Dr. Azad Moopen


The Health Care Scenario of UAE is expected to take a quantum leap in coming years. Apart from the exponential growth of the population visionary initiatives like the Dubai Health Care City is expected to usher in era of world class medical care to the region.

This shall cater not only to the needs of UAE but serve also as the tertiary referral destination for the 1 billion plus population in the MENA region. Medcare Hospital is positioned to play a significant role in the changing healthcare landscape of the region.

Medcare is strategically placed in the heart of Jumeirah close to the New Dubai area which is expected to have half a million population soon.

Ms. Alisha Moopen

Executive Director & CEO - Hospitals & Clinics, GCC

Ms. Alisha Moopen is a Finance professional who did her graduation in Business Management from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor - USA. She acquired in depth knowledge of Finance & Auditing prior to joining DM Healthcare, from two of the leading Big 4 Auditing Firms in UK. She completed CA while working for Ernst & Young and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland.

Ms. Alisha Joined DM Healthcare as Director, Finance at Medcare Hospital and gained hands on experience in hospital finance and operations. She is presently the Director Strategies & Corporate Affairs of DM Healthcare and handles responsibilities in Finance, Strategic Planning and Operations. Her special interests are in Business Development, Cost Control, Audits, Risk Control and Strategic Planning.

Dr. Suhail Kazim

Medical Director, Medcare Hospital

Dr. Suhail Mohamed Kazim is a UAE National from Dubai. He completed his Medical Education from the University of Baghdad Medical College and following that served the Federal Government Sector in the Ministry of Health in various hospitals. He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh / Scotland and was given the award of a young fellow. He also was awarded the Sheikh Rashed Award for Excellence in 1989. Dr. Suhail Kazim has maintained a strong hold in both clinical and academic activities as well as administrative activity. He has been one of the first UAE Nationals to become an examiner for the Royal College of surgeons FRCS and MRCS exams since 1995. Dr. Suhail is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow.

In addition he has been the official trainer for the ATLS course for the American College of Surgeons since 2003. He is also the official course coordinator in the UAE ATLS Program.

He has been involved with Medcare Hospital since its inauguration in 2007 and built up the Department of Surgery. He is currently actively performing as a Senior Consultant Surgeon and Head of the Department of Surgery in addition to his administrative job as as the Medical Director. His areas of interests are General Surgery including Laparoscopic Surgery, GI Surgery, Head and Neck Surgery and Breast Surgery.

Dr. Shanila Laiju

Chief Operations Officer - Medcare Hospitals & Medical Centres

Dr. Shani is a medical professional and did her graduation in Dentistry from the University of Manipal, India. She has good and relevant experience in the field of healthcare industry administration both in India and UAE. Dr. Shani was previously associated with number of Sub brands under the DM Healthcare before her tenure with Medcare Hospital as Administrator. She has headed various units under the DM and achieved the expected growth level on both Human Resources and the business area. Dr. Shani is presently among the Senior Committee members of DM Group and an expert in the Hospital Operations and Management. She has held Senior positions and has been instrumental in heading and developing the Administration, HR and Medical Support units functions.