INTERNAL MEDICINE

Internal medicine handles the broad and comprehensive spectrum of illnesses that affect adults. The scope of service of internal medicine includes the diagnosis and treatment of various acute and chronic illnesses in the inpatient and outpatient settings, and in health promotion and disease prevention.

Scope of services:

  • Diagnosis and management of acute and chronic illnesses.
  • Chronic disease management (including but not limited to diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia).
  • Chronic lung diseases e.g., asthma, COPD.
  • Infectious diseases.
  • Undifferentiated multi-systemic diseases.
  • Acute medical conditions requiring inpatient hospital care.
  • Wellness and preventive services e.g., age-appropriate screening and vaccinations.
  • 24-hour care and management of general medical in-patients.
  • Peri-operative consultation for adult patients who require surgery or other procedures.
  • Consultation services for acute and chronic medical issues for patients admitted under other medical or surgical specialties.
  • Outpatient Services.
  • Urgent Care Services: medical consultation coverage for urgent care.

Our Specialist Doctors are here to help you

Dr. Thana Saif Naser AlYafei

Consultant- Internal Medicine

Dr. Thana AlYafei is an Emirati internal medicine consultant. Dr. AlYafei received her medical degree from UAE University. She completed her residency in internal medicine at the University of Toronto, Canada. She received her Masters’ in Leadserhsip in Health Professionals’ Education from the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland. Prior to joining Yas Clinic Group, Dr. AlYafei worked as a consultant at Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi since 2015, and was the general medicine division chief from 2020 to 2021. Dr. AlYafei is a clinician educator and was the internal medicine residency program director from 2015 to 2021. She is the chair of the internal medicine committee of the Emirati board and serves as an examiner for regional and international examinations. She is an adjunct assistant professor at the College of Medicine and Health Sciences at UAE university. She is Certified in Medical Quality (CMQ). Dr. AlYafei is passionate about medical education and advancing palliative medicine in the region.

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Dr. Sushil Kumar Nema

Internal Medicine Specialist

He has over 20 years of experience in diagnosis and management of acute emergencies and long-term management of infectious diseases and diseases of endocrinology, cardiovascular disorders, respiratory disorders, metabolic disorders, musculoskeletal disorders, nervous system disorders, and gastrointestinal disorders

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Dr. Stefano Benedetti

Internal Medicine Consultant

More than 10 years experience as a Consultant of Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine in Europe. Advanced Expertise Certifications on Clinical-Emergency Ultrasound/Duplex/Echocardiography. Life support certifications (including ALS and ATLS). Dr. Stefano has a strong ability to manage serious acute illnesses that affect multiple organ systems at the same time in a single patient and can manage multiple chronic diseases or "comorbidities" that a single patient may have. Dr. Stefano is also skilled in the prevention, detection, and treatment of the most common illnesses such as heart diseases, infectious diseases, osteoporosis, diabetes, gastroenterology, and chest conditions, but also many other illnesses, then wellness and physical health. In our Internal Medicine Department, the patient is our real priority and is free to speak with us about any problem with total confidentiality.

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