fellowship in Fetal Maternal Medicine.

Dr. Maysarah established the fetal maternal medicine department at Emirates Hospitals Group. He implemented a pregnancy surveillance program, which contributed to significantly better outcomes for both mother and baby at the hospital. The department closely cooperates with the obstetricians, neonatal and paediatric surgery departments using a continuous pathway of care.

He provides routine antenatal care for every pregnant woman and specializes in the management of multiple pregnancies, counselling and caring of complicated pregnancies, including preterm deliveries, pre-eclampsia, and mothers with diabetes. He performs prenatal ultrasounds, including down syndrome screening, anomaly scan, fetal growth and doppler scans. He is also having considerable expertise in prenatal genetic diagnosis (CVS and Amniocentesis).

Dr. Maysarah is interested in clinical research, and has published multiple abstracts and papers, predominantly in the field of preterm labour, and he has been an expert speaker at multiple conferences.

He is a member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, London, UK.

Clinical Expertise

  • Fetal maternal care and pre-conception counselling
  • Routine antenatal care & delivery (for both high and low risk pregnancies)
  • Ultrasound scans
    • Nuchal translucency scan (down syndrome screening)
    • Anomaly scan (morphology/ detailed organ scan)
    • Fetal growth & doppler scan
    • Fetal echocardiography
  • Management of multiple & high-risk pregnancies (preterm deliveries, pre-eclampsia, gestational diabetes, and recurrent miscarriages..)
  • Management of cervical insufficiency and performing all types of cervical cerclage.
  • Chorionic villus sampling (CVS) & Amniocentesis

Dr. Roger Batrouni

Dr. Roger Batrouni is Specialist General Surgeon graduated from the University of Brussels, one of the oldest medical institutions in Belgium, Europe, with Nobel Prize winners in the field of Medicine and others. He practiced General Surgery in Lebanon for 13 years before moving to Dubai in 2007. He became one of the first surgeons to use the latest techniques to perform all bariatric surgeries by Laparoscopy. He has newly introduced the ELIPSE capsule balloon in Dubai as a non-invasive obesity management.

He is also an award winning doctor, most recognisably by the Emirates Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgery, Lebanese Order of Physicians and Lebanese Society of General Surgery.

Clinical Expertise

  • Traumatic Cases in ER
  • Abdominal Surgeries
  • Endocrine Surgery (Thyroidectomy, Parathyroid, Adrenal)
  • Breast Surgery
  • Gastric Band
  • Mini-Gastric By-Pass
  • Obesity and Weight Loss Management
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Hernia Repair (Laparoscopic & Open) Umbilical, Epigastric and Ventral
  • Appendectomy (Colectomy)
  • Anal Abscess
  • Proctology (Haemorrhoids, Fissure, Fistula)
  • Fine Needle Aspiration
  • Hiatal Hernia repair
  • Skin Lesion Excision and Biopsy

Dr Joseph Sleiman

Dr.Joseph Sleiman - Best ENT Doctors in Dubai

Dr. Joseph Sleiman, our ENT Consultant at Emirates Hospital has over 19 years of experience in Otolaryngology, treating both children and adults. He graduated at St. Joseph University of Beirut and then continued his post graduate in Otorhinolaryngology at the Paris VII University.

Dr. Joseph Sleiman, our ENT Consultant at Emirates Hospital has over 20 years of experience in Otolaryngology, treating both children and adults. He graduated at St. Joseph University of Beirut and then continued his post graduate in Otorhinolaryngology at the Paris VII University.

Before joining Emirates Hospital, Dr. Sleiman worked as a Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon at Abou-Jaoudeh Hospital in Lebanon for 10 years. He has high expertise in Rhinology, Neck Surgery, Snoring and Middle Ear Surgeries. Dr. Sleiman recently introduced a new surgery (Lacrymal Duct Opening through the Nose) at our Emirates Hospital facilities, achieving great success. He is one of rare ENT surgeon who performs both functional and aesthetical nose surgeries together and he has performed over 500 combined nasal surgeries with great success.

A part of the Lebanese Medical Association, Emirates Medical Association and European Rhinology Society Dr.Joseph has also authored several research papers and publications; Nasal fossae dimensions in the neonate and young infant, The journal of Laryngology and Otology, Variantes et incidents per-opératoires observes au cours de la chirurgie de l’otospongiose and more.

Clinical Expertise

  • Endoscopic Sinus and Nasal Surgery
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Septoplasty (Deviated Nose and Septum)
  • Sialoendoscopy
  • Otoplasty (Prominent Ear)
  • Snoring and Sleep Apnea Surgery (Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty, Laser and Radio Frequency Technique)
  • Neck Surgery (Salivary Glands, Lymph Nodes, Congenital Masses)
  • Microscopic Laryngeal Surgery (Vocal Polyps and Cysts)
  • Management of Allergic Disorders of the Nose (Allergic Rhinitis, Sinonasal Polyposis)
  • Vertigo and Dizziness Diagnosis and Therapy
  • Paediatric ENT Diseases

Dr. Fatemeh Nabavizadeh

Dr.Fatemeh Nabavizadeh - Specialist in cardiologist

Dr. Fatemeh Nabavizadeh has over 15 years’ experience in cardiology. She got trained in cardiology at the Modarres Hospital, 0Tehran, Iran.

She has completed two fellowships in the USA: Echocardiography fellowship from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and a Transoesophageal Echocardiography Fellowship from the Mayo Clinic, USA.
She has completed Postgraduate Diploma in Diabetes.

Dr. Fatemeh speaks Farsi and English

Clinical Expertise

  • Echocardiography
  • Cardiovascular Disease and Risk Factors
  • Stress Test with Treadmill and Echocardiography
  • Preventive Cardiology
  • Women’s Cardiology, Pregnancy and Hypertension, Pregnancy and Heart Disease
  • Heart Failure Management
  • Acute Coronary Syndromes and Coronary Artery Disease
  • Risk Stratification of Heart Disease in Patients with Family History of Heart Problems
  • Hypertension and Diabetes Management
  • Arrhythmia Management, including Cardioversion
  • Dyslipidaemia Management, (familial high cholesterol and Triglyceride)
  • GCAA approved cardiologist for aviation medicine.

Dr. Allam Alkowatli

Dr. Allam Alkowatli is an American Board Certified Consultant Interventional Cardiologist and our Chief of Cardiology at Emirates Hospital. He practiced in the USA for 15 years before moving to Dubai in 2009 While being American Board certified in interventional cardiology, cardiovascular disease, and internal medicine, he is also licensed in Nuclear Cardiology at the state of Arkansas, USA. Dr. Allam is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and a Fellow of the American Society of Angiography and Intervention. He was also a professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham in the USA and he has participated and engaged in numerous interventional cardiology research work and publications.

Dr. Alkowatli completed his Fellowship in clinical cardiology at the renowned William Beaumont Hospital in 1999, Michigan, – one of the top 10 programs in interventional cardiology in the USA. He then completed fellowship in Interventional cardiology at the University of Alabama, USA, in 2000 – another highly regarded program in interventional cardiology.

During his fellowship, Dr. Alkowatli has performed more than 800 coronary and peripheral interventions during his Fellowship. He has also performed more than 4500 diagnostic Coronary and peripheral angiographies and more than 3200 of coronary, carotid and peripheral arterial interventions during his practice.

Clinical Expertise

  • Clinical Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Interventions
  • Interventional Therapy for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Valvuloplasty
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Heart Failure Management
  • Cardioversion


  • Echocardiography and Transesophegal Echo
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Pacemaker Programing
  • Pacemaker and Defibrillator Implantation
  • Peripheral Vascular Interventions and Carotid Artery Stenting


Dr. Abdulnasser Younes Rashid

Dr. Abdulnasser Younes Rashid

MB. Ch.B. D.A.
​Swedish Board of Medical Specialization


Dr. Abdulnasser Younes Rashid is our Anaesthesiologist at Emirates Hospital. With a speciality in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care from the University of Lund, Sweden Dr.Abdulnasser oversees all Anaesthetic requirements across Paediatric, General, Orthopaedic and Neuro surgeries.

With an educational background from Iraq and Sweden Dr.Abdulnasser provides support across varied functions within our hospital while specialising in Intensive Care Medicine. Speaking English, Swedish and Arabic he takes pride in being able to attend to and take care of a wide patient base.

Having held specialist positions earlier in his career across hospitals in the UAE and Sweden Dr.Abdulnasser takes pride in overseeing key surgeries across our departments while also ensuring our focus on patient centred care is integrated in every procedure and surgery our patients may require.

Clinical Expertise

  • Intensive Care Medicine
  • General Anaesthesia
  • Paediatric Anaesthesia
  • Anaesthesia for Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgery
  • Anaesthesia for Neuro & General Surgery
  • Chronic Pain Management

Dr. Namita Padvi

Dr.Namita is our Specialist Physician, Anaesthesia here at Emirates Hospital, Jumeirah. Having completed her education from India Dr. Namita went on to take up various residency positions across prominent hospitals in India before she joined Emirates Hospital.

With extensive experience and a fellowship in Pediatric Anaesthesia from King Edward Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India Dr. Namita brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to her role here at Emirates Hospital.

Clinical Expertise

  • Paediatric Anaesthesia
  • Day Care Anaesthesia
  • Regional Anaesthesia