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Aster Medical Centre, Al Muteena (DMPC)

Al Muteena, Deira, UAE

Clinic Profile

Aster’s Dr. Moopen’s Polyclinic (DMPC) stands amid the bustling business domain of Dubai, with 18 specialities treating patients from different walks of life. Over the years, the polyclinic has earned the reputation of providing comprehensive healthcare services to various sections of the population residing in the territory. With a dedicated team of experienced specialists aided by modern diagnostic equipment, this polyclinic has ensured prompt diagnosis and dependable treatment.



8:00 am - 11:59 pm    


8:00 am - 11:59 pm    


8:00 am - 11:59 pm    


8:00 am - 11:59 pm    


8:00 am - 11:59 pm    


8:00 am - 11:59 pm    


8:00 am - 11:59 pm    

Disclaimer : Doctor’s timings are subject to change. For further inquiries please contact the concerned Medical Centre.


Aster Medical Centre, Al Muteena (DMPC)

Al Muteena Street

Al Ghurair Real Estate Building, Near Dubai Palm Hotel

Tel: +971 4 4400 500

Fax: +97142979076

E-mail: dmpc@astermedicalcentre.com

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  •   General Surgery

    The Department of General and Minimally Invasive Surgery is a full-fledged healthcare facility providing complete evaluation, diagnosis, and surgical treatment for a wide variety of disorders. The department uses an integrated approach to deliver superb care and compassion. Our surgeons are equipped with the most advanced minimally invasive surgical innovations and technology to cure the patients.

  •   General Medicine

  •   Pathology

    Laboratory Services at Aster Medical Centres, have been established with a view to provide wide range of Laboratory investigations necessary for patient care. The greatest emphasis has been given to ensure accuracy, precision, reproducibility and speedy reporting. The laboratories are equipped with state-of-the-art equipment's.

  •   Dentistry

  •   Ophthalmology

  •   Dermatology

    Beauty is joy that comes from within. At the Dermatology Department, Aster Medical Centre, our aim is to ensure that we provide you not just superficial skin treatment, but care that heals you from within. With expert advice from our experienced doctors and state-of-the-art infrastructure, we promise comprehensive treatment for all your skin concerns.

  •   Cardiology

    A healthy heart is a sign of overall well being. The department of cardiology at Aster Medical Centres understands your heart like none other. Cardiology is the study and treatment of disorders of the heart; it is a medical specialty which is involved in the care of all things associated with the heart and the arteries. The field includes medical diagnosis and treatment of congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, and valvular heart disease and so on.

  •   Orthopaedics

    At the Orthopaedic Department, Aster Medical Centre, our experts eliminate pain and ensure flexibility for your body so you can always walk with confidence.

  •   Psychiatry

    Our doctors at the Psychiatry Department, Aster Medical Centre, are well-experienced in offering you the psychiatric help that you may need. We are dedicated to helping you out in every possible way, and in assisting you to take on the challenges that you face.

  •   Gynaecology / Obstetrics

    Obstetrics and Gynecology is fully committed to deliver world-class health care services to women looking for gynecological solutions. We have a dedicated team of doctors offering a wide range of services. From pre-pregnancy care to childbearing and post-menopausal care, there is a solution for all health concerns a woman experiences during these stages.

  •   ENT

    The sense of smell and hearing, along with the power of speech, are the most important aspects of our well-being. At the ENT department, Aster Medical Centre, our experienced physicians help you lead a happy and complete life, by helping you overcome any difficulties that you face, related to your ear, nose and throat.

  •   Gastroenterology

    As the old saying goes, all’s well when your digestion is well. At Aster Medical Centres, we make sure that we live by this saying. Good digestive health describes a digestive system that has appropriate nutrient absorption, intestinal motility, immune function and a balanced microbiota. The practice of gastroenterology concentrates on the diagnosis and treatment of diseases involving the esophagus, stomach, small intestine and large intestine (colon), liver, gallbladder, and pancreas.

  •   Paediatrics

  •   Orthodontist

    Orthodontic treatment is a way of straightening or moving teeth, to improve the appearance of the teeth and how they work. It can also help to look after the long-term health of your teeth, gums and jaw joints, by spreading the biting pressure over all your teeth.

  •   Radiology

  •   Neurology

    Neurological disorders often cause a lot of distress, especially when not treated with the right care and expertise. At the Neurology Department, Aster Medical Centre, we take that extra effort to understand these problems. Our experienced doctors and staff are all well sensitized to the problems that you may face and thus, take that extra step to help make things better for you.

    Our neurology lab is equipped with state-of-the-art neurophysiology equipment's which perform EEG, EMG, Nerve Conduction Studies, VEP, BAER and SSEP tests.

  •   Urology

    The Department of Urology at Aster Medical Centres, offers comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services for adult and pediatric urological conditions. The Department always strives to deliver the best health care to our patients who seek advanced urological treatments in India.

  •   Orthopaedic Surgery

    Orthopaedic surgery is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system.

  • Dr. Somanathan K G

    General Surgery

    After finishing his  basic  qualification in MBBS and MS in general surgery he has worked  as a lecturer in the department of general surgery where he was handling  both the elective  and emergency  surgeries. He took his Mch  from the  very  prestigious mother  and child  hospital in Calicut medical  college. Where he became a competent paediatric surgeon.  He joined back  department of general surgery and he as in charge of department of pediatric surgery  also. He is in Dubai  from 2005 onwards  and had the  opportunity  to work in  various hospitals in dubai like zulekha hospital, Belhoul speciality hospital. Irani hospital and medcare hospitals. He joined Aster  in the year 2007 November and performing various surgeries in general. paediatric and laparoscopic fields.

  • Dr. Kassim Rawther

    General Medicine

    Passed BSc Zoology from Kerala University in 1975 and MBBS in 1982. In 1986 completed MD General Medicine. Engaged in Private practice a couple of years in Kerala. Started the career as General Medical Practitioner in Dubai from 1988. Became part of Aster family in 2008 by joining Dr. Koyas clinic. Presently specialist in internal Medicine in DMPC. Published several scientific articles and general write ups and travelogues. Articles written in his mother tongue Malayalam published in leading dailies. A well known speaker in CMEs. Presented various CME topics in Dubai, Ajman and Fujairah. Participates various health awareness programs actively for the lay public and speaks in media like TV and Radio. Interested in gardening, travel, reading, writing etc.. He became a part of Aster in Nov 2008

  • Dr. Sanket Vijay Joshi


    He has done MBBS (2003) and MD (2008) from Mumbai University, India. He started his carrer as Assistant Professor with KJ Somaiya Medical College, Mumbai India and then moved to SRL Diagnostics, Mumbai, India. He worked in SRL Diagnostics as Pathologist and Management Representative for almost 5 years. He joined Aster in November 2013.

  • Dr. Jose K. Kurian


    He passed his BDS from the Government Dental College, Trivandrum, India, in 1981. He later took his MDS in Prosthodontics, Crown and Bridge, from the Government Dental College, Trivandrum. He was doing his own Private Practice till January 1990, when he was appointed as Lecturer in Prosthodontics at the Government Dental College, Trivandrum, where he was into undergraduate and post graduate teaching, and clinical work. He later became an Assistant Professor of Prosthodontics at the same Government Dental College. In February 1998, He joined Aster as Specialist Prosthodontist and GP Dentist, where he continues till date.

  • Dr. Saleem Moopen


    He passed MBBS, DOMS and Master of Surgery (MS) in Ophthalmology  from JJM Medical College, Davangare. After practicing as Ophthalmologist, he passed his Fellowship in General Ophthalmology (FGO) from the Sankara Eye Instituite, Coimbatore, India. He worked as specialist in  Susrutal Laser centre, Davangare and then took his Fellowship in Anterior Segment Ophthalmology from the prestigious Sankara Eye Instituite, Coimbatore, India. He then moved to Dubai and started his work at Iranian Hospital, Dubai. He became a part of Aster in January 2003.

  • Dr. Sumi Thomas


    She passed M.B.B.S, D V D, M.D (Dermatology) from the prestigious Calicut Medical College. She obtained D N B in Dermatology in 2005. Dr. Sumi Thomas has won several awards during her training, including first prize in paper presentations at IADVL state conferences held at Trivandrum and Calicut. She has worked as Consultant Dermatologist in Calicut, also as Cosmetologist in Al Hind Cosmetology centre, Calicut, before taking up the job as A R T (N A C O) Officer in Calicut Medical College. She joined Government service as Lecturer in Dermatology at Calicut Medical College in 2008, before getting promoted as Assistant Professor of Dermatology. She has many articles published in many national and international journals, which are listed in PUBMED. Dr. Sumi joined Aster in December 2010.

  • Dr. Sivadas N. P.


    Passed MBBS and MD [medicine] from Kozhikode's medical college; DM [cardiology] from Kasturba medical college, Manipal. Joined as medicine unit chief in district headquarters Calicut in march 1977, continued up to march 1982. Worked as registrar in cardiology in Calicut medical college from oct. 1982 to oct 1983. Joined as the senior registrar in cardiology in Kasturba medical college Manipal in January 1984 and passed dm [post doctoral] cardiology in December i986. Joined as chief of the medical unit and in –charge of cardiology in January 1987, continued up to November 1992. Started overseas service after joining shaheen polyclinic bur Dubai in May 1993 as Cardiologist. Joined as a specialist cardiologist in April 1997 in Aster medical centre, and continuing.

  • Dr. Ghanshyam Lal Gupta


    Dr. Ghanshyam Lal Gupta is Specialist Orthopaedics with us, since 2005. He completed his residency (House job and Registrar) in Orthopaedics at Bombay hospital, Mumbai. He also worked at Al Zalla Hospital and University Hospital of Benghazi, Libya. He has also worked in England at various hospitals for 8 long years (mainly in London). He was unit head and later became head of the orthopaedics department at 1060+ bedded D.N.B recognized hospital of steel authority of India in Bhilai, Chhattisgarh. He was a Consultant and Dy. Head of Orthopaedics department at Qatifgen hospital(a 500 bedded multi specialty hospital, recognized by Royal College of Ireland) Saudi Arabia.

  • Dr. Mohammed Yousef


    Dr. Mohammed Yousef has been working as a Specialist Psychiatrist with us since 1997. He has done his MBBS from TD Medical College, Alleppey, Kerala. Further, he has done his DPM and MD (Psychiatry) from KMC Manipal. He also worked as a GP at Sultanate of Oman after completing his MBBS. After MD (Psychiatry), he worked as a Psychiatrist at Mandiram Hospital, Thiruvananthapuram. In 1994, he joined as a psychiatrist at Al Kassim Clinic, Dubai.

  • Dr. Indira Venkatraman

    Gynaecology / Obstetrics

    Did MBBS, DGO and MD (OBS-GYN) from the prestigious Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Pondicherry, India and MRCOG from London, UK. Has more than 30 years of experience in the field of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Moved to Dubai in 1987 and worked as an Obstetrician & Gynaecologist in Dubai Polyclinic, Dubai from 1987 to 1991. worked in the Ministry of Health, Fujairah as a Specialist Obstetrician and Gynaecologist for 13 years. Joined Aster as Specialist Obs/Gyn in April 2005 with Al Rafa Hospital for Maternity and surgery. Was involved in setting up the Obs Gyn Department here and the licensing formalities, functioning of the Outpatient and In patient Services including Deliveries and other Obstetric and Gynaecological surgeries. Presently practising at Aster Polyclinic, Deira, Dubai for Out patient Consultations and with attachment to Aster Hospital, Mankool, Bur Dubai  for in-patient care, conducting deliveries, Caesarean Sections, other operative Procedures and Obs Gynae Emergencies. Actively involved in managing early pregnancy problems like miscarriage, Ectopic pregnancy, Ante natal and post natal care, Management of High Risk pregnancy, Diet advice for pregnant and lactating mother, Diagnosis and treatment of infertility, Polycystic Ovarian Dicease (PCOD), Ovarian Cyst, Teenage problems, Menstrual Cycle disturbances and Hormonal Dysfunctions Ultra sonography, Cancer awareness and preventive programs, immunization for HPV / PAP Smear, treatment of vaginal discharge and pelvic infections, Urinary Tract Infections, Premarital, pre pregnancy, family planning, psycho sexual, and menopausal counseling, She became a part of Aster in April 2005.

  • Dr. Amutha Lakshmanachary

    General Medicine

    Her interest in family medicine was generated after exposure to multiple specialties during the immediate post MBBS period. Practicing family medicine made her aware of the huge burden of disease related to diabetes and prompted further study in the discipline. As a practitioner of Diabetology She have learned that patient empowerment through appropriate education and using guideline based goal directed therapy offers the best chance of controlling disease and limiting the complications. Her other interests include music, painting , books and taekwondo in which she hold a brown belt.

  • Dr. Hemjith Padmanibhan


    Dr. Hemjith Padmanibhan is working as a Specialist ENT with us. He did his MBBS from Calicut Medical College in 1989 and MS (ENT) from Indira Gandhi Medical College, Nagpur in 1994. After passing MS he worked as a Registrar in ENT in Mumbai. He worked as an ENT Surgeon in a private hospital in Kannur. Later he joined as lecturer in ENT at Academy of Medical Sciences, Pariyaram in October 1995. Besides teaching the undergraduate MBBS students he also dealt with emergency cases, both in patient and outpatient  management. He was promoted to Associate Professor in year 2000. In the year 2005 he was promoted to the post of Professor in ENT. He joined Aster DM Healthcare as Specialist ENT Surgeon  in October 2006 at Dr. Moopen's Polyclinic, Deira. He is performing routine ENT Surgeries in Medcare, Aster and Belhoul Hospital.

  • Dr. Jayakumar B. Kannan


    He passed MBBS and Doctorate of Medicine (MD) from Trivandrum Medical College, Kerala, after practicing as General Physician in Sarla Hospital, Kilimanoor, Trivandrum (1993-1996). Then joined as Senior Lecturer In Department of Medical Gastroenterology in Medical College, Trivandrum (1996-1999), Assistant Professor in Medical College, Trivandrum (2002-2003), Consultant Gastroenterologist and HOD in Dr. Nair’s Specialty Hospital, Kollam (2003-2005), Consultant Gastroenterologist in SIMS Kollam, Senior Consultant Gastroenterologist and HOD in Sree Utradom Thirunal Hospital – Trivandrum(2005-2008). Experienced Gastroenterologist over 18 years of diagnosing and treating patients by administering specialized medical treatments and procedures. Expert in Upper and Lower GI diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy. Special experience in Ultrasound Scan abdomen examination and interventions. Special experience in Capsule Endoscopy more than 200 cases in UAE. Excellent ability to develop and present educational programs and workshops, good organizer of CME, conferences, cultural programs. Sound knowledge of current principles, methods and procedures. Achievements: Dr. Radhakrishanan Memorial Gold Medal from Department of Internal Medicine. Best Paper Award Winner Indian Association of Gastroenterology Kerala Chapter 2002 annual conference. He joined with Aster as Specialist Gastroenterologist in the year April 2008.

  • Dr. Deepa Ganesh Ganiga


    She has completed her BDS from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Science in 2001. She was working with Dr. Kabres Orthodontic and Dental Clinic, Mumbai, India as Associate Dental Surgeon and as Dental Surgeon in KVK Dental Centre, Mumbai, India. She joined DM Healthcare in March 2007.

  • Dr. Josy Panikulam

    General Medicine

    He passed MBBS from Govt. Medical College, Calicut, in 1987. During his academic period, He was elected to the College Union as the Secretary of Social Service League in 1983-84. After passing out,  He underwent 1 year Senior Housemanship in Pediatrics at Jubilee Mission Hospital, Thrissur and worked as Resident Medical Officer in Surgery at Sacred Heart Hospital, Pullur, Irinjalakuda. He passed MD Degree in General Medicine in 1993 from Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, India (Mangalore University). During his post graduate training he had submitted his Dissertation “Role of Closed Pleural Biopsy in the Aetiological Diagnosis of Pleural Effusion under the Guidance of Prof B.M. Hegdeand Prof Joe Varghese. He worked for a short term as a Physician at Alphonsa Hospital Karukutty, Angamaly and St .Joseph’s Hospital Kothamangalam until he joined St. Joseph’s Hospital Choondal, Thrissur in 1996 as a consultant Physician and Head of a Medicine Unit. He took the initiative in setting up an 8 bedded Intensive Care Coronary Unit, which was the first one of its kind in that region. He came across many cases of Multidrug resistant Typhoid during his practice there, as it was a known endemic area for Typhoid. He took steps to control the Typhoid endemicity successfully. He also served as the Blood Bank Officer at St Joseph’s Hospital. He was an active member of IMA, Kunnamkulam Branch. After serving as Auditor of the Branch for 1 year, he was elected as the Treasurer of IMA, Kunnamkulam. He joined Aster as a General Practitioner working with us since 2003.

  • Dr. Major Sunil Mathew


    Completed MBBS from government medical college ,Trivandrum with first class. Joined indian army medical corps as short service commission officer. Completed post-graduation in MD Paediatrics from the prestigious armed forces medical college, AFMC, Pune

  • Dr. Vipin Challiyil


    Dr. Vipin Challiyil  obtained his BDS, in dentistry and MDS in Orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics from  Dr. MGR medical University of Chennai. He completed his Masters with First Rank. He worked as an Senior lecturer in orthodontics at the Malabar Dental College, Kerala and as Asst. Lecturer or Orthodontics in Al Azhar Dental College Thodupuzha before joining Aster DM Healthcare group in 1998

  • Dr. Chetankumar Arjunbhai Patil

    General Medicine

    Dr.Chetankumar Arjunbhai Patil  have completed M.B.B.S from SMIMER , Surat in 2011 with one year of rotating internship .

  • Dr. Parul Rahul Gupta

    Gynaecology / Obstetrics

    She earned her medical degree in 2006 from Government Medical College – Meerut. Completed her specialist training in Obstetrics & Gynecology at the prestigious Santokba Durlabhji Memorial Hospital cum Medical Research Institute, Jaipur and later began practicing at Ahmedabad.

  • Dr. Deepika Raina Shangloo


    Dr. Deepika Raina Shangloo is working as Specialist Radiologist with us. She has done MBBS and Diploma in Radiodiagnosis (DMRD) from Govt. Medical College, Jammu. She studied DNB at Diwan Chand Agarwal Imaging Centre, New Delhi and was awarded Diplomate of National Board (DNB), Radiodiagnosis degree by the National Board of examinations, New Delhi. She did her Fellowship in Cancer Imaging from Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai under Homi Bhabha National Institute University.

  • Dr. Prashanth Sripuram


    Dr. Prashanth Sripuram is working as a Specialist Neurologist with Aster's - Dr. Moopen's Polyclinic (DMPC), Al Muteena, Deira, Dubai. He has completed MBBS and MD (General Medicine) from JJMC, Davangere. He did DM (Neurology) from Kasturba Medical College, Manipal. He has also worked as an assistant professor at Kasturba Medical College. Later he worked at SSIMS, Davangare as assistant professor and subsequently got promoted as an Associate Professor.

  • Dr. Prabhat Kumar


    Dr. Prabhat Kumar is working as a Specialist Cardiologist with Aster Medical Centre, Al Muteena, Deira, Dubai. He completed his medical education and training with MBBS, MD (Medicine) and DM (Cardiology) from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India. He then moved to US where he completed fellowships from Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He served on as a faculty of University of North Carolina for four years before joining Aster Medical Centre.

  • Dr. Aseem Mehrotra


    Dr. Aseem Mehrotra is working with us as a Specialist Dermatologist at Aster Medical Centre, Al Muteena.

  • Dr. Prasanth Sreedharan Nair


    Dr. Prasanth Sreedharan Nair, MBBS, MS (General Surgery), MCh (Urology) is working with us as a Specialist Urologist. He is available at our specialty clinics in Discovery Gardens & Al Muteena, Deira.

  • Dr. Kuberakani Thinakara Rajan

    Orthopaedic Surgery

    Dr. Kuberakani T. Rajan is working as a Specialist Orthopaedic Surgeon with Aster Medical Centre, Al Muteena,Deira. He graduated from Stanley Medical College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. With more than 20 years of experience since post-graduation and about 30 years of experience since graduation. He has been working in Dubai from past 5 years. He also served in Chennai, Ministry of Health, Rep. Of Maldives.