Doctor and Healthcare Provider


Dr. Nagaraj Palankar

Bangalore, India

Type of Professional: Gastroenterologist


<script type="application/ld+json"> {"@context":"", "@type":"Physician", "name":"Nagaraj Palankar", "url":"", "description":"Dr. Nagaraj Palankar is a Surgical Gastroenterology Consultant at Manipal Hospital HAL Airport Road - Bengaluru. With 16 years of experience, he specializes in colorectal surgery & living donor liver transplants.", "medicalSpecialty":["Gastroenterology Consultant","Gastroenterologist","Specialist in robotic HPB","Specialist in Robitic Hepato-pancreato-biliary Surgery","Specialist in Gastrointestinal Surgery"], "memberOf":[{ "@type":"MedicalClinic","name":"Manipal Hospital Old Airport Road", "url":"" }] },] </script> <style type="text/css">body p { margin-bottom: 10px; text-align: Justify; } .about_the_doctor ul{ padding-left: 40px; margin-bottom: 10px; } </style> <p>Dr. Nagaraj Palankar&nbsp;is a Consultant&nbsp;specialized in Surgical Gastroenterology, HAL Airport Road - Bengaluru. Here is his professional experience in his own words.&nbsp;</p> <p>I had my basic surgical training during general surgery residency at Bangalore Medical College. In addition to routine general surgical procedures, I had excellent exposure in management of patients with portal hypertension including shunt and non-shunt operations for extrahepatic portal hypertension. I did a project evaluating the outcome of various modalities of treatment in patients with portal hypertension.&nbsp; I had continued exposure in complex gastrointestinal surgery and advanced laparoscopic procedures while I was working as a Senior Resident in Gastrointestinal Surgery at PSRI, New Delhi. During my tenure as Assistant Professor of Surgery at Kasturba Medical College, Manipal from 2004-2006, I was actively involved in teaching the postgraduates basic surgical technique and basic surgical procedures.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>Since 2012, I am working in Manipal Hospital, Bangalore as a consultant in the department of Surgical Gastroenterology. Our team has an active liver transplant program. I have taken the responsibility of donor hepatectomy in our living donor liver transplantation program which was headed by Dr. Sadiq Sikora. Also, we are offering state-of-the-art surgical services including robotic HPB and gastrointestinal surgery.&nbsp;</p> Read More

Dr. Tom Bourne

London, United Kingdom

Type of Professional: Obstetrician / Gynecologist


<script type="application/ld+json"> {"@context":"", "@type":"Physician", "name":"Tom Bourne", "url":"", "description":"Dr. Tom Bourne is associated with Weymouth Street Hospital, London, UK. He has 35 Years of experience in Gynecological Diagnosis such as HSSG, SIS, HSG, Obstetrics and Gynecology.", "medicalSpecialty":["Obstetrics and Gynecology","Specialist in Endometrial Biopsy","Specialist in Hirsutism Treatment"], "memberOf":[{ "@type":"MedicalClinic","name":"Weymouth Street Hospital", "url":"" }] },] </script> <style type="text/css">body p { margin-bottom: 10px; text-align: Justify; } .about_the_doctor ul{ padding-left: 40px; margin-bottom: 10px; } </style> <p>Tom Bourne was previously a Swedish MRC scientific fellow at Goteborg University, writing his Ph.D. diagnostic approaches to ovarian &amp; endometrial cancer. He is now Consultant Gynecologist at Queen Charlottes and Chelsea Hospital, Professor of Practice at Imperial College London and visiting Professor at KU Leuven Belgium. He has a national and international reputation in all aspects of the use of ultrasonography in gynecology including early pregnancy, endometriosis, emergency gynecology and cancer diagnosis.</p> <p>He has published over 300 peer reviewed papers, has an h-index of 75 with Google Scholar and has been asked to speak at numerous meetings in the UK and abroad. He is treasurer of the International Society for Ultrasound in Obstetrics &amp; Gynecology and will become President in 2020. He sits on the steering committee of the International Ovarian Tumor Analysis (IOTA) trial, is President of UK Association of Early Pregnancy Units and director of early pregnancy research at the Tommy&rsquo;s national center for miscarriage research in the UK. In 2015 he was awarded honorary fellowship of the AIUM and in 2016 honorary membership of ASUM.</p> Read More

Dr. Samir Al Assar

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Type of Professional: General Surgeon


<script type="application/ld+json"> {"@context":"", "@type":"Physician", "name":"Samir Al Assar", "url":"", "description":"Dr. Samir Al Assar is associated with Prime Hospital, Dubai. He has rich experience in wound care & is a European Board certified specialized in General Surgery.", "medicalSpecialty":["General Surgeon"], "memberOf":[{ "@type":"MedicalClinic","name":"Prime Hospital", "url":"" }] },] </script> <style type="text/css">body p { margin-bottom: 10px; text-align: Justify; } .about_the_doctor ul{ padding-left: 40px; margin-bottom: 10px; } </style> <p>Coming from one of the largest wound care hospitals in Dubai. Our General Surgery and Wound Care Management Specialist, Dr. Samir Al Assar is at your service, with his enormous experience in General Surgery and Wound care management. Dr. Samir Al Assar is a European Board certified specialized in General Surgeon, who fluently speaks English and Arabic and who is there for healing your wounds and easing pains related to new and previous traumas.</p> Read More

Dr. Heng Siok Kheng

Singapore, Singapore

Type of Professional: Pediatrician


<script type="application/ld+json"> {"@context":"", "@type":"Physician", "name":"Heng Siok Kheng", "url":"", "description":"Dr. Heng Siok Kheng at the best children's hospital & medical center, Kids Clinic has over 32 years’ experience. She is one of the best child specialists in Singapore.", "medicalSpecialty":["Pediatrician","Child Specialist","Specialist in Childhood Illnesses"], "memberOf":[{ "@type":"MedicalClinic","name":"Kids Clinic", "url":"" }] },] </script> <style type="text/css">body p { margin-bottom: 10px; text-align: Justify; } .about_the_doctor ul{ padding-left: 40px; margin-bottom: 10px; } </style> <p>Dr. Heng Siok Kheng graduated from National University of Singapore (NUS) in 1987 with MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery), went on to obtain her postgraduate degree in 1993, and became a Member of the Royal College of Physicians (United Kingdom). She is a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore and has obtained Specialist Accreditation as a Neonatologist in 2011. She has 30 years of experience as a doctor and 24 years of experience as a pediatrician.</p> <p>Prior to her practice at Thomson Medical Centre and Mt Alvernia Hospital, she carried out her pediatric training at the previous Pediatric Department at Tan Tock Seng Hospital and later at Kandang Kerbau Women&rsquo;s and Children&rsquo;s Hospital. She has experience in dealing with newborn problems, treating common childhood illnesses as well as dealing with more serious problems needing hospitalization care.</p> <p>With a personal interest in respiratory illnesses and having seen the evolvement of medical care in Singapore in the last three decades, she is constantly seeking to fine tune her medical practice to give her patients the best of care. Dr Heng is fluent in English and Mandarin, as well as dialects including Teochew, Hokkien and Cantonese.</p> Read More

Dr. Umesh Nihalani

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Type of Professional: Dermatologist


<script type="application/ld+json"> {"@context":"", "@type":"Physician", "name":"Umesh Nihalani", "url":"", "description":"Dr. Umesh Nihalani completed his graduation in dermatology from the prestigious B. J. Medical College, Ahmedabad. He has 16 years of experience in Dermatology.", "medicalSpecialty":["Dermatologist","Specialist in Dermatology","Specialist in Aesthetic Medicine","Specialist in Cosmetology","Skin Specialist"], "memberOf":[{ "@type":"MedicalClinic","name":"Dubai London Clinic and Speciality Hospital", "url":"" }] },] </script> <style type="text/css">body p { margin-bottom: 10px; text-align: Justify; } .about_the_doctor ul{ padding-left: 40px; margin-bottom: 10px; } </style> <p>Dr Umesh Nihalani graduated from the prestigious B. J. Medical College, Ahmedabad, India, which is associated with one of the largest hospital in Asia. He went on to achieve his Masters in Dermatology from NHL Municipal Medical College, Ahmedabad, India. He has more than 15 years of experience in the field of Dermatology and Venereology and has had the opportunity to work in India and UAE. He has vast experience in treating patients with all types of skin ailments, such as Acne, Pigmentation disorders, Skin tags, Dermatitis, Eczema, Fungal, Viral &amp; Bacteria infections, Hair loss (Alopecia), Disease of the nails, Herpes, Hives (Urticaria), Pre-cancerous skin growths (Actinic keratoses), Psoriasis, Rosacea and warts, to name a few.</p> <p>He believes that thorough examination of skin before coming to any diagnosis is very important, which not only demands great experience but also of understanding of the patient&#39;s perspective. He is aware that the field of Dermatology is advancing rapidly and therefore he always keeps on updating himself by attending workshops and conferences regularly.</p> Read More

Dr. Selçuk Aytaç

Istanbul, Turkey

Type of Professional: Plastic and Cosmetic Surgeon


<script type="application/ld+json"> {"@context":"", "@type":"Physician", "name":"Selçuk Aytaç", "url":"", "description":"Dr. Selçuk Aytaç has practicing Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery for over 20 years. Currently Dr. Selçuk is associated with Estetic International.", "medicalSpecialty":["Specialist in Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery","Plastic and Cosmetic Surgeon","Specialist in Aesthetic Surgery"], "memberOf":[{ "@type":"MedicalClinic","name":"Estetik International", "url":"" }] },] </script> <style type="text/css">body p { margin-bottom: 10px; text-align: Justify; } .about_the_doctor ul{ padding-left: 40px; margin-bottom: 10px; } </style> <p>A graduate of Ankara University Medical Faculty, Board-certified surgeon Dr. Sel&ccedil;uk Ayta&ccedil; completed his plastic surgery training at Uludağ University medical faculty.</p> Read More