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Physicians – Abu Dhabi

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. Amar Elkhalifa Multiple Sclerosis Specialist Neurologist – Abu Dhabi

Dr. Amar Elkhalifa is a Multiple Sclerosis Specialist Neurologist at Amana Healthcare,  Abu Dhabi. Dr. Amar obtained his Bachelor Degree of Medicine and Surgery from Faculty of Medicine , University of Khartoum, Sudan in 1996 and then specialised in Neurology in United States of America (American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology Certification) and further in Multiple Sclerosis & Demyelinating Diseases (Fellowship) in Brigham and Women’s Hospital / Harvard Medical school in US by 2010. Dr. Amar has over 20 years of medical experience in Sudan and the US, with over 9 years in his specialisations in the US. Dr. Amar Elkhalifa also worked as the co-director of the Multiple Sclerosis Center at Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge , Massachusetts an affiliated hospital of Harvard Medical School.

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. 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. 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 and is excited to be a member of the Amana Healthcare team.

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. 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.