American Hospital Dubai appoints second Consultant Dermatologist as skin complaints continue to rise

Top Quote The American Hospital Dubai has announced the appointment of Dr. Roula Amer as a Consultant Dermatologist. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) February 02, 2012 - Dr Amer, who is German Board Certified in Dermatology (2006) will join the team in the hospital's dermatology department, which is growing in response to a rise in the demand for skin treatments. Dr Amer undertook her basic training in Syria before moving to Germany; she is a German citizen and speaks fluent Arabic.

    Prior to joining the American Hospital Dubai, Dr Amer was based in Germany as a Consultant Dermatologist at a Medical Care Center in Frankfurt. She completed her basic medical training and her Masters in Dermatology and Venereology at the University of Damascus, Syria, and then moved to Germany and did there the specialist training (FACHARZT) at the University of Frankfurt .

    In addition to her German Board Certification, Dr Amer is also Certified in Botulinum Toxin and Filler Therapy, Laser medicine, and Skin Cancer Screening, and is a member of the German Society for Botoxtherapy DGBT and Fellow of the German Association for Dermatologists BVDD .

    Commenting on the new appointment, Mr Thomas Murray, CEO of the American Hospital Dubai, said: "Dermatology is an important and growing area of focus for the hospital as we continue to see increasing demand for medical and cosmetic treatments. Conditions from skin cancers to skin infections and inflammatory skin diseases are becoming increasingly common within the community. It is a pleasure to welcome Dr Amer, who brings tremendous experience and expertise to the hospital and joins our growing team of physicians, who are all US Board Certified or equivalent."
    About the American Hospital Dubai

    The American Hospital Dubai is a 156-bed, acute care, general medical/surgical private hospital with more than 80 physician multi-specialty group practice, designed to provide a high quality, American standard of healthcare to meet the needs and exceed the expectations of the people of Dubai, the UAE and the surrounding Gulf States. The American Hospital Dubai became the first hospital in the Middle East to be awarded JCI accreditation in May 2000 and successfully underwent further surveys by the JCI in 2003, 2006 and 2009 to maintain its accredited status.

    The American Hospital Dubai has continued to expand to meet the demand for more personalized services, comfort and convenience, while broadening the services and deepening the level of expertise and care offered. In response to the strong increase in local and regional demand for its services, the hospital constructed a new state of the art Outpatient Clinic Building.

    In addition to the new facilities and services, the hospital continues its ongoing physician recruitment plan, which will extend the number of American Board Certified or equivalent practicing physicians at the Hospital to over 100.

    The hospital's new bed tower is currently rolling out new facilities and, on completion in 2011, will create an additional 240 beds in private rooms and suites, transforming the hospital into a 384-bed campus.

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