Meet Dr Ounnas
– MBBS 2007 (UK), MRCGP 2013 (UK), FRSPH 2016 (UK), DOCCMED 2017 (UK), FRACGP 2017 (Australia)
Meet Dr Ounnas, the founder of Ounnas Medical. A highly skilled, highly competent doctor with a wealth of well integrated skills. A British qualified GP with extensive experience across both the NHS and the private sector in and out of hours. Also qualified in Occupational Medicine and Aesthetic Medicine. A fellow to the Royal Society of Public health with experience in clinical leadership and policy writing. A published author with recognised academic contribution to both research and teaching and UK representation in International academic competitions. She is a leader in the emerging field of progressive medicine and has recently delivered a lecture on it, in Tokyo at the East Asian Nursing and Primary Care Summit. A Charismatic and personable speaker who is also a media link doctor with TV and radio experience. She is trilingual and masters English, Arabic and French.
Dr Ounnas was a child prodigy who won an international scholarship to study at a British university. She qualified from the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, in England in 2007 with a bachelor of Medicine and bachelor of surgery. She was a quartile one student throughout medical school. Upon qualifying as a doctor, she won herself a place at the very competitive prestigious academic foundation program at the Wessex Deanery, where she developed clinical, research & teaching skills. Her research in Head and Neck surgery has earnt her nominations for prizes at the Royal college of surgeons of England and at the EAONO-European Academy of Otology and Neuro-Otology in 2008. In 2010, she published research at the British Journal of Oral and maxillofacial surgery. She entered GP Training and qualified with MRCGP, UK in 2013.
She has since led a very successful GP career providing services to some of the most prestigious organisations in the UK such as Discovery (TV channel), Nomura (International bank), Allen and Overy and Reed Smith (Large London based Law firms) and the Telegraph (Britain’s’ best selling quality newspaper) as well as of course the NHS.
With an interest in skin and cosmetics, she also trained extensively in Aesthetic medicine in London, Harvard university, France and recently Dubai where she has picked up aesthetic and beauty secrets from around the world. In 2016 she also became a fellow of the Royal society of Public health in England. In 2017, she obtained her diploma in Occupational Medicine and relocated briefly to Australia where she obtained fellowship to the Royal Australian college of General practice and gained Australian experience in Sydneys’ Eastern suburbs and Northern beaches. She has completed numerous short courses over the years, including brief interventions for people with addictions, Complex emotional trauma with the Blue know foundation, Minor surgery and minor illnesses to list a few.
Attitudes and philosophy:
Dr Ounnas believes people everywhere should be able to access quality medical care and works hard towards contributing to that ultimate goal. The co-existence of all her skills, allows her to be patient centred and deliver holistic care whilst also considering service delivery. Working across different systems and at different points of access, allows her to see the big picture and be well placed to advise on the patients’ journey. Focused on enhancing quality of life and putting all modern medicine has to offer into servitude of the individual. So far, thousands of patients around the world have benefited from Dr Ounnas’ rounded comprehensive medical knowledge, either directly from consulting in person or via telephone triage or Online video consultations through Doctor Care Anywhere from anywhere in the World. Or indirectly, via policies and projects she has led that influenced health services delivery. Or via her contribution to research and teaching as well as health advice across media platforms.
Dr Ounnas believes in balance and harmony. To her, life is a beautiful mixture of adventures and tranquillity. At times of tranquillity, she is an arts and beauty enthusiast who enjoys nature, reading, chess and creative writing. She is a vivacious, warm, friendly and positive individual who loves beauty and sees it in everything. She enjoys playing tennis and generally leading a fit & healthy lifestyle. At times of adventures, she enjoys cultural events, participating in fun extreme sports and travelling and learning about different cultures. She would have probably visited your country and knows something about your culture, and if not would be curious to learn! She believes this to add to the worlds’ harmony and balance, as we all learn from eachothers!
Her biggest passion though has to be horses, whether its riding them or attending equestrian events. You might bump into her at the Royal Ascot or the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, Paris or even Rosehill, Sydney! She supports the British Horse Society and would encourage anyone to check out their amazing projects. Her personal favourite is “Changing Lives through Horses” which aims to help thousands of young people with mental health challenges, develop six key life skills through equestrian activity: Communication, Confidence, Relationships, Teamwork, Responsibility, Personal Achievement. https://www.bhs.org.uk/changinglivesthroughhorses