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Klinika Maharlika’s all-Filipino set of doctors ready to serve the Pinoy community

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Jun. 13, 19 | 8:58 am

Filipinos have established themselves as industrious, hardworking and dependable – sometimes to a fault as they tend to forget to take care of themselves. However, with Klinika Maharlika’s line up of professional and competent Filipino doctors, Pinoys no longer have to shy away from confiding their medical ailments to get on the road to recovery.

Klinika Maharlika is easily accessible for Filipinos with two locations: 2nd floor Al Hana Center Al Mankhool street Al Jafliya Satwa in Dubai and 3rd Floor Al Saif Tower Zayed the First Elektra Street in Abu Dhabi. Clinic timings for both locations are from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm all week.

Here are a few of their doctors and their field of specialization:

General Practictioners

Dr. Wendyliza Paz. Dr. Paz is a General Practitioner with over 18 years of clinical experience in General and Family Medicine, and is a DHA licensed General Practitioner since 2009. She has been providing primary health care services to the international community in Dubai for 10 years and have generated a significant pool of patients and sought been after for her continuing care and medical services.

Dr. Maria Luisa Lualhati S. Limbaco-Serate. Dr. Serate brings with her over 27 years of rich experience in both hospital and clinical settings. In 2004, Dr. Serate obtained her general practitioner license from Dubai Health Authority and became a member of Emirates Medical Association. In her more than 15 years of experience in Dubai, Dr. Maria worked as a full time practitioner in 3 different private clinics and working part time as a School Doctor.

Dr. Dennis Joson. Dr. Joson has been in the medical field for 15 years now both as a medical officer in government hospital where he examines and treats cases of both the adult and pediatric patients, managing both the out-patient department and the ward sections. He handles varied cases relating to Hypertension, Diabetes Mellitus, Asthma and other lung diseases, gastro-intestinal problems, skin infections, genito-urinary cases as well as pre-natal care.

Internal Medicine

Dr. Natalie Reynes. As Klinika Maharlika’s resident specialist for Internal Medicine, Dr. Reynes has worked in both private and public institutions, having been designated a Diplomate Certified in the Specialty of Internal Medicine by the Philippine College of Physician in 2014 with extensive training years prior. Before she headed to the UAE, she worked as a Medical Officer III in the National Center for Mental Health and was an Associate Consultant in Internal Medicine at St. Frances Cabrini Medical Center and Cancer Institute.

Dentistry

Dr. Wilbert Fernandez. Dr. Fernandez has been practicing General Dentistry for 5 years with experience in the Dental Department of Makati Doctors Clinic as well as extensive training from Oral Surgery and Hospital Dentistry in Craniofacial Foundation of the Philippines in Basic Surgical Oral Implant in Oris Dental. He has also served as a consultant for St. Patrick’s Medical Systems and a lecturer for Insights Diagnostic Oral and Maxillofacial Imaging His line of expertise includes Restorative, Prosthodontic, Pediatric, Oral surgery and Endodontic Dentistry.

OB Gyne

Dr. Jeneth Habacon. With 23 years of experience as a doctor, 15 of which as a obstetrician gynaecologist, Dr. Habacon is a Diplomate and Fellow of the Philippine Obstetrical and Gynecological Society. Her field of expertise includes analyzing abnormalities in menstruation, uterine fibroids and ovarian mass, perimenopause and menopausal concerns, women’s wellness check up, female immunization, infection and cancer screening, as well as performance of major and minor obstetrical – gynecological procedures. These include normal spontaneous delivery, curettage, caesarean section, hysterectomy, ovarian surgeries and more.

Vision to serve Filipinos and expats

These are just a few of the qualified and certified specialists that you’ll get to consult with at Klinika Maharlika. Sharon Rivera, Business Development Manager of Klinika Maharlika, shares her vision to be the go-to clinic of almost a million Filipinos in the region, as well as other expats.

“From inception of this project, we have a long term goal, which is to open a hospital for Filipinos and all other nationalities. As we all know, UAE is populated by almost a million of Filipinos and I personally felt it’s about time to showcase our talents in the healthcare industry. Our highly qualified doctors, nurses and allied personnel are working to various establishments owned and managed by other nationalities. Why not have our own? It is about time that we, as Filipinos have our own hospital in the gulf region,” shares Rivera.

Klinika Maharlika’s Dubai branch provides services including General Medicine, Obstetrics-Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Dermatology, Dentistry, and Radiology. Their Abu Dhabi branch has General Medicine, Obstetrics-Gynecology. Dentistry, Radiology services for the masses at affordable price points.

Our mission is to create an affordable and technologically advanced CENTER OF HEALTH, at PAR with the unparalleled and first-class health service and treatment specifically catered and tailored for the needs and VALUES of the Filipino people,” said Rivera.

Independence Day offers

The clinic will be holding a special promotion for their dental and OB gyne divisions for the Dubai and Abu Dhabi branches.

Abu Dhabi packages including cleaning that starts from Dh 130 and whitening at Dh 300. Obstetrics and Gynecology consultation with Pap Smear will just cost Dh 250.

Dubai packages include cleaning for Dh 99, and tooth filling with free consultation also for Dh 99. Teeth whitening with free consultation for Dh 599. You can also get your new set of braces installed with free OPG (dental xray) for just Dh 799. Pap Smear with free GP consultation will just cost Dh 150.

Rivera affirms that the clinic remains steadfast in serving the Filipino and expat communities as the Philippines celebrates the 121st Independence Day. “In commemorating the anniversary of our Independence Day, I could say I remain proud of the Filipino, especially of the Overseas Filipino Workers. We have our Filipino Healthcare professionals and are known to be globally competent, compassionate and caring.

“This is why we want to share this unique healthcare concept as Klinika Maharlika’s mission includes providing patient- centered benevolent and excellent healthcare to Filipinos and all citizens of UAE. We treat our patients/clients like royalty (Maharlika) hence our name,” said Rivera.

Consult with a Klinika Maharlika doctor today by setting an appointment at 04-325-0034 for their Dubai clinic and 02-631-0209 for their Abu Dhabi clinic.

 

 

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