Dr. Zaib Shaikh is a General Medicine Physician and a Telemedicine specialist at Health at Hand. He is a US trained physician who moved to the UAE in 2014 with his family.
With over 20 years of clinical practice and experience in the USA and UAE. Dr. Shaikh began his basic medical training in India and continued his post graduate training in the United States. He completed his General Surgery training in India before switching to Family Medicine in the US. He has a special interest in General Medicine and is fascinated by the body’s own integral ability to heal itself.
Having conducted and published multiple clinical studies in Internal Medicine journals, Dr. Shaikh is BLS, ACLS, and ATLS certified and licensed with the DHA and DHCC in Dubai. He is a registered member of the American College of Surgeons and the American Medical Association.
Dr. Zaib still manages to make some time to pursue his passion for basketball, exercise and travel.
Dr. Esther Dairo is a General Medicine Physician and a Telemedicine specialist at Health At Hand and is experienced in Internal Medicine, General Medicine and Obstetrics & Gynecology.
Dr. Esther Dairo graduated from one of the top medical schools in Nigeria in 2011 with an MBChB and moved to the United States of America to practice. With over 8 years’ experience practicing in both institutional hospitals and multi-specialty clinics in different areas of medicine -Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Endocrinology, Obstetrics and Gynecology-, she has had a significant exposure to patients from diverse cultural backgrounds with diverse medical conditions.
She has a special interest in Internal Medicine and Preventive Medicine, particularly chronic disease management and she is BLS and ACLS certified. She is also a member of the American College of Physicians and Society for General Internal Medicine.
Dr. Yousra Ali is a member of the Royal Board of Dutch Physicians with full General Medical Council registration and practice in the United Kingdom. She is licensed in Dubai Health Authority and Department of Health Abu Dhabi. She is an experienced general medicine practitioner, with over 15 years of experience and special expertise in minor surgical procedures, intensive care, emergency medicine, social medicine, women and children’s health.
Dr. Yousra has practised in different countries in Europe and MENA region. Her priority is to listen to her patients and build a mutual trustworthy relationship with them. Her aim in her medical practice is the engagement of her patients in decisions concerning their health and management plan. Dr. Yousra speaks English, Dutch and Arabic, as well as knowledge of German and French. She enjoys meeting people from different cultural backgrounds.
Dr. Yousra has also experience in teaching medical students and delivers Continuous Medical Education sessions (CME). She has conducted and been part of a number of researches and evidence- based case reports (EBCR) at the departments of Ophthalmology, Internal Medicine/Infectious Diseases and Social Medicine at the Academic Hospital of Utrecht, The Netherlands. She is an active member of multi-cultural organisations in Utrecht and The Hague, The Netherlands.
Dr. Samina Zaman is Family Medicine Consultant and a Telemedicine specialist at Health at Hand.
Dr. Samina studied Medicine (MBChB) at the University of Glasgow, UK. She then completed her general and Family Medicine training in West Yorkshire, UK where she continued to practice as a Family Medicine Consultant. Dr. Samina has 14 years of experience and has worked in different areas of medicine including, Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Psychiatry, Emergency Medicine, Dermatology and Family Medicine.
She is a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners (London) and holds her license to practice with both the General Medical Council (UK) and Dubai Health Authority.
Dr Samina can offer a range of acute, chronic and preventative medical care. She has a special interest in chronic disease and lifestyle management. Her aim is to provide the best evidence and patient-based care for her patients.
Dr. Mohammed Abbas has over 12 years of experience as a General Practitioner having worked in the US and Iraq in both hospital and general practice settings. A skilled and compassionate physician, fluent in English and Arabic, Dr. Abbas is committed to delivering high-quality, patient-centered care using his broad experience across various specialties.
Dr. Divya Bansal is a Family Medicine Consultant, trained in the United States at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. She finished her family medicine training in Montgomery, Alabama.
During her residency, she was awarded the Outstanding Resident of the Year. She was also recognized for her excellence in teaching.
She has experience in treating patients of all ages with various ailments in both acute and chronic settings. In the US, she worked in urgent care and outpatient clinics.
She firmly believes in preventative care and has special interest in acute musculoskeletal conditions.
Dr Mariam Thomas is a General Medicine Physician and telemedicine specialist at Health at Hand.
Dr Mariam trained and graduated from the University of Pretoria,South Africa. She then immigrated to Australia and has more than 10 years of experience in her field.
She has been based in the United Arab for the past 3 years, where she has been focused in the field of family medicine/primary care and telemedicine.
She has a keen interest in Emergency Medicine, Dermatology and Internal Medicine.
Dr Thomas has a breadth of international experience in Australia and South Africa, treating vast array of acute and chronic medical conditions.
Dr Thomas has a holistic, patient centered and evidenced based approach to patient care, and has built her practice through trust and respect for her patients. She communicates with patients sensitively and ensures excellent, safe and thorough patient care is implemented within National Institute of Excellence guidelines and framework.