Dr Olfa Koobar is a French Consultant Neonatologist at CMC Dubai and head of the NICU. She has a MD in Pediatrics and a subspecialty in Neonatology. She has proven competency in pediatric patient care, medical knowledge and practice-based learning and improvement.
Dr Koobar is French Board certified. She completed all her medical studies in France. She obtained her medical degree from Nice Sophia Antipolis University in 2009 then her Paediatrics specialty degrees from Strasbourg University in 2013. She pursued a Neonatology fellowship and obtained her DESC subspecialty degree in 2015. She worked in France before moving over the Middle East where she currently works and have done so for the last few years. She gained expertise in handling extreme premature babies from 23 weeks of gestational age, and continues to incorporate this into her practice.
Dr. Koobar is passionate and skilled in dealing with extreme premature infants and very low birth weight newborns, she also runs clinics for breastfeeding support and developmental care implementation. Her approach is to deliver family centred care, understanding the difficulties that a new child can bring to families and giving all patients the great benefit of her skill, expertise and caring manner.
Dr. Koobar loves to follow her newborns patients from discharge until the age of 18 and to give them ongoing advice for nutrition or required vaccines. She is also actively involved in the general paediatrics medical consultations.
She is member of the French Neonatology Society
- 2012-2015: Interuniversity Diploma of Specialisation in Neonatology (DESC=Diplôme d'Etudes Spécialisées Complémentaires de Néonatologie) issued by Louis Pasteur University, Strasbourg, France
- 2013: MD - Graduating as Paediatrician with a certificate of Specialised Studies in General Paediatrics at Louis Pasteur University, Strasbourg, France
- 2011-2012: Interuniversity Diploma of medical Paediatric Ultrasonography
- 2002-2009: BA - Nice Sophia Antipolis University of Medicine, France
Certified with the Basic life support (BLS), Paediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP).
Dr. Olfa has long experience in the field of pediatrics and an expert in Neonatology. She has a high ability to deal with children of all ages from birth to adolescence. With a sense of motherhood and kindness she gives advice for a healthy and happy family members, moreover in multi lingual ( Arabic, English, French and German). She is leading the NICU unit with advanced experience and medical skills up to date at cutting edge.
Dr Koobar is the head of the NICU at CMC hospital , where i work as well. She is specialized in neonatology/paediatrics. Dr Olfa is very kind and friendly, she treats her patients with outmost care and responsibility. Highly recommended.
Dr. Olfa is a GREAT neonatologist. What separates her from the rest is that she is genuinely interested in the well being of her patients. Her patients are lucky to call her their pediatrician!
Dr Olfa is an excellent neonatologist . Shes caring and very friendly. Shes knowledgeable and shares well the information. I strongly recommend her.