Dr. Suhad Al Shawabkeh
Born and raised in the United Arab Emirates, Dr. Al Shawabkeh holds a bachelor’s degree in therapeutic nutrition and food industries from the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.
Dr. Shawabkeh has participated in numerous nutrition awareness seminars on TV and across schools, universities, and women’s associations. She has more than 15 years of experience in therapeutic nutrition, working with adults, children, and people of determination. Dr. Shawabkeh also holds multiple certificates and has completed several courses in the field of nutrition.
Specialist Paediatrician and Paediatric Pulmonologist
Dr. Pierre Majdalani is a certified specialist paediatrician and paediatric pulmonologist with more than 25 years of experience. Graduated from Université de Paris in Paris, France, his extensive knowledge encompasses the domains of paediatrics, paediatric pulmonology, and paediatric asthma and allergy. Dr. Majdalani's three decades of practice have been marked by his commitment to personally caring for his patients.
Dr. Majdalani is renowned for his expertise in areas including Paediatric Consultation, Paediatric Pulmonology Consultation, Vaccines Administration, Nebulization of Medicines (Ventolin Atrovent Pulmicort), Spirometry: Pulmonary function Test Pre and Post, Skin Allergy Testing, Performing Swab Tests; Flue and B rapid test, Strep A rapid test, swab culture pus from the ear or wound, Administration of IM Medicines: Solumedrol, Ceftriaxone.
He specialises in Preventive and Primary Care, Well Child Care and Immunizations, Diagnosis and Treatment of Acute and Chronic Illnesses with Parental Counselling, and a Comprehensive Asthma Clinic.
Dr. Majdalani practiced as a paediatrician in France and Lebanon before moving to the UAE. He is fluent in Arabic, English, and French and is a member of the American Academy of Paediatrics and certified by European Board.
General Practitioner – General Practice
Dr. Sameh Hany is a bilingual specialist in general medicine, regenerative medicine, and aesthetic medicine, with 20 years of clinical practice experience across Egypt, the United Kingdom, and the UAE.
Dr. Hany has received degrees, specialist training, and undertaken advanced studies at reputable medical schools worldwide. Dr. Hany is an active, certified member of the Royal College of Surgeons, England (MRCS) and ISSCA – Stem Cell Applications (USA), the International Board of Aesthetic Medicine (IBAMS), and ISSCA Stem Cell - South Korea. He also holds a Family Medicine fellowship in Egypt (FEBFM).
Since 2003, Dr. Hany has dedicated his career to expanding his knowledge and experience in the fields of wellbeing and anti-aging, now specializing in intravenous supportive therapy, obesity management, and aesthetic and cosmetic medicine targeting face, neck, hair, and hands.
Dr. Hany believes advances in medicine and science shall not only lead to better treatment for patients, but also improve general health knowledge and lead to a better quality of life for the global population.
Dr. Ebenezer Abel Paul is a physician with a background in internal medicine from Malaysia.
He obtained his medical degree from Nizhny Novgorod State Medical Academy in Russia. Prior to working with Primary Care, Dr. Ebenezer worked for Hospital Kuala Lumpur, one of Asia's largest hospital, serving in the Department of Internal Medicine and treating a vast scope of diseases from cardiology, gastroenterology, infectious diseases, and more. He now focuses his care on primary disease prevention and improving the quality of life of patients through prevention and early detection of diseases. Dr. Ebenezer believes in holistic wellbeing and advocates for sustainable lifestyle changes. He is fluent in English, Malay/Indonesian, Russian, and Tamil.
Dr. Rasha Elkattawy is a general practitioner with more than ten years of clinical experience with a special focus on regenerative and anti-aging medicine. Originally from Egypt, she has worked across various government and private entities in Egypt, Ireland, and the UAE and is currently associated with C37 at Dubai Healthcare City.
Dr.Elkattawy obtained her MBBS from Alexandria university Egypt and Master’s degree from Ireland She also holds a diploma in Aesthetic & Anti-aging medicine from American Academy of Aesthetics. She received her medical license in general medicine from Egypt and holds memberships of Royal college of surgeons. She has been serving as an Aesthetic anti-aging doctor since 2015 and Dubai health authority since 2019
Dr. Elkattawy has been working in regenerative medicine field since 2015 and has honed her skills in face treatments like botox, fillers, collagen-stimulating mesotherapy, stem cells, radio frequency, correcting dark circles under the eyes, hair PRP, stem cells, and exosomes, as well as in the whitening and rejuvenation of the intimate area.
Her specialties include using stem cells and exosomes to improve skin quality, restore volume, and hand rejuvenation with PRP treatment. She is also well-known for her skills and knowledge in IV anti-aging therapy, immune boosting, diet programmes, and yoga.
Dr. Mohamed Aljaberi is a German board-certified neuropathologist with more than 18 years of experience working for various public and private organisations in the United Arab Emirates and Germany. He has a special interest in the molecular classification of tumours and digital healthcare transformation specially in digital pathology. The Emirati is registered with the Dubai Health Authority and is currently associated with C37 at Dubai Healthcare City.
Dr. Aljaberi has performed dozens of postmortem examinations, including routine and forensic autopsies with an emphasis on brain autopsy. He assisted in teaching junior pathology residents and medical students about regular and forensic autopsies as well as macroscopic and microscopic general pathology during his residency training.
Dr. Aljaberi worked with a variety of healthcare facilities in Germany, including the Institute of Forensic Medicine, the University of Munich, the Neuropathology Department, Institute of Pathology and Anatomic Pathology, the Technical University of Munich, and the Department of Pathology at the University Hospital, Klinikum Munchen.
He completed his general pathology residency program at Technical University Munich's Pathology Institute between 2008- 2014 after receiving his bachelor's degree in general medicine from OVIDIUS University Constanta in 1998 and 2004. Between 2014 and 2018, he also finished the Neuropathology Residency Program at the Technical University of Munich's Pathology Institute.
Dr. Aljaberi speaks Arabic, German, and English fluently. He has also received affiliation from the European Association of Neuro-Oncology, the Berlin Medical Association, and the German Society of Neuropathology and Neuroanatomy (DGNN) (EANO).
Dr. Aljaberi is also the owner and founder of theknowhow research and consulting
Consultant Interventional Radiologist
Dr. Yaser Naji is a Consultant Interventional Radiologist with more than 24 years of experience working across public and private organisations in the UAE and UK. He is currently associated with Interventional Radiology Consultant at Clemenceau Medical Center, Dubai.
Dr. Naji moved to the UK in 1999 and completed diagnostic radiology training at Chelsea & Westminster Healthcare NHS trust in London before becoming a fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists. In 2005, he finished his fellowship in interventional radiology at the University Teaching Hospitals of Birmingham.
From 2006 he worked as a Consultant Interventional Radiologist at London North West Healthcare Trust, one of seven London facilities chosen to perform complicated aortic and peripheral endovascular treatments. He was appointed as the Clinical Lead for Vascular & Interventional Radiology in 2007.
After close to a decade at the North West Healthcare Trust, he relocated to KSA in 2016 to join Mouwasat Hospital in Dammam, where he started a new Interventional Radiology service. During a long and distinguished career, Dr. Naji has served at numerous hospitals, including Birmingham University Teaching Hospitals, London Northwest Hospitals, and Emirates Hospital in Dubai.
He earned his MBBCh from the Faculty of Medicine of Alexandria University in 1991 before returning to the institution to pursue a radiodiagnosis master's degree there in 1996. He was a Radiology Registrar at Chelsea & Westminster Hospitals in London, UK, from 1999 to 2004 and a Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists in London in 2002. Dr. Yaser Naji speaks Arabic, and English fluently. He has also received his licence from the Clemenceau and Canadian Hospital.
Dr. Haitham Thabit is a board-certified dermatologist with over 15 years of experience in medical and cosmetic dermatology.
Dr. Haitham received his medical degree from Ain Shams University and completed his dermatology residency at Al Demerdash Hospital. He also completed his Masters Degree in Dermatology and Venereology at Ain Shams University.
Dr. Haitham has worked as a Dermatologist at Future Medical Center for 3 years in Doha, Qatar where he specializes in treating acne, eczema, and psoriasis. He has been recognized for his expertise in the field of Dermatology and Cosmetology. He started in Fujairah UAE in 2018 and worked in several clinics like VLCC , Cady Royal Medical Center and Cosmomed Medical Center.
Dr. Haitham believes in taking a holistic approach to patient care, focusing on both the medical and emotional aspects of skin health. He is committed to providing personalized treatment plans that address the unique needs and concerns of each of his patients.
Dr. Haitham is passionate about dermatology and Cosmetology and is committed to staying up-to- date with the latest advancements in the field. He is dedicated to helping his patients achieve healthy, beautiful skin, and looks forward to continuing to serve the community for years to come.
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Dr. Oliver Yiu Hon Wah is a consultant orthopedic surgeon with over 25 years of experience. A graduate of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, his esteemed career is marked by significant contributions to the field of orthopedics through his clinical practice, teaching roles, leadership positions, and humanitarian experiences.
A pioneer in the development of minimally invasive trauma surgery, and percutaneous plate reduction techniques in Hong Kong, Dr. Oliver’s expertise led to a significant reduction in surgical wound complications. He also operated as the only microvascular surgeon undertaking all free flap surgeries in the North District Hospital - Hong Kong from 2010 to 2020.
Dr. Oliver has held significant positions within the healthcare system, serving as the Training Director of the Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology in the North District Hospital in Hong Kong from 2010 to 2020, where he played a crucial role in shaping the careers of future orthopedic surgeons.
His commitment to successfully executing complicated surgeries has led him to be highly regarded in the field of Orthopedics and Traumatology. Dr.iven by his commitment to holistic patient care, he obtained a Diploma in Acupuncture from the University of Hong Kong School of Professional and Continuing Education in 2003.
Prior to starting his private practice at C37, Dr. Oliver served as an associate consultant in Hong Kong public hospital and consultant private practice. His dedication to providing high-quality care led him to volunteer for Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) as an expatriate orthopedic surgeon in Pakistan, China, and Afghanistan. His selfless contributions during these missions have brought vital medical care to underserved communities, showcasing his compassion to making a positive impact beyond the confines of his regular practice.
Aesthetic / Beauty Therapist
Dr. Candice Watson boasts over 35 years of experience in micropigmentation and has established herself as one of the most trusted experts in her field of expertise.
A proficient specialist with a career spanning across the Middle East and UK, Dr. Candice has an International Health and Beauty Certification, a teaching and CPD certification from Dawn Cragg MBE, a Master’s Diploma from John Hashy, a Medical Micropigmentation Master Class certification from Finishing Touches, a diploma for HFS Scalp Micropigmentation from Moshe Allul, an SPMU diploma from LCN Germany, and an advanced skills diploma from Tunde Mehn.
With a vast wealth of knowledge and experience, Dr. Watson excels in applying pigments to the skin for a range of medical procedures and cosmetic treatments. Her skillset extends to scar reduction, tattoo removal, stretch marks, vitiligo, skin camouflage and more. She is also trained in scalp micropigmentation, offering services for full scalp coverage, partial scalp treatments, and hair densification.
As a dedicated professional, Dr. Watson is an active member of esteemed organizations in the beauty and healthcare industry, including the International Health and Beauty Council (IHBC), the British Association of Beauty Therapist and Cosmetologists (BABTAC), the Beauty Industry Approval (BIA), and the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA). Her commitment to delivering treatments of the highest standards has earned her numerous prestigious awards, solidifying her position as an industry leader.
Dr Shivani Sharma is a qualified medical professional with a DHA homoeopathic licence and more than 15 years of experience in the United Arab Emirates and India, including clinical practise and management. She is recognised for her special interest and expertise in treating patients with a variety of conditions, including allergies, skin conditions, anxiety, upper respiratory illnesses, migraines, and gut issues.
Originally from India, Dr Sharma is currently associated with C37 at Dubai Healthcare City. Prior to that, she worked for a reputable private hospital in the United Arab Emirates, such as Al Noor Hospital Abu Dhabi. She also developed a patient-centred philosophy of care over the years by using creative techniques and a track record of managing workloads, promoting services and increasing personal and professional standards.
After receiving a Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine & Surgery from the Maharashtra Institute of Health Sciences in India in 2005, she went on to pursue a Post Graduate Diploma in Medico Legal Systems there in 2004. Additionally, in 1999, she received a diploma in homoeopathic medicine and surgery from the Maharashtra Council of Homeopathy in Mumbai.
Dr Sharma speaks English and Hindi fluently. She is self-driven, motivated, organized, hardworking enthusiastic, willing to learn new system and proficient in Microsoft. She has won numerous prizes and accolades due to her strong work ethic and ability to lead a team.
Dr Sharma recently received a Golden visa from the UAE. She was among the expert speakers at the 2015 International Family Medicine Conference in Dubai. The Lotus Medical Center in Abu Dhabi honored her for her contributions to clinical evidence-based practice in that same year. Also, she received the 2012 10th International Women’s Day Excellence Award as well as the 2013 Arab Health Prize for evidence-based clinical practice. She has also obtained homoeopathy pharmacology and medical training from Deutsche Homoeopathie Union (DHU) in Germany.
Mahindokht Rouhikia boasts 20 years of healthcare experience in Dubai, with a Doctorate in Physiology and a Master's in Occupational Therapy.
She excels at merging neurophysiological learning techniques with the inherent benefits of Occupational Therapy. This distinctive methodology has empowered her to devise effective strategies that enhance the performance of diverse clients, ranging from stressed business professionals to children confronting challenges like learning difficulties, gaming addiction, ADHD, and cerebral palsy.
At the heart of her practice lies the "Brain Chamber," a facility specializing in advanced brain analysis and training. Utilizing cutting-edge tools, Dr. Rouhikia conducts examinations and formulates protocols tailored to individual brain patterns. Rooted in contemporary scientific research, her techniques foster lasting enhancements in day-to-day living.
Dr. Rouhikia's linguistic capabilities encompass English, Persian, and Turkish, supplemented by a foundational understanding of Arabic, German, and Russian. Recognizing the profound relationship between language and cognition, she crafts therapeutic interventions that consider not only the medical but also the linguistic and cultural dimensions of her clients' experiences.
In her current collaboration with C37 at Dubai Health Care City, Dr. Rouhikia's objective remains unambiguous: to synchronize the brain, body, and environment, thereby unveiling the pinnacle of potential in each individual she assists.
Dr Pearl D’Costa is an experienced audiologist specialising in Diagnostic Audiology and Vestibular Assessment. With over 12 years of professional experience, she has worked in various government and private entities in the UAE and India. Currently based at C37 in Dubai Healthcare City, Dr D’Costa holds a medical license with the Dubai Health Authority.
Dr D’Costa earned her doctoral degree in Audiology from the ATSU Arizona School of Health Sciences in the USA and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology (F-AAA). She is also a member of the Indian Speech and Hearing Association, India. Dr D’Costa also completed her Masters in Audiology and Speech Language Pathology (MASLP) as well as her Bachelors in Audiology and Speech Language Pathology (BASLP) at Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University, Karnataka, India.
Her expertise lies in the diagnosis and treatment of hearing loss using hearing aids, and she also has a special interest in dizziness and vertigo rehabilitation. Notably, she was the first audiologist in Dubai to establish an independent private practice.
From April 2017 to April 2023, Dr D’Costa worked at Dr Sulaiman Al Habib Hospital, DHCC, Dubai, where she performed assessments, diagnoses, and management of hearing disorders in both adult and paediatric populations. She specialised in tinnitus assessment and rehabilitation, newborn hearing screening and evoked potential tests, as well as the assessment and management of vertigo and balance disorders.
Prior to that, she was employed at Lifeline Hospital, Dubai, from August 2015 to March 2017 and was affiliated with Saudi German Hospital, Dubai, UAE, from April 2013 to April 2015. She also served at Father Muller Medical College and Hospital in Karnataka, India, from July 2011 to February 2013, where she also taught as a staff member of the college.
Throughout her postgraduate studies, Dr D'Costa published research papers in national and international journals. She is fluent in English and Hindi, and she possesses basic Arabic language skills. Driven by her belief in the importance of early intervention for hearing loss and its impact on brain health, she aims to debunk myths and eliminate stigma associated with hearing aids.
Physician Specialist Dermatology
Dr. Nusrat Banka is a well-known dermatologist specializing in hair loss and scalp diseases at C37 in Dubai Healthcare City. With extensive experience in both medical and cosmetic dermatology, Dr. Banka works closely with her patients, assessing underlying causes of ailment and treating complex and chronic dermatological diseases using cutting-edge medical processes.
With over two decades of experience in cosmetic dermatology, Dr. Banka aims to provide natural results to boost her patients’ self-esteem and offers cost-effective solutions for skin concerns such as acne, scarring, hyperpigmentation, hair thinning, and aging.
Beyond her clinical work, Dr. Banka has been recognized by prestigious international journals of dermatology and trains aspiring dermatology residents. She aims to further her commitment to promoting community health by sharing her valuable experience with the youth about preventive medicine and lifestyle education and inspiring positive change in society.
She received her medical training and dermatology master’s degree at Kasturba Medical College, Manipal and further honed her skills in hair and scalp disorders at the University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada, and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).
Dr. Sriram Raghavendran is a qualified specialist psychiatrist with more than 11 years of experience in the UAE and India. He is recognised for his expertise in treating many rare psychiatric disorders such as Korsakoff psychosis, organic psychosis due to caudate nucleus gliosis, resistant somatoform disorders, and organic bipolar disorders with complex partial seizures, among others. He routinely counsels patients for interpersonal, cognitive-behavioral, motivational enhancement, and couples psychotherapy.
Originally from India, Dr. Raghavendran’s core skills include the diagnosis, assessment, and treatment of various psychiatric conditions and mental illnesses. He is currently a member at C37 in Dubai Healthcare City. Prior to this, he worked as a specialist psychiatrist at NMC Healthcare in Dubai from September 2020 to August 2023 and his role included providing care around ADHD, depression, anxiety disorders, phobias, panic disorder, OCD, bipolar disorder, cyclothymia, somatoform disorders, borderline personality disorder, and psychosis. Fluent in both English and Tamil, he has treated over 4,500 patients spanning a variety of age groups.
Dr. Raghavendran completed his MBBS at Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute in Pondicherry, India, from 2003 to 2008. He went on to pursue specialisation MD in Psychiatry from 2013 to 2016 at the well-renowned SRM University in Kattankulathur, Tamil Nadu, India. He has also published a research thesis on executive functioning deficits in siblings of schizophrenia patients.
Consultant in critical pulmonology and sleep medicine
Dr. Ahmed Abdelfadil is a distinguished physician renowned for his expertise in Pulmonary Medicine and Sleep Disorders. With an expansive experience, Dr. Abdelfadil has held key positions in prestigious healthcare institutions, leaving an indelible mark on the field.
From 2020 to 2023, Dr. Abdelfadil served as the Medical Director of the Pulmonary and Sleep Center at the American Hospital in Dubai, UAE. Prior to this, he dedicated 14 years to Northeast Insomnia and Sleep Medicine in Staten Island, New York, where he held the position of Medical Director. His commitment to advancing patient care was also evident during his tenure as the Medical Director of Advantage Care Physician’s Sleep Center from 2011 to 2017.
Dr. Abdelfadil's academic contributions are noteworthy, having served as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, from 1998 to 2006. His educational background includes completing a Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Fellowship at The University of Texas Health Science Center and M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.
As a leading authority in Pulmonary Medicine and Sleep Disorders, Dr. Abdelfadil specializes in a range of areas to address the diverse needs of his patients. In the realm of Pulmonary Medicine, his expertise encompasses the diagnosis and treatment of conditions such as cough, difficulty breathing, asthma, lung cancer screening, and post-COVID-19 syndrome. Additionally, Dr. Abdelfadil is well-versed in managing chest pain, offering medical clearance for weight loss surgery, and addressing interstitial lung disease.
In the field of Sleep Disorders, both in adults and children, Dr. Abdelfadil has demonstrated unparalleled proficiency. His areas of specialization include adult sleep disorders such as insomnia, snoring, sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome, and narcolepsy. For pediatric patients, he provides expert care for issues like snoring, sleep apnea in children, nightmares, and night terrors.
Dr. Ahmed Abdelfadil's dedication to enhancing patient well-being, combined with his extensive education and professional experience, positions him as a respected and sought-after figure in the realm of Pulmonary Medicine and Sleep Disorders. His tireless commitment to advancing medical knowledge and providing compassionate care underscores his reputation as a leader in the field.
Consultant Plastic Surgeon
Dr. Oliver Schumacher, a highly esteemed German board-certified plastic and aesthetic surgeon, is renowned for his expertise and contributions to the field. As the Founder of Aesthetic Clinic Med Clinic Group and the CEO, owner, and Medical Director of Aesthetic Clinic Med Private Clinic Duesseldorf GmbH, a state-licensed private hospital specializing in Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery and Dermatology, Dr. Schumacher has exhibited exceptional leadership. He pioneered unique surgical procedures, including the vector method for correcting ear deformities and endoscopic camera-assisted breast augmentations, and functional Rhinoplasties.
Born on March 5, 1974, Dr. Schumacher began his medical journey after completing his German high school diploma. Following a year of civilian service at the Neurosurgical Clinic, Zentralkrankenhaus Reinkenheide, he commenced medical studies at the Christian- Albrechts-University of Kiel, Germany, in October 1995.
Dr. Oliver's academic journey was marked by notable achievements, including scholarships from prestigious foundations such as the Dr. Helmut Robert Memorial Foundation and contributions as a Research Fellow at Yale Medical School in 2000. After completing his medical studies, he honed his skills in Plastic, Reconstructive, and Hand Surgery, serving as a Resident Physician at Helios Hospital in Wuppertal under Professor Giulio Ingianni.
In 2008, Dr. Schumacher earned recognition as a Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery Specialist in Düsseldorf, Germany. He subsequently held the position of Senior Consultant at a private hospital in Munich before establishing a successful private practice in Düsseldorf and founding the Aesthetic Clinic Med Group in 2010.
As the CEO, Owner, and Medical Director of Aesthetic Clinic Med, and Aesthetic Clinic Med Private Clinic Düsseldorf GmbH since 2015, Dr. Schumacher expanded offerings to include Dermatology and Laser Medicine. Throughout his career, he actively engaged in scientific research, with numerous publications and presentations, demonstrating his commitment to advancing the field.
Beyond his professional achievements, Dr. Schumacher, a family man with two children, is a licensed sports pilot, gyroplane pilot, kite surfer, and owner of a Supplement Company. His passion for plastic and aesthetic surgery, coupled with leadership and commitment to excellence, establishes him as a prominent figure in the medical community, shaping the future of the field.