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Aster Medical Centre, Karama (UMC)

Al Karama, Dubai

Clinic Profile

A specialized Medical centre delivering high quality of services with its distinguished and experienced Doctors to those who seek it would be the best phrase for this Aster Medical Centre. Over the years, the centre has rightly earned a reputation by delivering comprehensive health services to various section of the population with care.



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8:00 am - 12:00 am    


8:00 am - 12:00 am    


8:00 am - 12:00 am    


8:00 am - 12:00 am    

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


Aster Medical Centre, Karama (UMC)

Iranian School road, Karama

Opposite to Pizza Inn

Tel: +971 4 4400 500

Fax: +97143978821

E-mail: union@astermedicalcentre.com

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  •   Dentistry

  •   General Medicine

  •   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.

  •   Internal Medicine

    Our expertise in internal medicine helps us in caring for patients with various diseases by providing complete all-round care. From diagnosis, prevention, treatment, surgical care to rehabilitation and wellness services, we look after your health A to Z.

  •   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.

  •   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.

  •   Paediatrics

  •   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.

  •   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.

  •   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.

  •   Physiotherapy

  • Dr. Vijay Raj Mrinal


    Dr. Vijay Raj Mrinal has completed his BDS (1998) from Bangalore University. He started his career in India and later moved UAE. He joined D M Healthcare in April 2008.

  • Dr. Vijay Narasappa

    General Medicine

    Dr. Vijay has done his MBBS (1986) from Bangalore University and MD (1990) from Mysore University. He is having 20 years of experience in various hospitals in Dubai and India. From 1993 onwards he is working in Dubai. He worked in various centers such as NASA Clinic, Diera, NMC Dubai, Department of Health, Dunes Medical Centre and Prime Medical Centre. He joined DM Healthcare as General Practitioner in the year May 2009.

  • Dr. Lakshmi Chandra Sekar


    She has done her MBBS(1989) from Madurai Kamaraj University, Tamil Nadu, India and DNB(1996) Sri Gangaram Hospital, New Delhi, India. She got experience in various hospitals in India and later on she moved to Riyadh worked as Specialist Ophthalmologist in OBEID Specialized Hospital. She joined Aster DM Healthcare as Specialist Ophthalmologist in May 2006

  • Dr. Nishit Bodiwala


    Dr. Nishit bodiwala passed MBBS and Doctorate in Medicine (MD) in skin & v.d from N.H.L Medical College, Ahmedabad. His areas of interest are clinical and aesthetic dermatology.

  • Dr. Jaby Tom Jacob


    Dr. Jaby has completed BDS(1992) from Mangalore University and MDS (1997) from Kuvempu University, Karnataka, India. He started his career in Yenepoya Dental College and has experience in various hospitals in India. He moved to UAE in 1999 and his last assignment was with Get Well Medical Centre before joining with us. He joined Aster DM Healthcare in January 2010

  • Dr. Sreekumar Sreedharan

    Internal Medicine

    Dr. Sreekumar passed MBBS from the prestigious Calicut Medical College. He took his MD in Internal Medicine from Government Medical College, Coimbatore in 2003. After a short stint as Junior Physician at Baby Memorial Hospital, Calicut, he joined Calicut Medical College as Senior Lecturer in Medicine in January 2004. He later got promoted as Assistant Professor of Medicine, and was involved in teaching Undergraduate and Post graduate students.

  • Dr. Sijji Allen

    General Medicine

    Dr. Sijji has completed her MBBS in the year 1992 and MD in the year 1996 from Jabalpur Government Medical College, Madhya Pradesh India. She started her career as Consultant Physician in St. James’s Hospital, Chalakudy, Kerala. She worked as Consultant Physician in the Department of Cardiology in Amala Cancer Hospital & Research Centre, Trichur. Then she moved to Dubai. There she worked with Ahalya Medical Centre and Janson’s Medical centre before joining with us. She joined with DM Healthcare as General Practitioner in the year December 2006.

  • Dr. Abraham Paul


    Dr. Abraham Paul has completed MBBS (1977) and MS (1981) from prestigious Christian medical college, Ludhiana, India and thereafter joined as chief consultant at Medical Mission Hospital, Thiruvalla, Kerala. He was working as Specialist Orthopedic surgeon, Ministry of Health, kingdom of Saudi Arabia before moving to Aster DM Healthcare.

  • Dr. Paulson Chalissery Joseph

    General Medicine

    Dr. Paulson has done his MBBS from Govt Medical College, Calicut in the year 1985 and MD from Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore in the year 1994. He started his career as Senior House Surgeon in Govt Medical College, Trichur. He is having around 18 years experience in Kerala. He joined DM Healthcare as General Practitioner in August 2006.

  • Dr.Leela Manjiri Bhanumathyamma

    Gynaecology / Obstetrics

    Dr.Leelamanjiri passed MBBS from Kottayam Govt Med.College,Kerala in 1973, Passed DGO from Govt Med College Calicut in 1977. Passed MD from same college in 1980

  • Dr. Bhavani Venkateswaran


    Dr. Bhavani Venkateswaran has done her MBBS from Madras University, in the year 1988 and MD from Manipal Academy of Higher Education, in the year 1995. She was working as Medical Officer, Pediatrics in Oman and Madras. She has joined Aster DM Healthcare in March 2002.

  • Dr. Thomas Joseph


    Dr. Thomas Joseph passed MBBS from Govt. Medical College, Kottayam and MD from govt. Medical college, Calicut and after practicing as general physician he passed his DM in gastroenterology from govt. Med college, Thiruvananthapuram

  • Dr. Ranjith Venkitachalam


    Dr. Ranjith has completed his MBBS in 2005 and then MS (ENT) in 2010.

  • Dr. Rose Tabujara Petero

    General Medicine

    Dr. Rose Petero finished her MD at Iloilo Doctors’ College of Medicine in the Philippines in 1995.  Prior to this she completed her  PreMed course of Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of the Philippines in the Visayas in 1991.  After obtaining her MD, she then had her one year Postgraduate-Internship at the Riverside Medical Centre hospital in Bacolod, Philippines. She thereafter got her PRC license after passing the Medical Board Exam.  She then worked as a general physician for a short while at the Medical Village Hospital, Philippines.  She later proceeded to take a four year Residency training in the Department of Internal Medicine, as Medical Officer III and for another year worked as an ER physician in the same department at the Western Visayas Regional Hospital, Philippines. She also later worked as a general physician at Cedars Jebel Ali International Hospital in Dubai for 6 years before her transfer to DM Healthcare in May 2013.  

  • Dr. Sudhashree Venkataraman


    Dr. Sudhashree Venkataraman has  done her MBBS in Thanjavur Medical college. After the completion , she had also done DNB Pediatrics from Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences.  She also have a professional experience of 6 years and currently working as Specialist Paediatrician  in Aster Medical Centre, Karama.

  • Dr. Janardhana Rao Babburi


    Dr. Janardhana Rao Babburi MBBS, MD (Internal Medicine),DM (Cardiology) is working with us as a Specialist Cardiologist at Aster Medical Centre, Damascus St, Qusais & Aster's Union Medical Centre, Karama.

  • Dr. Franklin Christopher


    Dr. Christopher graduated his B.P.T in 1998 and completed his Master’s (M.P.T) in 2007 from M.G.R Medical University, Chennai. He joined as Physiotherapist in Scudder Memorial Hospital in Ranipet from 1998-2005. He later worked as a Senior Physiotherapist in SAAD Specialist Hospital, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from 2008 to 2011 before joining ASTER in 2011

  • Dr. Seenivasan Sundarraj


    Dr. Seenivasan graduated B.P.T in 2003 from Annamalai University, Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu and completed his Master’s (M.P.T) in 2008 from Saveetha University, Chennai. He then worked as a Physiotherapist in Helios multi-specialty hospital in Chennai for 2 years, before joining ASTER in 2009