Assessment and documentation of your child’s health, growth and development
Full review of all clinical systems and discussion of any psychosocial concerns
Vaccination review and discussion of seasonal and travel vaccines where relevant
Referral for further check-ups such as ophthalmology, dental and orthopaedic when required
Regular visits in the first two years of life, mirroring the vaccine schedule, and annual visits thereafter are recommended
Dr Rania is a Specialist Paediatrician who has been practicing in Dubai for several years. She is originally from Lebanon, grew up in Dubai and studied medicine at the University of London, training at Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals. She is a Member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health and holds a master’s degree in Nutrition.
Rania has extensive experience in managing a whole range of paediatric cases for children from birth to 18 years old, ranging from respiratory illness to gastrointestinal concerns to paediatric skin conditions. She has a particular interest in Gastro-oesophageal Reflux of the infant, having experienced this as a mother herself.
Rania lives in Dubai with her husband and three children and enjoys reading, cooking and lazy days on the beach when she’s not busy at Circle.
Dr Ilaria is a Specialist in Family medicine who strives to look after all areas of her patients’ health. She believes regular and appropriate checks to be essential to health and well-being.
Originating from Italy, she obtained her primary medical degree in Italy at La Sapienza University of Rome. After relocating to France, Dr Ilaria acquired post-graduate training in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Systemic Diseases, and Geriatric Medicine. She achieved her master’s degree in Family Medicine, with honours, at the University of Reims Champagne-Ardenne in France, where she worked in various large university hospitals and private family medicine practices. Ilaria has further specialisation and interest in women’s health, internal medicine, paediatrics and endocrinology.
In Dubai, Ilaria has put her linguistic skills to use, looking after people from all over the world. She is available to consult in English, French and Italian.
Review and management of childhood and adult asthma
Tailored investigation and treatment plans
Asthma action plan as required
Review of all vaccines with catch-up schedules set as needed
Advice about travel and seasonal vaccines
Diagnosis and management of inherited disorders of immunity
Diagnosis and management of recurrent infections
Diagnosis and management of immunodeficiency
Review, diagnosis and comprehensive assessment of complex medical conditions
Advice about infant nutrition and weaning
Specific nutritional advice regarding conditions such as infant reflux and allergy.
Nutritional advice for cases of food allergy
Nutritional advice for conditions such as hypertension, hypercholesterolaemia and obesity
Carried out by a Specialist in Family Medicine
Includes a clinical breast examination, pelvic examination and PAP smear
Referral for further investigations such as ultrasound scan or mammogram are done as necessary
Comprehensive annual health check, including investigations that give a broad overview of your health status
Tailored to age, gender and medical history
Referrals to subspecialists and further examinations where needed
Management of common paediatric rashes
Diagnosis and management of eczema and other atopic skin conditions
Diagnosis and management of recurrent skin infections
Management of acute and chronic urticaria
Assessment, investigation and management of inhalant, food, drug and skin allergies
Comprehensive testing and management plans
Allergy action plan as required