Licensing requirements in Dubai

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Physicians

Documents required to apply for new professional license mentioned in Part I 1.2. Each licensure applicant must meet the mentioned educational and practical experience conditions to be licensed to practice profession in the private healthcare sector.


1.  General Practitioner

1.1 M.B.B.S. / MBChB or equivalent from a recognized medical school

1.2 Completing Internship programme is a compulsory requirement (Not included in the practical experience after graduation).

1.3 Four years experience after completing Internship programme

1.4 Pass DOHMS assessment.

1.5 Can practice in hospitals, Day surgical centers, schools, industrial area, construction companies, labour camps, hotels and rural area

1.6 Can practice in polyclinic with not less than five different specialties (excluding dental specialty), he/she must have recent experience in GP practice not less than two years in addition to point 1.3 requirements.

1.7 To apply fill LSD form No. 02 (Health Professional Licensure Form) and LSD form No. 03 (Application for Licensure Form).

2.  Registrar

2.1 M.B.B.S. / MBChB or equivalent from a recognized medical school

2.2 First part of recognized membership/fellowship/board or equivalent in any medical field or diploma (not less than a one year course)

2.3 Five (5) years practical experience after obtaining M.B.B.S. degree or its equivalent (including internship /first part and/or postgraduate diploma years)

2.4 Pass the DOHMS assessment.

2.5 Can practice in hospitals, Day surgical centre where at least one permanent consultant/specialist of the same specialty is licensed.

2.6 To apply fill LSD form No. 02 (Health Professional Licensure Form) and LSD form No. 03 (Application for Licensure Form).

3.  Specialist

3.1 M.B.B.S. / MBChB or equivalent from a recognized medical school
3.2 Higher specialty certificate (membership/fellowship or equivalent) or specialty certificate equivalent to Master degree.
3.3  Minimum of three years practical experience after obtaining higher specialty certificate, holders of specialty certificate equivalent to Clinical Master degree, require at least five years practical experience in relevant specialty after obtaining the qualification.
3.4  Holder of specialty in Family Medicine e.g. MRCGP, Arab Board are exempted from experience requirements after obtaining the qualification
3.5  Publication of at least one scientific paper in peer-review journals or accepted research
3.6  Pass DOHMS assessment.

3.7 To apply fill LSD form No. 02 (Health Professional Licensure Form) and LSD form No. 03 (Application for Licensure Form).


4. Consultant


4.1 M.B.B.S. (Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery) / M.BChB or equivalent from a recognized medical school.
4.2 Obtained higher specialty certificate e.g. membership/fellowship or equivalents recognized by DOHMS. (Holders of certificates equivalent to Masters Degrees or Diploma degrees are not eligible to apply for this title).
4.3 Five years of practical experience in the field after obtaining a specialty certificate provided that at least four years of this experience being in a hospital or attached to it.
4.4  Publication of at least two scientific papers in peer-review journals or accepted research or a professor in a recognized university in the same field
4.5  Active participating since being a consultant in CME activities or scientific activities locally and internationally
4.6  Pass DOHMS assessment.
4.7 To apply fill LSD form No. 02 (Health Professional Licensure Form) and LSD form No. 03 (Application for Licensure Form).


5. Visiting Consultant

5.1 Should fulfill the requirements of consultant title

5.2 Pass DOHMS assessment.

5.3 License is issued for one month (may be renewed)

5.4 To apply fill LSD form No. 02 (Health Professional Licensure Form) and LSD form No. 03 (Application for Licensure Form).

6. Recognized Medical Certificates:

6.1 Medical Certificates credentialed for the purpose of private healthcare sector titles approval according to issuing country:

Country

Diploma

Master or equivalent

Membership/Fellowship equivalent

 

India

Diploma

M.S/M.D./Diploma of National Board (DNB)

Doctorate in medicine (DM) and (mch)Surgery

 

Iran

 

Board

-

 

Iraq

Diploma and Master

Board

-

 

Ireland

Diploma / MRCS

Clinical Master

Membership/Fellowship

 

Italy

-

-

DMS œ Diploma de Medico Specialist

 

Jordan

Diploma

Board

 

 

Lebanon

 

Specialty certificate issued by The American University eirutof B

 

 

Netherland

-

-

Specialty certificate issued by Specialists Registration Commission (CRS) /SRC

 

Norway

-

-

Norwegian Board

 

Pakistan

Diploma/MCPS

FCPS/MS/MD

-

 

Philippine

 

Filipino Board

 

 

Poland

Diploma/Stopnia

Two years master or research master

Board

 

Portugal

-

-

MD

 

Russia

-

Clinical Ordintura magista Ph.D. (CANDIDATA)

Kandidate Nauk

 

Saudi

-

Saudi Board

 

 

Sudan

 

M.D. in Clinical Medicine

 

 

SouthAfrica

-

 

Fellowship of college MD/MMed

 

Spain

-

Specialty certificate issued by Ministry of Health & Science

MD

 

Sweden

-

PhD

Swedish Board

 

Switzerland

 

 

Specialty Certificate from Swiss Medical Federation

 

Syria

Diploma

Higher Studies Certificate from Higher Education or Ministry of Health

-

 

Tunisia

 

Specialty certificate

 

 

Ukraine

 

Ph.D. (CANDIDATA)

 

 

United Kingdom )(UK

Diploma/MRCS Research Master

Clinical Master or PhD

British Membership/Fellowship with CST or equivalent

 

United States of America (USA)

Master in Public Health (M.P.H)

Master or PhD

American Board

 

 

Titles

Other requirements

Experience

Qualification required

Folk Traditional Medicine Healer

• Shall be a UAE citizen

 

• Under writing

authenticated by the local courts

 

• Succeed in the technical assessment or other evaluation method decided by the committee

Minimum of five years experience as Traditional Medicine Healer

Certificate in the field of traditional medicine issued by a recognized institute approved by the local concerned authority

Assistant Practitioner

Succeed in oral and written assessment or other evaluation methods decided by the committee

Minimum of five years experience after graduation

Diploma in the same specialty from a recognize institute approved by the local concerned authority

 

 

Not less than one year

Bachelors degree or

Start Practitioner

Succeed in oral and written assessment or other evaluation methods decided by the committee

after graduation. Total number of years (study and practical experience after graduation) must not be

its equivalents in one of TCAM branches from a recognize university approved by the local concerned authority

 

 

less than five (5) years

 

 

Not less than three

Bachelors degree or

Practitioner

Succeed in oral and written assessment or other evaluation methods decided by the committee

years after graduation Total number of years (study and practical experience after graduation) must not be

its equivalent in one of TCAM branches from a recognize institute approved by the local concerned authority

 

 

less than five (5) years

 

 

 

Bachelors degree in

Specialist Practitioner

• Succeed in oral and written assessment or other evaluation methods decided by the committee

 

• Participate in published academic or clinical researches

Not less than three years after obtaining the specialty qualification

one of TCAM branches +Master degree or its (not less equivalent than 12 months) from a recognize institute approved by the local concerned authority

 

 

 

Consultant Practitioner

• Succeed in oral and written assessment or other evaluation methods decided by the committee

 

• Participate in published academic or clinical researches

Not less than three years after obtaining the Higher Specialty qualification

Bachelors degree in one of TCAM branches +Higher Specialty qualification (PhD degree or its ) in TCAM

 

equivalent or a health specialty m a recognize from institute approved by the local concerned authority

7. Professional qualification and certificate

6.2 For the purpose of evaluation and recognition of medical certificates not mentioned under Recognized Medical Certificates, the Ministry of Higher Education, Ministry of Health or Faculty of Medicine in UAE University are the reference bodies for DOHMS.
6.3 Conditions of documents and certificates submitted to DOHMS for professional licensure application:
12.2.1.  All certificates must be in English/Arabic or legally translated to them.
12.2.2. All certificates must be authenticated.

 

 

 

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