Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) has announced the details of its Visiting Consultants Program for the month of December 2018, to provide diagnostic and therapeutic services to patients. Doctors participating in this month's program will visit Al Baraha, Al Qassimi, Al Amal, Khorfakkan, Saqr, Abdullah Bin Omran, Fujairah, Dibba and Obaidullah hospitals, to provide medical services in their fields of expertise that include laparoscopy and rehabilitation, heart disease, gynaecology and obstetrics, kidney and hypertension, neurology, psychiatry, gastrointestinal tract, obesity and related diseases, haematology, immunology, ophthalmology, geriatrics, modern childbirth, sports medicine, plastic and reconstructive surgery and interventional cardiology.
The Ministry aims to bring visiting doctors selected from distinguished health institutions, universities, colleges and medical centres in some friendly countries in accordance with the highest international standards, to achieve quality and excellence in the healthcare services provided in the ministry’s health facilities, to provide comprehensive and integrated health care facilities that exceed expectations.
Dr Hafeez Rehman is a Consultant Gynaecologist and Laparoscopic Surgeon at Sunrise Hospital, Cochin, India. He completed his medical graduation from Calicut University and pursued his MD in Gynaecology and Obstetrics from BJMC, Gujarat University. His areas of expertise include, Laparoscopic Oncosurgery, Tubal Recanalization, Laparoscopic surgery, pelvic floor repair, etc.
Dr Hafeez Rehman will be visiting Al Baraha Hospital on 4th and 5th Dec 2018 and Al Qassimi Women and Children Hospital on 9th and 10th Dec 2018.
John Cunningham is Professor of Nephrology at University College London Medical School and The Royal Free Hospital and an Honorary Fellow of Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge. He completed his medical graduation at the Cambridge and Oxford Universities. He pursued postgraduate training at The University of London and Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, USA. His areas of expertise include General Nephrology, Renal and Metabolic medicine, Hypertension, Renal Stone disease and Acute and Chronic Kidney disease. Dr John Cunningham will be visiting Dibba Hospital from 4th-6th December 2018.
Dr Alessio Corradi is Consultant Surgeon at the International Obesity Centre, Sana Klinikum Offenbach am Main, Germany. He completed his medical graduation and specialization in general Surgery from the “La Sapienza” University of Rome. He also pursued training in Visceral Surgery in Bremen Germany. His areas of expertise include Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery, Coloproctology and Abdominal Hernia Surgery. Dr Alessio Corradi will be visiting Dibba Hospital from 9th-11th December 2018.
Dr Hesham Hamoda is an attending Psychiatrist at the Boston Children’s Hospital, USA. He completed his medical graduation from the Kuwait University Faculty of Medicine. He pursued Residency in Psychiatry at the Harvard South Shore Psychiatry, Brockton and Residency in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Boston Children’s Hospital. His areas of expertise include Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr Hesham Hamoda will be visiting Al Amal hospital from 9th-11th December 2018.
Dr Kathleen Sullivan is Chief of the Division of Allergy and Immunology and Director of the Immunology Outpatient Clinic, at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. She completed her medical graduation and Residency from the University of California, San Francisco, USA. She pursued a Fellowship in Immunology and Rheumatology at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, USA. Her areas of expertise include genetics of SLE, Care of immunodeficient patients, protection of immunologically vulnerable patients. Dr Kathleen Sullivan will be visiting Fujairah Hospital on 9th December, Khorfakkan Hospital on 10th December, Saqr Hospital on 11th Dec and Al Qassimi Women’s and Children Hospital on 12th and 13th Dec.
Dr Walid Alami is the Director of Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory and Chairman Department of Medicine at Arizona Heart Institute and Hospital USA. His is currently working as Cardiologist in Clemenceau Medical Center, Beirut ‐ Lebanon. Dr. Walid Alami received his Fellowship in Cardiology / Heart Failure / Transplant from Baylor College of Medicine Houston, Texas ‐ USA 1995, and an Interventional Cardiology Fellowship from Providence St. Vincent Hospital the Heart Institute, Portland, Oregon ‐ USA 1996. His areas of expertise include Interventional Cardiology, Peripheral Vascular Disease and Varicose Veins. He will be visiting Fujairah Hospital from 11th – 13th December 2018.
Dr Kazuhiko Mori is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at the Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Japan. He completed his medical graduation and PhD at the Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Japan. He pursued Clinical Fellowship at the Department of Ophthalmology, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Japan. His areas of expertise include Glaucoma Surgery. Dr Kazuhiko Mori will visit Al Baraha hospital from 9th-11th December 2018 and Fujairah Hospital from 12th-13th December 2018.
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 9th-13th December 2018.
Dr Waleed Al Malik is currently Head of the Geriatrics Medicine unit at the Family Medicine Department in KAMC, Riyadh. He completed his medical graduation from King Saud University College of Medicine. He pursued his fellowship certificate in Geriatrics Medicine at Department of Medicine at McMaster University Hamilton, Canada. His expertise is in Geriatric Medicine. Dr Waleed Al Malik will be visiting Obaidallah Hospital from 10th-13th December 2018.
Dr Eric Eichenwald is the Chief, Division of Neonatology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. He completed his medical graduation from the Harvard Medical School and pursued his Internship and Residency in Paediatrics, Children's Hospital. Boston, MA. He received a Fellowship in Neonatology- Perinatal Medicine, Joint Program in Neonatology, from Harvard Medical School. Boston, MA. His areas of expertise include, Neonatal and Perinatal Medicine. Dr Eric Eichenwald will be visiting Fujairah Hospital from 11th-12th December and Abdulla Bin Omran hospital on 13th December 2018.
Dr Mario Mussella is Associate Professor in General Surgery at the Federico II”University in Italy. He completed his medical graduation and specialization in General Surgery from the Federico II” University, Italy. He pursued Residency and Fellowship in general surgery from the Complutense University. His areas of expertise include Bariatric Surgery. Dr Mario Mussella will be visiting Al Qassimi Hospital from 9th-13th December 2018.
Dr Fahad Attar is 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 from the Royal College of Surgeons of England, UK. His areas of expertise include Lower Limb Arthroplasty, Knee Reconstruction and Sports Medicine. Dr Fahad Attar will be visiting Al Qassimi Hospital from 16th-18th December 2018.
Dr. Hassan Moussa is a Consultant in Neurology, Neurocritical Care and Stroke Clemenceau Medical Center Affiliated with John’s Hopkins International ‐ Lebanon. He received his Fellowship in Fellowship in Neurocritical Care and Stroke at Duke University Medical Center (N. Carolina ‐ USA 2002,) from he also got his American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He is also a member of the American Society of Neuroimaging. His areas of expertise include Adult Neurology, Neurocritical Care and Stroke. Dr Hassan Moussa will be visiting Dibba Hospital on 16th-17th December and Fujairah Hospital from 18th – 20th Dec 2018.
Dr. Siddiqui is an Associate Clinical Professor in the department of surgery at Wayne State University Medical School, Detroit Michigan. He is also the Chief of Division of Plastic Surgery at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, and the Chairman of the ASPS Quality and Clinical Performance Committee.
Dr. Aamir Siddiqui received his MD from Northwestern University Medical School and finished his Plastic Surgery Fellow at the University of Minnesota Medical School and Hand Surgery Fellow at C.M. Kleinert Institute for Hand & Micro Surgery. He received his American Board of Plastic Surgery recognition and his areas of expertise include Hand & Micro Surgery and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He will be visiting Khorfakkan Hospital from 16th-20th December 2018.