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Staff

 


Dr. Adham Alameddin

(Medical Director)

Aviation Medicine

General Practitioner
Occupational Health
Urology

 


Fluent in English, Bulgarian and Arabic. Dr Adham has more than 12 years experience in providing health care services to different hotels and hospitality companies in Dubai ( Meridien group, Jebel Ali hotel, Jumeirah group, crown plaza hotel, and others)
He started his career in 1998 at Dr. Akel’s General Medical Clinic and GMCClinics as GP, Urologist, and Occupational Physician.
Dr. Alameddin is qualified as a General Practitioner since 1992 and holder of Masters Degree in Urology since 1996.
Since 2010, Dr. Alameddin has been deeply involved in Occupational Medicine field. With his diploma in Occupational Medicine from Otago University/New Zealand and Oil & Gas UK Accreditation, he provides medical services to different companies (hospitality, oil, airlines…etc) and individuals, according to the highest international standards in Occupational Medicine.

Dr. Adham is a certified Aero medical examiner for the Civil Aviation Authorities since 2010. He is designated by the GCAA, EASA, CASA and Transport Canada.

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Dr. Roger Akel, BA, MD

General Practitioner

Aero-Medical Examiner

Fluent in English, Arabic and some French

Dr Akel, a US Citizen, graduated as a Doctor of Medicine from the American University of Beirut in 1957 before embarking on a career at US University Hospitals that included the John Hopkins University (Internal Medicine) and the National Cancer Institute (Oncology) in Maryland, USA.  In 1961, Dr Akel also established a group practice in Beirut comprising of 13 US trained specialists. 

In 1985, he was awarded the position of Company Doctor for the prestigious Emirates Airlines that involved ensuring the pilots and cabin crew of the aircraft were fit to fly.  Dr Akel was also responsible for advising on medically safe methods of emergency evacuation and also, implementing quality care procedures for passengers travelling with the airline.

Dr Akel founded the General Medical Centre group of clinics in Jumeirah, Dubai in 1992 until 2007 and is a well- known and well-respected community medical professional.

His ethos of providing personalized care, compassion and attention to detail combined with outstanding professional service has continued throughout his career.  His vision and experience of medicine, particularly within the UAE environment, make him a valuable and inspiring asset to the Synergy Integrated Medical Centre team. 

Dr Akel provides:

  • Advice on all aspects of primary care, including the diagnosis and treatment of illness for all age groups
  • Prevention education including inoculations, vaccinations and immunization
  • Advice on managing and maintaining general health and well-being
  • Specialized Medicals for the Aviation industry for Pilots and Cabin Crew

 Dr Akel is currently a member of:

 - The Emirates Medical Society

 - Lebanese Order of Physicians

 - Aerospace Medical Association

 - The Civil Aviation Medical Association

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Dr. Parviz Rashvand
ND (Can.)
Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine
Member of the Canadian Naturopathic Association
UAE Certified Naturopathic Doctor
Quantum Medical Specialist

 

Dr Parviz is a pioneer in many areas of Naturopathic Medicine in the UAE. He is trained both in conventional and natural medicine and has studied dentistry partially. He combines many different natural modalities. Dr. Parviz is extremely passionate about helping patients suffering from cancer, MS, autism and other severe auto-immune and degenerative conditions. He says: “Naturopathy is the art of improving quality of health” and he sees amazing results.

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Dr. Rachel Hayek

General Practitioner, MD

Aviation Medical Examiner: GCAA, FAA, EASA,  CASA & Transport Canada designated AME.

 

Dr Rachel is a dual Lebanese and French Citizen who is fluent in English, Arabic and French and has over 20 years of experience in General Medicine Practice.

As a graduate of the University Claude Bernard (France) in 1991, Dr Rachel trained in key hospitals in Lyon, France. Her training is wide and extensive covering various fields of medical treatment including emergency, intensive care, internal medicine and surgery.

After completing her Post graduation studies, Dr Rachel ran her own private practice successfully for several years, along with a key role in hospital practice in Lebanon.

Dr. Rachel is also an Aviation Medical Examiner, trained in the USA and authorized since 2006 by the GCAA (General Civil Aviation Authority), to conduct all aviation class medical assessments.

She has been appointed since 2012 by the FAA (Federal Aviation Authority/ USA) and CASA (Civil Aviation Safety Authority/ Australia ) as a designated AME in Dubai –UAE, to conduct medical examinations for all aviation classes.

In 2013, Dr. Hayek got designated by EASA (European Aviation Safety Authority), and in February 2014, she was appointed by Transport Canada.

She is also a member of French Order of Physicians and Lebanese Order of Physicians and has 20 years of experience in General Medicine and Hospital Practice. Dr Rachel had been a part of Dr. Akel's General Medical Clinic – (GMC) for the last 10 years before joining the Synergy Integrated Medical Centre in Al Wasl Road, Dubai.

With her friendly approach and pro-active attitude, she is able to offer her knowledge and medical experience to the Dubai community. She strongly believes in Preventive Medicine and patient education, and has developed an extensive base of loyal families and individuals who rely on her patient care.

As a GP, she can provide care on all aspects of family health, from children to elderly, including diagnosis, treatment and management of acute and chronic illness, vaccinations, and most of all, preventive education adapted to the Dubai lifestyle.

 

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         Dr. Neda Nafei

         Chiropractic Practitioner

 

DR. NEDA NAFEI , an American Iranian Chiropractor has studied and graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in California and has been in practice  since 1991 with clinical specialty in soft tissue and musculoskeletal injuries from sports injuries, car accidents, industrial injuries and chronic conditions.

She has extensive training and advanced certifications in diagnosis, treatment and management of whiplash associated disorders and chronic conditions such as arthritis and rehabilitation management of chronic musculoskeletal conditions. She has provided expert testimonials in California courts in the areas of motor vehicle crash parameters, injury biomechanics, human factors, diagnosis and chiropractic management, prognosis and disability. She had relocated to Dubai since 2008. Currently she does postural assessment and injury prevention consulting and lectures for many athletic teams and sports clubs in Dubai such as the “Dubai Ladies Club” and “Fitness First” Clubs helping the club members with any musculoskeletal injuries and questions

Clinical Areas of Expertise Include:

·         Headache

·         Neck Pain

·         Back Pain and Sports related injuries

·         Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

·         Arthritis

·         Stress Related Symptoms

·         Wellness Care

 



 

   

     Dr. Maria Nikolopoulou

     MBBS, MD, MRCOG

      Specialist Obstetrician/Gynecologist

 

·     Dr. Maria Nikolopoulou is an Obstetrics/Gynecology Specialist with over 18 years of  

      International experience.

She studied at the University of Texas in Dallas, USA and she has graduated from UHSA

with an MD degree.

She worked in the UK with Prof. K. Nikolaides at the renowned Harris Birthright Research

Centre for Foetal Medicine performing ultrasounds for the prenatal diagnosis of congenital

abnormalities and digital markers of chromosomal abnormalities. There, she also carried

out research work.

Dr. Nikolopoulou’s special interests include colposcopy for cervical cancer prevention,

reconstructive surgery of the vulva, vaginal bleeding diagnosis and treatment.

     

      Specialty:

·         Gynecology and Obstetrics Specialist

·         Adolescent Gynecology

·         Infertility Problems

·         Ca Screening

·         Gynecological Surgery

·         Normal and instrumental deliveries

·         Caesarian Sections

     

       Board Certification & Credentials:

·         Degree in Medicine UHSA

·         Specialty degree in OBS / Gynecology

·         Member of the OBS / Gynecology Society in Greece

·         Specialized training in Foetal Ultrasound, UK

     

       Special Expertise & Services:

·         Family Planning and Contraception

·         Puberty Hormonal problems

·         Premenopausal and anti-aging therapy

·         Premenstrual syndrome (PMS)

·         Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding-Heavy Periods

·         Menstrual pain

·         Ovarian Cyst and PCOS

·         Uterine Fibroids

·         Endometriosis

·         Urinary incontinence

·         Cervical Smear

·         Colposcopy and cervical Biopsy

·         STD and Sexual function problems

·         Vaccination to prevent cervical Cancer

·         Reconstructive Surgery of the Vulva (vagina and Labie)

·         Hysteroscopy

·         Laparoscopy

·         Gynecological Surgery

·         Breast Exam and Ultrasound

·         Gynecological and Obstetrics ultrasound

·         Antenatal – postnatal check up

·         Miscarriage and recurrent pregnancy loss

·         Normal and high risk pregnancy follow up

·         Normal and instrumental deliveries

·         Caesarian Sections

 

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Dr. Andrea Tosatto
Clinical Psychologist
for Adults, Teenagers and Children

PHD Psychology
PHD Philosophy
Master Music Therapy
ABA Therapist (Card)

After Classic studies Dr. Andrea Tosatto completed a Doctor Degree in Philosophy (University of Genova Italy 1997), a Doctor Degree in Psychology (University of Pavia Italy 2005) and a Master in Music Therapy (2008).

As a Psychologist, he has worked for a heart rehabilitation private hospital (ISCC Camogli Genova), a Juvenile Law Court (Juvenile law Court of Genova), and for Medical and Educational Centers, where he worked as an educator for psychotic, problematic or abused children and teenagers (S.A.B.A. Genova) and as an ABA therapist for autistic children (trained by the American association CARD). He has also tutored young football players of GENOA CFC spa (Italian First Division).

His approach to the patient is an integrated one, using techniques of COGNITIVE PSYCHOTHERAPY inside a framework of JUNGHIAN analysis and may combine these techniques with Elements of Yoga and Music Therapy, as needed.

To read an article written by Dr. Tosatto click here

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Yongjie Lu

Chinese Medicine Practitioner

 

Dr. Yongjie Lu has studied Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine at Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in China from 1999 to 2004. After graduation, he has been to Russia to represent his university and promote the Traditional Chinese Medicine from 2004 to 2005. He joined the well-known Beijing SZT Hospital as Medical Doctor in Acupuncture, Traditional Chinese Medicine and also Emergency Department. Dr. Lu has been practicing in Dubai since 2008. He thrives to help his patients achieve physical and mental well-being.

Member of the China Association of Chinese Medicine
UAE Certified Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner

Specialty:

·         Allergies

·         Back Pain

·         IBS

·         Depression

·         Gynaecological conditions

·         Headache

·         Infertility

·         Supporting for IVF

·         Insomnia

·         PMS

·         Sciatica

·         Sport Injuries

·         Stress Tendonitis

Fluent in English and Mandarin   


 

          Seema Yazdani
     
   Beauty Therapist
       Permanent Make-up Artist

 

 

Seema is a certified cosmetic therapist specializing in permanent makeup and skin works. She does deep cleansing organic facials, TCA chemical and organic peels to rejuvenate skin and the latest addition to her services is the oxygen therapy to strengthen the microcellular circulation and improved cell renewal.

Oxygen facial known as OxyDerma also minimizes wrinkle development, improves the skin´s elasticity, regulates sebum production, refreshes complexion, detoxifies and purifies the skin, improves the general look of skin, regulates the moisture content. She also offers permanent pain-free hair reduction, using light therapy. This therapy can also treat acute acne, pigmentations and vascular lesions.

She is also one of Dubai’s few therapists who performs paramedical procedures such as creating areolas and nipples, scar camouflage and treatment of vitiligo and removal of permanent make-up (tattoo/ micropigmentation).

 


    

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