Management

We are committed to consistently deliver healthcare of International Standards of Quality and Safety by achieving excellence in clinical expertise, community health involvement, up-to-date technology and gentle healthcare with a Healing Touch.

Mr. Santhosh Skaria General Manager, Al Zahra Hospital Sharjah & NMC Healthcare, Sharjah Cluster

Mr. Santhosh Skaria, General Manager, Al Zahra Hospital Sharjah & NMC Healthcare, Sharjah Cluster, was the CFO in (GMPC) Group and has been in Al Zahra Hospital Sharjah for 13 years.

He completed the IFRS course and is presently pursuing the Certified Management Accounting Program from the USA.

As a qualified Chartered Accountant from India with 23 years’ experience in UAE healthcare industry, Mr. Skaria has a proven record for his financial acumen as well as the astute knowledge of the healthcare process across the Middle East.

Mr. Skaria has a track record of successful projects of healthcare acquisitions, mergers, development strategies, and a high understanding of the financial ramifications of business decisions.

His functional expertise and specializations include achieving strong results – spanning both operations & business development – project & program management, risk management, duality & documentation.

Mr. Ajit Kumar G Chief Operating Officer

With over 30 years of experience in Healthcare encompassing planning, design, construction, commissioning, start up and management, Mr. Ajit was one of the key members involved in establishing the Al Zahra Hospital, Sharjah; Al Zahra Hospital, Dubai; Al Zahra Medical Centre, Dubai; several other medical centres and the trading division Gulf Medical Commercial Agencies.

Mr. Ajit has in-depth knowledge in creating specialized medical disciplines covering process, space, equipment and staffing ensuring patient-centric operations. An Engineer by profession, his skill to ‘bridge the gap’ between the technical and the functional has been a major contributing factor to the growth of the aforementioned organizations.

Dr. Zakariya Saleh Ahmed Al Salam

Dr. Zakariya Saleh Ahmed Al SalamChief Medical Officer

Dr. Zakariya completed post-graduation from the University of Alberta, Canada and has certifications from the Arab Board, Saudi Board and Jordanian Board in pediatrics. He was elected to FRCPCH (Fellow of Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health), United Kingdom after finishing MRCPCH earlier and was conferred Certificate in Medical Quality (CMQ) from American Board of Medical Quality.

Dr. Zakariya has extensive experience in Neonatology, research, education, peer-review. In addition, he led major committees as chairman (pharmacy and therapeutics, research, education, scientific, organizing, legal etc.). He was also head of Pediatric and Neonatology, CMO, in several prominent hospitals in the Middle East. He is interested in quality improvement and patient safety, improving utilization of clinical services and resources.

Mr. Mustafa Al ZoubiChief Human Resources Officer

MQM, MA HRM -UK, Chartered Member of CIPD - CPHR

Business focused and accomplished human resources professional with over 2 decades of experience in Government & Private health care sector in U.A.E.

Chartered Fellow and Member of CIPD with specialization in HR from Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development. Obtained Master of Human Resources Management (UK), Master of Quality Management (Australia), Certified Professional in Human Recourses (CPHR) from Arab Club for HR.

Expertise in directing HR functions such as:-

  • Recruitment & selection
  • Compensation and benefits through market analysis & survey
  • Implementation of policies
  • Performance management system
  • Knowledge of JCIA Standards & Health Licensing regulation

Ms. Shazia AminDirector of Nursing

Ms. Shazia is the Director of Nursing at Al Zahra Hospital Sharjah since 2012. She has been with the organization for the past 15 years and has worked in various senior nursing positions and grown her nursing career with immense contributions in each assigned area.

Ms. Shazia is a member of the Registration & Licensure committee of Nursing and Midwifery council for the UAE, Nurse Leader at Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing and alumni of Aga Khan University Hospital. Shazia has done her Masters in Hospital Management, Diploma in Strategic Leadership and Management and Health Care Quality Management (HCQM) from Cambridge UK. She is also a faculty at the American Heart Association for BLS and ACLS Course.

Ms. Shazia has shown immense leadership skills at AL Zahra Hospital and has inspired many to dream more, learn more and do more. She believes in innovation and values learning as indispensable to progress. Her focus on all aspects of the patients’ experience & safety drives her and her team towards excellence in care.