The UAE’s first CARF-accredited Comprehensive
Integrated Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital


Dr. Joshy Zacharias Specialist Intensivist – Al Ain

Dr. Joshy is a Specialist Intensivist at Amana Healthcare. Dr. Joshy obtained his MBBS in 1981 from Kerala University in India and became MD in Anesthesiology in 1991. He has 30 years of experience in anesthesiology including as a Specialist in Anesthesia and Critical Care at Al Ain Hospital in UAE and as a Senior Specialist in Anesthesia and Critical Care at Sultan Qaboos Hospital in Oman.

Dr. Shaji Azad Specialist Intensivist – Al Ain

Dr. Shaji is a Specialist Intensivist for our Al Ain facility. He obtained his MBBS degree from University of Kerala in 1986. Then in 1992, he completed his Diploma in Anaesthesia from the University of Poona and his Diplomate of the National Board in Anaesthesiology from the Government Medical College in Trivandrum in 1999. Dr. Shaji has worked as an Anaesthesiologist in India for over 4 years before moving to Saudi Arabia to work as a Specialist in Anaesthesia for 7 years. He then moved back to India to work as a Consultant in Anaesthesia and Critical Care. For the last 2 years, Dr. Shaji was working as a Specialist Intensivist in a JCIA accredited government hospital in Al Ain.

Dr. Ajimsha Pillai Specialist Intensivist – Al Ain

Dr. Ajimsha is a Specialist Intensivist at Amana Healthcare. He graduated from medical school in 1986, and then obtained his Diploma in Anesthesia from Kottayam Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala in 1991 followed by his Doctor of Medicine in Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine in 1992. He has worked in the UAE as a Specialist Intensivist for over 17 years in JCIA (Joint Commission International Accreditation) accredited ICU departments.

Dr. Javed Alam Specialist Pediatrician – Al Ain

Dr. Javed is a Specialist Pediatrician at Amana Healthcare. He obtained his MBBS in 1994 from Ayub Medical College in Pakistan and completed his Pediatric Residency program at Agha Khan University Hospital in 1999. Since then Dr. Javed has acquired over 10 years of medical experience including six years in Saudi Arabia at the Maternity and Children Hospital (MCH) Al-Hofuf.

Dr. Hosam Abotahoon Specialist Pediatrician – Al Ain

Dr. Hosam is a Specialist Pediatrician at Amana Healthcare – Al Ain. He qualified in 1992 with an MBChB in General Medicine and Surgery, and completed his Masters degree in Critical Care Medicine in 1997 from University of Alexandria in Egypt. In 2011, Dr. Hosam obtained his Diploma in Hospital Management from Academy of Healthcare Science in Egypt; he then received his Membership of Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health (MRCPCH) from the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health in London, UK in 2004. Dr. Hosam has over 23 years extensive clinical experience in the Middle East specializing in Neonatology, Pediatric Intensive Care and Pediatric Emergency Medicine.

Dr. Ghandi Mariappan Specialist Pediatrician – Al Ain

Dr. Ghandi is a Specialist Pediatrician at Amana Healthcare – Al Ain. Dr. Ghandi obtained his MBBS degree in 1994 and then completed his Diploma in Anaesthesiology in 1998 from Madurai Medical College in India. In 2005, he attained his Doctor of Medicine (MD) in Pediatrics from the Institute of Child Health and Research Centre, Madurai Medical College in India. Dr. Ghandi has over 15 years clinical experience; 3 years as Junior Consultant in Anaesthesia and ICU and 12 years as a Pediatrician in different hospitals in India, Maldives and in the UAE. For the last 6 years, he worked as a Specialist Pediatrician in both private and government hospitals in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

Dr. Carrie Starkie Consultant Pediatrician – Abu Dhabi

Carrie Starkie, M.D. is an American Board-Certified Consultant Pediatrician from the United States, who has previously worked in Kuwait and Dubai, UAE. She attended medical school at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, then did her pediatrics residency at the Medical College of Virginia at Virginia Commonwealth University. She is experienced in both hospital and outpatient medicine.

Dr. Mohamed Heikal Specialist Pediatrician – Abu Dhabi

Dr. Mohamed Heikal is a Specialist Pediatrician at Amana Healthcare, Abu Dhabi. He has almost 15 years’ experience as a Physician and 12 years’ experience as a Pediatrician. Dr. Heikal completed his Master’s Degree in Pediatrics last 2008 and previously worked with both government and private healthcare industries in Egypt, Kuwait and in UAE.

Dr. Feizal Fakurrudin General Practitioner – Abu Dhabi

Dr. Feizal Fakurruddin serves as an Internal Physician in Amana Healthcare, Abu Dhabi. He obtained his dual degree in Clinical Anatomy and in Medicine and Surgery in Glasgow University, Scotland. Dr. Feizal trained in various medical discipline including Respiratory, Cardiology, and Acute Medicine in hospitals in the UK. He was a clinical lecturer in Vascular medicine in Dundee University. After that he specialized in Acute Medicine with special interest in Respiratory and Cardiology. Dr. Feizal joined Amana Healthcare in 2013, and obtained his MBA with global management from IE Business School in 2015.

Dr. Khalid Anwar Consultant of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation – Abu Dhabi

Dr. Khalid is a Consultant of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Amana Healthcare, Abu Dhabi. Dr. Khalid obtained a MBBS from the University of Punjab in Pakistan with a specialized training from the UK in rehabilitation medicine. He is a Member at Royal College of Physicians (UK) and a Fellow at Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (UK). He has over 15 years of experience in the UK in rehabilitation medicine and has also previously worked in Saudi Arabia at King Fahad Hospital. He most recently worked as a Consultant at James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, UK.

Dr. Vaqas Amin Farooqi Consultant of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation – Abu Dhabi

Dr. Vaqas Farooqi is a Consultant of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Amana Healthcare, Abu Dhabi. He obtained MBBS degree from Dow Medical College Pakistan and later worked in United Kingdom. In 2011 he completed rehabilitation training and was awarded Fellowship of Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine by Royal Australasian College of Physicians, Australia. Dr. Farooqi has extensive experience in managing complex neurological cases such as complicated strokes, acquired brain injuries, spinal cord injuries and multiple sclerosis. He has interests in managing acute and long term issues related to motor weakness, spasticity, fatigue, pain, continence impairments and cognitive disturbances. Dr. Farooqi has a keen interest in emerging technologies in rehabilitation including tele-rehabilitation, virtual rehabilitation and environmental enrichment.

Dr. Tarek Farag Wahba Specialist Intensivist – Lead Physician – Abu Dhabi

Dr. Tarek Wahba is the Lead Physician and Chairman of Infection Control and Stewardship program at Amana Healthcare Abu Dhabi. His 25 years of clinical experience in Intensive Care International in a European and Middle East countries of which, SKMC as the recent made him fully equipped in a clinical field. Dr Tarek has a keen interest in management made him pursued his Canadian diploma in Business & Administration. He actively participates as an Instructor in numerous internationally acclaimed & accredited Educational Critical Care Programs. In addition, Dr Tarek’s credential is being recognized by the Egyptian Medical Syndicate as Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, which he holds the privilege for the last 25 years. Dr Tarek completed his Master’s Degree in both Medicine and Surgery from Cairo University in 1992 and European Diploma of Intensive Care (EDIC) in 2008 in Germany and Belgium.

Dr. Masab AbdAlhadi Specialist Intensivist – Abu Dhabi

Dr. Masab is a Specialist Intensivist at Amana Healthcare. He obtained his MD in 1999 from Aleppo University and his Master’s Degree in Anesthesia and Intensive Care from Damascus University in 2003. He then successfully completed his Arab Medical Board Certification in 2008. He specialized as an Anesthetist in Syria for two years before becoming an ICU Registrar in Tabuk, KSA for four years. In 2007, he came to the UAE as an Anesthesia Specialist in a private hospital in Abu Dhabi. Thereafter he worked as the Head of Anesthesia and ICU in a JCIA (Joint Commission International Accreditation) accredited hospital in Ras Al Khaimah. For the past two years, he has specialized as an Intensivist in the Acute Chronic Care Sector.

Dr. Abbas Khosravi Specialist Intensivist – Abu Dhabi

Dr. Abbas Khosravi, Assistant Professor of Anesthesia with sub-specialty fellowship degrees in Critical Care Medicine and Medical Education, graduated from Shiraz University of Medicine (Iran) in 2002. He worked in the medical university until 2005, then moved to Dubai and worked as an Intensivist in Rashid Hospital-Trauma centre until 2009. In 2010, Dr. Abbas joined Iranian Hospital – Dubai as Head of Critical Care Department. From 2013 onward, he joined Amana Healthcare as an Intensivist, providing professional care to long-term ventilated patients. He is a member of ESICM and SCCM and holds DHA, HAAD, IMC licenses. He has published scientific papers in peer review medical journals and presented scientific topics in international conferences. His interest are “Leadership in Critical Care Units and International Accreditation”.

Dr. Fatma Ridene Medical Admission Manager – Abu Dhabi

Dr. Fatma joins Amana as Senior Staff Physician and Patient Liaison Officer for our Abu Dhabi facility. She graduated in 1998 from Tunis Medicine University and then worked in the emergency field in Tunisia for 4 years. In 2005, Dr Fatma arrived in the UAE to join the Emergency and Public Safety Department in the Ministry Of Interior as Lieutenant Doctor for 5 years. Dr Fatma has spent the last 2 years in a chronic care facility and has gained extensive experience in this area with both adult and pediatric patients. She is an ERC and AHA Instructor with a passion for improving the quality of life.

Dr. Alaa Ali Mohamed Medical Practitioner – Abu Dhabi

Dr. Alaa El-Abbas Ali Mohamed is a Medical Practitioner at Amana Home Healthcare. Dr. Alaa graduated from University of Khartoum with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery and a full membership of The Royal College of Physicians MRCP (UK). Dr. Alaa has practiced general medicine in reputed hospitals such as Danat Al Emarat Hospital in Abu Dhabi and Suleiman Al-Habib Hospital HMG-Riyadh and King Saud Medical City in Saudi Arabia, with an experience in pediatrics, obstetrics, surgery and internal medicine during internship. Dr. Alaa has a special interest in internal medicine, specially geriatric medicine. Before joining Amana Home Healthcare, Dr.Alaa was an urgent care physician in Danat Al Emarat Hospital treating medical issues in women’s health, maternity care and pediatrics. She also worked as Clinical Manager and Medical Practitioner in home healthcare facilities in Abu Dhabi.