Aviation medicine

Aviation Medicine

A doctor specialized in Aviation Medicine

UHS is the first Hospital that has an independent Aviation Medicine clinic in the UAE, which has been accredited by General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA). The clinic includes a team of highly experienced doctors accredited byGCAA. The aviation medicine clinic is fully-equipped to conduct all medical examinations for pilots and flight crews and to issue health fitness certificates according to the legal requirements.

The clinic is lead by a GCAA Certified Aero 4 Medical Examiner (SAME) and is supported by certified aviation medicine nurses GCAA Certified Specialist Aero Medical Examiners in various disciplines like ENT, Endocrinology, Rheumatology, and Dermatology, Also includes nurses who are licensed in aviation medicine and are certified by the GCAA

The pilots bear a huge responsibility since they are responsible for hundreds of lives in flight. All pilots require an aviation medical certificate. Aviation doctors check the physical and mental health of the pilots and order blood pressure, and other diagnostic tests, such as an electrocardiogram or stress tests. Senior air medicine examiners also advise pilots of proper diet, exercise, and preventive measures to be taken to ensure safer flights.

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Doctors in aviation medicine

Prof. Dr. Mohamed Seif

Head of Internal Medicine Department, Senior Consultant Cardiologist, Aeromedical Examiner

Dr. Sridevi Parvathareddy

Aeromedical Examiner & Consultant Family Medicine

Dr. Mohamed Adil Ibraheim Ahmed

Specialist Aviation Medicine & Aeromedical Examiner

Dr. Khadija Ismail Abdelkarim Al Zarouni

Aeromedical Examiner & Consultant Family Medicine

Dr. Qasem Mohammad Alhammouri

Consultant Ophthalmology & Aeromedical Examiner

Dr. Mohammed Atif Makdum

Specialist Ophthalmologist and Vitreo Retinal Surgeon - Aeromedical Examiner

Dr. Ahmad Munzer Al Waa

Consultant ENT - Aeromedical Examiner


UHS Aviation Clinic offers a comprehensive range of services for your GCAA medicals, including:

  • Class I  Initial Examination
  • Class I Renewal
  • Class II Initial Examination
  • Class II Renewal
  • Class III Initial Examination (Air Traffic Controllers)
  • Class III Renewal
  • Cabin Crew Initial Examination
  • Cabin Crew Renewal
  • Fitness to Work Assessment
  • Direct Reinstatement of
  • Medical Certificate
  • Medical Board Evaluation

UHS also conducts aviation medicals for:

  • Civil Aviation Safety Authority of Australia (CASA)
  • Civil Aviation Authority of Britain (CAA)
  • European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)