Dr Rafique is a pulmonologist and medical director at Prime Hospital, Dubai. He has been the medical director since 2016 and is the head of the Department of Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine.
Dr Rafique gained both his DNB Pulmonary Board degree & postgraduate Diploma in chest diseases DTCD from Madras Medical College. He completed the European Diploma in Respiratory medicine from the ERS European Respiratory Society in association with EBAP (European Board for Accreditation in Pneumology) in Austria, Vienna. He was one of the few pulmonologists worldwide awarded with the HERMES Diplomate Title (European standard of excellence in the field of Respiratory Medicine for European Specialists) in 2009 and received his FCCP, Fellowship from the American College of Chest Physicians.
Dr Rafique has almost 15 years of experience as a Senior Pulmonologist /Chest physician in many JCI, (joint commission International) accredited Institutions in the UAE, both in the Government Hospitals of Abudhabi health authority and at Rashid and Dubai Hospitals under DHA (Dubai health authority). He was also the former Head of Pulmonology and Allergy at NMC Specialty Hospitals in Dubai. In addition, he established the Chest Medicine Department at a 300 bedded tertiary Multispecialty Hospital in south India and worked as a Consultant Pulmonologist & Head of the Pulmonary Medicine Unit. He is a renowned speaker delivering numerous CME programmes, conducting workshops and speaking at many international conferences. He is also active in Research with many recent publications in peer-reviewed journals in the field of asthma & COPD.
DNB Pulmonary Board degree, Madras Medical College
Postgraduate Diploma in chest diseases DTCD, Madras Medical College
European Diploma in Respiratory medicine, European Respiratory Society
Hermes Diplomate title - 2009
FCCP, Fellowship from the American College of Chest Physicians.