Family Medicine Specialists in Dubai I Sharjah - Aster Clinic

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Family Medicine

Family medicine is the medical specialty which provides continuing and comprehensive health care for the individual and family.

Family Medicine Doctor in Dubai

Family medicine is the primary healthcare that a medical practitioner provides to the members of a family of all age groups. It is typically the first point of contact for healthcare made by a patient.
The family medicine doctors at Aster Clinic across Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Sharjah are experienced practitioners who provide effective and accurate primary and preventative care.

When to Consult with a Family Medicine Specialist?

It is recommended that you visit your family medicine care professional at least twice a year, even if you are feeling in good health. Doing this helps with the early detection of potential health problems, especially (NOT ONLY) in people in the senior age group.

Your body continuously shows signs that your skin needs to be checked by a dermatologyAdditionally, if one or more of the following conditions are true for you, it is best to visit your family medicine doctor at the earliest::

  • If you are feeling unwell.
  • To improve the overall health by lifestyle counselling about (Diet, physical activity, stress, sleep, smoking & Alcohol)– ADDED
  • Need a refill of prescription medication
  • If you have a chronic health condition that you need help with managing (like blood pressure,diabetes, weight management & Hyperlipidemia.) –REVISED .
  • If you need help with family planning.
  • If you are due for your annual checkup.

Procedures and Treatments Offered across Dubai, Sharjah, and Abu Dhabi

The family medicine care at Aster Hospitals is a comprehensive healthcare unit that spreads across the breadth of all organ systems, behavioural sciences, and biological and clinical well-being.
Our specialists provide you with holistic care, including:

  • Acute illness in children and adults
  • Management of chronic diseases, pains, diet, and lifestyle
  • Medical disorders
  • Counselling
  • Preventative medicine
  • Emergency medicine
  • Infections and infectious diseases
  • Gynaecological conditions
  • Elderly and childcare
  • Routine health checkups
  • Skin management
  • ENT (Ear, Nose and Throat) problems
  • Sexual Health
  • Vaccinations
  • Travel health checkups
  • Allergies and intolerances

Family medicine doctors cover a wide range of health problems and provide primary care before referring your case to a specialist if required.

Why Is Aster Clinics the Home for the Best Family Medicine Doctors in Dubai?

Aster Clinics is home to medical professionals dedicated to providing comprehensive and high-quality care to patients. Our proactive approach towards healthcare has propelled our brand into being the largest integrated network in the Middle East.

Our clinics employ modern approaches to the treatment of a wide variety of family medicine cases, enabling accurate diagnosis and effective, minimally invasive treatments wherever possible.

Aster Clinics follows stringent quality standards that comply with international benchmarks, making the best of healthcare highly accessible and approachable for the people. We have three decades of experience in healthcare, making us a highly experienced healthcare establishment in the region.

Frequently Asked Questions

Whom does family medicine treat?
Family medicine is a practice that takes into account the various members of a family in the context of their ages, gender, and other aspects to provide them with the most appropriate primary care.
Is family medicine the same as general medicine?
No, there is one basic difference: family medicine provides care for all the people in a family regardless of their age or gender. On the other hand, general medicine is more about providing emergency/urgent care at a clinic.

What does a family medicine doctor do?
A family doctor provides comprehensive primary care for all kinds of problems for people of all ages. If required, they can refer you further to a specialist.
Why should I have a family doctor?
Having a dedicated family doctor helps create a relationship with the professional where the doctor can have the full context of your family’s health and provide targeted care when required.
What are the benefits of family medicine?
Family medicine helps reduce overall healthcare costs and provides high-quality healthcare. It is a good way to access standardized healthcare across the country.
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Dr. Ali Zameel B

Dr. Ali Zameel B is a seasoned Family Medicine specialist with extensive academic and clinical expertise. With over 10 years … Continue reading "Dr. Ali Zameel B"

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Dr Zarin Pilakkadavath

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I am a UK board certified family medicine physician with 11 years of NHS experience. Since attaining MRCGP and completing … Continue reading "Dr. JAHANA MOHAMMED KACHERI"

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Dr. Nevra Batur

Dr. Nevra Batur is working as a Specialist Family Medicine at Aster Xpress Clinic in JBR.

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Dr. Deepa Paul

Dr. Deepa Paul is a seasoned Family Physician  with a passion to deliver patient centered holistic care  and with a … Continue reading "Dr. Deepa Paul"

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Dr. Shahzad Moorkkan Ubaidulla

Dr. Shahzad is a passionate Family Medicine specialist with a strong outlook towards maintaining a person-centered care.

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Dr Nisha Narayanankutty

Dr Nisha N, is working as a General Physician at Aster Clinic, Oud Metha. She completed her postgraduation in Family … Continue reading "Dr Nisha Narayanankutty"

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Dr. Azza Lotfi Mohamed El Matari

Dr. Azza Lotfi Mohamed El Matari is working as Specialist Family Medicine in Aster Clinic, United Square, Khalidiya, Abu Dhabi. … Continue reading "Dr. Azza Lotfi Mohamed El Matari"

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Dr. Sunil Kumar Ramachandran

Dr. Sunil Kumar Ramachandran is a Specialist in Family Medicine at Aster Clinic, Sheikh Zayed Road. He completed his MBBS … Continue reading "Dr. Sunil Kumar Ramachandran"

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Dr. Ajitkumar Ratnakaran Menon

Dr. Ajitkumar Ratnakaran Menon is working as a Specialist Family Medicine at Aster Clinic, Qusais. He has over 13 years … Continue reading "Dr. Ajitkumar Ratnakaran Menon"

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Dr. Chinnu Surendran

Dr. Chinnu Surendran is working as a family medicine specialist at Aster Clinic karama (UMC). Dr. Chinnu completed her MBBS … Continue reading "Dr. Chinnu Surendran"

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Dr. Rafik Nabil Antoun Mikhael

Dr. Rafik Mikhael has worked in different hospitals and Family Medicine Centers during his work in Egypt. He has also … Continue reading "Dr. Rafik Nabil Antoun Mikhael"

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Dr. Hakimeh Karichem Hardani

A Family Medicine Specialist from Iran/Arab. Who wants to help patients with best of her clinical knowledge and skills. The … Continue reading "Dr. Hakimeh Karichem Hardani"

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