Rehabilitation, Homecare and Long Term Care
Dr. Sabahat Wasti
Consultant Physical Medical & Rehabilitation
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi

Dr. Wasti is currently working at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi as a Staff Physician, Neurology, Neurological Institute. He previously joined Cambridge Medical & Rehbilitation Center in 2014 as a Consultant Physician in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. In this capacity he is responsible for the oversight and care of our patients receiving rehabilitative therapies as well as at our partner companies Manzil Health Care Services and ProVita International Medical Center. He is widely experienced in medical rehabilitation with a special interest in neurorehabilitation. He has vast experience in the management of complications of acquired brain injury such as spasticity, motor impairments, and cognitive problems including memory deficits, fatigue and neurogenic pain. Additionally, he brings an impressive track record and experience in establishing acquired brain injury rehabilitation programs to Cambridge Medical & Rehabilitation Center. Dr. Wasti is also focusing on long-term management of complex neurological disability including developmental disability of the childhood. Additional areas of interest include biomechanics, posture, seating and new technologies in rehabilitation.

He has experience in environmental control systems and emerging robotic therapies. He currently serves as Gulf Area Vice President of World Federation of Neurorehabilitation (WFNR) and as Secretary of the Ethics Special Interest Group of the WFNR. He has served as Rehabilitation Representative on the National Guideline Development group for Multiple Sclerosis in the UK and acts as reviewer for international peer publication neurorehabilitation journal. Prior to his current tenure, Dr. Wasti consulted SKMC in Rehabilitation Medicine and spent 9 years of his professional career at Sheffield Teaching Hospital Trust.

Dr. Wasti received his Bachelor’s degree in Medicine from Khyber Medical College Peshawar Pakistan. He did his Postgraduate training in the United Kingdom and Ireland. He became Member of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland in 1992. He completed his training in Rehabilitation in the United Kingdom in 1998.

Dr. Mazin Adil El-Said
Medical Director
Arab Euro Home Nursing Services and Intercare Health Center

Dr. Mazin El-said has completed MBBS from Faculty of Medicine, University of Medical Sciences and Technology in Khartoum, Sudan. Dr. Mazin had subsequently undergone training in a variety of specialties including Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Surgery, Geriatrics and Family Medicine. His experience and knowledge gained through his exposure to multiple medical disciplines in UAE, such as outpatient GP clinics, chronic disease management, physician home visits, wound care management, telehealth programs and projects, mobile clinics, wellness programs and nurseries health checks and screening.

His hands-on approach has been the foundation for the development of an array of skills, which have allowed him to succeed in his endeavors in Family Medicine, Home Healthcare, Care Coordination and Healthcare Management.

In August 2017, as a Quality Team Lead and Medical Director, he led the organization through a successful JCI accreditation from the first attempt in a very short time to prepare for. He has been involved in establishing a home-care ventilation program in collaboration with Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi and Linde Healthcare. He has special interest in Care Coordination due to the gaps in the healthcare care systems in the region. His passion is to provide a high quality patient centered care through applying best and up to date practice guidelines combined with competent care coordination to improve patient experience.
Chris Macdonell
Managing Director
Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities

Chris began her varied career in the health care industry as an occupational therapist after graduating from the University of Southern California. While in California, she became an administrator of a full rehabilitation continuum of care. Chris came to CARF in 1991. She has served as the Managing Director of Medical Rehabilitation and International Medical Rehabilitation and Aging Services during her time with CARF. Chris is a Fellow of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine. Chris has represented CARF at international, national, regional and local meetings to promote and interpret standards and the use of accreditation as a quality business and clinical strategy throughout the continuum of care.
Dr. Shalini Selvaraj
Consultant Physician
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City

Dr. Selvaraj is currently working in a Home Care Department of SKMC. Her post initially included working at Rowdah Clinic and Home Care. Her experience in gynaecology meant that she was sent referrals from other clinics for management of menorrhagia, infertility, pelvic pain, contraception and urogynaecology.

Within the Home Care Department, she attended the monthly palliative meetings and involved with teaching the residents of Family Medicine and Internal Medicine. She has worked as Clinical Lead for anticoagulation for Manchester and they have successfully set up a city-wide community anticoagulation service in 2011. Also participated in regular annual appraisals with the Manchester PCT and has been revalidated by the GMC till 2019.

Working on District General Hospitals in the UK and abroad, Dr. Selvaraj have gained useful clinical and teaching experience in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. While working as a Gynaecologist in Abu Dhabi, she was encouraged to apply for a General Practice training post in the area of Womens’ Health. Minor gynaecological procedures that she performed would include removal of cervical polyps, IUCD fittings and vaginal pessary changes. Patients with postmenopausal bleeding, menorrhagia and infertility problems can be managed in primary care until further invasive hospital procedures are required like laparoscopy or hysteroscopy.

Vilma Saldanha
Clinical Quality Officer
Dubai Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation Center - DHA

Ms.Vilma Saldanha achieved in getting a recognition to the center with CARF accreditation for Interdisciplinary Outpatient Medical Rehabilitation program for adults, child and Adolescent. The accreditation is awarded first time in UAE and Middle East region for outpatient rehabilitation facilities. She plays the key coordinator role with a wide array of responsibilities in accreditation activities and quality improvement activities within the facility which includes and not limited to documentation control –preparation and implementation of protocol, guidelines and policies and staff training & development.

Has a brief experience as a Nursing Head and Case manager at Al Rahmah home health care in recruitment, training and educating staff, competency validation for nursing staff, patient assessment, education and implementation of home care protocol, guidelines and policies.

Has experience as Nursing supervisor and charge of Labor suite at NMC specialty hospital. Has been a Panel member for JCI re-accreditation 2012. Was Responsible for educating and training staffs for JCI accreditation, medical records auditing and quality indicators and quality improvement plans maintenance.

As for educational background she is Masters in Obstetrics and Gynaecology nursing from Manipal University, India and has a years of clinical and teaching experience in nursing at Karnataka, India .

Dr. Ahmed Al Adawy
Expert Quality - Patient Safety Consultant
Dubai Health Authority

Dr. AL-Adawy is Expert Quality and Patient safety Processes working at Dubai Healthcare Authority (DHA) Headquarter. He is responsible for overseeing DHA compliance with Dubai Government Excellency Performance Award (DGEP) with DHA facilities. In addition, he is coaching the deployment of patient safety culture among healthcare workers.

He has been certified as quality professional from National Association of Healthcare Quality (NAHQ). He is recognized as a quality resource person and strategic healthcare consultant in the Middle East. He has been selected as a speaker and facilitator in several conferences, workshops & seminars throughout the region. He commenced many missions under World Health Organization (WHO) to move quality and safety in the Middle East Countries.

Dr. Ahmed Hussein
Chief Executive Officer
Pyramids Health Service

As an experienced Pediatrician and Neonatologist, Dr. Ahmed has an outstanding track of records on the clinical aspect as well as the managerial field. His contribution to the medical sector has enabled him to build up a strong professional relation with HAAD and Daman.

With the motto: Service Beyond Distinction”, strong work ethics and a belief in returning blessings to the community, he supports outreach programs like “Smile” and providing services to the under-privileged.

Neelam Hendricks
Occupational Therapist
Amana Healthcare

Neelám Hendricks is an Occupational Therapist at Amana Healthcare. She qualified in 2006 with a Degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of Stellenbosch. She has extensive experience in neuro rehabilitation and has worked in a variety of settings from rehabilitation centres to government institutions to private healthcare facilities in the Middle East.

Dr Nazakat Hussain
Consultant Rehabilitation Medicine/Medical Director
Cambridge Medical & Rehabilitation Center

Dr. Nazakat is currently a Clinical Director at Rehabilitation Medicine American Hospital Dubai. He developed a state of the art multidisciplinary inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services department from scratch at American Hospital Dubai. He was responsible for all the initial planning, execution, recruitment, scope of service development, quality improvement and governance as well getting all the necessary approvals from the concerned regulatory authorities.

The centre is now one of the most profitable and praised service of the hospital. They are providing multidisciplinary rehabilitation to a range of clinical conditions including neurospinal, musculoskeletal and critical illnesses.

Dr. Amal Al Haddad
Assistant Director of Operations
Cambridge Medical & Rehabilitation Center

Dr. Amal is an experienced Assistant Director Of Operations with a demonstrated history of working in the hospital & health care industry. Skilled in Oncology, Molecular Biology, Critical Care Nursing, Healthcare Management, and Healthcare. Strong operations professional with a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) focused in Medicine and Health Sciences - Cancer biology/Oncology from United Arab Emirates University.