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. Ala Arikat


Languages:   Arabic, English, French

Dr. Mohd Ala Arikat graduated from Faculty of Medicine, University of Jordan with MBBCH degree in 2004, master’s degree in neurosurgery from the university of Lille -France in 2011 and completed Jordanian Board in Neurosurgery in 2011.

He started his surgical career in the Jordanian Royal Medical services, then pursued his neurosurgical specialized training in Hospital Center University De Lille in France.

During his 15 years’ distinguished career in UK, France, and Jordan, Dr. Arikat has gained a wide variety of medical expertise and specializes in doing complex and minimal invasive spinal surgery and pain management

He is also a member of AO spine Europe, EUROSPINE foundation and Jordanian Neuroscience Society. Throughout his career Dr. Ala Arikat has continued participating in advanced spine, Endoscopic, and pain management courses to provide his patient with the latest and advanced treatment options.

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 areas.

Dr. Bassem Hmiedan

Head of Dental Department
Consultant Periodontist & Implantologist

Certified Dentist Dr. Bassem Hmiedan received his DDS at Syria's Tishreen University in 1999 and furthered his knowledge by completing his Diploma in Periodontology in 2006. After holding a number of positions as a Clinical Supervisor in the Periodontology Department of various Universities in Syria, as well as operating his own Private Clinic in Latakia. His most recent position was as a Consultant Periodontist and Implantologist in Doha's Art Dental Polyclinic. With such a successful prior career in Dentistry, we feel very lucky that Dr. Hmiedan has decided to take his next career step with us here at West Bay Medicare.

Dr. Hmiedan – like many of his colleagues at West Bay Medicare – is passionate about increasing his wealth and depth of knowledge, regularly attending conferences and training courses to keep up to date with the latest developments in the world of dentistry. Keenly interested in implantology, bone regeneration, and gingival plastic surgery, he has conducted his own research, contributing to his field and gaining his MSc in Periodontology in the process.

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


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. 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 Medicine, Preventive Medicine, and other 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. Ahmad Samy Mudrek M.D.


A member of the dedicated West Bay Medicare team since May 2018 as a Clinical Pathologist, Ahmad Samy was awarded his MD in 2006 from the University of Aleppo in his native Syria. In 2012 he went on to gain a Degree and Practising License of Diagnostic Laboratory from the Syrian Ministry of Health, as well as Practising License of Diagnostic and Anatomical and Clinical Pathology from the Qatar Supreme Council of Health. His bilingual skills in his native Arabic and English, have been useful as an avid attendee of symposiums and workshops, to further his knowledge of his field and beyond.

The specialist in Laboratory Medicine, and Anatomical and Clinical Pathology is a valued member of the medical team thanks to his expertise in an extensive range of areas. His experience with laboratory diagnostics, testing, ethics, and management has proven vital in our mission to provide the best in patient care. With over 5 years working in the Qatari private medical sector as a Clinical Pathologist, Ahmad Samy has utilized his wealth of experience to aid our doctors and medical practitioners in all aspects of laboratory procedures.

Well versed in the latest in technology, and working within the CLSI and ISO guidelines, Ahmad Samy is a valued member of the West Bay Medicare laboratory team.

Dr. Inna Gaponko M.D.


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 and Ukrainian, and is developing her knowledge of the Arabic language.

Dr. Naqiyaa Khandwawala


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. Julia Haidar

MSc. Of Orthodontics

Aesthetic and scientific driven orthodontist, with broad experience based on cutting-edge techniques in orthodontics, providing exceptional care for both adults and children, with excellent clinical skills.
Dr. Julia was qualified as a dentist in 2009 and was honored many awards of academic excellence. She received her Master of Science of Orthodontics from Aleppo University in Syria after finishing postgraduate orthodontic study and training with excellence. Her excelence qualified her to work as a clinical supervisor for undergraduate and postgraduate students studying orthodontics at Aleppo University and at the National Dental Center in Syria, teaching all applied sections (theoretical and clinical) of orthodontics. This has helped her to obtain excellent experience dealing with the most critical cases, as well as, effectively diagnosing, creating best treatment plans, and applying the most effective and sophisticated methods of treatment. During her academic and professional career Dr. Julia attended many clinical meetings, teaching sessions, courses, seminars and conferences concerning Orthodontics.
Since 2012, Dr. Julia has owned her private clinic and has practiced orthodontics professionally and gained significant experience in managing different cases of malocclusion for all age groups ranging from simple to complex cases.
Dr. Julia`s main clinical interests are growth modifying cases, surgical orthodontics, self-ligating technique, and aesthetic orthodontics including clear aligners and lingual orthodontics.

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 Shalabi


Master’s degree in Obstetrics and Gynecology (Alexandria University, Egypt)
Master’s degree in Ultrasound Obstetrics and Gynecology (Ian-Donald Inter-University School of Ultrasound, Croatia)
Strong background in obstetric scanning, first trimester screening, anomaly scans and 3D/4D imaging.
Well experienced in antenatal & postnatal care, gynecological checkups, contraception and premarital counseling
Well trained in infertility counselling and management strategies

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. Mohamad Nour Ammaneh

Specialist in Internal Medicine with 10 years of experience

Dr. Mohamed Nour follows up on adult health problems, such as:

1. Critical cases: Infarction, Cardiac Ischemia, Pulmonary Embolism, and Vascular Accidents of Cerebral Ischemia, including diagnosis, initial support and appropriate treatment.

2. Acute cases affecting adults and the elderly, including the initial approach, diagnosis, treatment, and even prevention with the required checks: (Influenza, acute Sinusitis, Bronchitis, Pneumonia, Asthma, Gastroenteritis, Urinary tract infection).

3. Chronic cases: patients with Hypertension, Diabetes and Foot Diabetes and Fat disorders, Gastric and Duodenal ulcer, Hypothyroidism and Hyperthyroidism, Asthma and Gout and Migraine patients.

Speaking languages : Arabic and English.

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. Desislava Georgieva Dragieva


• 20 years experience as a Pediatrician Specialist
• the Bulgarian Board
• Spoken languages: Bulgarian, English, Russian and basic Arabic

• Experience covers the following field of services:
o Prophylactic Check-ups
o Vaccine admission
o Diagnosis and treatment of general diseases
o Diagnosis and treatment of Hematology diseases, including Thalassemia, hemophilia, etc…
o Diagnosis and treatment of Lung, kidney, neurological, cardiac and digestive diseases.
o Treatment for premature babies born with low weight and kept in incubator
o Monitor Children with chronic diseases

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. Anmar Almukhtar

Consultant Cardio-Thoracic and Vascular Surgery

Languages: Arabic & English
Dr. Almukhtar graduated from the Mustansiriya University/ College of Medicine with the MBChB degree in 1993. In 2001 he has completed the Cardio-Thoracic and Vascular Fellowship speciality from the Iraqi Board for Medical Specialization. He has expanded his experience and knowledge in Iraq, Gulf countries and Canada. In the medical field and strengthened his clinical experience with the research field by receiving a Diploma in Clinical Trial Management from Western University/ Ontario Canada in 2019. He was also teaching Surgery subject to the medical student at the Baghdad University/ Medical College in 2013 until 2020.

During his 27 years distinguished career, Dr. Almukhtar has gained a wide variety of medical expertise and He specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiothoracic diseases. He provides the latest, cutting-edge technology in diagnosis and treatment in all fields of cardiology, ranging from preventive, clinical, and non-invasive. His experience in the Surgery offers a comprehensive state-of-the art surgical therapy for all adult cardiac and thoracic diseases. He handles and treats cardiac and chest diseases on par with international standards. You will not only receive treatment but also be guided and educated on how to take care of your heart and lungs and improve your lifestyle for better and lasting effect of the treatment.

He provides the following services and treatments:
• patients with cardiac diseases (Hypertension, Ischemic Heart diseases, chest pain, arrythmia)
• patients suffer from chest illness; upper airways infection (cough and fever), lower airways infection (pneumonia, atelectasis, lung abscess) Asthma, chest wall disease (ribs and sternum), mediastinum, pleural diseases. Soon we can do a bronchoscopy procedure.
• Arterial issue (pain in the legs, gangrene, cold limbs, trauma to arteries)
• Venous diseases: VARICOSE VEINS (spiders, to large varicose veins), Deep and superficial venous thrombosis (appears as swelling, pain, and redness in legs) and the restless leg syndrome.

Dr. Ismail Mousa

Consultant in Rheumatology and Sports Medicine

Languages: Arabic, English, French

Dr Ismail Moussa is a Rheumatology consultant who intensifies his medical expertise in rheumatic diseases, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis and gout. He has over 25 years’ experience treating joints, bone diseases, muscles, tendons, ligaments, and sports injuries as strain muscles, ACL injuries, meniscus and sprain joints.

Dr Ismail was trained and qualified in France, after which he moved to work across Jordan, Tunisia and Qatar specializing in Rheumatology and sports injuries. He was the Field Director of the Medical Committee for the 2006 Asian Games in Qatar and worked as an Associate Doctor at Hamad Hospital since 1996.

He is a true leader in his field of medicine, as he was a Medical Director of the police clinic under Qatar’s Ministry of Interior for over 20 years, and President of the Qatari Medical Military committee for 10 years.

He is also an active member of the American College of Rheumatology, as well as the French, Pan-Arab and Jordanian Rheumatology associations.

Prof. Dr. Kubilay Ertan

M.D., PhD Obstetrics & Gynaecology Consultant

Languages: Turkish, German, English

Prof. Abdurrahim Kubilay Ertan graduated from University of Heidelberg, Germany in 1989. Between 1999 and 2007 he has worked in the fields of Obstetrics & Gynaecology and clinical research at the University Hospital of Homburg, Germany, focusing on High-Risk-Pregnancies and Gynaecologic Oncology. In 2002 he became the Head of the Dept. Prenatal Diagnosis & Therapy and Vice Director of OB&GYN at the University Hospital of Homburg.
In his daily work he is focusing on the fields of Perinatology, Perinatal Medicine and Gynaecologic Oncology.
With 1800 births a year his previous hospital has the certificate of a baby friendly hospital. Since 2008 he and his team are practicing surgeries with the DaVinci-system with big success, and he is the founder president of German Robotic Association in Gynaecology (ARC-Gyn). His hospital and Dept. OB&GYN was regularly under the TOP 100 Hospitals of Germany since many years.
Prof. Abdurrahim Kubilay Ertan has the academic title of Professor for OB&GYN in the School of Medicine, Saarland University, Germany. He published many papers in well-known international journals, Co-Editor of several Journals and Author of scientific books in the field of OB&GYN surgery.

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.

Dr. Hajer Turki

Gastroenterology Consultant

Dr Hajer TURKI is a consultant in Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy. Graduated from both faculties of Medicine of Tunis and Paris since 2010. She worked in France for 04 years before going back to Tunisia where she opened her own centre in Sousse. Over her last 11 years of experience, she improved her skills in the diagnosis and treatment of the digestive tract diseases (oesophagus, stomach, colon, liver, gallbladder, pancreas).

She strengthened her skills specifically in the upper and lower digestive tract endoscopy, polypectomy, digestive stenting, digestive tube dilatation, echoendoscopy, ERCP and removal of biliary tract stones, clipping and treatment of digestive bleeding including ulcers, gastric balloon, and bariatric endoscopic procedures.

- Master of Medicine and surgery (university of Sousse Tunisia): 2006
- Inter-university Diploma in Liver disease (University of Paris 2, France): 2008
- Inter-university Diploma in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (University of Paris 2, France): 2009
- Specialization in Gatroenterology certificate (University of Paris 2, France): 2009
- Inter-university Diploma in interventional endoscopy and gastric balloon (University of Marseille, France): 2011
- Specialization degree in Gatroenterology (university of Sousse Tunisia): 2010
- Advanced Specialization in Gatroenterology certificate (University of Marseille, France): 2011
- Member of American Society of Gastro-enterology (ASGE, AGA)

Dr. Amr Aboulwafa

Consultant General Surgeon

Dr. Amr Aboulwafa is the latest addition to our esteemed crew of medical service providers at West Bay Medicare. He is a Senior Consultant of General Surgery.
Dr. Aboulwafa has served in the General Surgery department of Hamad Hospital for 24 years. His last post was in the capacity of “Senior Consultant of General Surgery” at Alwakra hospital. Additionally, he has a passion for teaching, and has been associated with Weill Cornell Medical College as an “Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery”. He has been greatly appreciated for his academic excellence, and was granted the “Excellence in Teaching Award” from the college for several years.

In his impressive span of medical career, Dr. Amr performed and supervised more than 12000 surgical operations including Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery, Complex Hernia repair, and reconstruction of defective abdominal wall, Gall bladder Surgery, Anal Surgery, and Diabetic Foot Care and Breast Surgery.

His academic and social experiences include:
- Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery at “Weill Cornell Medical College” since 2007.
- Teacher and Surgery clerkship lead at College of Medicine, Qatar University.
- Instructor of Surgery/Trauma, and Disaster Management Courses for medical staff.
- Instructor at ALSG Headquarters in Manchester.

His academic and social experiences include:
• Bachelor’s degree ,1989
• Master’s in surgery ,1995
• Fellowship of Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland, 1999
• Fellowship of the Arab Board of Surgical Specialties, 2001

Dr. Karima Boujemaa Chraiet Rezgani

Specialist Pediatrician

Languages:   Arabic, French and English.

Dr. Karima Chraiet Rezgani joined the faculty of Medicine of Tunis, in 2001 and graduated in 2009. She Got qualified as a M.D specialized in Pediatrics in 2014. She has been an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics for five years at the Faculty of Medicine of Tunis and contributed to many scientific events in Tunisia, north Africa, France, and Gulf countries.

She improved her skills specifically in:
• paediatric dermatology
• paediatric nutrition
• immunology and allergology
• Prophylaxis and immunizations
• growth and development surveillance
• Health education
• Diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic diseases in infants, children, and adolescents
• Following for premature new-borns…

• MBBS (Faculty of Medicine of Tunis): 2009
• Specialization certificate in Pediatrics (Faculty of Medicine of Tunis): 2014
• Certificate of paediatric dermatology (Faculty of Medicine of Tunis): 2015
• Certificate in paediatric nutrition (Boston university, USA): 2017
• Certificate of immunology and allergology (Faculty of Medicine of Tunis): 2018

Dr. Rana Kamal Alasaad

Associate Endocrinologist

Nationality:   Syrian
Languages:   Arabic and English.

Dr. Rana Alasaad joined the faculty of medicine at Damascus University in 2006 and graduated in 2012 with an excellent degree. She was trained at Naser Aldeen Gastroenterology Medical Center in 2013 and gained experience in managing common liver and gastrointestinal diseases.

In 2014, she started a residency training program in the Internal Medicine Department at Damascus University Teaching Hospitals wherein she completed two years of training in variable divisions of Internal Medicine including emergency and Intensive Care Units (ICUs). She continued her postgraduate studies in the Endocrinology and Metabolism Department at Damascus University Teaching Hospitals between 2016 and 2019.

Dr. Rana obtained her Master Degree in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism in 2019 from Damascus University with an excellent degree. Afterward, she got the Board Certificate in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism from the Syrian Commission for Medical Specialties (SCMS).

During her practice, Dr. Rana gained experience in managing wide spectrum of endocrinological conditions including the management of diabetes and its acute and chronic complications, thyroid gland disorders and tumors, lipid and metabolic disorders, and hypertension management. In addition to performing the thyroid gland echography with ultrasound-guided thyroid fine needle aspiration (FNAc).

Dr. Laurea Alekkdeh

Specialist in Pediatrics

Languages:   Arabic, French and English

After graduating from the Faculty of Medicine in Tishreen University on 1999, Dr. Laurea Alekkdeh started her residency in Paediatrics at the University's Hospital of Children in Damascus, where she had a good experience in all fields of children diseases for 4 years. She got the Arab Board Certificate of Medical Specializations in Paediatrics in 2004 then went for an advanced experience in France especially in the paediatric respiratory diseases and got the “Attestation of Specialized Training” (AFSA) in Paediatrics from the University of Clermont Ferrand.

When coming back to Syria she started her career in her private clinic and in the Ministry of Health in a primary health care centre. She was also involved in the program of breastfeeding and infant nutrition, where she worked with International Health Organizations and the Ministry of Health.

Dr. Katherine Gomez

General Dentist

Qualifications:   Full privileges in Prosthodontics.
Languages:   Spanish,English

Dr. Katherine Gomez, General Dentist, is from Colombia. She graduated with her DDs degree (Doctor of Dental Surgery) in 2013 and completed her Master degree in Prosthodontics in Brazil in 2017.
She worked in Colombia at the beginning of her career and then moved to Doha for the past 6 years, where she strengthened her skills specifically in:
• Preventive Dentistry.
• Restorative treatment.
• Hollywood smile.
• Cosmetic dentistry.
• Prosthodontics.

Dr. Sara Hajwel

General Dentist

Languages:   Arabic, English

Dr. Sara Hawjel obtained her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) from Ajman University of Science & Technology, UAE in 2017 and completed her Master of Science in restorative dentistry in 2022.

She is a Restorative Dentist with extensive experience in treating and diagnosing complex dental problems and is well versed in doing various restorative treatments including bridges, veneers and direct-indirect restorations.

Dr. Ahmed Al Wadiya

Orthopedic Surgeon

Languages:   Arabic, English, Slovak and Czech

Dr. Ahmed Al Wadiya finished Doctor of Medicine in 2004 and completed the Specialization Diploma in Orthopaedics in 2011 in which he also got the Slovak Board- Certification in Orthopaedic.

In 2012, he was added to the specialist register of trauma and orthopaedic by the GMC-UK and in 2018 he became a member of the British and European foot and ankle societies (BOFAS and EFAS).

Dr. Ahmed worked as an Orthopaedic Surgeon for the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK for the last 10 years.

During his 12 years of experience working between Slovakia and England, he gained a vast knowledge and skills in Orthopaedic surgery with Special interest in hip and knee arthroplasty or joint replacements, arthroscopic surgeries of the lower limb, surgical and non-surgical treatment of foot, ankle pathologies, Joints osteoarthritis treatments such as local injection of Hyaluronic acid, steroids, and platelet rich plasma (PRP) and surgical and non-surgical treatment of fractures.

Dr. Yamile Gonzalez Duque


Languages:   English, Spanish


• Doctor in Medicine, 2001
• Master’s degree (MSc) in Ophthalmology, 2013
• Specialist certificate in Ophthalmology, 2008 • Specialist certificate in Community Medicine, 2005

Dr. Yamile obtained the Ophthalmology Specialist first Degree title in 2008 in Cuba and was considered important part of Cornea and Refractive Surgery medical team in the biggest Ophthalmology Institute in Havana, Cuba: “Ramon Pando Ferrer”.

During her 15 years’ experience, Dr. Yamile has been published in two Ophthalmology books in collaboration with different authors. She published research studies about all Refractive surgery types that she performed: with Excimer laser, with phakic lenses or clear lens extraction with IOL in hight myopic patients.

She has been working in Qatar since 2011, starting at the Cuban Hospital, As a joint project between the government of the State of Qatar under Hamad Medical Corporation. She contributed to successfully implement the corneal laser surgery for the first time in governmental sector in Qatar.

She specialized in Anterior Segment, Cornea and Refractive Surgery and guided by her mission which is to bring trust and knowledge to our patients regarding the different eye’s pathologies such as cataract, refractive disorders, amblyopia, glaucoma, eyes infections, etc.

Dr. Hiba Sharaf

Internal Medicine

Languages:   Arabic, English

Dr. Hiba Sharaf completed MD in Damascus University in 2012 and finished the training program in Internal medicine at Damascus Hospital. She also obtained Syrian Board degree in 2017. With more than 5 years of experience in the State Qatar, she was able to utilize her expertise to diagnose and treat a wide spectrum of acute and chronic medical conditions such as infections, hypertension, diabetes, thyroid diseases, anaemia, and gastric ulcers to provide the highest quality care to all patients.

Dr. Engy Aly

General Practitioner

Languages:   Arabic, English

Dr. Engy finished MBBS in University of Alexandria, Egypt in 2015 and also acquire Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynecology in 2021.

For over 5 years’ experience in Egypt and here in State of Qatar, she was able to expand her knowledge in General Medicine and refined her skills in treating acute cases and ensures timely referral to specified specialties to be able to provide the correct treatment plan for all patients.

Dr. Emadeldin Elkasaby

Urology Consultant

Languages:   Arabic, English

Dr. Emadeldin finished MBBch in University of Mansoura (Egypt) in 1980, completed master’s degree in Urology in Ain Shams University (Egypt) in 1986, and obtained a Doctorate degree MD in Urology in Ain Shams University (Egypt) in 2008.

He is a member of (European Association of Urology) EAU, European University Association (EUA), and picture archiving and communication system (PACS).

For over 35 years’ experience in Egypt and here in State of Qatar, he was able to broaden his knowledge and skills in the field of Urology.

His clinical practice focused on below areas of expertise:
● Diagnosis and treatment of urinary stones with endoscopy, and ESWL without anesthesia
● Early diagnosis and treatment of urinary system tumors
● Early diagnosis and treatment of prostatic tumors
● Treatment of prostatitis, and benign prostatic enlargement
● Voiding dysfunction in adults
● Diagnosis and treatment of urinary incontinence in adults
● Treatment of nocturnal enuresis in children
● Diagnosis and treatment of recurrent UTI
● Diagnosis and treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED) and premature ejaculation
● Diagnosis and treatment of male infertility
● Diagnosis and treatment of varicocele

Dr. Muataz Shwash

Urology Consultant

Languages:   Arabic, German, English

Dr. Muataz completed MBBS/MBBCh in University of Damascus, Syria in 2003 and obtained Certificate or Specialization in Urology in Germany in 2010 and European Board of Urology 2014 in Brussel.

For over 13 years of experience, he was able to expand his knowledge and skills in the field of Urology.

His clinical practice focused on below areas of expertise:
● Impotence problems
● Premature Ejaculation
● Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and urinary retention in men
● Urination disorders in adults
● Urinary calculi treatment
● Diagnosis of urinary tract tumor
● Male infertility
● Urin Incontinence in adults and children (Enuresis)
● Urinary tract infections (UTI)
● Ectopic testicle (Non descending Testes)
● Varicocele in the Testes

Dr. Basem Koudsi


Languages:   Arabic, English

Dr. Kudsi holds a medical degree from the University of Damascus and holds a specialization certificate in Andrology/Male Fertility in Hungary.

He has worked in the men's health field since 1997 and is the Medical Director of Kudsi Clinic in Bahrain and works in Qatar at West Bay Medicare.
He was the Medical Director of (BMG) Boston Medical Group, which specializes in treating male diseases in the Gulf. It is the largest medical group in the world specializing in men's health treatment.

Dr. Basem Kudsi treats male diseases to improve marital relations and create a happy home, as he specializes in the following cases:
1- Erectile dysfunction or impotence, which is the inability to maintain a good erection to complete proper sexual relations.
2- Premature ejaculation, which is the man’s inability to control ejaculation or ejaculation within a short period after penetration during sexual relations, which causes dissatisfaction and discomfort with the relationship for himself and for the other party.
3- A lack of sexual desire and desire that occurs when a man feels no need or desire for sexual relations.

Dr. Karam Karam

Osteopathy and Posture Therapy

Languages:   Arabic, English, French

Karam Karam is the co-founder of OSC (Orthopedics & Sports Clinic) Beirut, a medical center that helps sports and active people with all kind of injuries.

Karam was the 1st Osteopath to start working in his private clinic in Lebanon back in 1997, after his graduation from Paris – France.

Before devoting his work fulltime to OSC, Karam served as a medical consultant & manager of private medical clinics in Doha, Jeddah, and Kuwait. In 2007, Karam graduated from ESA with a Masters in Hospital Management and Health Care.

Karam is a teacher of Anatomy and Ergonomics at USJ as well as Alba. Karam has also taught research writing master theses for few students. For many years, Karam has been involved with local NGO’s, such as Red Cross, UPEL, Sesobel …

Karam is eager to achieve new challenges with all the experience, energy, and serenity it needs.

Prof. Dr. Ronald Moussa


Languages:   Arabic, English, French

Lebanese and French board of Neurosurgery. Fellow of the American college of Surgeon. Trained in Beirut, Paris and the USA.

23 years of experience in brain, spine and peripheral nerves surgery. Su subspecialities: epilepsy surgery. Awake craniotomy. More than 45 publications in international journals.

Member of the Lebanese society of NS, the French society of NS.

Dr. Wael Bayoud

Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery

Languages:   Arabic, English, French

Educational background: Dr. Bayoud is an Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery. He graduated from Saint Joseph University, Beirut and Paris-Diderot University, Paris. He is a former surgeon at Pitié-Salpêtrière hospital in Paris.

In addition, Dr. Bayoud holds a Master’s degree in Biomechanics (ENSAM, Paris), as well as diplomas in Sports Medicine (Sorbonne University), in Arthroscopy (Sorbonne University), in Shoulder & Elbow surgery (Paris-Creteil University) and in Microsurgery (Saint Joseph University Beirut).

He is highly interested in clinical research as he has published in many orthopedic journals, has written book chapters, and has been a speaker at international and regional meetings.

Years of experience with a briefing: 7 years of experience with main focus on shoulder, knee, hip and ankle. Dr. Bayoud has been treating High level Athletes worldwide.
• Sports injuries: Arthroscopy for ACL reconstruction, meniscal suturing, multi-ligament knee reconstruction, rotator cuff repair, Bankart repair, ankle stabilization surgeries…
• Minimally invasive surgeries: direct anterior approach for hip replacement, allowing faster recovery and discharge of the patient after 24 hours.
• Complex trauma cases and reconstructive surgeries

List of services and surgical procedures:
• Treatment of sports injuries
• Advanced arthroscopy (shoulder, knee and ankle)
• Joint replacement (Shoulder, Hip and knee)
• Injections (PRP, Hyaluronic acid and steroids)
• Treatment of joints and back pain
• Treatment of fractures and Sprains

Board member: He is a Member of the Lebanese Medical Olympic Committee, Medical Committee of the Lebanese Federation of Basketball, and the Medical Committee of Taekwondoo Federation.

Fiona Chehayeb


Languages:   Arabic, English, French

Fiona Chehayeb is a French Lebanese osteopath, she has been part of the Osteopathic Practice Clinic and OSC (Orthopaedics & Sports clinic) Beirut-Lebanon.

She graduated from Holistéa - Collège Osteopathy Europe (France) in 2018 with honours on a 5-year program as a registered osteopath, with specialized certificates for pregnant women, postpartum, infants and paediatrics.

Fiona practiced her profession in Holistéa’s clinic for a year, while participating in humanitarian and sport events. Since she graduated, she worked in her own clinic in Alley- Lebanon, and in Beirut in different places with other practitioners.

Osteopathy can provide relief and treatment for a wide range of conditions.
These include:
• Back pain, sciatica, neuralgia, sprain, tendinitis, neuralgia …
• Functional digestive disorders: reflux, constipation, diarrhoea, bloating …
• Menstrual cycles pain or disorder, cystitis …
• Neck pain, headache, migraines, bruxism …
• ENT disorders: sinusitis, otitis, tinnitus …
• For new burns: colic, regurgitation, plagiocephaly, sleeping disorders
• Prevention of future injuries

Alex Sfeir


Languages:   Arabic, English, French

He graduated from the Lebanese German University in 2017 and completed his Doctorate Degree in 2021.

In 2018, Mr. Alex contributed to the establishment of the first Redcord Clinic in the MEA, Water bear Clinic, then he became the Head of the clinic after achieving the international certification of the NEURAC practitioner from Norway in 2021.

Mr. Alex obtained the FIFA Diploma in football medicine in 2020 and has a demonstrated proficiency in working with musculoskeletal cases, post-operative, and sports injuries. He is also interested in Movement science, injury prevention, sports rehabilitation, and Manual Therapy.

Elias Nohra


Languages:   Arabic, English, French

Mr. Elias NOHRA graduated Bachelor’s in physical therapy in Lebanese University in 2007 and completed Master’s in physical therapy in 2012. He also finished Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2018.

He founded his own physical therapy clinic “Physio Pro’s” in Lebanon, after his graduation from the Lebanese University in 2007.

He has worked in a variety of settings from private practice to hospital and rehabilitation facilities consisting of sports medicine, orthopaedic, post-surgical, geriatric, rheumatic and neurological cases.

Wissam Salameh


Languages:   Arabic, English, French

Mr. Salameh is a graduate from the Lebanese University with a bachelor’s degree in 2014, master’s degree in osteopathic manual therapy in 2015 and doctorate degree in 2019.

He is a dedicated and experienced Lebanese Doctor in Physical Therapy, accurately assessing the needs of patients and planning their treatment and actively providing thorough evaluation of patients prior to designing an effective treatment plan.

He has been recognized for his great experience in using the newest technologies in physical therapy like BIODEX and HUBER. He is also interested in athletic rehabilitation programs including full body alignment, movement science and sports injury prevention.

Maroua Ben Cheifa


Languages:   Arabic, French and English.

Maroua has focused her physio career over the past 12 years in Orthopedic, post traumatic and Musculoskeletal physiotherapy.

Qualification: Bachelor’s degree in Physiotherapy 2011.

She has numerous post graduate qualifications including Dry needling, Kinesio Taping and Soft tissue mobilization. Specialist in :

• Women’s health.
• Musculoskeletal disorders.
• Neurological cases.
• Post fracture and post surgery cases.

Alia Melki


Languages:   Arabic, English.
Ms. Alia Melki graduated from Melbourne College of Natural Medicine, Australia in 2005 with degrees in both Acupuncture (oriental medicine) and Remedial Therapies. She had an internship training in Australia, China, Singapore, and America with over 17 years experience in the field of Chinese medicine - specializing in acupuncture and cupping therapies.

She worked in Beirut, Lebanon to pursue her goals of increasing awareness in the complimentary medicine department and helping people to be aware of nonsurgical and non-invasive medicines and established the 'Five Elements Wellness Center' in 2011 in her village Afesdik Alkoura north of Lebanon to reach greater heights by spreading more wisdom in different aspect of treatment.

Her beliefs as such the Chinese medicine philosophy considers the patient as a whole, believing that most diseases come from the imbalance in the harmony of 'Qi' - life force of body's vitals causing blockage, deficiency and/or excess.

Ms. Alia Melki's main purpose is to offer customized treatments according to each case and disease of a patient to successfully treat the cause and not just as a symptom relief.

Pratyasha Patnaik


Languages:   Hindi, English.

Pratyasha is a licensed physical therapist with 17 years of clinical experience across inpatients, outpatients, and critical care.

Qualification: She graduated Bachelors of physiotherapy in 2006 and she completed her master’s in the field of orthopedic and traumatology in 2008.

She intensifies her knowledge and expertise in management of the below:

• Pre- and post-surgical rehabilitation
• Musculoskeletal cases related to joint pain
• Hydrotherapy/Aqua therapy
• Women's health
• Neurological cases like stroke, post trauma brain injury
• Pediatric cases like CP, delayed milestone
• Sport injuries
• Long term deformities
• Engage in clinically proven techniques through use of joint mobilization, manual therapy, postural analysis, release the trigger syndrome, exercises, spinal stabilization, gait training along with support of modalities which help the patient recover not only physically but also mentally faster and stronger.