Board of Directors

Dr. Enas Al-Alawi, MD
Dr. Enas Al-Alawi is a Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgeon. She earned her Medical degree from the National University of Ireland and her Fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland. She has also earned her Post graduate degree from University of Wales, and Masters in Health Care Management from the Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland. Dr. Enas has special interest in controlling obesity with the most advanced surgical techniques.

Dr. Adnan M. A. Abu Hammour, MD

Dr. Adnan Abu Hammour is a Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist. He is the owner and founder of Abu Hammour Medical Center (AMC), in Dubai Health Care City. He has completed his residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Gastroenterology at the University of Illinois in Chicago. In addition he has also completed one year of fellowship in advanced therapeutic endoscopy at UIC Chicago, USA. He has obtained his Diploma in Health Care Management from the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland.

He is the current Secretary General of the African Middle East Association of Gastroenterology (AMAGE) and he was the past President of the Emirates Medical Association Division of Gastroenterology (EMAGI). Dr. Abuhammour is very active in clinical research with a lot of publications and he is currently adjunct associate professor of medicine at MBRU and the chairman of research and academic council at Dubai Health Care City.

Dr. Issam Mardini, MD
Dr Issam is an Orthopedic and hand Surgeon. He is a member of several associations such as the Emirates Medical Association, GCC Ortho-Trauma Association and the International Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology (SICOT). Dr. Issam has also conducted several conferences around the world in the field of Orthopedic Surgery.

Dr. Caesar Zahka, MD
Dr. Caesar is a Consultant Neurologist at Burjeel Hospital, Medeor Hospital and Healthbay Medical Clinic. He completed his residency and fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology in Detroit, Michigan. He had a special training in Paediatric Neurology, Psychiatry, and Sleep Medicine in addition to electives in Neuro-Ophthalmology.

He went on to gain further education in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine at the Changdu Traditional Chinese Medicine University, in Sichuan, China. He is currently the CEO in International Modern Hospital, Dubai, UAE.

Dr. Khaldoun Sabbagh, MD
Dr. Al-Sabbagh is a graduate of the Faculty of Medicine, Aleppo University, Syria  in 1986. After specializing in Obstetrics and Gynecology, He practiced medicine in various hospitals in Syria and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, holding different leadership positions during this period.

Dr. Al-Sabbagh was then picked as the Chief Executive Officer of the International Modern Hospital (IMH) in Dubai, UAE, where he helped in building hospital systems and readiness leading to its successful inauguration and later international quality accreditation. During his tenure at IMH, he overlooked all aspects of administrative, financial and medical operations.

Currently, Dr. Al-Sabbagh is the Director of Health care Administration, responsible for liaising medical services with brokerage, insurance companies and providers as well as supervising the healthcare provision services within the network.

Dr. Bushra Al Sogair, MD
onsultant of Health Promotion, Event Planner and Organizer

Dr. Bushra was awarded the degree of the Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgeryt MBBS from Saudi Arabia. After that, she completed her Masters in Health Promotion Management from Virginia, USA. She also holds a Diploma of Dermatology from Cardiff, UK and a Diploma of Aesthetic Medicine from the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine. Dr. Bushra is positive, creative and passionate about raising health awareness.

At Balsam, Dr. Bushra is the Health Promotion Consultant as well as the Event Planner and Organizer. She handles the planning and organization of health awareness campaigns and medical events. In addition, she produces health awareness materials such as videos, health tips info graphics, newsletters, etc.

She is keen about changing people’s lives by encouraging healthy life style and preventing diseases.