“A comprehensive screening and medical report that helped guide me to better health”
“I tried lip fillers for the first time with Dr Azzam, and I absolutely love the results!”
“I’m so happy with my mesotherapy treatments at DNA clinic with Ana Rita, my skin is glowing and I can already see a big difference from my first session”
DNA Health & Wellness Centers are modern-day community-based clinics, offering 360-degree comprehensive, continuous and complete care for you and your family, across all ages.
Our patient centered approach is unique. We believe alongside providing the leading medical advice and care, it is also crucial to provide impeccable customer service in an environment which is designed to heal and rejuvenate. Our patient care does not stop when you leave our clinic, but proactively tracks your progress, working with you to reach optimum health.
Our team consists of some of the smartest, caring, positive and most cutting-edge practitioners, who have helped thousands of patients treat the root cause of their illnesses.
We are all sensitive to our surroundings, and research has shown that certain qualities in our environment can have a positive impact on our health and wellbeing.
At DNA Health, everything from the peaceful space, lighting, colours, shapes, textures, artwork, music and aroma in our clinics has been carefully designed and put together to provide a positive rejuvenating and healing environment. Alongside the physical space, our talented team focuses on creating patient-centred, relationship-based care, which has helped us be a part of their wellness journey with long lasting bonds.
#RealiseYourPotential with DNA Health & Wellness.
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Meet Iryna, the newest member of our expert beauty and skincare team.
With over 10 years of specialist aesthetics experience, Iryna is a talented beautician and registered nurse. She has experience with dealing with many types of skin concerns and most beauty and skincare treatments such as aesthetic lasers, skin tightening, hydra facial, oxy facials, microdermabrasion, microneedling, derma roller, and superficial peels.
Iryna’s favourite treatments are Microneedling and Hydra Facial.
Dr. Yosef Alsaieq
Meet Karmen, the newest member of our expert beauty and skin care team.
With over 17 years of experience from the Cayman Islands to Dubai, Karmen has acquired an expertise in bespoke skin care, beauty and laser treatments. Karmen specialises in treating concerns such as acne scars, open pores, uneven skin texture, and signs of aging.
She also enjoys curating effective skin care regimes to help her clients look and feel their best.
Head of Business Development
Julia Klymenko is a Head of Business Development and Guest Relations. Julia has been involved in the Health Care industry for over 8 years, and is a certified nutritionist with an athletic background.
Julia has a very keen interest in wellness and holistic medicine. Through her many years of work experience in the health care and wellness industry as a nutrition consultant, lifestyle coach and client coordinator, the one thing that has stood out to her the most is how small changes in life style and behavior can have a very large positive impact on your health.
Our Life Changer weight loss programme includes:
Our Body Reset weight loss programme includes:
Our Get-in-Shape weight loss programme includes:
Beauty and Laser Therapist
Ana Rita is a Beauty Therapist trained in a wide range of cosmetic treatments and procedures. Originally from Brazil – São Paulo, she earned her Beauty Therapist degree from Ibeco and Payot Institutes, Brazil’s acclaimed aesthetic training centers.
Ana Rita is also NCLC-certified (National Council of Laser Certification), Internationally recognized accrediting board monitoring competencies in all areas of laser education. Her certificate is accredited in the state of Florida and Texas, USA.
Her passion for aesthetics and her extensive experience has provided her with an expertise in skin and body rejuvenation.
Ana Rita is also well-experienced in understanding and treating all skin types and ethnicities for a wide-range of dermatological and aesthetic concerns such as acne, rosacea, and melasma.
‘Beautiful skin requires commitment, not a miracle.’
Tina Choueiri Chagoury
Licensed Clinical Dietician and Health Behavior Educator (LD-MPH)
Tina is a clinical dietician with a master’s in public health focused on health behavior education. She has more than 20 years of clinical experience in total, and 15 years of experience in Dubai.
Tina specialises in developing personalised programmes to help clients lose weight, gain muscles, or achieve optimal health. She is also a TV nutrition expert guest speaker on MBC1 Sabah el Kheir ya Arab, focusing on parenting nutrition and positive food talk.
Certified Institute of Functional Medicine Practitioner(IFMCP)
Meet Fiona, a certified Institute of Functional Medicine Practitioner (IFMCP) and the newest member of our team.
Fiona specializes in combining nutritional therapy with lifestyle coaching and considers all aspects of your life that may be affecting your health: nutrition, sleep and relaxation, movement as well as having a support network.
Rather than treating symptoms Functional Medicine looks to find the root cause of why you are not feeling your very best. A Functional Medicine practitioner can help you to help yourself achieve optimal wellness.
Fiona and has successfully helped many clients, that are struggling to change their nutrition and lifestyle habits, in achieving their desired wellness goals. From fatigue or struggling with sleeping properly to managing a healthy weight, and optimizing performance be it cognitive or athletic.
With a Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree in Nutritional Therapy at Westminster University and a Masters degree in Sports Nutrition graduating in 2008 from London Metropolitan University, Fiona helps clients adapt their lifestyles.
She is also the first in the UAE to achieve certification with the Institute of Functional Medicine and is a certified Master Practitioner in Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP).
Dr. Faryal Luhar
With a passion for the body’s innate healing power and the integration of naturopathic medicines and therapies, Faryal offers patients comprehensive naturopathic medical care and education to optimize their health and wellbeing. Using a holistic approach, Faryal strives to uncover the root cause of disease through clinical experience and the use of innovative laboratory assessments. Treatment plans are tailor-made to suit each individual’s specific needs and goals, while supporting the individual’s inherent capacity to self-heal.
Treatment modalities incorporate functional medicine approaches and include clinical nutrition therapy, botanical medicines, Chinese medicine and acupuncture/cupping, combination homeopathic remedies, supplementation, and lifestyle counselling. Dr. Luhar has a focus on Women’s Health however she treats a wide range of conditions from pain syndromes such as migraines, to chronic diseases such as diabetes. Removing obstacles to health and restoring physiology and function facilitates healthy ageing, stronger immunity, sharper mental clarity, and enhanced emotional wellbeing. Prevention is at the heart of Naturopathic Medicine and as such Faryal also promotes gene-based healthcare by offering patients a glance at their own genetic susceptibilities towards disease and empowers them to become the author of their own health journey.
Dr. Faryal Luhar graduated from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in Canada. She has been in practice for a combined 16 years starting initially in Canada and currently splits her practice time between South Africa and Dubai. She has published several articles in leading wellness magazines and is a lifelong learner. She has also been featured on tv and radio several times. Faryal sees every patient as a “teacher” . She aims to empower and educate her patients to take charge of their health by living a happy, balanced life full of vitality and possibilities.
Dr Ivica Djupovac
Dr Ivica Djupovac has practiced at a number of leading European hospitals during the early stages of his career. He has brought with him a diverse experience, establishing himself as a valuable and recognized physician in Dubai. He is admired by his patients and well recognized for his clinical acumen and professional integrity. Beside his general physician role, Dr Ivica’s preventative approach is lifestyle focused, with special interest in internal medicine, hormonal testing, allergies, food intolerance, nutrition and weight loss programmes.
Dr Carole Azzam
Aesthetic & Plastic Surgeon
Born in the city of Liege in Belgium, doctor Carole Azzam studied medicine at the University of Liège and was later accepted at the prestigious Harvard Medical School in Boston, where she undertook surgery internships.
She is well-known for her ethical, honest and personalized approach, providing patients with bespoke treatment plans, the highest standard of service and exceptional results.
Dr Carole Azzam is a Belgian board-certified plastic surgeon, and a member of:
– The Royal Belgian Society for Plastic Surgery (RBSPS).
– The Brazilian Society for Plastic Surgery (Sociedade Brasileira de Cirurgia Plástica – SBCP)
– The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
– The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)
– The International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS)
‘Beauty is measured in millimeters’
Dr Nasr Al Jafari
Functional Medicine, BMBS BMedSci (Hons) MRCGP MBA DPD DFSRH DOccMed
Health and wellness has been Dr Al Jafari’s passion and at the forefront of his medical practice since the early years of his career. He quickly became disillusioned in mainstream medicine by the perpetual cycle of sicker patients and more medications. Through advanced alternative training, he began to appreciate the root causes of disease, and the underlying importance of lifestyle in the etiology of modern illness. It is his integrative approach to health, transcending beyond the field of traditional medicine, which provides patients with true holistic care.
Dr Al Jafari is originally form the UK where he worked as a Consultant Physician and Member of the Royal College of General Practitioners. Having moved over the UAE in 2015 and based now in Dubai, he is the Medical Director of DNA Health Clinic. Dr Al Jafari’s particular focus is in modifying lifestyle factors, optimizing long-term health and prevention of chronic disease. He offers a broad scope of cutting edge treatment strategies for both adults and children, ranging from diabetes and obesity through to autism and dementia.
‘The Doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will instruct his patients in lifestyle and in the cause and prevention of disease’