Chief Medical Officer
MB, LRCS/PI, MICGP, FRAMI, M.MedSc., MFSEMRead Bio
Specialist in GynaecologyRead Bio
Dr. Sevdalina Velizarova
She has graduated her primary Medical education from the Medical University of Varna, Bulgaria in 1997 and completed postgraduate studies, becoming Major in Internal Medicine at the Medical University of Sofia later on in 2003.
In the meantime, she has gained 5 years of professional experience in Cardiology Department in the Multi Profile National Transport Hospital in Bulgaria, before moving to Dubai and joining Cedar’s Jebel Ali International Hospital in 2004.
Her main interest is Cardiology; however, she has great experience in dealing with all aspects of Internal Medicine, especially diagnosis and treatment of hypertension, diabetes and metabolic syndromes. She is specializing in functional diagnostics in heart diseases – stress tests and echocardiography.
She also has a vast experience in Emergency Medicine, especially cardiac cases.
Dr. Sevdalina is a member of the Bulgarian Society of Cardiology, European Society of Cardiology, European Society of Imaging Diagnostics and she is regularly attending various congresses & training seminars in her capacity as a member.
Languages: English, Russian and Bulgarian.
Consultant Supervisory Board
MB, BCh, BAO, MD, FRCP, DCH, DMMDRead Bio
In addition he is UCD’s Intern Network Coordinator and Director of Postgraduate Medical Education.
He is a member of the British Geriatrics Society, the Irish Gerontological Society, the Irish Medical Organisation, and the Royal Society of Medicine. His special interests include Dementia, Health Service Planning and Medical Ethics.
Consultant Respiratory Physician
MB, PhD, FRCPIRead Bio
His research interests include the role of endothelial dysfunction in pulmonary hypertension, and new therapeutic agents for the management of pulmonary vascular diseases. Professor Gaine has served as the Principle Investigator for 30 International clinical trials. He sits on numerous committees and has lectured, extensively, throughout Europe.
MD, FRCPIRead Bio
She received her Fellowship in Rheumatology at the Medical College of Wisconsin where she developed her interest in calcium crystal deposition diseases. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine in the specialty of Rheumatology.
Professor McCarthy is also a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland and the American College of Rheumatology and a member of the Association of Physicians of Great Britain and Ireland. She teaches as part of the University College Dublin Faculty of Medicine where she has been appointed Clinical Professor of Medicine.
Her clinical practice includes General Rheumatology with a special interest in Gout and other Crystal Deposition Diseases, Inflammatory Arthritis and Degenerative Joint Diseases such as Osteoarthritis.