UAE, 30 August 2018 - The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) announced the Visiting Doctors Program for September 2018, which provides consultation, diagnostic and therapeutic services to patients. Under the program, doctors will visit Fujairah, Khorfakkan, Saqr, Dibba, Al Dhaid, Masafi, Kalba, Al Qassimi hospitals to provide medical services in their various fields of expertise, which include shoulder bone surgery, pediatric cardiology, obstetrics and gynecology, neurosurgery, spine surgery, natural therapy, plastic surgery, interventional cardiology, pediatric neurosurgery, nephrology, pediatric nephrology, pediatric lung diseases and embryonic medicine.
Dr. Hafeez Rehman, a consultant gynecologist and laparoscopic surgeon at PVS Memorial Hospital, Calicut, and Sunrise Hospital, Cochin, India, will be visiting Al Qassimi Women’s and Children’s Hospital from 2-3 September 2018. He has 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 onco-surgery, tubal recanalization, laparoscopic surgery, and pelvic floor repair.
Dr Dominique-François Gazielly will be joining the orthopedics team along with other professionals at Fujairah Hospital, from September 2-6 and Al Qassimi Hospital from September 9-13, 2018. He has completed his medical school and orthopedics training in Lyon, France. He subsequently specialized in the shoulder joint through trainings and fellowships in Canada and the US. Dr. Gazielly founded centers specialized in the treatment of the shoulder in different parts of the world, including Europe and the Middle East.
Dr. Chitra Ravishankar, a pediatric cardiologist at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, USA, will visit Al Qassimi Women and Child Hospital on September 2, Saqr Hospital on September 3 and Khorfakkan Hospital from September 4-6, 2018. She completed her medical graduation from the University of Bombay in India. She pursued Fellowship in Cardiology at the Birmingham Children's Hospital, Birmingham in England and Fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, NY.
Dr. Ahmed El-Balat, a senior consultant and coordinator of the gynecological cancer center at University Hospital, Frankfurt, will be visiting Fujairah Hospital from September 2-6, 2018. He is also a Consultant for Obstetrics and Gynecology and Head of the Gynecological Cancer Center HSK Wiesbaden. He obtained his doctoral degree from the University of Marburg for the thesis: “Behavior towards breast cancer screening in the elderly; an intercultural comparison.’’ He obtained the Facharzt Degree from the medical association of Lower Saxony. His areas of expertise are Borderline Tumors of the Ovary, Sentinel Node Biopsies as well as laparoscopic oncological procedures.
Dr. Jang Jee Soo is a Consultant Neurosurgeon at Department of Neurosurgery, Suwon Nanoori Hospital in South Korea. He completed his medical training and pursued his PhD in Medical Sciences from the Chuang-Ung University, South Korea. His areas of expertise include complex multiplanar spinal deformities and minimally invasive spine surgeries. Dr Jang Jee Soo will be visiting Dibba Hospital on September 2, Al Dhaid Hospital from September 3-4, and Khorfakkan Hospital from September 5-6, 2018.
Dr. Lee Keun is a Consultant Spine Surgeon in the Department of Neurosurgery, Incheon Nanoori Spine Hospital, South Korea. He completed his medical education and pursued his Masters in Neurosurgery at Gachon Medical School, South Korea. His areas of expertise include minimally invasive spine surgery, lumbar spine stenosis and instability, and endoscopic spine surgery. Dr. Lee Keun will be visiting Dibba Hospital on September 2, Al Dhaid Hospital from September 3-4 and Khorfakkan Hospital from September 5-6.
Dr. Lee Chang-ook is currently working as an Orthopedic Surgeon at the Juan Nanoori Hospital, Korea. He completed medical graduation and Residency in Orthopedics from the National medical Center, Seoul, Korea. His areas of expertise include, Arthroscopic surgeries (shoulder, knees, hip joint), Arthroplasty (shoulder, elbow, wrist, hip, knee), Sports injury, trauma, fractures, etc. Dr. Lee Chang-ook will be visiting Dibba hospital on September 2, 2018, Al Dhaid hospital on September 3-4 and Khorfakkan hospital from September 5-6, 2018.
Da Hee Choi, a Physical Therapist at Nanoori Gangnam Hospital, Korea, will be visiting Dibba hospital on September 2, Al Dhaid Hospital on September 3-4 and Khorfakkan hospital from 5-6. She has completed Diploma of Science in Physical Therapy from Ansan University, Korea and Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, Eulji University, Korea. Her areas of expertise include, Spine and Joint Manual therapy, rehabilitation treatment (Hemiplegia, Spinal Cord Injury, Postoperative Rehabilitation).
Ji Hye Seong is a physical therapist at the Nanoori Suwon Hospital, Korea. She completed her Diploma of Science in Physical Therapy, Suwon Women’s University, Korea. Her areas of expertise include, Spine Manual Therapy, TENS, exercise, ICT, cervical/lumbar traction, extracorporeal shockwave therapy, EST, cryotherapy, shoulder/knee CPM. Ji Hye Seong will be visiting Dibba Hospital on September 2, Al Dhaid Hospital from 3-4 and Khorfakkan Hospital from 5-6.
Dr. O Kyu Choi is the Chairman of Global Plastic Surgical Clinic, Seoul and a Professor at the School of Medicine, The Catholic of University of Korea, Seoul. He completed medical graduation from the College of Medicine, The Catholic of Medicine, Seoul and Residency of Plastic Surgery, St. Mary’s Hospital, Seoul. His areas of expertise include, cosmetic surgery, eye surgery-Blepharoplasty, face lifting surgery, among others. Dr. O Kyu Choi will be visiting Saqr Hospital on September 9-10, Al Qassimi Hospital on September 11 and Fujairah Hospital on September 12-13.
Dr. Deuk Young Oh is the Chief of Plastic Surgery Department, Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital. He completed his medical graduation from the College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Medicine, Seoul and Residency of Plastic Surgery, Gangnam St. Mary’s Hospital, Seoul. His areas of expertise include, hand and reconstructive surgery, aesthetic medical clinic, breast reconstruction and scar management, among others. Dr. Deuk Young Oh will be visiting Saqr Hospital on September 9-10, Al Qassimi Hospital on September 11 and Fujairah Hospital from 12-13.
Dr Ashesh Bhumkar is an ENT consultant in Thane, India and an honorary consultant at the University of Mumbai. He completed his medical education and Masters in ENT from the Pune University, India. His areas of expertise include surgical reconstruction of the external ear and stapes surgery. He will be visiting Al Qassimi Hospital from 16-17 September 2018.
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 16-20 September 2018.
Dr. Siddharth Shah is a Pediatric Neurologist working at several leading hospitals in Ahmedabad and Gujarat, India. He completed his medical degree at Gujrat University in India. He later pursued additional training at the Royal college of Pediatrics and Child Health in 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’s & Children’s Hospital from September 17-21.
Dr. Ghaleb Daouk, a Pediatric Nephrologist at the Boston Children's Hospital, USA, will visit Saqr Hospital on September 23, Fujairah Hospital on 24th and Al Qassimi Women’s and Children’s Hospital from 25-26. He completed his medical graduation at American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine. He pursued Fellowship, Pediatric Nephrology and Residency in Pediatrics at the Massachusetts General Hospital.
Dr. Jonathan Puchalski, the Director of Interventional Pulmonary Program (IP), Associate Professor of Medicine at the Yale University, New Haven, CT, will visit Masafi hospital and AL Qassimi Women and Child Hospital from September 23-27. He completed his medical graduation from the Wright State University School of Medicine and his residency in the Internal Medicine and Pediatrics from the Ohio State University and Columbus Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH. He pursued a Fellowship in Adult Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine from the University of Cincinnati and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH. His areas of expertise include interventional pulmonology.
Dr. Malek Nassar is attending in Fetal Medicine at Clemenceau Medical Center and the Director at the Clinique de Diagnostique Prenatal, Lebanon. He completed his medical education and Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Saint Joseph University, Lebanon. He pursued a dual diploma in fetal medicine and obstetrical ultrasound at the University Rene- Descartes –Paris 5 and the University of Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelynes respectively. His areas of expertise is fetal medicine. Dr Malek Nassar will be visiting Kalba Hospital from September 23-26, 2018