Clinic Profile

Aster Clinic, Karama (UMC)

Al Karama, Dubai

A specialized Clinic delivering high quality of services with its distinguished and experienced Doctors to those who seek it would be the best phrase for this Aster Clinic. Over the years, the Clinic has rightly earned a reputation by delivering comprehensive health services to various section of the population with care.




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8:00 am - 12:00 am    


8:00 am - 12:00 am    


8:00 am - 12:00 am    


8:00 am - 12:00 am    


8:00 am - 12:00 am    

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



Aster Clinic, Karama (UMC)

Al Waleed 5 Building , Iranian School Road

Next to Wall Street Exchange Karama

Tel: +971 4 3978 828

Fax: +971 4 3978 821


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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.Vijay Raj Mrinal


Dr. Vijay Raj Mrinal has completed his BDS (1998) from Bangalore University. He started his career in India and later moved UAE. He joined D M Healthcare in April 2008.He is a GP dentist in Aster Clinic, Karama.


Dr.Vijay Narasappa

General Medicine

Dr. Vijay has done his MBBS (1986) from Bangalore University and MD (1990) from Mysore University. He is having 20 years of experience in various hospitals in Dubai and India. From 1993 onwards he is working in Dubai. He worked in various centers such as NASA Clinic, Deira, NMC Dubai, Department of Health, Dunes Medical Centre and Prime Medical Centre. He joined DM Healthcare as General Physician in the year May 2009,working in aster clinic, Al Karama, Dubai.


Dr.Lakshmi Chandra Sekar


She has done her MBBS(1989) from Madurai Kamaraj University, Tamil Nadu, India and DNB(1996) Sri Gangaram Hospital, New Delhi, India. She got experience in various hospitals in India and later on she moved to Riyadh worked as Ophthalmology Specialist in OBEID Specialized Hospital. She joined Aster DM Healthcare as Ophthalmology Specialist in May 2006, now working as Ophthalmology Specialist in Aster Clinic,Karama,Dubai.


Dr.Jaby Tom Jacob

Periodontistry & Implantology

Dr. Jaby has completed BDS(1992) from Mangalore University and MDS (1997) from Kuvempu University, Karnataka, India. He started his career in Yenepoya Dental College and has experience in various hospitals in India. He moved to UAE in 1999 and his last assignment was with Get Well Medical Centre before joining with us. He joined Aster DM Healthcare in January 2010.Now he is working as a Specialist Periodontist in Aster Clinic, Karama,Dubai.


Dr. Sreekumar Sreedharan

Internal Medicine

Dr. Sreekumar passed MBBS from the prestigious Calicut Medical College. He took his MD in Internal Medicine from Government Medical College, Coimbatore in 2003. After a short stint as Junior Physician at Baby Memorial Hospital, Calicut, he joined Calicut Medical College as Senior Lecturer in Medicine in January 2004. He later got promoted as Assistant Professor of Medicine, and was involved in teaching Undergraduate and Post graduate students.Working as a internal medicine specialist in Aster Clinic,Karama,Dubai.


Dr. Sijji Allen

General Medicine

Dr. Sijji has completed her MBBS in the year 1992 and MD in the year 1996 from Jabalpur Government Medical College, Madhya Pradesh India. She started her career as Consultant Physician in St. James’s Hospital, Chalakudy, Kerala. She worked as Consultant Physician in the Department of Cardiology in Amala Cancer Hospital & Research Centre, Trichur. Then she moved to Dubai. There she worked with Ahalya Medical Centre and Janson’s Medical centre before joining with us. She joined with DM Healthcare as General Physician in the year December 2006.joined with DM Healthcare as General Physician in the year December 2006.


Dr.Abraham Paul


Dr. Abraham Paul has completed MBBS (1977) and MS (1981) from prestigious Christian medical college, Ludhiana, India and thereafter joined as chief consultant at Medical Mission Hospital, Thiruvalla, Kerala. He was working as Specialist Orthopedic surgeon, Ministry of Health, kingdom of Saudi Arabia before moving to Aster DM Healthcare. Now working as  Specialist Orthopedic Surgeon in Aster Clinic,Al Karama,Dubai.


Dr.Paulson Chalissery Joseph

General Medicine

Dr. Paulson has done his MBBS from Govt Medical College, Calicut in the year 1985 and MD from Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore in the year 1994. He started his career as Senior House Surgeon in Govt Medical College, Trichur. He is having around 18 years experience in Kerala. He joined DM Healthcare as General Physician in August 2006.He is Working as a General Physician in aster clinic, Karama, Dubai.


Dr.Leela Manjiri Bhanumathyamma

Gynaecology / Obstetrics

Dr.Leelamanjiri passed MBBS from Kottayam Govt Med.College,Kerala in 1973, Passed DGO from Govt Med College Calicut in 1977. Passed MD from same college in 1980. She is Working in Aster clinic,Karma,Dubai as an Obstetrician Gynecologist.


Dr.Bhavani Venkateswaran


Dr. Bhavani Venkateswaran has done her MBBS from Madras University, in the year 1988 and MD from Manipal Academy of Higher Education, in the year 1995. She was working as Medical Officer, Pediatrics in Oman and Madras. She has joined Aster DM Healthcare in March 2002. She is working as a pediatrics specialist in Aster Clinic,Al Karama, Dubai.


Dr.Thomas Joseph


Dr. Thomas Joseph passed MBBS from Govt. Medical College, Kottayam and MD from govt. Medical college, Calicut and after practicing as general physician he passed his DM in gastroenterology from govt. Med college, Thiruvananthapuram.


Dr.Ranjith Venkitachalam


Dr. Ranjith has completed his MBBS in 2005 and then MS (ENT) in 2010. He is working as Ear Nose And Throat Doctor in Aster Clinic, Al Karama(DMMC)


Dr.Rose Tabujara Petero

General Medicine

Dr. Rose Petero finished her MD at Iloilo Doctors’ College of Medicine in the Philippines in 1995.  Prior to this, she completed her  PreMed course of Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of the Philippines in the Visayas in 1991.  After obtaining her MD, she then had her one year Postgraduate-Internship at the Riverside Medical Centre hospital in Bacolod, Philippines. She thereafter got her PRC license after passing the Medical Board Exam.  She then worked as a general physician for a short while at the Medical Village Hospital, Philippines.  She later proceeded to take a four-year Residency training in the Department of Internal Medicine, as Medical Officer III and for another year worked as an ER physician in the same department at the Western Visayas Regional Hospital, Philippines.

She also later worked as a general physician at Cedars Jebel Ali International Hospital in Dubai for 6 years before her transfer to DM Healthcare in May 2013.She is now working as a General Physician at Aster Clinic, Karama(UMC)



Dr. Sudhashree Venkataraman


Dr. Sudhashree Venkataraman has  done her MBBS in Thanjavur Medical college. After the completion , she had also done DNB Pediatrics from Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences.  She also has a professional experience of 6 years and currently working as Specialist Paediatrician  in Aster Clinic, Al Karama(UMC)


Dr.Franklin Christopher


Dr. Christopher graduated his B.P.T in 1998 and completed his Master’s (M.P.T) in 2007 from M.G.R Medical University, Chennai. He joined as Physiotherapist in Scudder Memorial Hospital in Ranipet from 1998-2005. He later worked as a Senior Physiotherapist in SAAD Specialist Hospital, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from 2008 to 2011 before joining ASTER in 2011


Dr. Seenivasan Sundarraj


Dr. Seenivasan graduated B.P.T in 2003 from Annamalai University, Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu and completed his Master’s (M.P.T) in 2008 from Saveetha University, Chennai. He then worked as a Physiotherapist in Helios multi-specialty hospital in Chennai for 2 years, before joining ASTER in 2009


Dr. Arun Asok Cheriyan


Dr. Arun Asok Cheriyan MBBS, MD (Medicine), DM (Cardiology), Fellowship in EP (NZ) is the Specialist Cardiologist at Aster UMC Speciality, Karama, Dubai.


Dr. Nishit Bodiwala


Dr. Nishit bodiwala passed MBBS and Doctorate in Medicine (MD) in skin & v.d from N.H.L Medical College, Ahmedabad. His areas of interest are clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology.


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