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Our diverse team members reflect our integrated approach and work in harmony to devise the perfect programme unique to every individual. Our complementary skillsets and varied professional and cultural backgrounds enable us to help our clients to make profound and lasting improvement in their lives. Expertise you can trust for surgical, non-surgical and regenerative medicine treatments.

Dr. Sergio Mazzei

General Surgeon & Wound Care Specialist

Dr Mazzei obtained his Medical Degree in Faculty of Medicine and Surgery at the University of Messina – “G Martino” Italy scoring 110/110 in October 2005. He completed his post-graduate studies in general surgery, scoring 50/50 and distinction at Messina University, Italy. Starting from October 2017 to present he was appointed as trusted doctor by the Consulate General of Italy in Dubai. Dr Mazzei worked as a specialist general surgeon in different and relevant public Italian hospitals (Milan and Lecco). He also worked, for a long time, in one of the most well reputed wound care department, in Monza (Italy) treating patients with diabetic foot and vascular ulcers performing different kind of surgical procedures (toe amputation, free skin graft, skin homograft, dermal substitutes with hyaluronic acid and different kind of dermal substitutes with mesenchymal stem cells, fibroblast, keratinocytes, PRP, and so on) and using other technique as NPWT. He performed more than 1000 surgical procedure for wound care in his career. He had several publications about wound care treatment and tissue engineering. He has been co-investigator many international studies about wound care and wound healing using advance dressings and treatments. He has been appointed as trusted doctor by the Consulate General of Italy in Dubai starting from October 2017. Dr Mazzei is licensed and practices in Dubai.

Education and Certifications
Postgraduate Diploma in General Surgery, scoring 50/50 and distinction. Thesis entitled” The robotic surgery among present, past and future. Personal experience”. October, 2011
Enabling national ultrasonography. Italian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology (SIUMB). May, 2008
Degree in Medicine, scoring 110/110. Thesis entitled”Politrauma, diagnostic and therapeutic approach in an emergency case. University of Messina – “G Martino” Italy. October, 2005

Dr. Mahmoud Abdelaal Elsamanoudy

Orthopaedic & Spinal Surgeries

After 25 years working in a military hospital in Egypt, Dr Elsamanoudy moved to Dubai where he spent the next 15 years as a leading surgeon in various private hospitals. He joined Mediclinic in Al Ain in June 2018.

Core competencies
Orthopaedic and spinal surgeries
Endoscopic spine
Foot and ankle surgeries
Arthritis knee surgery
Pain management

PHD Doctor of Medicine - Cairo University

Dr. Ashok Kumar

Specialist - Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr Ashok Kumar is a highly experienced and reputable Orthopaedic Surgeon with 16 years of experience in Orthopaedics. He has completed MS Orthopaedics and subsequent specialised training from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS, Delhi), Exeter hip Centre U.K & Katharnein hospital, Germany. He taught and trained numerous undergraduate, postgraduate and arthroplasty fellow as an Assistant professor of Orthopaedics at AIIMS, Delhi. He worked as a Specialist Orthopaedics Surgeon at Saudi German Hospital, Dubai for last 2 1/2 yrs. Prior, he worked at Dubai Bone & Joint Centre (DBAJ, the first exclusive musculoskeletal centre of UAE) in Dubai healthcare city, for four years. He has published more than 31 international indexed Orthopaedic papers and co-authored a book (2014) titled “Tips & Tricks in Total Hip & Knee Arthroplasty”. He has presented his work in various highly prestigious international Orthopaedics Conferences (SICOT/Arab Health/IOACON/ESMOS) including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeon (AAOS). Dr Kumar has been an international faculty for reputed AIIMS cadaveric arthroplasty course & update for (2010-2015).

Areas of Interest

Joint disorder/Arthritis
Primary complex and revision Total hip (THR) & Knee replacement (TKR)
Platelet rich plasma (PRP)/Prolotherapy for Osteoarthritis of knee/hip
Surgical correction of joint deformity (high tibial osteotomy)
Sports Injury
Arthroscopic ACL reconstruction/meniscectomy/ankle arthroscopy
Management of chronic tendinopathy (PRP/ shockwave/prolotherapy/repair)

Paediatric Fractures/Dislocations
Management of Flat foot/ club foot (Ponseti/surgery) / DDH (Brace/Pelvic & femoral osteotomy)/ Perthes/ knock knee / bowed leg/ cerebral palsy(brace/tendon release), CVT
Complex musculoskeletal trauma
Surgical management of acute fractures of the upper/lower limbs/delayed or nonunion.

Bone Tumor
Management of benign (injection/curettage & BG) and malignant bone tumour (limb salvage)
Management of back pain (transforminal / facet joint injection)/ neck pain/tail bone pain (Prolotherapy)

Dr. Prof. Nicola Maffulli

Consultant - Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. Nicola is a Professor and a Consultant Specialist Orthopaedic Surgeon at the University of Salerno School of Medicine and Surgery, in Salerno, Italy. His subspecialty interests include trauma, sports surgery, knee, foot and ankle surgery, and the management of degenerative joint disease in younger patients. His main focus lies in minimally invasive techniques in the management of common trauma and orthopaedic ailments. Dr. Nicola’s has had key surgical and professorial posts in the United Kingdom, Italy and Hong Kong and has lectured in Sports Biomechanics, Sports Medicine, Sports Traumatology, and Orthopaedics to under- and post-graduate medical students. He is on the editorial boards of numerous surgical publications and medical journals dedicated to Sports Science and Medicine and Orthopaedics and has published books and various significant research papers. He actively participates in international Sports and Surgical symposiums as a speaker. As a former athlete, he has a strong interest in sports and martial arts with a black belt in judo, a black belt in sambo wrestling, and an orange belt in Shotokan karate.

Education & Credentials
Doctor of Medicine
University of Aberdeen, 1998
Master of Surgery
University of London, 1994
Doctor of Philosophy
University of London, 1992
Doctoral degree in Medicine and Surgery (Summa cum Laude)
University of Napoli, 1983
Medical School - Federico II Medical School, University of Napoli, Italy, 1977 – 1983

Dr. Stephan Ortner

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Stephan Ortner is an Austrian Board certified Facharzt for Traumatology/Orthopedics with over 18 years of experience. After studying Biology/Genetics and Medicine he received his training at the University Clinics for Orthopedics and Traumatology at the General Hospital Vienna. Before he moved to Dubai in 2011 he gained knowledge in his field as a consultant in other major hospitals (Landesklinikum Wr. Neustadt and Landesklinikum Baden) in Austria. With a great thirst for knowledge, Dr. Stephan is frequently attending scientific meetings and training courses so that his clinical offering are the very best available. Although a superb Orthopaedic Surgeon, Dr. Stephan exhausts non-invasive or conservative therapy prior to offering surgery. With a background in genetics and biology, he has been successfully applying this knowledge in the area of regenerative medicine for his patients. His surgical interest spans from treating fractures in adults and children, tendon injuries and wounds to arthroscopic surgeries of the knee including ACL, cartilage, and meniscus injury.

Facharzt Orthopedics/Traumatology University Clinics, General Hospital Vienna
Doctor of Medicine, MD Medical University Vienna, 2001
Medical School Medical University Vienna 1993-2001
Doctor Biology/Genetics, PhD University Vienna, Faculty Naturwissenschaften, 1995
University Vienna Biology/Genetics studies 1986-1991
Diploma 1991

Treatment of fractures/dislocations of the extremities in children and adults (conservative and operative)
PRP / Stem Cell / Plasma injections for osteoarthritis treatment and inflammatory disorders like rotator cuff problems, Tennis elbow, Achilles tendinitis, plantar fasciitis and patella tendinitis, non-operative meniscus care.
Treatment of tendon/ligament injuries and ganglions
Treatment of most musculoskeletal disorders (conservative and operative)
Arthroscopy of the knee (cartilage, meniscus and ACL)
High tibial osteotomy
Joint replacement hip and knee.
Conservative treatment of back pain
Surgeries of ankle and food
Treatment of sports injuries in adults and children
Use of REPULS Light Therapy, a highly successful noninvasive treatment option for most kinds of pain, inflammation and wound healing disorders

Dr. Amr Mohamed Sarwat

Senior Specialist - Spine & Neurosurgeon

Dr. Amr Mohamed Sarwat FRCS (Glasg.) is a Neurosurgeon who predominantly treats and operates on adult spinal pathology, including disc prolapses in neck and back, trauma and fracture surgery and complex spinal surgeries. He has over 15 years of experience in spinal surgery. He adopts a conservative approach to most spinal problems and operates after exhausting non-surgical modalities. He uses pain management techniques such as epidurals and blocks to facilitate a rehabilitation based treatment modality. Interventional pain management procedures is carried out on a day case basis.

Research Interest
Adult spinal degenerative problems. Minimally invasive spine surgery. Traumatic spine injuries in adults. Failed Back Surgery. Artificial disc replacement. Interventional Pain management.

Ms. Ketaki Sharad Karandikar


Ms. Ketaki has done her BPT, MPT-Neurosciences and Diploma in Yoga Teaching. She has extensive experience in Orthopaedic Rehabilitation, Pre and Post-operative Conditions, Spine cases, Neurological and General Post-operative conditions, CABG cases and Cardiac ICU, Geriatric PT & Obesity. Her special interest includes. Neurological rehabilitation. She has also done certificate courses in Mulligans concept, Strain Counter strain reaction, Bobath Concept-Adult Hemiplegia, Neurodevelopmental Techniques(NDT), Proprioception and Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF), Sensory Integration (SI), EMG and NCV,Vasa concept, Dry needling. Ms. Ketaki has worked with Wockhard Multispeciality Hospital, Dr.Gujrathi’s Clinic, Maharashtra and Spinex Clinic in Gujrat, India. Before joining Emirates Integra, she worked for Sobeh’s vascular and Medical center in DHCC, Dubai.

Dr. Mohamed Kandil

Specialist Orthopedic Surgeon (Arthroscopic Sports Surgeon)

Dr. Mohamed Kandil - Specialist Orthopedic Surgeon (Arthroscopic Sports Surgeon)
Dr Mohamed Kandil brings with him more than 15 years of experience of stellar performance in the field of orthopedics and sports medicine. Having worked in several esteemed institutions of orthopedics in Germany, Dubai and Egypt. He is the go-to expert consulted by several famous professional swimmers from UAE national team, basketball players, runners, golfers, rugby players, squash players, tennis players and footballers including the legendary Diego Maradona and Zidane.
Dr. Kandil believes that to achieve the best possible results for any particular patient, a strategic combination of surgical and non-surgical technique should be utilized.
Master’s degree in Orthopedics & Trauma Surgery (MSc), Faculty of Medicine Ain-Shams University Cairo, Egypt.
Diploma in Sports Medicine from University of South Wales, UK
Fellowship Orthopedics Surgery at Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany.
Fellowship Hip Arthroscopy, Centro De Cirugia Ortopedica, Traumatologica Medicine Deportiva, Santander, Spain.
Professional Association
Egyptian Orthopedic Association Member, Egypt
AO Foundation Member and Instructor, Switzerland
AO Fellowship in Trauma, Germany
AO Gulf Region Community Development Officer, Switzerland
AAOS Member, USA
SICOT Member, Belgium

Clinical Expertise & Service offered
• All arthroscopic procedures of the knee, shoulder, ankle, hip, elbow and wrist joints, with main interest for the arthroscopic shoulder, knee, ankle joints surgeries, including complex ligament repair & reconstruction.
• Joint replacement surgeries (knee, hip and shoulder joints)
Languages Known
• Arabic
• English
• German

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