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.