Experienced, dedicated and highly professional, our medical team is passionate about the care and treatment provided to each patient. Take a moment to meet these very talented individuals who volunteer their time and services and put their heart into saving lives every day.
Dr. Al-Reefy has vast experience in the field of breast surgery; she is in fact, the first female Arab surgeon to qualify as an Oncoplastic breast surgeon from London. With an interest to help change the current management of breast cancer in the Arab world, Dr. Al-Reefy returned to Bahrain determined to implement the necessary changes to provide the best possible care for women diagnosed with breast cancer. Dr. Al-Reefy founded and led the one stop breast clinic at King Hamad University Hospital, prior to opening the London Breast Care Centre Bahrain.
Dr. Quttainah is an internationally trained and experienced Cosmetic and Reconstructive microsurgeon. He is recognized as a leading cosmetic surgeon and one of only a few consultant microsurgeons performing free tissue transfer with perforator flaps in the Middle East. Dr. Quttainah received his initial medical training at the National University of Ireland (University College Cork) and then completed a five year residency program in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at McMaster University in Ontario, Canada. Post-graduation he went on to join the University of Toronto for a microsurgery fellowship dealing mostly with Breast Reconstruction using free tissue transfer and perforator flaps and free muscle transfer for facial reanimation post facial paralysis. After that he then completed an Aesthetic Fellowship with Dr. Lloyd Carlsen in Woodbridge, Ontario and a clinical research fellowship with Dr. James Bain at the Hamilton General Hospital in Ontario. Upon returning to the Middle East in year 2003 Dr.Quttainah headed the Plastic Surgery Department at “SAAD” Hospital in Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia. He then went back to Kuwait were he successfully launched the “Cosmetic Surgery Clinic” which was one of the first private aesthetic surgery clinics in Kuwait. Dr. Quttainah was the first ever to provide all cosmetic medicine and cosmetic surgery disciplines under one roof. This model of operating proved extremely successful and convenient to the patients and was copied and adapted both nationally and internationally.
Disciplines under one roof included Cosmetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, Cosmetic Dermatology, Facial Plastic Surgery (ENT), LVR Clinic (Cosmetic Gynecology), Surgical weight loss (Bariatric Surgery), Non-surgical weight loss and Diet Department, Laser Clinic, Skin Care and Anti-aging Clinic and a Hair Care and Transplantation Clinic. Patients seeking cosmetic enhancements had all their needs met in one venue. Dr. Quttainah went on to open multiple clinics before finally establishing Quttainah Medical Center which opened its doors in 2016. Dr. Quttainah with over 20 years’ experience in the field of cosmetic medicine has personally overseen the development of QMC and continues to manage the center ensuring the highest standards of care for each and every patient.
Dr Fajer Bukamal has joined the Centre recently and holds an MBChB from Cairo University and an Arab & Irish board in Family medicine. She has been working at the Ministry of Health Bahrain as a Family Physician for 12 years. Dr Fajer wants to spread awareness about the importance of early detection of chronic diseases and the proper management to avoid their consequeneces. She also has experience in managing all age groups and is great with children and loves to help the elderly get the best management for their chronic diseases. Dr Fajer is happy to be part of our launch of the complete Well Women check up program we are launching in our Centre.
Mrs. Ameera Al Derazi has recently joined the London Breast Care Centre team, she has more than 11 years of experience as a Physiotherapist in various disciplines. Ameera holds a Bachelor degree in Physiotherapy (BPT) from the United Arab Emirates and is a Certified Lymphedema therapist, qualifying from Foeldi College at Foeldi Clinic – Hinterzarten, Germany in 2010. She is also a certified instructor for the BSN-JOBEST Company – Germany. She has worked as a clinical instructor for the Physiotherapy program at the Ahlia university, Bahrain for three years.
We are very happy to welcome Consultant Dr Shamael Al Sanafi to our Dermatology Department. Dr Shamael has worked in the Dermatology Department at Asa’ad Alhamad Center in AlSabah Hospital and on the Kuwait board of Dermatology and Venereology and currently a Consultant Dermatologist with the Ministry of Health Kuwait. She has a clinical research fellowship in cutaneous autoimmune connective tissue diseases obtained from the University of Pennsylvania-USA. She also attended and participated in many local and international scientific conferences and has published articles in many international medical journals. She is very active in social media, speaking about dermatological diseases in order to raise awareness through public and society. Dr Shamael is passionate about beauty and cosmetics – “my life is work, and work is my life”!!
We are pleased to welcome Consultant Dr Akku to the Centre and to our newly opened Dermatology Department. Dr Akku holds a Diplomate of National Board (DNB) in Dermatology, qualifying from Medical College in Kerala India, and has a wealth of knowledge and experience and also has a particular passion for Cosmetology. She received twice the IADVL award for clinical case presentation in Dermatology Conferences as recognition to the specialty. Dr Akku is able to assess various general Dermatology conditions like Acne, Eczema Infections, Pigmentation, Hair loss due to various causes and nail conditions.
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