We have a team of highly talented and experienced multinational medical professionals who speak our patient’s local language thus not making language as a barrier. Universal Hospital believes in paperless culture and has integrated all the departments through a hi-tech IT system that reduces the patient waiting time and allows them to get a smooth and quick service experience through out the hospital.


Dr Ishthiaque Ahamed

MBBS, MD (iNT Med), DM (Nephro)
Specialist Nephrology


- MBBS - Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Karnataka, India (1993)
- MD (Internal Medicine) - Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University(formerly Manipal Academy of Higher Education), Manipal, India(1998)
- DM (Nephrology) - Christian Medical College, Vellore, (MGR University, Chennai), India (2005)


- Specialist Nephrology - Universal Hospital, Abu Dhabi (2014 - till date)
- Consultant Nephrologist - Narayana Hrudayalaya Hospital, Banglore, India (2006-onwards)
- Nephrologist - Christian Medical College & Hospital, Vellore, India(2005-2006)
- Registrar - Department of Nephrology, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India (2000 - 2005)
- Assistant Professor - Department of Internal Medicine, Kasturba Medical College Hospital, Managalore, India (1999 to 2000)
- Lecturer - Department of Internal Medicine(Infectious Diseases Unit), Christian Medical College & Hospital, Vellore, India (1998 - 1999)
- Resident - Department of Internal Medicine, Kasturba Medical College Hospital, Managalore, India (1995 to 1998)


- John G.T, Jesudason M, Ahamed Ishthiaque, et al. Meliodosis in a renal transplant recipient. Transplantation 2003; 76:262.
- Ishthiaque Ahamed, GT John, Chakko K. Prevalence of Proteinuria in adult rural population in Tamil Nadu, India J Med Res 124,August 2006;pp 185-188


- Ahamed Ishthiaque, Roy D, Varghese J. “Clinical profile of Acute Myo cardial Infarction in Women”. Annual conference of API, Calcutta, India. January 1999
- Ahamed Ishthiaque. “Profile of risk factors for Acute Myocardial Infarction in women”. Prize paper session of XVIII Joint Annual conference of Karnataka API and CSI, Gulbarga, India. June 2000. (Secured second prize for this presentation)
- Ahamed Ishthiaque, John G.T, Jacob C.K. “Height of vertebra as a marker of size of kidney ". XXIII Annual conference of the Southern Chapter of Indian Society of Nephrology, Coimbatore, India. February 2003
- Ahamed Ishthiaque, John G.T, Jacob C.K, M Jayaprakash. “Proteinuria in rural adult population” . At Visakhapatnam, India.December 2003. XXXIV Annual conference of Indian Society of Nephrology
- Ahamed Ishthiaque, H Mehta, Ashley D Cruz. “Experience with live related simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation”. At Asian society of transplantation, Beirut, Lebanon, March 2010

Dr Ishthiaque Ahamed

MBBS, MD (Med), DM (Nephro)
Specialist Nephrology