Dr. Rafia Rahim

Consultant Psychiatrist

Available Mon, Dec 12,  from 06:30 at Medcare Hospital - Al Safa

24 years experience

Al Safa, Dubai

Available Mon, Dec 12, from 06:30 at this clinic



Clinic Locations

Medcare Hospital - Al Safa
Address

Hadiqa Street, Opposite Al Safa Park Gate No:1, Jumeirah, Dubai

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Opening Hours

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Phone Number

+9718006332273

About

Dr. Rafia Rahim is a consultant in the Psychiatry Department of the Medcare Hospital, Al Safa. After completing her Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, she obtained a Diploma in Child Health and became a member of the prestigious Royal College of Psychiatrists. She is also a member of the Arab Board for Medical Specialization.

Dr. Rahim began her career in Kerala in India first as an Assistant Insurance Medical Officer, then as a specialist Paediatrician both at the ESI Hospital. She then moved to UAE, where she practised as a Medical Practitioner at Al Ain Hospital Child Health Institute and subsequently spent many years as a Consultant Psychiatrist at the renowned Behavioural Sciences Institute (BSI), Al Ain Hospital. 

Her depth of knowledge and expertise has been lauded at various forums. She has had the privilege of being a member of the joint committee of psychiatrists from Al Ain Hospital and Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, and the CERNER IT team, who formulated the structure of the “Psychiatric Assessment” encounter pathway. She was a member of the Subject Expertise Committee of Al Ain hospital, in the JCIA chapter - “Care of Patient” and a lead physician for implementation of HBIPS (Hospital-Based In-patient Psychiatric Services) – a quality improvement project. 

Dr. Rahim's expertise covers lessons learnt from The Catie Schizophrenia Trial, Women’s Mental Health, DSM 5 – A bird’s eye view, etc. She has successfully managed culture shock, In-patient violence, learning disability in children, depression in childhood and adolescence, comprehensive psychiatric assessment, and psychopathology including delusions. She is particularly good in maintaining documentation in psychiatry, is interested in community mental health services, believes in moving from ‘Agitation to Rapport- Are we doing it Right?’ and shares CMHS success stories.

During her leisure time, she relaxes by listening to music and reading. She is also fond of travelling whenever she gets a chance. She is fluent in both English and Arabic and speaks Malayalam too.

Areas of Expertise

Lessons learnt from The Catie Schizophrenia Trial
Women’s Mental Health
DSM V – A Bird’s eye view
Culture shock
In-patient violence
Learning Disability in children
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Languages

Arabic
English
Malayalam

Education

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Mrcpsych

Royal College of Psychiatrists

United Kingdom

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Arab Board of Medical Specialization

Experience

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Consultant Psychiatrist

Medcare Hospital - Al Safa

2021

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Dubai, UAE

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Medical Practitioner, Specialist and Consultant Psychiatrist

Behavioral Sciences Institute, Al Ain Hospital, SEHA

1997 - 2021

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Abu Dhabi, UAE

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Medical Practitioner

Child Health Institute , Al Ain Hospital, Ministry of Health

1994 - 1997

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Kerala, India

Insurance

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Now Health
RESTRICTED
Comprehensive
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Oman Insurance
Comprehensive Plus
Premium
Premium Plus
Standard (MOH Plan)
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MSH International
Enhanced
Premium
Comprehensive
Platinum
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INAYAH TPA
DIAMOND
PLATINUM

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Accepted Payments

Cash

In-Person Only

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Memberships

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Arab Board for Medical Specialization

Member

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Royal College of Psychiatrist

Member

Registration & License

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DHA License

59823758-001

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Dr. Rafia Rahim

Medcare Hospital - Al Safa

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