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Dr. Syed Ashfaaq

General Medicine

Dr. Syed Ashfaaq is an enthusiastic and compassionate general physician who is skilled in
managing acute medical ailments and chronic lifestyle diseases. He is efficient to assess
physical signs and symptoms to establish a diagnosis and exercise sound clinical judgement
in further management of his patients. He did his MBBS from RAK Medical and Health
Sciences University, UAE and has gained valuable experience from training and working in
various government hospitals and clinics within the Ministry of Health, UAE.
He is passionate on fostering positive relationships with patients and communicating their
diagnosis, management plans, medical terminologies clearly and concisely. He is keen on
providing best ‘Evidence Based Medicine’ practices and preventive lifestyle advise for his

Work experience

  • 2022-08 –2023-07 : Clinical Instructor- Internal Medicine Department

RAK Medical and Health Sciences University, RAK, UAE

• Responsible for training the students of Year 3,4 and 5 the clinical skills
required for their respective years including basic history taking skills;
abdominal, respiratory, cardiovascular and neurological examinations.
• Conducting bedside clinical teaching in the inpatient wards of IBHOH and Fujairah
• Coordinating with the adjunct faculty in both IBHOH and Fujairah
hospitals for training and examining the clinical year students.

  • 2021-08 -2022-08 :  Junior Doctor
    EHS- RAK MEDICAL DISTRICT, Ministry of Health, RAK, UAE
    Completed 12 months of CRRI in RAK Medical District.
    • Responsible for the initial assessment of patients and documenting and updating
    patient’s admission, progress and discharge.
    • Prescribing relevant medications and investigations and following up the cases with the
    consultants during meetings and morning rounds.
    • Performing various procedures such as IND, repair of open wounds, administering
    medications (IV and IM) , cantral line access, urinary catheter insertion, NG tube
    insertion, peritoneal tapping, assisting in application of casts and plaster slabs and
    surgeries in the OR


  • 2016-08 –  2021-06 : MBBS: Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
    RAK Medical And Health Sciences University – RAK, UAE
    Passed with Merit
  • 2019-07 – 2019-08  : Clinical Observer
    St. Johns Medical College and Hospital, Bangalore, India
    Elective training in the departments of Internal Medicine and General
    Surgery at St. John’s Medical college Hospital. Involved in attending
    rounds, on-calls and Emergency shifts.


  • MOH, UAE General Physician licensed
  • NMC,India- FMGE 2023


  • Contributing author of “ FOOTPRINTS- Dr. Bhatt’s Manual of Rotations for Internal
    Medicine “; a book authored by Dr. Raghavendra Bhatt (Professor- Internal Medicine) for
    the students of MBBS for their quick guide into clinical cases encountered in Internal
    Medicine rotations and their explanations.
  • Member of the medical team for majlis events and Eid gathering hosted by ‘His
    Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr al Qasimi- President of Ras al Khaimah, UAE’ during
    Ramadan 2023.
  • Organiser and presenter for the department of Internal Medicine during Medical
    exhibition hosted by RAKMHSU in June 2023. Presented on topics related to DM, HTN,
    Obesity, Anemia and Metabolic syndrome.
  • Second place in RAKMHSU student quiz competition as part of WHO WorldAntibiotic
    Awareness Week (WAAW), conducted on 15th November 2018.
  • Volunteer 14th Update in Nephrology and Transplantation 11 to 12th October 2018- UAE-IBHO
    Hospital, Ministry of Health, Emirates Medical Association Nephrology [EMA-N]

Research papers/publications

  • “Modified Script Concordance test as a tool to measure concordance in ethical
    reasoning among the clinicians in UAE” presented at the Students Scientific
    Conference- RAKMHSU 2020-21.
  • “FGF-21 gene therapy for treating Obesity and Insulin resistance” presented at
    PAN- ArabGenetics Conference 2020.

Speciality Areas/Interests

  • Managing acute medical ailments related to respiratory, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal,
    genitourinary and musculoskeletalsystems.
  • Management of chronic disease including Diabetes, Hypertension, Hyperlipidemia,
    Asthma and Thyroid disorders.
  • Performing minor surgical procedures.
  • Preventive Medicine and lifestyle advise for the patients.


  • Wound management including repair and suturing of open wounds.
  • Incision and drainage of simple abscess.
  • Wedge excision for the treatment of ingrown toe nail.

Languages Spoken

Hindi/ Urdu
Malayalam ( working proficiency)
Arabic ( working proficiency)

Timings / Contact

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Aster Clinic, Nuaimiah, Ajman

Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Street, Nuaimiah,

Opposite ADNOC Petrol Station and Ramada Hotel

Tel: +971 4 4400 500

Fax: +97167314766

E-mail: ajman@asterclinics.com

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