Dr. Alexander is Consultant Paediatric Anesthesiologist at Al Jalila Children’s and graduated from Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Germany in 1994. He completed his specialist anaesthetist training and fellowship in intensive care medicine and emergency medicine in Germany. Before joining Al Jalila Children’s Hospital, he was consultant anaesthetist in different hospitals in Germany such as Detmold, University Hospital of Heidelberg and Governmental Hospital of Karlsruhe.
He was a consultant anaesthetist at Dubai Health Authority before moving to Dubai Healthcare City and is an affiliate member of the European and German Society of Paediatric Anaesthesia.
Dr. Alexander’s areas of clinical interest are neonatal and paediatric perioperative anaesthesia care, in addition to post-operative pain management and paediatric sedation.
Dr. Amit Padvi graduated from Pune University, India, in 2002. He completed his specialisation in anaesthesia and Fellowship in paediatric anaesthesia from India. Since 2009 he has been exclusively practising paediatric anaesthesia. Before joining Al Jalila Children’s, Dr. Amit was consultant paediatric anesthesiologist at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital. He also worked as assistant professor in paediatric anaesthesia at the prestigious King Edward Memorial hospital, Mumbai. He specialized in USG guided regional anaesthesia techniques and acquired skills in handling difficult airway. He has been actively involved in teaching undergraduates, postgraduate residents, nursing staff, and paramedical staff. He was a trainer in Simulation Training Programmes in Anaesthesia at D. Y. Patil Medical College, Mumbai, and has contributed to numerous research programmes. Besides having written in national and international publications, Dr. Amit is also associated with various professional societies in anaesthesia.
Dr. Mohamed Abdelbadie is Specialist Anesthesiologist at Al Jalila Children’s and graduated in 2002 from Zagazig University, Egypt. He completed his specialist training in anaesthesia and intensive care medicine in Egypt. Dr. Mohamed has worked in Taif Military Hospital, Taif, Saudi Arabia, and in Al Mouwasat Hospital, Dammam, Saudi Arabia. He has also worked in Zagazig University Hospital, Egypt. Dr. Mohamed was a senior specialist anaesthetist at Dubai Health Authority before moving to Dubai Healthcare City and is an affiliate member of the Egyptian Society of Anaesthesia. Dr. Mohamed’s areas of clinical interest include neonatal and paediatric perioperative anaesthesia care in addition to post-operative pain management and paediatric sedation.
Dr. Richie is a Specialist Paediatric Cardiac Anesthesiologist at Al Jalila Children’s. After completing his graduation and post-graduation, he went on to pursue a Fellowship in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anaesthesia at Medanta – the Medicity Hospital, Gurgaon, India, a high volume tertiary care centre for cardiac diseases. He is highly skilled in providing anaesthesia for complex cardiac procedures for children as well as neonates. Dr. Richie has a special interest in intraoperative Trans-Esophageal Echocardiography (TEE) and regularly attends national and international conferences. He has been a regular member of charity heart missions providing surgical and cath procedures for the underprivileged at no cost. A voracious reader, he has also authored a chapter in a book and has been a part of a few clinical trials.
Dr. Shamim Ahmad is Specialist Paediatric Anesthesiologist at Al Jalila Children’s. After graduating in the year 2000 from the University of Kashmir, India, he completed his specialisation in anaesthesia and critical care from SKIMS Srinagar, India in 2006. Prior to joining Al Jalila Children’s, Dr. Shamim was a Senior Specialist in the department of paediatric and neonatal anaesthesia in Ibn Sina Hospital, Kuwait, for eight years. Specialising in USG Guided regional anaesthesia techniques and skilled in handling difficult airways, Dr. Shamim has been involved in teaching undergraduates, postgraduate residents, nursing staff, and paramedical staff. He is also associated with various professional societies in anaesthesia.
Dr. Suresh graduated from Kasturba Medical College Mangalore, India, and then went on to complete his post-graduation in Anesthesiology. He did his sub-speciality training in Cardiac Anesthesiology at Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, and the National Heart Institute, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Before joining Al Jalila Children’s, Dr. Suresh was Paediatric Cardiac Anaesthetist and Intensivist at the Department of Paediatric Cardiac Surgery in Hamad General Hospital, Doha, Qatar.