Clinic Profile

Aster Clinic, Al Muteena (DMPC)

Deira – Al Muteena, Dubai

Aster’s Dr. Moopen’s Polyclinic (DMPC) stands amid the bustling business domain of Dubai, with 18 specialities treating patients from different walks of life. Over the years, the polyclinic has earned the reputation of providing comprehensive healthcare services to various sections of the population residing in the territory. With a dedicated team of experienced specialists aided by modern diagnostic equipment, this polyclinic has ensured prompt diagnosis and dependable treatment.




8:00 am - 11:59 pm    


8:00 am - 11:59 pm    


8:00 am - 11:59 pm    


8:00 am - 11:59 pm    


8:00 am - 11:59 pm    


8:00 am - 11:59 pm    


8:00 am - 11:59 pm    

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



Aster Clinic, Al Muteena (DMPC)

Al Muteena Street

Al Ghurair Real Estate Building, Near Dubai Palm Hotel

Tel: +971 4 4400 500

Fax: +97142979076


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  General Medicine

The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and (nonsurgical) treatment of diseases of the internal organs (especially in adults)





Dr. Somanathan K G

General Surgery

Dr. Somanathan KG is currently working as a General Surgeon at the Aster Clinic Al Muteena. After finishing his MBBS and MS in General Surgery he went on to acquire his MCH from the prestigious Mother and Child Hospital of Calicut Medical College. Prior to joining Aster DM Healthcare in 2007 Dr. Somanathan worked in various hospitals across Dubai like Zulekha Hospital, Belhoul Specialty Hosptial, Irani Hospital and Medcare Hospitals.


Dr. Kassim Rawther

Internal Medicine

Dr. Kassim Rawther is currently working as a General Practitioner at Aster Clinic Al Muteena, a role that he has performed with excellence since 2008. Dr. Kassim completed his BSc. Zoology from Kerala University in 1975 and his MBBS from the Government Medical College in Kerala in 1982. He further went on to complete his MD General Medicine in 1986 following which he was engaged in private practice for a couple of years in Kerala. He has been practicing in Dubai since 1988.


Dr.Sanket Vijay Joshi


He has done MBBS (2003) and MD (2008) from Mumbai University, India. He started his career as Assistant Professor with KJ Somaiya Medical College, Mumbai India and then moved to SRL Diagnostics, Mumbai, India. He worked in SRL Diagnostics as Pathologist and Management Representative for almost 5 years. He joined Aster in November 2013,he is the Specialist Clinical Pathologist  in Aster Clinic, Al Muteena (DMPC).


Dr. Jose K.Kurian


Dr. Jose is a  Specialist Prosthodontist & GP Dentist at Aster Clinic Al Muteena with over 34 years of experience in India & UAE. He did BDS and MDS from Government Dental College Trivandrum, India. He Was an Assistant Professor of Prosthodontics in the same college till he joined Aster Clinic in 1998.


Dr. Saleem Moopen


Dr. Saleem Moopen is the Specialist Ophthalmologist at Aster Clinic Al Muteena, he has been a part of Aster DM Healthcare since January 2003. Dr. Saleem completed his MBBS, DOMS, and Master of Surgery (MS) in Ophthalmology from JJM Medical College Davangare. Prior to joining Aster Clinic, he worked at the Iranian Hospital.


Dr. Sumi Thomas


Dr. Sumi Thomas is a Specialist Dermatologist at Aster Clinic Al Muteena. She has completed her MBBS, DVD, M.D (Dermatology) from the Prestigious Calicut Medical College. She obtained her DNB in Dermatology in 2005. And has worked as a Cosmetologist in Al Hind Cosmetology Center, Calicut, before taking up the role as  an A R T (N A C O) officer at Calicut Medical College in 2008, subsequently getting promoted to Assistant Professor of Dermatology. She has been part of Aster DM Healthcare since 2010.


Dr. Sivadas N.P.


Dr. Sivadas NP completed his MBBS (1972) and MD (1977) from Kozhikode's medical college and subsequently went on to acquire his DM Cardiology (1986) from Kasturba Medical College Manipal in India. Dr. Sivadas is currently working as a Specialist Cardiologist with Aster DM Healthcare, a role that he has performed with excellence for the last 19 years. His total career spans over 40 years, during the course of which he has worked in various roles across the Department of Cardiology in hospitals, clinics and medical schools in India and the UAE.


Dr. Ghanshyam Lal Gupta


Dr. Ghanshyam Lal Gupta has been an Orthopaedics Specialist with Aster Clinic Al Muteena since 2005. He completed his residency (House job and Registrar) in Orthopaedics at Bombay hospital, Mumbai and worked at Al Zalla Hospital and University Hospital of Benghazi, Libya. He has also worked in England at various hospitals for 8 years. He was the unit head and later became the Head of the Orthopaedics department at the 1000+ bedded D.N.B recognized hospital of the Steel Authority of India in Bhilai, Chhattisgarh. He served as the Consultant and Department Head of Orthopaedics department at Qatifgen hospital(a 500 bedded multi specialty hospital, recognized by Royal College of Ireland) Saudi Arabia. His experiences in Orthopaedics extend to over 4 decades. Dr. Ghanshyam has worked with surgeries in major hospitals as an independent consultant and department head at various hospitals around the world .


Dr.Mohammed Yousef


Dr. Mohammed Yousef has been working as a Specialist Psychiatrist with us since 1997. He has done his MBBS from TD Medical College, Alleppey, Kerala. Further, he has done his DPM and MD (Psychiatry) from KMC Manipal. He also worked as a GP at Sultanate of Oman after completing his MBBS. After MD (Psychiatry), he worked as a Psychiatrist at Mandiram Hospital, Thiruvananthapuram. In 1994, he joined as a psychiatrist at Al Kassim Clinic, Dubai.


Dr. Indira Venkatraman

Gynaecology / Obstetrics

Dr. Indira Venkatraman completed her MBBS, DGO, and MD (obstetrics & gynaecology), from the prestigious Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Pondicherry, India and MRCOG, FRCOG from London, UK. Dr. Indira has more than 30 years of experience in the field of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She has been an integral member of Aster DM Healthcare since April 2005, when she joined Al Rafa Hospital for Maternity and Surgery.


Dr. Amutha Lakshmanachary

General Medicine

Dr. Amutha Lakshmanacharya is a General Practioner with specialist training in Family Medicine and Diabetology at Aster Clinic Al Muteena. Her key interest includes empowering patients with Diabetes Mellitus  to manage their disease through appropriate, client oriented lifestyle modification and medication.

Her interest in family medicine was generated after exposure to multiple specialties during the immediate post MBBS period. Practicing family medicine made her aware of the huge burden of disease related to diabetes and prompted the further study in the discipline. As a practitioner of Diabetology, she has learnt that patient empowerment through appropriate education and using guideline-based goal-directed therapy offers the best chance of controlling the disease and limiting its complications.


Dr. Hemjith Padmanibhan


Dr. Hemjith Padmanibhan is working as a Specialist ENT with Aster Clinic, Al Muteena. He did his MBBS from Calicut Medical College in 1989 and MS (ENT) from Indira Gandhi Medical College, Nagpur in 1994. Prior to joining Aster DM Healthcare he was a Professor of ENT at the Academy of Medical Sciences, Pariyaram, Kerala, India. He then joined Aster DM Healthcare as Specialist ENT Surgeon  in October 2006 at Dr. Moopen's Polyclinic, Deira. Since then he has been performing routine ENT Surgeries in Medcare, Aster and Belhoul Hospital.


Dr. Jayakumar B. Kannan


Dr. Jayakumar is a Consultant Gastroenterologist at Aster Clinic Al Muteena, with over 18 years of experience diagnosing and treating patients by administering specialized medical treatments and procedures. He is an expert in Upper and Lower GI diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy. He possesses special experience in ultrasound scan abdomen examinations and interventions. , as well as experience in capsule endoscopy of over 200 cases in the UAE. Dr. Jayakumar has an excellent ability to develop and present educational programs and workshops and is a good organizer of CME conferences and cultural programs. He has a sound knowledge of current principles, methods and procedures.


Dr. Deepa Ganesh Ganiga


Dr. Deepa Ganesh Ganiga completed her BDS from the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Science in 2001. Prior to joining Aster DM Healthcare, she was working with Dr. Kabres Orthodontic and Dental Clinic, Mumbai, India as Associate Dental Surgeon and as Dental Surgeon in KVK Dental Centre, Mumbai, India. She joined DM Healthcare in March 2007 and is now working as a Dental Surgeon in Aster Clinic, Al Muteena (DMPC).


Dr. Josy Panikulam

Internal Medicine

Dr. Josy Panikulam completed his MBBS Degree in 1987 from Government Medical College, Calicut, India. He completed his post-graduate training in General Medicine at Kasturba Medical College Mangalore, India and was awarded the MD Degree in General Medicine in 1993 shortly after which he  began practicing as a General Physician in Kerala.


Dr. Sunil Mathew


Dr. Sunil Mathew completed his MBBS from the Government medical college, Trivandrum with first class, and shortly after joined the Indian army medical corps as a short service commission officer. He then went on to complete his post-graduation in MD Paediatrics from the prestigious armed forces medical college, AFMC, Pune. Dr. Sunil has been a Specialist Paediatrician with Aster Clinic Al Muteena since 2003.


Dr. Chetankumar Arjunbhai Patil

General Medicine

Dr. Chetankumar Arjunbhai Patil completed his M.B.B.S from the Surat Municipal Institute of Medical Education and Research in Gujarat in 2011, with one year of rotating internship .


Dr. Deepika Raina Shangloo


Dr. Deepika Raina Shangloo is currently working as a Specialist Radiologist with Aster Clinic Al Muteena. She completed her MBBS and Diploma in Radiodiagnosis (DMRD) from Govt. Medical College, Jammu. She the pursued a DNB at Diwan Chand Agarwal Imaging Centre, New Delhi and was awarded the Diplomate of National Board (DNB), Radiodiagnosis degree by the National Board of examinations, New Delhi. She did her Fellowship in Cancer Imaging from Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai under Homi Bhabha National Institute University.


Dr. Prashanth Sripuram


Dr. Prashanth Sripuram is currently working as a Specialist Neurologist at Aster Clinic Al Muteena. He completed his MBBS and MD (General Medicine) from JJMC Davangere, and did his DM (Neurology) from the Kasturba Medical College (KMC), Manipal. Prior to joining Aster DM Healthcare in 2015, Dr. Prashanth was an Assistant Professor at KMC and an Associate Professor at SSIMS, Davangare.


Dr. Prabhat Kumar


Dr. Prabhat Kumar is working as a Cardiology specialist with Aster Clinic, Al Muteena, Deira, Dubai. He completed his medical education and training with an MBBS, MD (Medicine) and DM (Cardiology) from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India. He then moved to the US where he completed fellowships at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He served on as a faculty of the University of North Carolina for four years before joining Aster Medical Centre.


Dr. Aseem Mehrotra


Dr. Aseem Mehrotra is working as a Specialist Dermatologist at Aster Clinic, Al Muteena.


Dr. Prasanth Sreedharan Nair


Dr. Prasanth Sreedharan Nair has completed his MBBS, MS General Surgery and MCh Urology from the Government Medical College in Kottayam, Kerala, and is working as a Urology Specialist at the Aster Gardens Speciality Clinic. He has over 12 years of experience in the field of Urology in a host of hospitals across India.


Dr. Faisal Hamzamiya Dalvi

Internal Medicine

Dr. Faisal Dalvi is working as a Specialist Internal Medicine with Aster Clinic, Al Muteena, Deira and Aster Jubilee Medical Complex, Burdubai. He has more than 10 years of work experience in the UAE. He has graduated with an MRCP (UK), PG Diploma in Diabetes (UK) and the Specialty Certificate Exam in Endocrinology and Diabetes from the UK.


Dr. Ashwin Narasimhaprasad


Dr. Ashwin Narasimhaprasad is currently working as a Specialist Orthopaedist at Aster Clinic Al Muteena. He has completed his MBBS, MS (Orthopaedics) and DNB Orthopaedics. Prior to joining Aster DM Healthcare, he worked as a Senior Resident and Assistant Professor in Delhi and Bangalore, respectively.


Dr. Brindha Balasubramanian


Dr. Brindha Balasubramanian is a Consultant Paediatrician and Neonatologist at Aster Clinic Al Muteena with over 12 years of experience. She has completed her MBBS, MD (Paediatrics) and Fellowship in Paediatric Emergency Medicine. Her areas of special interest include infectious diseases and paediatric psychiatry.


Dr. Vikas Prabhakar Patil

General Medicine

Dr. Vikar Prabhakar Patil is working as a General Medicine Specialist at Aster Clinic Al Muteena. He brings with him over 14 years of experience as a General Practitioner. Dr. Vikas completed his MBBS from Pune University and worked in various hospitals in Nashik and Aurangabad, prior to joining Aster DM Healthcare.


Dr. Shila Waghmare

Gynaecology / Obstetrics

Dr. Shila Waghmare works as a Specialist Gynaecologist at the Aster Clinic Al Muteena. She completed her MBBS (2005) from the Government Medical College and her MS (OB and GYN) from the Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital. She has over 6 years of experience as a Gynaecologist and prior to joining Aster DM Healthcare she worked in various hospitals across Mumbai.


Dr. Mohamed Rafi A.M

General Medicine

Dr. Mohamed Rafi A.M is working with Aster Clinic, Al Muteena(DMPC). Previously Dr. Rafi worked as an Emergency medical officer in the department of Emergency Medicine and critical care medicine in Renai Medicity Hospital, Kochi.  


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