Dr. Samar Ghera

Dr.SamarGhera-General Dentist

Dr. Samar is a well experienced Dental expert having more than 18 years of experience. She completed her Bachelor of Dental Surgery from University of Damascus, Syria and did her Master of Dental Surgery in Periodontology. She has practised at well reputed hospitals in UAE and Syria, before joining Emirates Hospital.

Experties:

  • Smile Makeover & Aesthetic Dentistry
  • Endodontic & Restorative Dentistry with Latest Technologies
  • Oral Surgeries, Extractions & Periodontal Treatments
  • Laser Dentistry
  • Teeth Whitening & Hollywood Smile
  • Prosthodontics
  • Veneers
  • Ceramic Restorations
  • Fixed Bridges & Removable Dentures
  • Paediatric Dentistry
  • Preventive Dentistry

Dr. Kartik Dave

Dr. Dave graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree and subsequently earned his post-graduate Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree in Pathology and Bacteriology degree from Gujarat University in India.

Dr. Dave brings over 26 years of rich and diverse experience with him. His professional journey has encompassed key roles at leading laboratories, academic institutes, and research organizations in India and the United Arab Emirates. Some of his previous engagements were with MEDSOL Diagnostics, Arabian Healthcare Group, GMC Hospital & Gulf Medical University, Lambda Therapeutic Research Limited, Quintiles Transnational Limited, Scientific Diagnostic Center, Annab Laboratories, and Gujarat Cancer & Research Institute. In his last assignment, he headed the Laboratory and clinical pathology function at Pure Health, UAE.

Dr. Dave specializes in hematopathology, clinical pathology and has special expertise in quality assurance and quality management. Dr. Dave is a certified CAP (Collage of American Pathologists) inspector and ISO:15189 (Standards for Quality & Competence in Medical Laboratories) auditor. He was also actively involved in clinical research work.

Dr. Mostapha El Edelbi

Dr. Mostapha completed his medical degree from the University of Balamand, Lebanon after which he went on to complete a year of internship at Saint George Hospital University Medical Center(SGHUMC) in Lebanon, before moving on and completing his General Surgery training at the prestigious American University of Beirut Medical Center(AUBMC) in Lebanon which is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education International(ACGME-I) in the USA. Dr. Mostapha is fully trained in Laparoscopic surgery and holds a certification from the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons(SAGES) in Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery Program. Dr. Mostapha is registered in the Medical Council of Canada and has undertaken training/internships at prestigious hospitals including King’s College Hospital in London, United Kingdom, and University Hospital in Ontario, Canada. He also has numerous publications to his credit.

Experties:

  • Minimally Invasive Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Hiatal Hernia and Reflux Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia (Laparoscopic and Open)
  • Colorectal surgery
  • Weight Loss Surgery (Sleeve Gastrectomy)
  • Coloproctology (Haemorrhoid, Fissure, Fistula)
  • Thyroid and Parathyroid surgery
  • Breast surgery
  • Infusion pumps for Chemotherapy
  • Temporary tunnelled Dialysis Catheters
  • Gall bladder disease
  • Appendicular disease
  • Pilonidal disease

Dr. Nishanth Girija Kumar

Dr. Nishanth Girija Kumar is a fully accomplished Consultant Nephrologist with an extensive experience in adult kidney diseases.
He graduated from Government Medical College Thiruvananthapuram, the University of Kerala in 2013. He further went on to pursue his MD in Internal Medicine at Saint Vincent Hospital, the University of Massachusetts, USA, and DM in Nephrology at the prestigious Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, USA.
In 2019 he received the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) certification and then in 2020 the American Board of Medical Specialities (ABMS) certification in Nephrology. He is also a Certified Clinical Hypertension Specialist (AHSCP-CHS). In addition, he completed MRCP UK part 1 (Membership of the Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom).
In 2020, he was appointed at Davita Dialysis, USA as Medical Director. In his functions he was also affiliated with many hospitals in the USA as a Consultant Nephrologist including Baptist Health Hospital, Twin Lakes Regional Medical Centre, Taylor Regional Hospital, Med Centre Health Bowling Green, Flaget Memorial Hospital, and Nephrology Associates of Central Kentucky LLC. He is an active member of the American Society of Nephrology.
Dr Nishanth’s expertise encompasses all “adult kidney diseases”, with a special interest in Glomerular diseases and Home Dialysis modalities.

Licenses:

  • Travancore Cochin Medical Council, India
  • The Board of Registration in Medicine, Massachusetts, USA
  • Texas Medical Board, USA
  • Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure, USA
  • Dubai Health Authority – Consultant Physician in Nephrology, UAE

Experties:

  • Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
  • Proteinuria/Hematuria (Protein in urine/Blood in urine) evaluation
  • Diabetic Kidney disease (DKD)
  • Specialized in Resistant Hypertension management ( Resistant High Blood pressure)
  • Acute kidney injury (AKI)
  • End Stage Kidney Disease management (ESKD) – Hemodialysis/Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Autoimmune or Malignancy related kidneys diseases like SLE/Lupus nephritis, Systemic Vasculitis, Myeloma, Paraproteinemia-associated Kidney diseases
  • Kidney Stone (Nephrolithiasis) – management and prevention
  • Kidney Transplantation – follow up and immunosuppression management
  • Polycystic Kidney diseases like ADPKD
  • Glomerular and Reno-Vascular diseases – Glomerulonephritis (GN), Renal Artery Sclerosis, Tubulo-Intersitial diseases, Drug/Toxin induced Kidney diseases
  • Nephrotic syndromes
  • Metabolic Acidosis/Alkalosis and Electrolyte imbalances (Sodium, Potassium, Calcium, Magnesium)
  • Kidney and urinary tract infections
  • Mineral Bone disorders in Kidney diseases like Hyperparathyroidism, High Phosphorus, Osteoporosis, Vitamin D deficiency
  • Edema/Fluid Overload
  • Genetic kidney diseases
  • Anemia in Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Nutrition in Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Kidney diseases in Pregnancy
  • Cardio-renal syndrome – Management of kidney diseases in patients with Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  • ICU/Critical Care Nephrology including Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy

Professional Associations:

  • American Society of Nephrology
  • European Renal Association
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Medical Association

Prof. Dr. Michel Jabbour

Prof. Dr. Michel Jabbour has an extensive experience of more than 21 years in surgical urology. He completed his Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Biology degree at the American University of Beirut and got his M.D. from Saint Joseph University Faculty of Medicine, Beirut in 1991. Than he obtained the degree of medical specialty in Urology from Hotel Dieu de France Hospital, Saint Joseph University Faculty of Medicine, Beirut. Dr. Jabbour also holds a Fellowship (Sub-specialty) in Endourology from Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, USA and is a Fellow of the American Endourological Society since 1998. He obtained an advanced specialization in Urology AFSA (Attestation de Formation Spécialisée Approfondie) from Faculté de Médecine Saint Antoine, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris VI, France (1999). He also practiced as a attending Urologist in the department of Professor Alain Le Duc, Saint Louis University Hospital, Paris, France & later as Consultant Urologist at Hotel Dieu de France University Hospital from 2000-2004.He also holds an MBA in Health Management from Sorbonne IAE and Paris Dauphine Universities.

Dr. Michel has been a full professer and Chairman of Surgery & Chief of Urology Division at the Saint Georges University Hospital, University of Balamand Faculty of Medicine, a 400-bed academic tertiary care center in Beirut, Lebanon since October 2013.
He has been in-charge of a 5-year Residency Program in Urology at the Saint Georges University Hospital, University of Balamand Faculty of Medicine, Beirut, Lebanon where he oversees the teaching activities related to the program. In 2014, he was appointed as the president of the Medical committee, and this gave him the opportunity to play both an administrative and an organizational role in the university and the hospital.

Expertise:

  • Urinary stone management: Extra-Corporeal Lithotripsy, Percutaneous Surgery PCNL, Mini-PCNL, Laser, Flexible Uretero-Nephroscopy.
  • Prostate Management: Medical Therapy, Cystoscopy, Steam, Laser Vaporization, Endoscopic Resection, Prostate Cancer Surgery.
  • Male Infertility: Medical Therapy, Varicocele surgery (Laparoscopic and Micro-Surgery), TESA, Micro-TESA.
  • Erectile Dysfunction: Full Assessment, Medical Management, Penile Doppler, Penile Implants, Penile Enlargement.
  • Urinary Tract Infections: Medical and Surgical Management.
  • Female Urinary Incontinence: Urodynamic Assessment, Cystoscopy, Minimally Invasive Surgeries for Stress Incontinence and Prolapse (Sling, TOT, TVT).
  • Bladder Cancer Management: Endoscopic Resection, Intra-Vesical Instillations, Radical Cystectomy, Bladder Replacement.
  • Kidney Cancer Management: Laparoscopic Radical Nephrectomy, Partial Nephrectomy, Laparoscopic Nephro-Ureterectomy.
  • Testicular Pathology: Cancer surgery, Orchidopexy, Torsion, Hydrocele, Testicular Implant.

Professional Associations:

  • Member of the International Continence Society (ICS), 2007.
  • Member of the Arab Urological Association, 2005 .
  • Board Member and Founder of the Pan Arab Continence Society (PACS), 2004.
  • Member of the European Association of urology (EAU), 2002.
  • Member of the American Urological Association (AUA), 2001.
  • Member of The American Endourological Society, 1998.
  • Member of the Lebanese society of Urology, 1997.

Dr. Wiam Makdessi

Dr Wiam has more than 30 years of experience in Radiology. She obtained her Medical degree and Postgraduate Master in 1991 from Aleppo University in Syria, then she undertook further training in Breast Ultrasound and digital mammography as well as Interventional Radiology from the American University Hospital in Beirut.

Dr. Wiam chaired the radiology department in Aleppo Healthcare and she practiced and managed a private Radiology Clinic for about 20 years and then she moved to Dubai and joined Emirates Hospitals Clinics Dubai Marina Branch in 2012. She has excellent rapport with her patients who have been following her for many years.

Credentials:

  • Master’s Degree in Diagnostic Radiology and Medical Imaging from Aleppo University, Syria.
  • Diploma Inter- Universitaire De Senologie (Breast Diseases) Nancy University, France Aleppo University and Charles Nicolle University, Tunisia.

Skills and Experience:

  • Breast Ultrasound and Mammography.
  • Venous Duplex studies.
  • Conventional Ultrasound and X-ray.

Ms. Rasika Ajgaonkar

Speciality:

Sports and musculoskeletal injuries ACL tear/repair or reconstruction, meniscal and other soft tissue injuries. Shoulder pathologies like frozen shoulder, rotator cuff tears and impingement syndromes. Spine pathologies including PIVD, mechanical LBP or Lumbar canal stenosis (LCS).

Educational Qualifications:

  • Masters in Sports and Musculoskeletal physiotherapy from Cardiff University, UK
  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy from M.U.H.S University, Nashik, India.

Skills and Experience:

  • Certified Knee specialist Physiotherapist from HCAH, India (accredited by CPD UK).
  • Specialist for Low back pain management (PPDP, India).
  • Certified in Kinesio taping.
  • Worked as an on-field physiotherapist for under 19 kick-boxing team at Goregaon Sports Club, India and for dancing events of Disney.

Total work Experience:6 years.

Dr. Hanan Bahaaeldin

Dr. Hanan Bahaaeldin is a General Radiologist with many years of experience and specific expertise in areas of Women Imaging and CT Angiography including Coronary CTA.

She was appointed as Specialist of Diagnostic Radiology at Zagazig University Hospitals, Egypt, a 2000 bedded center, and in 2019 was promoted to a Consultant position in the same hospital.

Dr. Hanan is also a lecturer at the Faculty of Medicine, Zagazig University and has multiple publications in international journals to her credit. She also completed several specialized courses and diplomas to upgrade her clinical skills.

Academic Degrees:

  • Radiology Doctorate degree, Faculty of Medicine, Zagazig University, Egypt.
  • Master degree, Faculty of Medicine, Zagazig University, Egypt.

Experties:

  • Breast Imaging: MRI, ultrasound, mammography, contrast-enhanced mammography, and tomosynthesis.
  • Computed tomography of the whole body with extensive experience in CT angiography including cardiac CT (coronary CT angiography and pediatric cardiac CT).
  • MRI of the whole body with good experience in cardiac MRI.
  • Ultrasonography: abdominal, superficial parts, and transvaginal ultrasound.
  • Ultrasound-guided biopsy.
  • Doppler examination of arterial and venous supply to various accessible vessels (Peripheral, carotid, renal and obstetric).
  • Conventional radiography includes plain and contrast examinations.

Languages: Arabic, English

Dr. Manal El Refaei

Dr. Manal is a radiologist with more than 17 years of experience in the field of Radiology spanning across Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait having special interest and expertise in Breast Imaging and different MRI modules. Dr. Manal has served for 12 years as a teaching Radiologist in “Alahrar teaching hospital” in Egypt and practiced in many private Radiology centers across Egypt for 14 years which allowed her to gain experience in the most common radiological fields.
She Holds the European Board of Radiology since 2019 and has done few elective and research rotations at the Boston Children Hospital and University of Washington (Seattle).

Academic Degrees:

  • Radiology Doctorate degree, Faculty of Medicine, Benha University, Egypt
  • European Diploma of Radiology [EDiR]

Radiology Society Memberships

  • Egyptian society of breast imaging [Secretary general]
  • Egyptian society of radiology
  • European society of radiology

Expertise:

  • Breast Imaging [Mammography, US, tomosynthesis, MRI]
  • MRI Reporting [Neuro, H&N, MSK, Abdomen, Chest, pelvis]
  • CT Reporting [Neuro, H&N, Chest, Abdomen, Pelvis, MSK, Metastatic workup]
  • Female Imaging [Gynecological/Obstetric US & MRI]
  • Abdominal, Pelvic & Superficial Ultrasound
  • Plain & Conventional X Ray

Ms. Hala Ahmad Orabi

Ms Hala completed her Bachelor’s degree in Physiotherapy from the University of Sharjah. She has also done Diploma in Osteopathic Articulations for the treatment of musculoskeletal pain and certification courses in Muscle Energy Technique (MET) and Kinesio Taping (KT 1,2 & 3).

Clinical Expertise

  • Manual Therapy
  • Dry Needling
  • Kinesio & Sports Specific taping Technique
  • Postural and Functional Rehab
  • Sports Injury Prevention & Rehabilitation
  • Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy
  • Physical Treatments to Maintain, Enhance and Restore Physical Functioning
  • Spinal Manual Therapy and Joint and soft tissue Mobilization