The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) announced the Visiting Doctors Program for March 2019, which provides consultation, diagnostic and therapeutic services to patients. Under the program, doctors will visit Al Qassimi Hospital, Al Qassimi Women and Child Hospital, Fujairah, Kalba, Kuwait (in Sharjah and Dubai), Obaidullah, Saqr and Masafi hospitals, to provide medical services in their respective fields of expertise. These include Obesity and Laparoscopic Surgery, Gastroenterology, Cardiology, Pediatrics, Neurosurgery, Laparoscopy, Endoscopy, Kidney Disease, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Psychiatric Disorders, Pediatric Endocrinology, Pediatric Intensive Care, Orthopedics, Pediatric Respiratory Medicine, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Parkinson's Disease, Pediatric Neurology, Arthroscopy, Open Heart Surgery for Children, Ophthalmology, Endocrinology, Interventional Cardiology.
A team of highly competent cardiothoracic surgeons, from Belarus will visit Al Qassimi Women & Child Hospital during 3-10 March 2019. This visit will flag off the open-heart pediatric surgery initiative at Al Qassimi Women and Child Hospital. This visit aims to expand the scope of services offered in the field of pediatric cardiac services.
Dr. Hafeez Rahman is a Consultant Gynecologist and Laparoscopic Surgeon at the BVS Memorial Hospital and the Sunrise Hospital, Cochin, India. He completed his medical graduation from the Calicut University. He then pursued his MD in Gynecology and Obstetrics at the BJMC Gujarat University. His areas of expertise include Laparoscopic Oncosurgery, and Surgical Rehabilitation. Dr. Hafeez Rahman will be visiting AL Qassimi Women and Children hospital on 3 March 2019 and Fujairah Hospital from 4-5 March 2019.
Dr. Almantas Maleckas is the chief of Minimally Invasive and Gastrointestinal Surgery Unit at the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Hospital. He completed his General Surgery Residency and PhD at the Kaunas Medical Academy in Lithuania. His areas of expertise are Bariatric and Laparoscopic Surgery. He will be visiting Saqr Hospital from 3-5 March and Al Qassimi Hospital 24-28 March 2019.
Dr. Manoel Galvao Neto is currently working as Professor (Affiliated) of Surgery ABC medical School, Surgical Department at Santo Andre, Brazil. Dr. Manoel Galvao Neto graduated in Medicine at Bahiana School of Medicine and Public Health in 1989, Bahia, Brazil. He pursued his Residency in Digestive Surgery and Digestive Endoscopy and Gastroenterology and is pursuing PhD. His areas of expertise include, Bariatric Endoscopy, Endoscopic Surgery, Endoscopy, Advanced Flexible Endoscopy and Gastrointestinal Diseases. Dr. Manoel Galvao Neto will be visiting Obaidallah Hospital on 10 to 14 March 2019.
Dr. Kenya Nasu is the Co-Director of Cardiovascular Medicine and the Director of Catheterization Laboratory Toyohashi Heart Center, Japan. He completed his medical graduation from the Nara Medical University and is a Fellow of American College of Cardiology. His areas of expertise include, Cardiovascular Intervention and Therapeutics. Dr. Kenya Nasu will be visiting Al Qassimi hospital on 11-12 March 2019.
Dr. Rabi Sulayman is a Professor of pediatrics at Chicago Medical School, Rosalind Franklin University. Dr. Rabi completed his medical graduation from American University of Beirut and then pursued his senior residency in pediatric at Harvard medical school until he attained his Fellowship in Advanced Pediatric Cardiology at the University of Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Rabi Sulayman will be visiting Al Qassimi Women and Children’s Hospital from 10 to 14 March 2019.
Dr. Michel llbawi is the Director of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery at Loyola University and medical center in Chicago, USA. Dr. Michel completed his medical graduation from the American University of Beirut. He will be visiting Al Qassimi Women and Children’s Hospital from 10 to 14 March.
Dr. Manar Elbohy is psychiatrist that completed her medical graduation and her Master of Science in Psychiatry and Neurology from Cairo University School of Medicine she then pursued her Residency Program from the University of Toronto. Her area of expertise is in Evaluating and managing general adult psychiatric disorders. Dr. Manar is currently an attending Psychiatrist at Sault Area Hospital. She will be visiting Al Kuwaiti Hospital, Sharjah 17 to 21 March 2019.
Dr. Mohamad Maghnie is currently the Head of Pediatric Clinic at Istituto Giannina Gaslini, University of Genova. He completed his medical graduation and Pediatric Residency from University of Pavia in Italy. His area of expertise include Pediatric Endocrinology, Diabetology and Metabolism. Dr. Mohamad Maghnie will visit Al Qassimi Women and Children’s Hospital during the period 10-14 March 2019.
Dr. Floura Smih is a Clinical Fellow in the Neonatal and pediatric Transport Medicine in the Department of Neonatology Hospital for Sick Kids affiliated with the University of Toronto. She attained her Medical degree of Medicine and Surgery from University of Jordan Amman, Jordan. Her area of expertise is in Pediatric intensive care. Dr. Floura Smith will be visiting Fujairah Hospital at 10-11 March and Saqr Hospital at 12-13 March 2019.
Dr. Basil Elnazir is a Professor of Respiratory and General Pediatrics Medicine at the Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. Dr. Elnazir is a consultant in Pediatric Respiratory and General Medicine. His area of expertise is in variable respiratory conditions including asthma, cystic fibrosis and sleep related respiratory disorders. Dr. Basil Elnazir will be at Fujairah Hospital on March 10, Kalka Hospital on March 11, Masafi Hospital on March 12, Al Qassimi Women and Children hospital on March 13 and Saqr hospital on March 14 and his visit will be from 10 – 14 March 2019.
Dr. Paolo Fiorina is currently working as Associate Professor of Endocrinology at the University of Milan, Italy and the Director of the International Center for T1D, Sacco Hospital, Milan. He completed his medical graduation from the Cum laude, Universita’ degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy. He pursued his Residency in Internal Medicine from Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy and Residency in Allergy and Clinical Immunology from the Universita’ degli Studi di Parma, Parma, Italy. His areas of expertise include endocrinology. Dr. Paolo Fiorina will be visiting Obaidallah Hospital from 17-21 March 2019.
Dr. Jean Fajadet is the co-director of the “Interventional Cardiology Unit” at Clinique Pasteur in Toulouse, France. He obtained his medical degree and Diploma in Cardiology from Toulouse University Hospital. His areas of expertise include the evaluation of new technologies in Interventional Cardiology. He will be visiting Al Qassimi hospital from 17-21 March 2019.
Dr. Arshad Hussain Rather is a Consultant in Geriatrics Medicine and General Internal Medicine University College London hospitals NHS Trust. Dr. Arshad is a working physician in Geriatric and General Medicine in University College hospital. His area of expertise is in Parkinson’s disease and complex diagnostic problems. Dr. Arshad will be visiting Obaidallah Hospital 17 to 21 March 2019.
Dr. Anil Chandraker is currently an Attending Nephrologist and Director of Renal Transplant Medicine for the Renal Division, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, USA. He completed his medical graduation from the Glasgow University, Glasgow, UK. He then attained MRCP and FRCP from the Royal College of Physicians, London, UK. He pursued Clinical Fellowship for Nephrology at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA. His areas of expertise include Renal (Kidney) Disease and Kidney Transplant. Dr. Anil Chandraker will be visiting Obaidallah hospital from 17-21 March 2019.
Doctor Mohamed Zayed is a Professor at Cairo University in Obstetrics and gynecology he is as well the Director of Fertility Center Women medical Center in Cairo, Egypt. He completed his Medical Degree, Masters and PhD in Obstetrics and Gynecology from Cairo University Medical School. His area of interest is in Hysteroscopy, Laparoscopy, Infertility and colposcopy. He will be visiting Kuwaiti Hospital, Dubai at 19-20 March 2019.
Dr. Fahad Attar is currently a Consultant in Lower Limb Arthroplasty, Knee Reconstruction and Sports Medicine at the St Helens and knowsley NHS Trust, Prescot, Merseyside, UK. He completed his medical graduation from the Liverpool University, Liverpool, UK. He pursued MRCS(Ed) from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK and FRCS (Tr & Orth), Intercollegiate Specialty Board in Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery. His areas of expertise include, Lower Limb Arthroplasty, Knee Reconstruction and Sports Medicine. Dr. Fahad Attar will be visiting Al Qassimi Hospital from 24-28 March 2019.
Dr Barham Abu Dayyeh is a Consultant in Gastroenterology and Advanced Endoscopy - Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and the Director of Bariatric and Metabolic Endoscopy at the Mayo Clinic, Minnesota, USA. He completed his medical education from the Alpert Medical School, Brown University and pursued his Research Fellowship in Gastroenterology from the Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA. He attained Advanced Fellowship in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy from the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, USA. His areas of expertise include bariatric and metabolic endoscopy, management of post-bariatric surgery complications, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, endoscopic ultrasound and complex endoscopy. Dr. Barham Abu Dayyeh will be visiting Kuwait Hospital, Sharjah on 24 to 28 march 2019.
Dr. Karim Zayed is currently a Consultant at the ZOSU (Centre for Orthopedic surgery, Sports medicine and Trauma surgery) at Mainz, Germany. He completed his medical graduation from the Alexandria University, Egypt. He then pursued surgical training at the APK (Asklepios Paulinen Klinik) Wiesbaden, Germany and went to attain specialization in Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery from the Dr. Horst Schmidt clinics in Wiesbaden, Germany. His areas of expertise include Arthroscopic procedures on the shoulder joint, End prosthetics (hip, knee and shoulder, Arthroscopic interventions on the knee joint. Dr. Karim Zayed will be visiting Saqr Hospital from 24 to 28 March 2019.
Dr. AnandKumar Anandakuttan is the Head of the Department of Neurology at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences in India. He graduated from medical school and trained in neurology in India. He subsequently completed courses and fellowships in Europe and the US. His areas of expertise are Pediatric Neurology, Childhood Epilepsy, Learning Disabilities and Cerebrovascular Disorders. He will be visiting Kuwait Hospital, Sharjah from 24-28 March 2019.
Dr. Eustis is a Pediatric Ophthalmologist at Ochsner Health Systems, the largest not-for profit healthcare system in the New Orleans region, US. Dr. Eustis completed his medical degree and ophthalmology training at Louisiana State University in New Orleans. He then pursued fellowships in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus in specialized centers in the US and Canada. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology. His areas of expertise include strabismus, premature retinopathy, pediatric cataract, and refractive problems. Dr. Eustis will be visiting Al Qassimi Hospital from 31 March to 4 April 2019.
Dr. Siddharth Shah is a Pediatric Neurologist working at several leading hospitals in Ahmedabad and Gujarat, India. Dr. Siddharth Shah completed his medical degree at Gujrat University, India. He later pursued additional training at the Royal college of Pediatrics and Child Health, London. His areas of expertise include epilepsy, cerebral palsy, developmental delay, neuromuscular disorders, and genetic and metabolic disorders. Dr. Siddharth Shah will be visiting Al Qassimi Women and Children Hospital from 31 March to 4 April 2019.