Dr. Husam Qush M.D.

Chief Medical Director

Dr. Husam Qush, is the Chief Medical Director at West Bay Medicare and consultant in Obstetrics & gynaecology and infertility. He attended Medical School at the University of Saarland in Homburg, Germany receiving his Medical License in 1997. Went onto a residency in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the Hospital of Saarland, learning key techniques in all aspects of women's medicine to receive his Medical Doctorate specializing in infertility by 2002 and by 2003, he became a German Board member. Over the past 15 years Dr. Qush has built on his strong Obstetrics and Gynaecology foundation with positions as an OBS-GYNE Consultant at a number of hospitals in Germany, UK and Qatar.

Throughout his prestigious career, his continued training has provided Husam with all the necessary skills to diagnose, treat and manage many different gynaecological and obstetrical problems, including in the fields of prenatal medicine, oncology, infertility, and breast problems.

Like his colleagues, Dr. Qush is proficient in a number of languages, fluent in his native tongue Arabic, as well as speaking German and English.

Dr. Wajih Abdallat M.D.

Ophthalmology Consultant

FRCSEd - UK, FICO - UK, JBd of Ophthalmology - Jordan, Fellow in Cornea & Refractive Surgery (Munich - Germany).

After graduating from the Army Medical College in Pakistan, Wajih Abdallat went on to specialize in Ophthalmology, completing his residency in 1998 from KHMC achieving the Jordanian Board then completing his fellowship requirements from Edinburgh and Cambridge. Then having a subspecialty in Cornea, Refractive Surgery and External eye diseases. As an expert in cornea and refractive surgery, he has held a number of positions, most recently as an Ophthalmology Consultant and Head of the Cornea & Refractive Centre, in the King Hussain Medical Centre. West Bay Medicare is delighted to have an eye care specialist of his caliber as part of the medical team.

Throughout his medical career, Dr. Abdallat has been a regular contributor to research studies and publications, in numerous Ophthalmology sub-fields, such as Refractive Surgery, Cataract Surgery, and Anisometropia. Furthermore, he shows a real dedication to improving the eye health of those that don't have easy access to comprehensive healthcare. In collaboration with the Women's Health National Centre, Dr. Wajih worked on projects to bring mobile eye screening to remote areas of Jordan, as well as screening for eye complications in Diabetic patients, and for Amblyopia (lazy eye) in school children in such area ">

Dr. Ghassan Assaf ZeinAddeen M.D.

Pediatrician

After gaining his license to practice medicine from Damascus University, Ghassan Assaf went on to carry out his residency in Paediatrics at the university's Hospital of Children. Throughout the 4-year program, he became learned in all aspects of Paediatric medicine, including intensive care, endocrinology, neurology, infectious disease, haematology, and oncology, amongst others. The Paediatric Specialist has since had over 15 years of experience working in children's medicine, developing further skills in consultations, patient care, vaccine administration, and the diagnosis and treatment of general disease. For the past 10 years, Ghassan has taken an interest in mobility problems, particularly in children, caused by the likes of Cerebral Palsy, neurological and orthopaedic troubles, and burn injuries. Throughout his training and experience, he has become a specialist in numerous forms of rehabilitation in the process, with a number of research publications under his belt.

Over his employment history, which includes stints at Bullion Paediatrics and Rehabilitation Hospital and the Doha Al-Hayat Medical Centre, Ghassan has amassed exceptional informatics skills, including several programming languages, which has led to the development of his own applications. Along with programs to export important patient data, he has developed vision test applications, including a program for ocular movement rehabilitation in children with Cerebral Palsy, which was tested in the Raymond Poincare University Hospital.

Like many of his colleagues, Ghassan speaks several languages – English, French and his native Arabic – and is a regular attendant of conferences and workshops to further expand his knowledge.

Dr. Tameem Hatem

Associate Specialist General Surgery

Dr. Tameem Hatem graduated with a MBChB from Medical School in 1992 at the University of Baghdad's College of Medicine. Ever since then, over 27 years, Dr. Hatem has expanded his knowledge and experience in UK, Canada, Gulf countries, leading to a very successful career in a number of medical fields. Career highlights include receiving his MSc. Master of Surgical Science at the prestigious Queen Mary University of London/ UK 2007.

received AAAM American Board in Aesthetic Medicine from the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine/ USA 2010.
Teaching Surgery subject to the medical and dental student at The Gulf Medical College University from 2009 to 2013.
working in the Al-Emad Speciality Surgical Center in Iraq, and his successful research in the fields of aesthetic surgery and wound healing.

Throughout his illustrious career, Dr. Hatem has gained a wide variety of medical knowledge, which has made him such a valuable member of the West Bay Medicare team. His area of expertise include aesthetic and plastic surgery, general and laparoscopic surgery, emergency medicine and Trauma surgery, anti-aging procedures such as Botox and fillers, weight management, ozone therapy, colon cleansing, and wound care. He also has keen interests in research and teaching, which has encouraged the development of excellent patient skills, making him the perfect addition to our medical team.

Dr. MAHER AL TABBAA

Emergency Medicine Specialist

After completion of graduation from Damascus university, faculty of medicine in 2000 he went to Damascus hospital (Ministry of health) for specialization in emergency medicine. After having done specialization he joined DAR AL SHIFA in 2005 as an emergency medicine specialist and since 2009 assigned duties of emergency department head till 2014.

Dr Maher Al Tabbaa joined QDVC Company from June, 2014 to Oct, 2018, as a company physician (Doha metro Red line south), having over 7000 workers.
In his practicing, he is regularly attending a professional conference, meeting and courses related to pediatric & adult emergencies, burns, cardiac arrest, etc. to keep himself updated with the latest tools & version. He is very humble personality, keen to learn and kind in nature.
He Joined West bay Medicare since Nov, 2018 with 14 years of experience as an emergency physician, dealing with all kind of emergencies providing and ensure that the best patients care through emergency care management, protocol implementation and medical ethics.

Dr. Salahuddin Al-Salihi

ENT consultant

Dr. Salahuddin is Arab & European Boards-certified Otolaryngologist with Canadian Fellowship-certified endoscopic nose, sinus, and skull base surgeon. He has 17 years experience in general ear, throat, nose, and head & neck diseases and surgeries with extensive experience in managing acute and chronic sinusitis with endoscopic computer assisted sinus surgery.

He received his Medical Doctorate (MD) from the University of Baghdad, then completed his Otolaryngology Residency Program within the Arab Board & European Board ORL-HNS and Fellowship in advanced Endoscopic Sinus and Skull Base from St Paul Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. In 2006, he became member of the Royal College of Surgeons in UK & Ireland.
He worked as Attending Physician at Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha,Qatar, and speaks fluently English & Arabic.
Apart from his clinical work, Dr Al-Salihi is very interested in the Medical Research and his publications are in the international journals and periodics.

Dr. Anke Irmela Ertan

Gynaecologist

Dr. Ertan graduated from the University of Saarland's Medical School in 1994 and quickly went on to gain experience in her specialist field, Obstetrics, and Gynaecology. Following a few internships, she went on to gain clinical experience in her chosen field of medicine, taking private practice positions as a Supportive Specialist in OB & GYN. Dr. Ertan boosted her career and experience with the opening of her own private practice in Landstuhl, Germany, where she worked from 2001 to 2007. She then moved to Cologne, Germany, where she once again opened her own practice with a colleague, which specialized in Preventative Medicine, Endocrinology, and OB & GYN.

Before joining West Bay Medicare, Dr. Ertan spent four years in an Independent Private Practice for OB & GYN, Holistic Medicine, and Coping Strategies for Stress, broadening her fields of expertise. She has a wide range of interests in Medicine, having completed training courses in Stress, and Genetic Disorders, as well as gaining a Diploma of Business Administration in Public Health. With her extensive experience in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, here at West Bay Medicare, we are delighted to have Dr. Ertan as part of our dedicated Women's Health team.

Dr. Eleni Papakanaki M.D

Paediatrician

Since her graduation from the University of Thessaly, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine in 2011, Dr. Papakanaki has dedicated herself to specializing in Paediatrics
In 2012 she started her residency in Paediatrics in the General Hospital of Zakynthos, in Greece, where she stayed for 2 years and gained significant experience in managing the unwell child and the sick baby.

As an enthusiastic individual with a great passion and a keen interest in Paediatrics she decided to move to London in 2014. Her first hospital in United Kingdom was the Princess Alexandra Hospital, NHS Trust, where she worked as a Paediatric doctor in the in-patient Paediatric ward, in the Accident & Emergency Department and in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). In Princess Alexandra Hospital Dr. Papakanaki gained big experience and confidence in performing emergency procedures in children and babies and part of her responsibilities was also to attend the deliveries and examine the neonates. This has helped her to obtain excellent skills and experience with the assessment of the healthy neonate, but also with the early recognition of the critically sick baby.

A year later she moved to one of the most famous Children’s Hospital in UK and worldwide. Working in the Evelina London’s Children Hospital, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Trust, as a Paediatric doctor in General Paediatrics and in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine Dr. Papakanaki gained a vast knowledge and experience in managing children with chronic disorders and complex backgrounds and of course children with common childhood health issues from different socio- economic levels. As a Registrar in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine she had the opportunity to work with long term ventilated children and children with special needs and tracheostomies. In 2017 Dr. Papakanaki started working as a Clinical Fellow in the Paediatric Nephrology-Urology Department of the Evelina Children’s Hospital, where she gained a deep knowledge in Paediatric Nephrology as she was participating in the day to day management of children admitted to the ward as in-patients including those receiving dialysis and kidney transplantation. During her time at the Evelina Hospital Dr. Papakanaki attended many clinical meetings, teaching sessions, courses, seminars, congresses and she also participated in clinical audit work and quality improvement projects. She has also written medical abstracts which have been presented in congresses and she has done several case presentations.

She completed her training in Paediatrics in Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, NHS Foundation Trust, where she has worked as a Clinical Fellow in General Paediatrics and Paediatric Surgery. Since May 2018 she is a Specialist in Paediatrics and she is also a valued member of the West Bay MediCare Team.

Dr. Maya Jalloul, MD,

Family Medicine

Dr. Maya is a graduate of Saint Joseph University (2004), School of Medicine. She trained at Hotel Dieu de France University Hospital, Beirut, Family Medicine Department, where she provided superior care in Family and Community Medi "> Primary Healthcare Services.

Dr. Maya holds certification from the Arab Board of Medical Specializations in Family Medicine.

She completed a fellowship in Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Angers University Hospital, France, where she had an in-hospital training in Asthma and Allergy: testing, spirometry, prick and patch test. She has the expertise of treating Asthma and Allergic rhinitis through Immunotherapy, with a special focus on Food tolerance protocols, Anaphylaxis Management and Patient’s Emergency Kit Training.

Dr. Maya achieved a post-graduate diploma in Diabetes, Leicester University, UK. She has been practicing in Qatar as a Family Medicine Consultant for over 10 years, at Qatar Petroleum Healthcare. Her focus on a patient-centered approach contributed to the overall improvement of the department. She has been the speaker of many conferences, the author of few publications/posters. She contributes annually to several workshops, including the annual Conference on Allergy and Clinical Immunology held in France. Her proficiency in English, French and Arabic (Full Professional) adds an important value to her communication skills.

Dr. Maya’s dedication to providing quality medical care to her patients made her an indispensable member of the West Bay Medicare team.

Dr. Inna Gaponko M.D.

Dermatologist

Since graduating in 2007 with an MD from the National Medical University in Kiev, Inna Gaponko has dedicated herself to specializing in Dermatology. She received her specialist training at the Bucovinian Medical Academy and followed this up with a Diploma in Practical Dermatology and an MSc in Clinical Dermatology from Cardiff Medical University. Her work history has included Dermatologist positions at numerous prestigious clinics, including most recently the Al Wehda Medical Centre, before joining the team of doctors at West Bay Medicare.

Through her ten years of experience as a Dermatologist, she has amassed an extensive knowledge of Aesthetics, such as fillers, laser treatment, injectables, and dermabrasion treatments. As new treatments, techniques and diagnostic procedures are developed, Dr. Gaponko will attend the relevant conferences to ensure she is delivering the correct care to her patients. Inna is passionate about her field of study, continuing to improve herself and her knowledge by keeping up to date with the latest research developments in Aesthetic Medicine and Dermatology. Additionally, she has contributed to a number of research publications herself, primarily in diabetes and its related conditions.

Inna is a natural communicator, being fluent in English, Russian, and Ukrainian, and is developing her knowledge of the Arabic language.

Dr. Naqiyaa Khandwawala

Dentist

Dr. Naqiyaa Khandwawala completed her BDS in 2013 from MUHS, India. After completion of her BDS she pursued her Masters in Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics. She has also completed her Diploma in Laser Dentistry from University of Vienna Austria and is a Lifetime member of SOLA (Society of Laser Applications). She has a reputation of being an excellent student during her course and has been a favourite among her patients as a fabulous clinician. She specialises in practising MICROSCOPE AND LASER ENHANCED ENDODONTICS.

She has attended many national and international conferences and training programs. She also has multiple national and international Publications to her credit. Dr. Naqiyaa is one of the course directors for Isolate –a course on the Art of Rubber Dam Isolation, which is conducted at a national level.
Dr. Naqiyaa believes in constantly keeping herself updated with the latest materials and techniques in the field of Endodontics. She also has a keen interest in Aesthetic dentistry. Dr. Naqiyaa is extremely grateful to work in a profession where she can dramatically improve the quality of life for her patients –through pain relief and saving natural teeth. Her goal is to provide the best care to patients that will yield the best possible long-term prognosis, all the while doing it in the most compassionate and comfortable way.

Dr. Rama Almaaz

Cardiologist Specialist

Dr. Rama Almaaz is a graduate of Damascus University Medical Faculty (2011). She trained in internal medicine at Damascus University Hospitals, then after as a cardiology resident at the First Cardiology Hospital of Syria.
Dr.Rama has been practicing since 2011, treating diagnosing and managing a wide spectrum of internal and cardiac illnesses (hypertension , arrhythymia, valvular, cardiomyopathies , congenital, ischemic heart diseases and heart attacks in addition to the cardiac emergency cases such as cardiac arrest and CPR), utilizing the most important cardiac investigation tools like electrocardiogram , echocardiography , stress test , holter, ,monitoring gamma camera, catheterization and revasculization ,coronary CT and others.
She always attends clinical courses, seminars and conferences concerning cardiovascular medicine to remain updated with the latest medical treatment methods worldwide.
Dr. Rama is Syrian Board certified as Specialist of Cardiology, and joined West Bay Medicare to be an energetic add to our professional team.

Dr. Yukti Nautiyal

Consultant Pediatric Dentist

With more than 20 years of experience in Pediatric Dentistry.
Dr. Yukti has a specialized training in Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry for infants and children up to 14 year old, and in special needs Dentistry. Her expertise includes the following:
• Preventive Dentistry.
• Aesthetic dentistry for kids, tooth coloured fillings, and zirconia crowns.
• Pulp therapy, restorations, and stainless steel crowns.
• Preventive orthodontics, habit breaking appliances, and Space maintainers.
• Management of fearful children, and dental pain management.
• Dental treatment for specially challenged individuals.
• Management of uncooperative children under general anaesthesia.

Dr. Dina Mohamed Samy

General Practitioner

10 years of experience in general medicine and family medicine

• Early intervention for those at risk.
• Screening and medical tests.
• Consultation &prescription of medications.
• Medical & health check-up.
• Health & nutrition advice.
• Diagnosis & treatment all family members (as a part of family medicine practice sub-specialty).
• Acute illness in children and adults.
• Gynecological condition and diseases.
• Chronic conditions, including diabetes and hypertension.
• Referrals to specialists.

Speaking languages: English and Arabic

Dr. Ahmed Fouad Dawood

Orthopaedic Surgery Specialist

M.Sc. – science of orthopaedic surgery (Ain Shams University - Egypt)
AOSpine Fellowship (Germany – Munich)
AAOS / AOSpine North America / AOTrauma membership
With more than 10 years’ experience in Orthopaedic Surgery.

Dr. Dawood provides a lot of treatments & services:
• orthopaedic clinic : (Bone Density study (DXA scan, joints osteoarthritis, spine deformities (scoliosis / kyphosis) , neck and back pain with degenerative disc diseases and spinal canal stenosis , sport injury (knee / shoulder) , orthopaedic fracture and trauma.
• Joints osteoarthritis treatments: local injection of Hyaluronic acid and platelet rich plasma (PRP)
• Orthopaedic Surgery fracture fixation.

Dr. Dawood speaks Arabic, English.

Dr. Elena Dzhadan

Dermatology Specialist-Syrian Board

Dermatology Specialist-Syrian Board
With more than 15 years’ experience in Dermatology and Venereology.
Worked in several countries such as Syria, Saudi Arabia, and Qatar.
Dr Elena’s mother tongue is Russian, but she speaks English and fluent in Arabic.

Furthermore, she provides professional dermatological treatments and services such as the following:
- Comedone Extraction.
- KOH Scrapings.
- Wood’s light examination.
- Liquid nitrogen application/Cryocautery.
- Electrocautery.
- Laser therapy.
- Chemical peeling.
- PRP.
- Mesotherapy.
- Botox injection.
- Dermal Fillers.

Dr. Pooja Sabui

General Practitioner

With 8 experience in primary healthcare to both male and female patients of all ages.
Dr. Pooja provides a lot of treatments & services:
• Annual routine health check-ups.
• Management of chronic diseases Management of Acute infectious diseases.
• Patient health Education.
• Trauma care.

Dr. Sabui speaks English, Hindi and Arabic.

Dr. Alshaima Almezoghi

Obstetrician and Gynaecologist (Women Health)

More than 15 years of experience in preconception consultation and education and low and high-risk pregnancy follow up.

Great experience in ultrasound for prenatal screening, infertility, family planning consultation IUD insertion and removal.
Assess, diagnose and mange of gynaecology problems including infection, treatment of sexual transmitted disease, abnormal bleeding, early detection of cervical cancer (pap smear), sexual dysfunction, postmenopausal problems.
Special interest in cosmetic gynaecology with good experience in treating and beautification of genital area and laser for vaginal rejuvenation and tightening, urinary stress incontinence, post-menopausal problems with laser, PRP and filler.
Laser mesotherapy, PRP, chemical pealing and Laser hair removal (genital area) for rejuvenation and Stretch Marks and hyper pigmentation in genital area and around.
Dr. Alshaima speaks:
Arabic
English

Dr. Khalaf Moussa

Senior Consultant- Orthopedic surgeon

Senior Consultant- Orthopedic surgeon (German Board- Certified Orthopedic Surgeon) (Heidelberg University-Germany) since 2002 with special interest in total Joint replacement, arthroscopic surgeries of the lower extremities, foot, hand, and ankle surgeries.
Dr. Khalaf Moussa, Holds a master’s degree and PhD in Rheumatology and Rehabilitation since 1998. And has a great knowledge in the field of diseases of the Musculo-skeletal system. Moreover, his long years of activity in the field of the sports medicine give the ability to deal with the most sports injuries.
Through the long years of experience in the university hospitals in Germany he gained a lot of experience clinically and scientifically.
This gives him the ability to work on scientific evidence based and bring a high quality of services to my patients.

In addition to his active membership in several orthopedic institutions, he has participated in the issuance of numerous medical publications and research.

Dr. Khalaf, is proficient in a number of languages, fluent in his native tongue Arabic, as well as speaking German and English.

Dr. Ali MARDASSI

Consultant (Otorhinolaryngology)

Spoken Languages: English, Arabic, French and Italian
Dr. Ali Mardassi joined the Faculty of Medicine of Tunis in 1998 and graduated in 2005. He completed his residency program from 2006 to 2009 in ENT Departments of University Teaching Hospitals of Tunis; then continued his postgraduate specialization and fellowship in the ENT-NHS and Skull Base Surgery of Marseille France from 2009 to 2011.
Dr. Ali obtained the Tunisian National Degree of Specialization in Otolaryngology in October 2010 and the French Degree of Specialization in Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery in Mai 2011 from the Faculty of Medicine la Timone Marseille (France).
During his postgraduate fellowship in Marseille, Dr. Ali gained experience in managing wide spectrum of Oto-Vestibular and Rhinologic conditions including the management of ear infections, eardrum perforations, chronic otitis media, hearing loss, vertigo, chronic rhinosinusitis and pediatric ENT disorders. He obtained the Inter-University Diploma in Endoscopy and Ear Surgery from the Faculty of Medicine of Marseille in June 2011 and was awarded the International Price of Otology from Amplifon Centre for Research and Studies Milan (Italy) in July 2011.
Over the past 10 years, Dr. Ali has strengthened his professional and clinical experience and gained a variety of medical and surgical expertise within many hospitals in Tunisia, France and Qatar and had an additional expertise in the management of ENT disorders in pilots and aircrew after getting trained in the Val De Grace Institute of Paris (France) where he obtained the International Certificate of Aeronautical Medicine in June 2016.

Dr. Aref Kochaji

Gastroenterology Consultant

Nationality: He holds dual Syrian and Canadian nationalities
Languages: Arabic, English & French

• Dr. Aref Kochaji joined the Faculty of Medicine at Damascus University in 1976 and graduated from it in 1983. In 1991 he Obtained a Specialization Diploma in Gastroenterology and Hepatology from René Descartes University from France.

• Since 1992, he has strengthened his professional and clinical experience and acquired a diversified medical experience, especially in treating different cases of digestive diseases in Europe and the Arab Country, which includes the following:
• Diagnostic endoscopy of the upper and lower digestive system:
1- Gastro-esophageal Reflux
2- Dysphagia
3- Esophagus infections
4- Esophageal varices
5- Esophagus Tumors
6- Hiatal hernia
7- Stomach and Duodenum Inflammatory and ulcers
8- Malabsorption
9- Anal fissures
10- Hemorrhoids
11- Diverticulosis
12- Inflammatory Bowel diseases (Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative colitis)
13- Colon tumors

• liver Disorders
• Gall Bladder Disorder and Stones
• Acute and chronic pancreatitis

LD. RND. Lama Abi Ghannam

Clinical Dietician

Meet LD. RND. Lama Abi Ghannam Clinical Dietician, BS in Nutrition and Dietetics.
Certificate in Clinical Nutrition from Weill Cornell, Certificate in Award in Supervising Food Safety, Level 3 HACCP in manufacturing, and ISO2200, Certified food safety consultant and auditor.

With 8 years’ experience in therapeutic, clinical, food service and community nutrition. In the previous two years she has been a speaker at Al Jazeera TV with more than 20 interviews.
Lama is contagiously positive, and passionate about nutrition and healthy living. She is known for her comprehensive approach that encompasses physical, mental and spiritual well-being. You can count on her for sound professional expertise and practical ideas to make good nutrition easier, and to find a way to balance in your favorite foods.
In her practice she focuses on:
• Malnutrition (Underweight, Overweight, and Obesity).
• Eating Disorders (Anorexia, Bulimia,..).
• Wellness.
• Pediatrics.
• Gastrointestinal distress.
• Autoimmune diseases.
• Heart disease, Hypertension, and Dyslipidemia.
• Diabetes.
• Athletes.
• Food allergies, and Intolerances.