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 areas.

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. Marwan S. Depal M.D.

Plastic Surgeon

Marwan Depal has over 17 years’ experience in General, Plastic and Cosmetic Surgeries, including reconstructive surgery, facial cosmetic procedures, breast augmentation, abdominoplasty, birthmark and tattoo removal, as well as aesthetic injectables. After receiving his Doctor of Medicine Certificate at the Medicine Academy in Sophia in 1993, he gained his General Surgery, and Burns, Plastic, and Reconstructive Surgery Specialist Certificates from Damascus University, in his native Syria.

His bank of surgical knowledge has been added to throughout his work history, holding positions as a Specialist in Burns, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and Consultant General and Plastic Surgeon, most recently at Sama Medical Care in Doha. Passionate about patient care, Dr. Depal uses his plentiful experience to ensure that each of his patients receives the best possible service, from consultation, through to procedure and aftercare. His positive attitude, motivation, and ability to communicate well with any patient have made Marwan a crucial part of the West Bay Medicare's team of dedicated doctors. Speaks, writes, and reads Bulgarian, English and Arabic.

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. Bassem Hmiedan

Dentist

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. Basma Saber

Dentist

Dr. Basma Saber graduated from the School of Dental Surgery, University of Sheffield ,UK where she received her BDS. She also obtained her MSc in Prosthetic Dentistry from Eastman Dental Institute at the University of London in 1990. Following her graduation she worked in two Dental Clinics before establishing her own Dental Clinic which she opened in Sheffield and developed successfully for 15 years. During this period of her practice she has acquired a high reputation with her patients in her area with consistently excellent patient feedback and satisfaction. Throughout these 15 years, Dr. Saber further developed her expertise by acquiring a Certificate in Clinical Education (2011) and a Diploma in Clinical Education with Merit (2013) from Sheffield Hallam University, UK. These new accolades qualified Dr. Saber to be a certified trainer and hence enabled her to train newly qualified Dentists, which will be of extreme value to West Bay Medicare as it expands in the future.

Throughout her long career in Dentistry, Dr. Saber has acquired a wide range of skills and expertise including the diagnosis and treatment of patients with diverse dental conditions, ranging from the simple to the more complex cases. She is eminently capable of providing a wide range of the latest dental procedures and treatments, in addition to performing cosmetic dentistry.

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. Muataz Shwash

Urology Consultant

Dr Muataz Shwash German Board of Urology (Muenster). European Board for Urology (Bruessel)

Dr. Muataz worked at many Urological Clinics in Germany for more than 12 Years expanding his Experience in many reputable Centers in Germany especially in the University of Mannheim. Germany (Prof. Dr. Med. P. Alken).
He had the opportunity to consolidate his knowledge on the entire spectrum of Urology starting with the most advanced minimal invasive Treatment Methods to the most complicated open surgical Therapy.
Dr. Muataz contributed also in many studies in the urology fields especialy in Stone Therapy and Bladder Cancer Treatment.
Dr Muataz earned the German and the European Board of Urology which bring him to be able to deal with almost the all urological Cases and worked for along Time as a Senior Consultant of Urology in many reputable centers in Germany and Arab Gulfs.
His speciality covered almost all kind of the urological Treatment included Uro-Oncology, Inkontinence Therapie, Endourology, Pediatric Urology, Reconstructive Urology and Female Urology.
Dr Muataz has the Ability to speake German, English and Arabic.
With his extensive experience in Urology, Dr .Muataz will be excellent additional to our proffisional team of doctors.


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 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.

Pathologist

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. Nassima Allouche C.

Endocrinologist

Our Resident Endocrinologist Dr. Nassima Allouche, received her Diploma of Doctor in Medicine in 2010, and quickly went on to specialise in Endocrinology. She completed her Residency at the Central Hospital of Army Mohamed Sghir Nekkache in 2013, before moving on to a Residency in Diabetes, eventually becoming a consultant in the disease. Over the next few years she improved her experience and expertise in her chosen fields, including with her most recent position as a Specialist Doctor in Endocrinology at the Turkish Hospital in Doha.

Throughout her career she has gained a great deal of knowledge, as well as effectively diagnosing patients, designing treatment plans, and sensitively addressing their concerns. She has experience in providing clinical therapy in the likes of paediatric endocrinology, infertility, diabetes, obesity, adrenal disorders, thyroid disorders, and pituitary diseases. Dr. Nassima's dual expertise in Endocrinology and Diabetes, with additional experience in Metabolic Diseases, has made her a valued member of the medical team here at West Bay Medicare.

Dr. Amal A. Nasser

hematologist and oncologist

Dr. Amal Nasser, A well-known as an excellent Medical Oncologist and Hematologist with busy practice encompassing the most patient-centered, up-to-date care possible.

She is committed not only to outstanding clinical practice in blood diseases and providing special diagnostic medical care for cancer, but also to patient education, and providing a professional and convenient setting in which we deliver care.

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. 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. Michel Ayoub

Consultant General Surgeon

Graduate of Saint Joseph University of Beirut in 1989 as general medicine Graduate of Nice - Sophia Antipolis School of Medicine - France in 1995 in General and Laparoscopic Surgery 13 years’ Experience in Lebanon.

Since 2008 Dr. Ayoub has been in Qatar as Consultant General surgery in Doha Clinic Hospital The specialty covers all kinds of digestive surgeries and thyroid glands surgery.
Fluent in Arabic, French and English

Dr. Alif Saleh

Radiologist

Our Head of Radiology Department Dr Alif Saleh, graduated from Medical School in Sweden back in 1982. Over the following 35 years, Dr Saleh began gaining experience in various modalities in Radiology, staring with his residency program in Diagnostic Radiology at the Hasleholm and Lunds University Hospital in Sweden. He worked his way up the career. Dr Saleh received the Swedish Board in Diagnostic Radiology in 1988. In September 1989 was appointed as the Head of radiology department In Hassleholm Sweden until 1992 when Dr Saleh moved to Jordan and was appointed upon his arrival as the Head of the Radiology Department and Head of Cardiovascular Catheterization’s unit at the Al-Khalidi Hospital and Medical Centre in Jordan in 1994, positions he held for almost 25 years. In 1999 Dr Saleh gained the subspecialty in interventional radiology and was elected as an acting member of the cardiovascular and Interventional Society of Europe. Dr Saleh was one of the pioneers in Interventional Radiology and was the first one in Jordan to perform and introduce various interventional procedures.

Throughout his long and illustrious career, Dr. Saleh gained a vast knowledge of experience and work with continuous updating his knowledge by participating in many domestic and international congresses, workshops, conferences also as a lecturer in diagnostic radiology including X-ray, ultrasound, MRI, CT-Scans, as well as a long history working in interventional work in both doing all vascular and non-vascular.

West Bay Medicare is honoured to have such an experienced and talented physician as part of the team. His experience with diagnostics, radiology, and interventional medicine will be of great value to our medical team and our patients.
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