Dr. Olfa Koobar

Dr. Olfa Koobar

BA MD

Paediatrics (Pediatrics)

Recommended by  
4 specialists

8 years of experience
8 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall

5

Bedside Manner

5

Explanation

5

Top feedback

“Excellent doctor“
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Subspecialties

  • General Paediatrics (Pediatrics)
  • Community Paediatrics (Pediatrics)
  • Neonatal Medicine
  • Paediatric (Pediatric) Respiratory Medicine
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Languages spoken

  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
  • German
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Consultation fees

New appointment: د.إ500

Follow-up appointment: د.إ0

Practices worked at

Specialist's working hours

Mon
10:00 - 16:00
Tue
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About

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

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Medical procedures

  • Paediatric (Pediatric) Consultation
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Special interests

  • Allergies
  • Chickenpox
  • Childhood Obesity
  • Developmental Paediatrics (Pediatrics)
  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
  • Fifth Disease
  • Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease
  • Reflux and Colic
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)
  • Wheezing
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Education

  • 2012-2015: Interuniversity Diploma of Specialisation in Neonatology (DESC=Diplôme d'Etudes Spécialisées Complémentaires de Néonatologie) issued by Louis Pasteur University, Strasbourg, France
  • 2013MD - 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).

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Reviews

5 Overall Patient Trust rating
Overall Experience
Explanation
Bedside Manner
General Paediatrics (Pediatrics)
8/14
Paediatric (Pediatric) Consultation
5/14
Paediatric Consultation
2/14
General Paediatrics
1/14
Neonatal
1/14
Regular checkup
1/14
Vaccinatiom
1/14
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(5/5)
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(5/5)
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(5/5)
Patient seen for:
General Paediatrics (Pediatrics)
Excellent doctor
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Overall
(5/5)
Explanation
(5/5)
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(5/5)
Patient seen for:
Paediatric (Pediatric) Consultation
Excellent experience with Dr Olfa, she is so professional and compassionate with parents. She explains very well to the parents the condition of their child.
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Overall
(5/5)
Explanation
(5/5)
Bedside Manner
(5/5)
Patient seen for:
General Paediatrics (Pediatrics) Paediatric (Pediatric) Consultation
Dr. Olfa is very professional and dealing with kids in a very dedicated and kind manner. She is giving time to the parents explaining in detail all the points and provinding a lot of good advice / recommendations.
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(5/5)
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(5/5)
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(5/5)
Patient seen for:
General Paediatrics (Pediatrics)
Very professional, caring and compassionate .
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Overall
(5/5)
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(5/5)
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(5/5)
Patient seen for:
General Paediatrics (Pediatrics) Paediatric (Pediatric) Consultation
Amazing experience
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Overall
(5/5)
Explanation
(5/5)
Bedside Manner
(5/5)
Patient seen for:
Neonatal
Dr. Olfa is genuinely kind and caring. She took all her time in the visit and explained to us all we needed to know. Highly recommended!
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Overall
(5/5)
Explanation
(5/5)
Bedside Manner
(5/5)
Patient seen for:
General Paediatrics (Pediatrics) Paediatric (Pediatric) Consultation
Very supportive and time giving for all details ,
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Overall
(5/5)
Explanation
(5/5)
Bedside Manner
(5/5)
Patient seen for:
General Paediatrics (Pediatrics)
Dr Olfa was amazing took her time to explain what my daughter is having She is very knowledgeable about ne very qualified I feel so lucky that I finally find a doctor like her
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Overall
(5/5)
Explanation
(5/5)
Bedside Manner
(5/5)
Patient seen for:
General Paediatrics (Pediatrics)
Doctor Olfa is a great doctor, very patient, dedicated. She really took care of my daughter when she was sick.
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Overall
(5/5)
Explanation
(5/5)
Bedside Manner
(5/5)
Patient seen for:
General Paediatrics (Pediatrics)
A very meticulous, patient and passionate Dr. She follows up on the kids after the consultation.
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Other Reviews

Peer recommendations

Recommended by 4 doctors for:
4

Paediatrics (Pediatrics)

Dr. Emad Al Nemnem
Dr. Emad Al Nemnem
Respiratory Medicine

27-04-2021

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.

For specialty: Paediatrics (Pediatrics)
For procedures: Paediatric (Pediatric) Consultation
Connection: Is a colleague
Dr. Ali Choukair
Dr. Ali Choukair
Gastroenterology

27-04-2021

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.

For specialty: Paediatrics (Pediatrics)
For procedures: Paediatric (Pediatric) Consultation
Connection: Is a colleague
Dr. Hassan Abdul Aziz
Dr. Hassan Abdul Aziz
Ophthalmology

27-04-2021

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!

For specialty: Paediatrics (Pediatrics)
For procedures: Paediatric (Pediatric) Consultation, Paediatric (Pediatric) Consultation
Connection: Is a colleague
Dr. Adba Frangieh
Dr. Adba Frangieh
Obstetrics & Gynaecology

27-04-2021

Dr Olfa is an excellent neonatologist . Shes caring and very friendly. Shes knowledgeable and shares well the information. I strongly recommend her.

For specialty: Paediatrics (Pediatrics)
For procedures: Paediatric (Pediatric) Consultation
Connection: Is a colleague

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