Capital Health appoints Ramzi Moufarrej as medical director

AdobeStock 225134049Capital Health, the UAE’s integrated health group, has announced the appointment of Dr Ramzi Moufarrej as medical director to the Specialised Rehabilitation Hospital and Health Shield Medical Centre

In his role as medical director, Moufarrej will advise and lead physicians and staff in supporting the mission and goals of Health Shield Medical Centre and the Specialised Rehabilitation Hospital, set to open early 2019 and deliver an acute, sub-acute and long-term rehabilitation, and long-term care; a facility with outpatient capabilities, complemented by highly specialised skills and equipment, including the latest bionics and robotics, in the heart of the UAE’s capital.

Moufarrej received his medical degree from the American University of Beirut and completed an internship and medical residency in Internal Medicine at Duke University Medical Centre; Durham, North Carolina.

His professional training includes a clinical research and fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital; Boston, Massachusetts and a research fellow at Harvard Medical School Boston, Massachusetts.

Dr Mishal Al Kasimi, CEO of Capital Health, said, “I am very pleased to welcome Moufarrej as our new medical director here at Capital Health. His rich educational background, experience and professional interests will undoubtedly be an enormous benefit to our patients and staff–an excellent physician and proven leader who is dedicated to fulfilling our mission and serving our community.”

Moufarrej’s commented, “I am so glad and excited to have joined Capital Health because it’s a privilege to work with a team of intelligent, creative and energetic individuals persistently willing to face a new challenge.

His professional journey includes serving as chief of Critical Care at Zayed Military Hospital, Abu Dhabi for 18 years.

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