The only CARF and JCI Accredited
Private Rehabilitation Hospital in the Middle East

Rehabilitation Staff – Abu Dhabi

Nicola Costas Senior Occupational Therapist and Therapy Lead – Abu Dhabi

Nicola is a Senior Occupational Therapist at Amana Healthcare. Nicola obtained her BSc Honors Degree at Canterbury Christ Church University, UK in 2008. Nicola has since worked within a private long-term neuro rehabilitation hospital in the UK and as a Senior Occupational Therapist in the UK National Health Service.

Steven Nordy Cabual Respiratory Therapist – Abu Dhabi

Steven is a Respiratory Therapist at Amana Healthcare. Steven obtained a BSc degree in Respiratory Therapy in 2000 from San Pedro College in the Philippines. His initial five years of work experience was gained in the Philippines and since then he has gained eight years of experience in accredited hospitals in the Middle East. He has extensive knowledge of critical, acute and chronic respiratory care in the management of neonates, paediatrics and adult populations.

Carina Botes Physiotherapist – Abu Dhabi

Carina Botes is a Physiotherapist at Amana Healthcare – Abu Dhabi. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy from University of Stellenbosch, South Africa in 2008. Prior to joining Amana Healthcare, she was working as Senior Physiotherapist in Groote Schuur Hospital where she gained experience in all aspects of physiotherapy. Carina has a special interest in treating people with disabilities, especially spinal cord injuries.

Kristen Dessario Respiratory Therapist – Abu Dhabi

Kristen is a Respiratory Therapist at Amana Healthcare at Amana Healthcare – Abu Dhabi. She holds Bachelor of Applied Science, Major in Respiratory Therapy in 2008 from Siena Heights University, Detroit and Respiratory Therapy Diploma from Fanshawe College, London. Prior to joining Amana, Kristen was working as Registered Respiratory Therapist in Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi.

Sarah McGloughlin Physiotherapist – Abu Dhabi

Sarah is a Physiotherapist at Amana Healthcare – Abu Dhabi. Sarah holds Bachelors of Science in Physiotherapy from University College Dublin, Dublin. Sarah was working in Royal Hospital, Donnybrook prior to joining Amana Healthcare.

Robert Dorsett Senior Physiotherapist – Abu Dhabi

Robert is a Senior Physiotherapist at Amana Healthcare, Abu Dhabi. Robert has over 15 years physiotherapy experience in treating adults with neurological conditions. He also has experience in other areas of physiotherapy namely orthopedics, medical and surgery. He obtained a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Cape Town and completed his Master’s degree in Neurological Rehabilitation from the University of Cardiff, Wales. He has working experience in both South Africa and the United Kingdom.

Declan Mullane Physiotherapist – Abu Dhabi

Declan Mullane is a Physiotherapist at Amana Healthcare, Abu Dhabi. Declan obtained his BSc in Physiotherapy in 2009 from Coventry University. He is a Recognised Instructor for National Association for Ankylosing Spondylitis (NAAS). Prior to joining Amana Healthcare, Declan gained work experience in Ireland.

Beth Renton Occupational Therapist – Abu Dhabi

Beth Renton is an Occupational Therapist at Amana Healthcare, Abu Dhabi. Beth obtained a BSc Honour’s degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of Cape Town, South Africa in 2010. Prior joining Amana, Beth was working as Community Service Occupational Therapist in Frere Hospital, South Africa

Tereshia Pillay Occupational Therapist – Abu Dhabi

Tereshia Pillay is an Occupational Therapist at Amana Healthcare, Abu Dhabi. Tereshia obtained a BSc Honors degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of University of Kwa–Zulu Natal, South Africa in 2008. Prior joining Amana, Tereshia gained work experience from South Africa and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Patricia Smith Physiotherapist – Abu Dhabi

Patricia Smith is a Physiotherapist at Amana Healthcare, Abu Dhabi. Patricia obtained her BSc in Physiotherapy in 2009 from Coventry University. Prior to joining Amana Healthcare, Patricia was working as Senior Paediatric Physiotherapist in Ireland

Rozelle Marais Occupational Therapist – Abu Dhabi

Rozelle Marais is an Occupational therapist at Amana Healthcare – Abu Dhabi. Roezelle has more than 5 years of experience in Adult neurological rehabilitation. She also has experience in paediatrics. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Occupational therapy from University of Pretoria, South Africa in 2006. Prior to joining Amana Healthcare, she was working at Life Eugene Marais Hospital as an Occupational therapist in the Rehabilitation unit

Indu Gokulachandran Occupational Therapist – Abu Dhabi

Indu Gokulachandran is an Occupational Therapist at Amana Healthcare – Abu Dhabi. Indu obtained her bachelor’s degree in Occupational Therapy from Dr. M.G.R Medical University in Tamil Nadu, India. Prior to joining Amana, Indu worked in neuro rehabilitation for 7 years at the Christian Medical College Hospital in Tamil Nadu.

Rachel Hryb Occupational Therapist – Abu Dhabi

Rachel Hryb is an Occupational Therapist at Amana Healthcare – Abu Dhabi. Rachel graduated from Brunel University, UK in 2009 with a Bachelors Honors degree in Occupational Therapy. Prior to joining Amana, Rachel worked with NHS in the UK for 6 years, specializing in inpatient and community rehabilitation.

Anwar Al-Mansoor Dietitian – Abu Dhabi

Anwar is a Dietitian at Amana Healthcare-Abu Dhabi. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree from Cornell University in Nutritional Sciences and Dietetics and her Master’s degree from the CUNY School of Public Health at Hunter College in Public Health Nutrition. She trained in the USA and has work experience in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Anwar is both a Registered Dietitian (RD) with the American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and a Certified Dietitian/Nutritionist (CDN) with New York State, and has published several research papers in her capacity as a Scientific Writer.

Zama Carol Khuzwayo Speech and Language Therapist – Abu Dhabi

Zama Carol Khuzwayo is a Speech and Language Therapist at Amana Healthcare – Abu Dhabi. Zama obtained her Bachelor of Communication Pathology in Speech Language Pathology from the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa in 2012. Prior to joining Amana, Zama worked for 4 years in South Africa in mainly rural hospitals. She has a special interest in working with children with special needs.