Family physicians and internists apply scientific knowledge and clinical expertise to the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and compassionate care of adults across the spectrum from health to complex illness.
They manage a broad and comprehensive range of conditions and are not limited to one type of medical problem or organ system. If you have a health issue that requires specialized care, your family physician or internist will refer you to a doctor who provides the expertise you need.
Care provided by a Family Physician and Internist includes but is not limited to:
Management of chronic illnesses such as diabetes mellitus, hypertension and high cholesterol
Treatment of Infections, viruses, bacteria and parasites
Headaches, back pain and other acute pain
Vitamin and mineral deficiencies
Depression and anxiety
Adult and travel vaccinations
Health check-ups, health promotion and disease prevention
Dr. Faisal Baddar
Dr. Faisal Baddar is a Consultant Family Physician with extensive experience across various regions such as Canada, Nepal, Panama and the United Arab Emirates. He obtained his medical degree from Mc Gill University in Montreal, Canada. After completing his training in family medicine at the University of Ottawa, he worked as a full-time hospitalist in rural Ontario. Since his arrival to the United Arab Emirates, his career has focused on outpatient medicine, primary care & prevention while encompassing extensive experience in chronic disease management helping patients with diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease.
Dr. Fiona has 26 years of experience in the field as a General Practitioner with additional interests in aviation, diving , travel medicine, women’s health , mental health and counselling. She also performs minor skin surgery procedures.
Dr. Kate is a UK trained Consultant in Family Medicine with a special focus on Sports Medicine.
She has worked with international teams including with Team GB as one of the team Doctors at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, with British Swimming throughout 2017-18, and continues to work with World Rugby. In the past she has worked with Scottish rugby, football and also practiced at the Scottish Institute of Sport. She has worked at five major multi-sport games, including Rio 2016 and London 2012 Olympics, Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth games, Baku 2015 European Games and as Chief Medical Officer for the Great Britain Team at the Youth Olympics in Tbilisi 2015.
Concussion assessment and management
Fatigue and underperformance
Exercise prescription and advice on exercise for/with illness
Dr. Iman did her residency at New York Methodist Hospital, New York, United States of America. She is an American Board Certified Consultant in Internal Medicine with over 10 years’ experience and is a proponent for practicing evidence-based medicine.
Dr. Rowena is a Specialist in Family Medicine with over 28 years’ experience in a variety of clinical settings with a broad scope of practice in her field. Prior to joining Valiant Clinic, Dr. Rowena practiced in various reputable organizations in South Africa, UK and UAE. Dr. Rowena earned her Medical Degree and Postgraduate studies in Family Medicine from the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa. She is a member of the Faculty of General Practitioners and Fellow of the College of Family Practitioners of South Africa
Dr. Grant, is a Consultant in Family Medicine with over 11 years’ experience in the field. He is specialized in diagnosing and treating a wide range of medical conditions, including skin disorders such as melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer, mole checks, mole mapping, and steroid injections for carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger finger, tennis elbow, knee arthritis, shoulder impingement and hip bursitis.
Prior to joining Valiant Clinic, Dr. Grant worked at various reputable institutions in the UK and New Zealand. Dr. Grant has been recently recognized as the highest achieving student in the 2019 Advance Clinical Certificate of Dermoscopy by the Skin Cancer College Australasia, Australia.
Dr. Marc Ruemmler is a German Board Certified specialist in Internal Medicine. With over 20 years of experience in the field, Dr. Ruemmler has completed his medical degree in 2005 from the University of Munich, and furthermore completed a PHD in Stem Cell Physiology as well as an MBA in Healthcare Management from the Munich Business School.
Over the years Dr. Ruemmler practiced at various reputed medical organizations such as the Technical University Munich, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich and
Cardiology and Cardiac Care
Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease
Non Invasive Cardiology Imaging
Arrhythmia (Irregular Heart Rhythms)
Blood Pressure and Vascular Disease treatment, including Atherosclerosis Prevention and Treatment.