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Dr. Sharad Kumar

Dr. Sharad has joined Aster Hospital Mankhool as a Specialist Radiologist. He has completed his MBBS from BJ Medical College, Ahmedabad, India and MD from NHL Medical College, Ahmedabad, India.


  • 1991 – 1996 – MBBS – BJ Medical College, Ahmedabad, India.
  • Jan 1997 – Dec 1998 – DMRE – NHL Medical College, Ahmedabad, India.
  • Jan 1997 – Nov 1999 – MD (Radio Diagnosis)  – NHL Medical College, Ahmedabad, India.

Professional Experience:

  • Consultant Radiologist at Artemis Health Sciences, Gurgaon.
  • April 2010 – Nov 2010 – Consultant Radiologist, Organ Imaging and Research Mr. Centre Green Park, New Delhi.
  • Nov 2008 – Mar 2010 – Consultant Radiologist, Modern Diagnostic and Research Centre, Gurgaon, India.
  • Oct 2006 – Oct 2008 – Consultant Radiologist, Ganesh Diagnostic and Imaging Centre, New Delhi, India.
  • Sep 2005 – Sep 2006 – Consultant Radiologist, Star Imaging, New Delhi, India.
  • Nov 2003 – Aug 2005 – Ganesh Diagnostic and Imaging Centre, New Delhi, India.


Dr. Syed Akhtar Javed

Dr. Syed has joined Aster Hospital Mankhool as a General Practitioner in Emergency Department. He completed his MBBS from Tver State Medical Academy, Russia. He has 14 years of experience after completing his MBBS in Russa. He carries extensive experience in Emergency medicine, especially respiratory, cardio vascular and intensive care. He holds a strong working experience in multi-cultured environment.


  • MBBS – Tver State Medical Academy, Russia.

Professional Experience:

  • Resident Adult Cardiology at King Salman Armed Forces Hospital, Northwestern Region, Tabuk, Saudiarabia.
  • Aug 2009 – August 2013 – ER Physician at King Salman Armed Forces Hospital, Northwestern Region, Tabuk, Saudiarabia.
  • Mar 2008 – Aug 2009 – EMO, ICU, Sahara Hospital, Lucknow, India.
  • May 2003 – March 2008 – Medical Officer, ICU, Vivekananda Polyclinic and Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India.
  • Sep 2002 – May 2003 – Emergency Medical Officer, Intensive Care and Trauma Unit, Harmain Hospital, Lucknow, India.
  • Apr 2002 – Aug 2002 – Resident Doctor, Lifeline hospital and Heart Center and laproscopic Surgery, Lucknow, India.

Dr. Arun Asok Cheriyan

Dr. Arun has joined Aster Hospital Mankhool as a Visiting Specialist Cardiologist. He is also working at our sister concern Aster Clinic, Karama (UMC). He comes with a vast experience of more than 15 years in India, Newzealand and UAE. Dr. Arun’s expertise includes General Cardiology, ECHO, Interventional Cardiology and Electrophysiology. Dr. Arun will be available in the hospital for consultation on the below mentioned timings:

Days Timing
Saturday – Monday 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Tuesday – Thursday 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm


  • MBBS (2000) – Annamalai University, India.

  • MD Medicine (2007) – Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, India.

  • DM Cardiology (2013) – Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, India.

  • Fellowship in EP (2015) – Auckland District Health Board, New Zealand.

Professional Experience:

  • 2013 – Interventional Cardiologist – Sagara Co-operative Hospital.

  • 2014 – Assistant Professor in Cardiology – Alleppey Medical College.

  • 2015 – 2016 – Interventional Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist – Moulana Hospital.

Dr. Arun is fluent in languages like English, Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil and Kannada.

Dr. Amith Kumar Krishna

Dr. Amith Kumar has joined Aster Hospital Mankhool as a Specialist Orthopaedic Surgeon . He has done his MS and MBBS in Orthopedics. He brings with him over a decade long experience in treating injuries of joints and their associated soft tissues, including ligaments, nerves, and muscles. He has also attended to cases related to fractures, joint disabilities, back pains, ligament tears, sports related injuries, arthritis, foot and ankle deformities amongst others. His areas of special interest are traumatology, replacement arthroplasty, arthroscopy.

He has been a teaching faculty at several leading institutes in India and has taught intricacies of effectively managing trauma to doctors, occupational therapists, nurses and paramedical students. He has leveraged his experience of over 2000 surgeries in trauma and nearly quarter of that in joint replacement to extend greater hands on knowledge to his colleagues in the medical arena.


  • Master of Surgery (Orthopaedics)
  • Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery
  • Fellowship Program in Total Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Fellowship Program in Arthroscopy

Professional Experience:

  • Sep 2014 – Jun 2017 – Specialist Orthopedics, Lifeline Hospital
  • May 2012 – Aug 2014 – Specialist Orthopedics, Dubai Hospital
  • Mar 2010 – April 2012 – Senior Orthopaedic Surgeon, Jebel Ali Hospital, Jebel Ali Village.
  • Aug 2009 – Feb 2010 – Junior Consultant Trauma and Joint Replacement Surgeon, Care Group of Hospitals, Hyderabad.
  • Sep 2007 – July 2009 – Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics, Medciti Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad.

Professional Memberships:

  • Member of the Indian Arthroscopy Society
  • Member of the Pune Orthopaedic Society
  • Member of the Indian Medical Association
  • Member of the Hyderabad Orthopaedic Society
  • Member of the Dubai Orthopaedic Club

Research Articles:

  • Comparative Study Of Results In Closed Interlocking Nailing With And Without Assisted Bone Marrow Injection Around Fracture Sites In Fresh Tibial Fracture”
  • “Co-Relative Study of Clinical Evaluation By Radiological Laxometry and Arthroscopic Findings in ACL Deficient Knee“
  • “Bilateral Simultaneous Total Knee Arthroplasty With And Without Torniquet.” – A Prospective randomised double-blinded study.



Dr. Angel Lizy Varughes

Dr. Angel has joined Aster Hospital Mankhool as a General Practitioner in Paediatrics department. She completed her DNB in Paediatrics in the year 2016 and MD from Government Medical College, Calicut, Kerala in the year 2015. Dr. Angel has developed herself in managing Neonatal & Paediatric emergencies as a part of the team.


  • MRCPCH (1 & 2)
  • DNB (Paediatrics) (2016)
  • MD (Paediatrics) (2012 – 2015) – Government Medical College, Calicut, Kerala, India.
  • MBBS (2004 – 2009) – Government Medical College, Trivandrum, Kerala, India.

Professional Experience:

Dr. Angel completed her one year as a Senior Resident in the department of Paediatrics Institute of Maternal and Child Health, Government Medical College, Calicut, Kerala, India. She has also attended many pieces of training and workshops in the Paediatric Subspecialties like Intensive Care, Rheumatology, Gastroenterology, Epilepsy, Cardiology, Genetics & Dysmorphology, Hemato – Oncology, Dermatology and Adolescent Health.

Thesis and Poster Presentations:

  • MD thesis on Quality of life in children with Juvenile idiopathic arthritis.
  • Poster presentation on Atypical presentations of Childhood Leukemia at HAEMATOCON 2013.

Dr. Angel fluently speaks languages like English, Hindi & Malayalam.

Dr. Sameer Sajwani

Dr. Sameer has joined Aster Hospital Mankhool as a Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist. He has over 25 years of experience in the field of Paediatric Cardiology. Dr. Sameer has achieved his qualifications in MBBCh, LRCP&SI (Ireland). DCH (Ireland). MRCPCH (UK).

His work is focused on the assessment and management of congenital and acquired heart disease and cardiac arrhythmias. He masters performing and the interpretation of cardiac investigations: Echocardiography, ECG, Holter monitor, Exercise ECG etc

He is a full-time paediatric cardiologist in Latifa Hospital, the first ever and oldest paediatric cardiology centre in UAE. In addition, Dr. Sameer is affiliated to most of the major hospital in Dubai, to provide emergency consultations and receives a referral of paediatric cardiology cases.

He is a founding member of the Nabadat initiative, which provides paediatric cardiac services worldwide in collaboration with Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Charity and Humanitarian Establishment.

He maintains strong ties with reputed speciality units in the UK such as Great Ormond Street Hospital to provide the highest standard of care to his patients.

Dr. Sameer can fluently speak languages like Arabic, English, Urdu and Persian.

Doctor’s Availability: On Thursdays 

Clinical Specialty Diagnostic Cardiology Services 
Congenital heart disease Echocardiography
Cardiac murmurs ECG & Holter Monitor
Palpitations & Arrhythmias Exercise & Stress ECG
Chest pain & Syncope
Acquired heart disease (Rheumatic Heart Disease & Kawasaki Disease)

Dr. Anas Sorathia

Dr. Anas has joined as a General Practitioner in Emergency Department at Aster Hospital Mankhool. He got his DHA certificate in the year 2015 and since then he is providing his medical services at Aster. Dr. Anas completed his MBBS from Al Ameen Medical College, Bijapur, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Science, Bangalore, Karnataka, India. Before joining Aster Hospital Mankhool his last working profile was at Wockhardt Hospital located in Mumbai.


  • May 2012 – May 2013 – DEM (Diploma Emergency Medicine) – Apollo Hospital Educational & Research Foundation, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.
  • Oct 2001 – Feb 2007 – MBBS – Al Ameen Medical College, Bijapur, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Science, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.

Professional Experience:

  • Before Joining Aster Hospital Mankhool, Dr. Anas was working at Wockhardt Hospital, Mumbai in Accident & Emergency Department.
  • Nov 2014 – Apr 2015 – Department of Intensive Care Unit, Prince Aly Khan Hospital, Maharashtra.
  • Jul 2013 – Oct 2014 – Department of Accident & Emergency Department, P D Hinduja Hospital, Mumbai.
  • May 2012 – May 2013 – Department of Emergency Medicine, Apollo Hospital.
  • Nov 2011 – Apr 2012 – Department of Paediatrics, Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, Mumbai.

Dr. Anas can fluently languages like English & Hindi.

Dr. Iyad Al Souri

Dr. Iyad Al Souri has joined us at Aster Hospital, Mankhool as Visiting Specialist Orthopaedic Surgeon.

Prior to joining us, Dr. Iyad was Consultant Surgeon for Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery in teaching hospitals across Germany since 1999. He has been trained at Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany, one of the prominent institutes for Orthopaedics in Europe and holds various memberships in Germany and Switzerland.
Dr. Iyad’s areas of expertise include; Joint replacement surgeries of major joints-Knee, Shoulder and Hip; Sports medicine; Acute and Chronic Trauma cases management with minimally invasive techniques; Spinal and disc management to treat acute and chronic pain.
He is fluent in English, Arabic, German and Turkish.


Dr. A.Sivakumar

Dr. Sivakumar is working as a Specialist Anaesthesiologist at  Aster Hospital Mankhool. He has 12 years of working experience as an Anesthesiologist and Critical Care Physician in various reputed teaching institutions which are the minimum of 750 bedded capacity hospitals. He completed his MBBS from Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai, India.


1993 – MBBS – Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai, India.

2006 – MD (Anesthesiology) – Madurai Medical College, TamilNadu, India.

Professional Experience:

  • Jul 2009 – Consultant Anaesthesiologist at Ramakrishna Hospital, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India.
  • Feb 2008 – Jun 2009 – Assistant professor in the department of Anaesthesia & Critical Care, PSG Institute of Medical Sciences and Research,Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India.
  • Oct 2006 – Feb 2008 – Consultant Anaesthesiologist, Sri Aarvi Hospital, Udumalpet, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India. (75 Bedded Hospital).

Research Article:

  • Thesis Topic – Comparison of low dose Buprenorphine  (90 & 120 micrograms) added with .5% Bupivacaine (Heavy) prolongs post operative analgesia in patients undergoing Lower Abdominal Surgeries and  ‎ ‎Perineal Surgeries done Under Subarachnoid Blocks.

Special Interests:

  • Anaesthesia for cardiac patients undergoing non-cardiac surgeries.
  • The role of ultrasound in the perioperative period.
  • Labour Analgesia.
  • Difficult airway management.
  • Academic and research activities.
  • Orthopaedic Anaesthesia: Well experienced in upper limb and lower limb blocks.
  • Pain management in trauma critical care: Expertise in placing epidural catheters, upper limb and lower limb blocks with or without catheters.

Dr. Sivakumar can fluently speak English & Tamil.






Dr. Aileen Pomer

Dr. Aileen is working as a Specialist Paediatrician at Aster Hospital Mankhool. She completed her MBBS from Far Eastern University, Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation, Quezon city. Before joining Aster Hospital Mankhool, she was working at Bataan General Hospital, Balanga, Bataan. She has also performed emergency procedures like endotracheal intubation, umbilical catheter insertion, phlebotomy for cardiac patients and needle decompression of the chest in her last profile.


  • 2005 – MBBS – Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation, Quezon city
  • 2000 – BSMT – Centrol Escolar University, Mendiola, Manila.

Professional Experience:

  • Sep 2014 – Dec 2015 – Medical Officer (Paediatrics Department) Bataan General Hospital, Balanga, Bataan.
  • Feb 2010 – Jun 2014 – Paediatric Residency Training Program, Amang Rodriguez Memorial Medical Centre, Marikina City.
  • Jan 2008 – Dec 2009 – Aesthetic Dermatology – Mendez Medical Group, Roces, Avenue Quezon City.
  • Jan 2007 – Dec 2007 – Resident on Duty – Perpetual Help Hospital, Dapitan, Manila.

Research & Publications:

  • 2014 – The profile of acute poisoning among paediatric patients in a Tertiary Government Hospital from Jan 2011 to Dec 2012. 1st place in Interdepartmental Research Contest.
  • 2005 – A cohort study on the health risk factors of families in Area B, Payatas 13, Quezon city.
  • 2004 – Study on prevalence of cigarette smoking among medical student of FEU-NRMF.

Dr. Aileen is from Philipines and can fluently speak English.