About us

Alaffia Medical Group initiated its operations in early 2017, with the objective of creating an integrated specialized healthcare group, and building a strong presence in the GCC through owning and operating specialized outpatient healthcare centers.


While we care about building a trusted healthcare brand across the GCC region, we strive to make an impact that touches people’s lives by delivering an outstanding experience to the community we live in.


We aim to be a world-class healthcare group with a local flavor, embedding superior quality service in our DNA, to be trusted by patients and valued by the community as the pioneer healthcare service provider.


Alaffia Medical Group was established with embedded noble values from day one, which are very essential in our today’s life. We pay high commitment to constantly deliver those values to the entire community we live in.

  • Commitment & Care
  • Honesty
  • Ethics & Integrity
  • Caring Leadership


Alaffia Medical Group has a highly-skilled leadership team pursuing its vision in order to deliver an exceptional performance to its stakeholders. The team at Alaffia has a total cumulative experience of more than 50 years in building and managing healthcare facilities across the GCC region.

  • Ammar Al Khushashi

    Board Member
    Ammar is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Noble Partners. Ammar possesses more than 18 years of private banking and investment advisory experience. Ammar has also rendered management consultancy services to several HNWI in the GCC and advised on asset allocation. Prior to founding Noble Partners, he was the head of private banking at BNP
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  • Iyad Abu Hweij

    Board Member
    Iyad is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Noble Partners. Iyad boasts more than 17 years of provincial investment and strategy development experience in the Healthcare sector and other various sectors. Prior to founding Noble Partners, he was one of the co-founding team members at Al Masah Capital. He held the position of Executive Director
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  • Ahmad Khamis

    Board Member
    Ahmad is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Noble Partners and boasts more than 13 years of regional PE experience, spanning various industries and investment cycles. Prior to founding Noble Partners, he was a Senior Director at Global Capital Management, a leading PE firm based out of Kuwait managing more than US$3 billion of assets.
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  • Zaid Al Seksik

    Advisory Board Member
    Zaid held the position of Chief Executive Officer for the Health Authority – Abu Dhabi from 2008 till 2014. Prior to this, he held the position of Director, Health Policy and Regulation for the Health Authority – Abu Dhabi. As part of the Executive Team within the Health Authority in Abu Dhabi, Zaid has been
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  • Laila Aljassmi

    Advisory Board Member
    Laila is the founder & CEO of Health Beyond Borders (“HBB”) in Dubai. Health Beyond Borders is a bespoke Dubai-based healthcare advisory firm focused on Healthcare Strategy and Research, Health Investment Facilitation, Healthcare Marketing and Business Development in the UAE, Medical Tourism Consulting and Facilitation, Training and Workshops. Prior to HBB, Laila was the CEO
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  • Dr. Jaco Smith

    CEO - The Dental Studio
    Dr. Jaco is an award winning Cosmetic Dentist who was born in South Africa. He studied at the University of Stellenbosch and received his diploma in Cosmetic dentistry from UCLA, California, USA. He worked in London in his earlier career for 6 years. During that time, he also worked as the preferred locumdentist for the
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